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PARTNERS for the Arts, Inc.

  • encourages and promotes the career of emerging performing artists by sponsoring competitions and public presentations,
  • promotes and interacts with performing arts organizations and schools of music in mutually beneficial activities, and
  • collaborates with others to develop educational programs that nurture audience development and love of classical music and the arts.

We hope you will join us!


PARTNERS’ 2020 Concert Artists

These singers will be performing in the events listed below.

 

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Bulgarian Music Society Annual Gala
WHEN: Friday, February 21 – 7:00 PM
WHERE: Bulgarian Embassy 1621 22nd St NW, Washington, DC 20008
Concert followed by a reception
Free and open to the public

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PARTNERS GOES INTO PRODUCTION!!

 PARTNERS — with its newest partner, Trinity Chamber Orchestra, presents semi-staged scenes from the most beloved of operettas – Lehar’s THE MERRY WIDOW.

WHEN: Sunday, March 29, 4 P.M.
WHERE: Our Lady of Lourdes Church
7500 Pearl St., Bethesda
(Just a couple of blocks from Wisconsin Ave.)
Ample free parking in the church lot.

THE PERFORMERS:
“Hannah” soprano Emily Casey Partner’s 2014 Competition 2nd prize winner
“Valencienne” soprano Jennifer Cherest Partner’s 2014 Competition 1st prize winner
Guest Artist: tenor Peter Burroughs as “Danilo” and introducing
tenor Michael Butler as “Camille”
Dr. Richard Fazio, conductor
Dr. Elaine Walter, stage director

COST: $50. per person. Reserved seats for PARTNERS’ donors.
($20 goes to Trinity Orchestra for per person ticket.
Remaining $30 goes to Partners to offset Program expenses,
and is tax deducted according to the limits of the law.)
 Kindly send check BY MARCH 20 to:
PARTNERS for the ARTS
6858 Grande Lane Falls Church, VA  22043
Check in at door, pick up ticket(s) — & Enjoy

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Church of the Annunciation Concert
WHEN: Sunday, April 26 – 5 PM
WHERE: 3810 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016
Concert followed by a reception
Ample parking
Free and open to the public

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BRISCULA THE MAGICIAN

The world premiere of a new opera by composer Frances Pollock and librettist Bob Misbin, one of PARTNERS’ founding members!

A story of love and hate in Mussolini’s Italy.  Inspired by Thomas Mann’s Mario und der Zauberer  in reaction to the rise of fascism in Italy in the 1920s. (MORE…)
Saturdays, March 7 and 14, 7:30 pm
Sundays, March 8 and 15, 3:00 pm
Randolph Road Theater,
4010 Randolph Rd,
Silver Spring MD
Please go to www.belcantanti.com for tickets or call 240-230-7372.
Prices are $40, $35 senior, and $30 for groups of ten.

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PARTNERS is pleased to announce the winners of the
7th ANNUAL NATIONAL OPERA AWARDS COMPETITION

Bravi tutti !!!!!!!

1st prizewinner Soprano
Alexandra Nowakowski

(IL)
www.alexandranowakowski.com

2nd prizewinner Baritone
Timothy Murray

(WI)
timmurraybaritone.com

Honorable Mention: bass
Timothy Bruno

(MD)
www.timothyjbruno.com

Judges Special Award

Baritone
Johnathan Mccullough

(CA)
mcculloughbaritone.com

Soprano
Rebekah Howell

(TX)
www.rebekahhowell.com

 

Finalists

Soprano
Leah Brziski

(CT)

Soprano
Gabrielle Demers(MD)
www.gabrielle- demers.com
Mezzo-soprano
Pascale
Spinney
(QB)
www.pascales
pinney.com
Soprano
Catherine  Swindle(NY) 

Mezzo-soprano
Louisa
Waycott

(DC) www.louisa
waycott.com

 

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PARTNERS is pleased to announce its partnership with INSERIES.

INSERIES works with D.C. artists and communities to create innovative theater grounded in opera and song  reimagining these forms, folding in an expanding range of aesthetic and cultural tradition.  They are  committed to excellence, creativity , and accessibility to our shared, multifaceted musical heritage, as exemplified by their regular Latinx cultural programs.

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PARTNERS is pleased to announce its partnership
with Trinity Chamber Orchestra.

Trinity Chamber Orchestra is committed to deepen its engagement with the Washington community, to nurture the legacy of the Trinity Chamber Orchestra while supporting a new generation of musicians.

 

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