Staatsoper Unter den Linden’s new production of the full cycle of Der Ring des Nibelungen joins ARTE Opera!
This season of ARTE Opera! musical event brings Richard Wagner's monumental Der Ring des Nibelungen conducted by Christian Thielemann and boldly directed by Dmitri Tcherniakov. The full cycle is available on ARTE Concert.

OSESP Academy offers new course Writing and Music Criticism
As of the first half of 2023, the OSESP Academy offers another course: Writing and Music Criticism. Lasting 12 months, the entirely free program is aimed at young people aged 16 to 35 interested in the training of writing texts related to concert music. The participants will be guided by Arthur Nestrovski, Artistic Director of the OSESP Foundation, and by guest teacher Jorge de Almeida, in classes of introduction to critical thinking, history and musical aesthetics, orchestra observation, among others.

Carnegie Hall announces new program—The B-Side—introducing youth to the business side of the music industry
Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute (WMI) announced The B-Side, a new program that introduces young people in New York City to the ins and outs of the business side of the music industry. The intensive workshop helps young people learn essential skills and connect with performing artists, music executives, accomplished producers, songwriters, and more for a personal look into the industry. The pilot intensive for 20 young people ages 14–17 will take place from February 11–18, 2023 at Carnegie Hall. Each participant who is selected for The B-Side will receive a stipend to participate.

DreamBIG Children's Festival 2023 schools program launched
Next year’s DreamBIG Children's Festival theme of ‘Our World’ features music, dance, storytelling, puppetry, interactive play, the famous silent disco, and quirky luminescent creatures. Thousands of students from across South Australia will be entertained by 240 artists across 57 events and workshops from May 17 until May 27. Plus, a special art exhibition to celebrate Adelaide Festival Centre’s milestone 50th Anniversary, asking students to imagine what the world will be like on their own 50th birthday.

BFPA Chairperson makes the first cultural visit after COVID-19 outbreak to promote cultural exchange

  At the invitation of BFPA Member Stiftung Oper in Berlin, and artistic institutions such as Verbier Festival and Wiener Symphoniker, a delegation led by Mr. WANG Ning, BFPA Chairperson and NCPA President, is now on a visit to Switzerland, Austria and Germany. The visit is to promote and deepen pragmatic cooperation between BFPA members, practising the concept of peaceful development by setting up a bridge for people-to-people communication among different civilizations.


Home Alone
The Philadelphia Orchestra
Concert 2022.11.25 20:00 ET

A true holiday favorite, this beloved comedy classic features renowned composer John Williams’s charming and delightful score performed live to picture by The Philadelphia Orchestra.


Classic and Culture Opera and Ballet Works Presented by Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater

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