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!
By the end of 2020, after seven years of operation and eight competitions, PARTNERS will have awarded $97,850 in competition prizes, and $18,150 in musicales and concerts – to a grand total of $116,000! Our first prize has risen from an initial $2,500 to $8,000.
PARTNERS’ best reward is to see our winners, having launched their careers, today singing with major opera companies. Congratulations to all, we are proud of you!
And to all who made and continue making our mission a successful one, our most sincere THANK YOU!
PARTNERS’ 2020 Concert Artists
These singers will be performing in the events listed below.
Bulgarian Music Society Annual Gala
Every year since its inception 7 years ago, PARTNERS for the Arts has joined forces with the Bulgarian Music Society to present singers that have either been in the PARTNERS Vocal Competition or performed in conjunction with PARTNERS’ events around the DC area. (…MORE)
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, November 22, 4 P.M.
(New date; rescheduled from Sunday, March 29)
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.
“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 NOVEMBER 13 to:
PARTNERS for the ARTS
6858 Grande Lane Falls Church, VA 22043
Check in at door, pick up ticket(s) — & Enjoy
Church of the Annunciation Concert
WHEN: * Concert will be rescheduled
WHERE: 3810 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016
Concert followed by a reception
Free and open to the public
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.
PARTNERS is pleased to announce the winners of the
7th ANNUAL NATIONAL OPERA AWARDS COMPETITION
Bravi tutti !!!!!!!
1st prizewinner Soprano
2nd prizewinner Baritone
Honorable Mention: bass
Judges Special Award
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.
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.