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Preview: SLU's Music Ensembles

The University Chorus fall concert, "America Sings Praises: Hymns, Shape-Note, Spirituals" will be performed at St. Lawrence University's Gunnison Chapel Saturday evening (8 pm), and Sunday afternoon (2 pm) in St. Mary's Cathedral in Ogdensburg. University Chorus director Barry Torres told Todd Moe the performances will feature songs of worship, including well-known hymns.  Go to full article
Lisa Vroman
Lisa Vroman

Broadway Diva Returns to Crane for Benefit Concert

Acclaimed soprano Lisa Vroman played the role of Christine in Phantom of the Opera, touring for 9 months and then opening its long San Francisco run for 5 years. She reprised the role on Broadway. Vroman grew up in Jefferson county, graduated from the Crane School of Music at SUNY-Potsdam and now lives in California. She returns to Hosmer Hall Saturday night (7:30) for a scholarship benefit concert in memory of her stepfather, Calvin Gage, professor emeritus at Crane. Todd Moe caught up with Lisa Vroman and Patrick O'Neil, Music Director for the concert, in Snell Music Theatre. They talked about Lisa's career, life at Crane and her stepfather.  Go to full article

Gospel Choir Keeps Faith in Blue Mt. Lake

A Baltimore gospel choir returned to Blue Mt. Lake last weekend, for a cultural as well as spritual exchange. Elizabeth Folwell sent us this postcard.  Go to full article
Maestro Mark Laycock
Maestro Mark Laycock

Preview: Lake Placid Sinfonietta Presents La Traviata

The Lake Placid Sinfonietta, along with guests from the Princeton Lyric Opera, will give two performances of Verdi's opera, La Traviata this Thursday and Friday night at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. Todd Moe talks with Lake Placid Sinfonietta Artistic Director Mark Laycock about the performances.  Go to full article
Fernando Malvar-Ruiz, Music Director, American Boychoir
Fernando Malvar-Ruiz, Music Director, American Boychoir

Preview: American Boychoir Coming to Potsdam

The world-renowned American Boychoir will perform in Hosmer Hall at SUNY-Potsdam Sunday night (7 pm). The concert will feature French sacred and Renaissance music, and South African Songs. The American Boychoir, based in New Jersey, is the nation's most widely touring choral ensemble. The choristers are 6th through 8th grade students. Fernando Malvar-Ruiz, Music Director, is leading the tour. He spoke with Todd Moe.  Go to full article

Behind The Scenes At The Metropolitan Opera

Tomorrow afternoon, North Country Public Radio will air a live performance of The Magic Flute, performed by the Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center. This is the 74th year of the Met broadcast. It's a tradition here in New York and Vermont. Across the world, eleven million people hear great voices like Renee Fleming and legendary conductors like James Levine. Opera has a reputation that's more high culture than blue collar. But every week, the Met's broadcasts rely on an invisible army of tradesmen. For every singer, there's a carpenter. For every musician, there's a seamstress or a truck driver. Brian Mann visited the Met recently, for a glimpse of this behind-the-scenes world. He sends this audio postcard.  Go to full article
Megan Taylor (Polly Peachum), David Burt (Macheath) and Bridget Moriarty (Jenny) appear in Crane's production of "Threepenny Opera" this weekend in Potsdam.
Megan Taylor (Polly Peachum), David Burt (Macheath) and Bridget Moriarty (Jenny) appear in Crane's production of "Threepenny Opera" this weekend in Potsdam.

Preview: Crane Opera Ensemble Stages The Threepenny Opera

The Crane Opera Ensemble, under the direction of Carleen Graham, will present Kurt Weill's infamous musical, The Threepenny Opera tonight, Saturday night (7:30pm) and Sunday afternoon (3 pm) in the Snell Music Theater at SUNY Potsdam. Todd Moe talks with three of the cast members about the show.  Go to full article

Preview: Canton Choral Festival

Five choirs from the Canton-Potsdam area will gather tonight for a choral festival. The concert is at 7 in the Canton high school auditorium and will include singers from elementary, middle and high school, and college music majors from the Crane School of Music. Todd Moe talks with some of singers in tonight's concert.  Go to full article
William Hamilton is Director of the Chicago Mass Choir
William Hamilton is Director of the Chicago Mass Choir

SLU Hosts Gospel Weekend

St. Lawrence University will host a gospel workshop and concert led by William Hamilton of the Grammy Award-nominated Chicago Mass Choir this weekend. Todd Moe has a preview.  Go to full article
Ted's solo album, <i>Ted Keegan Sings</i>
Ted's solo album, Ted Keegan Sings

Preview: Ted Keegan & Syracuse Symphony in Watertown

Broadway star and Watertown native Ted Keegan is back in his hometown for a concert with the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra tonight (8pm, Watertown HS). Keegan has made a name for himself with the title tole of "The Phantom of the Opera" on Broadway and on national tour. He told Todd Moe he has always enjoyed music theatre.  Go to full article

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