Rosalind Plowright, WaPo's Anne Midgette Judge PSN Vocal Competition, Too
Superstar Tenor Lawrence Brownlee
Joins PSN18 Vocal Faculty
Lawrence Brownlee stars in the world premiere of
Charlie Parker's YARDBIRD at Opera Philadelphia
Classical Movements is thrilled to welcome the brilliant bel canto Lawrence Brownleeto our fourth annual Prague Summer Nights: Young Artists Music Festival. Named 2017's "Male Singer of the Year" by both the International Opera Awards and Bachtrack, Brownlee's current season includes starring roles in Rossini, Bellini, Donizetti and Strauss at the biggest opera houses across Europe and North America, and as Artistic Advisor at Opera Philadelphia, his muchanticipateddebut in the epicBlack Lives Matter anthem, Cycles of My Being.
2018 Prague Summer Nights Vocal Competition
Brand-new this summer, PSN 2018 will feature the first-ever Prague Summer Nights Vocal Competition. Joining Lawrence Brownlee on our esteemed panel of judges will be the iconic British soprano Rosalind Plowright, as well as present Washington Post,former New York Times classical critic Anne Midgette.
For more information on the 2018 Prague Summer Nights Vocal Competition, please contact PSN Festival Manager Alexandra Plueckhan: firstname.lastname@example.org
Care of Classical Movements' Eric Daniel Helms New Music Program, PSN18 will hear the world premiere of acclaimed composer/critic Greg Sandow's latest string quartet, The Remembered Song, commissioned specifically for PSN Festival Orchestra and Tucson Symphony concertmaster Lauren Roth and her chamber music students. PSN's auditioned string players will work directly with Sandow on both preparation and performance of his piece.
"Spending more than a month travelling to three beautiful European cities, performing multiple concerts of classic repertoire at storied venues, learning from skilled faculty and experienced colleagues alike in a truly collaborative atmosphere—PSN double-checked every last box in terms of what an emerging artist such as myself would want from such a program."