Sunday, September 01, 2013
You’ll find all kinds of characters in the opera house: the Prima Donna diva, the heroic tenor, the menacing bad-guy bass. But, what about the peasants, prisoners, orphans, soldiers and slaves?
Friday, May 04, 2012
By Beth Fertig
Students in the chorus and orchestra at P.S. 176 in Brooklyn included an antibullying song in their spring repertoire: "Mean" by Taylor Swift. In an interview with WNYC's Beth Fertig, the students say the song resonated.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Among the many films being screened at the Tribeca Film Festival is a documentary story that unfolded right here in New York. It’s called “Once In a Lullaby” and tells the story of Staten Island’s most well known school choir - and their journey to perform at the 83rd annual Academy Awards. We’ll hear all about it from the film’s director, Jonathan Kalafer, and PS22 chorus teacher Gregg Breinberg.
Monday, March 28, 2011
The celebrated San Francisco-based male choral group Chanticleer had a surprise pinch hitter on Saturday, as bass Eric Alatorre was replaced by cellist Laura McLellan. Alatorre has fallen ill with laryngitis.