Weekend in the Catskills – 8/5/2016

This weekend: The Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice celebrates its seventh season; Fisher Center at Bard College presents “The Symphonic and The Operatic” featuring works by Italian composers Giacomo Puccini and Giuseppe Martucci; And Arts Society of Kingston presents “Landscape Still Lives” art show by Richard Kirk Mills. Learn more at Upstater.com. Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 8/5/2016

Featured Artist: Baritone Jeffrey Tichenor

Baritone Jeffrey Tichenor was born in Kentucky. He studied opera performance at Murray State University, and after moving to New York City he continued his studies with Richard Barrett at Brooklyn Conservatory. Roles in his repertory include Masetto in Don Giovanni and Gugliemo in Cosi Fan Tutte both by Mozart, Harlequin in Ariadne auf Naxos by Strauss, and Albert in Werther by Jules Massenet. Tichenor … Continue reading Featured Artist: Baritone Jeffrey Tichenor

Weekend in the Catskills – 7/31/2015

This weekend in the Catskills: The Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice celebrates its sixth anniversary: composer Carlisle Floyd and mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade are among celebrities attending this year; Saratoga Race Course is in full swing (the National Museum of Racing, also in Saratoga, is open every day during the race season in July and August); Jan Harrison is showing at Bright Hill Literary … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 7/31/2015