America/Beautiful is a project by pianist and arts advocate Min Kwon, in which she has commissioned a diverse group of more than 70 of today’s leading American composers to each compose a variation on “America the Beautiful.” The series culminates in two live programs at Green-Wood Cemetery on July 8 and 9.
Paola Prestini and Beth Morrison present 21c Liederabend, Op. Worldwide (digital), the first installment of Contemplations from National Sawdust celebrating the institution's 5th anniversary
Episode 5 of the #ActiveHopePodcast discusses feminism and social justice, as well as beauty and aesthetics in partnership with the Apollo Theater and the Kennedy Center.
Episode 4 of the #ActiveHopePodcast discusses futurism in partnership with the Apollo Theater and the Kennedy Center.
Paola Prestini will be joined by composer Kamala Sankaram and sound artists Mendi and Keith Obadike to discuss online programming and classical music in the digital age. American Composers Orchestra president Melissa Ngan will moderate.
Influential opera director Yuval Sharon will join Paola Prestini to discuss arts leadership in times of change, the future of performance and the operatic form, collaborating with artists and creating safe spaces for all.
Episode 3 of the #ActiveHopePodcast discusses borders live in partnership with the Apollo Theater and the Kennedy Center.
In this New York Festival of Song showcase, Pulitzer- and Grammy-winning librettist/lyricist Mark Campbell previews new work including songs from Paola Prestini's opera Edward Tulane, commissioned by Minnesota Opera
Grammy-winning guitarist Sharon Isbin performs Tango! by Paola Prestini with the Maryland Symphony Orchestra
Paola Prestini joins renowned author Sonu Shamdasani to discuss the inspirations behind her new quartet based on Carl Jung's The Red Book, which will receive its livestreamed world premiere on Sunday, April 11, 2021 by the Thalea String Quartet.
Episode 2 of the #ActiveHopePodcast discusses incarceration, law, and politics live in partnership with the Apollo Theater and the Kennedy Center.
Premiere of No One Is Forgotten: A Live Radio Opera Experience at HERE
Speaker for the Artists and Technology Working Together panel at the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra's Evolution of the Arts in a Digital World Symposium
Exploring the Creative Process with Paola Prestini & Magos Herrera at AMP Concerts: Screening of videos from the Con Alma project, including a world premiere video, La Creación de las Aves (The Creation of The Birds), followed by an online discussion and Q&A. Hosted by the National Hispanic Cultural Center, in collaboration with UNM's Latin America and Iberian Institute.
Panelist for Presenting Progress: American Classical Heritage at SphinxConnect 2021 (2:20pm ET)
Panelist for Chicago Opera Theater 'Inner Workings' Discussion: Taking Care of Business
Live kickoff event for the #ActiveHopePodcast with the Apollo Theater and the Kennedy Center
Talkback with Ash Koosha and Tateo Nakajima
The Red Book Performance by The Thalea Quartet, Caramoor Artist-in-Residence 19/20 @ Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts
Anthony De Mare Liaisons 2020: Re-imagining Sondheim From The Piano, West Coast Premiere @ UCLA Royce Hall
Performance of Silent Spring by Brooklyn Youth Chorus @ New York Public Library
She is Called Performance by Brooklyn Youth Chorus @ The University of North Carolina
Guest Lecturer for Blueprint Fellowship @ The Juilliard School
Anthony de Mare LIAISONS 2020 @ 92nd Street Y
Edward Tulane @ Ordway Center For Performing Arts
Performance of ARIA, Works for Solo Cello by Jeffrey Zeigler @ The Mansion at Strathmore
Performance of Body Maps @ Bloomingdale School of Music
NY Phil: Sound ON’s Commission for Project 19, with text by Maria Popova @ The Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center
Workshop of Untitled, inspired by Film Stills @ National Sawdust
Performance of works in collaboration with cellist Jeffrey Zeigler
Performance of new works for trombone and electronics with Dave Nelson of the duo Nelson Patton
Performance of an excerpt Stellet Licht – that will be workshopped at Banff Opera in the 21st Century
Performance of To Tell a Story by Amanda Gookin, cello and electronics
New works for voice, exploring extended techniques, AI, and a new sound world @ The New School
Silent Voices: Amplify @ The Kennedy Center Direct Current
Performance of Sound of Science @ Bella Artes, Mexico City
Act I & IIWorkshop of The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane @ Minnesota Opera
Performance of Sisters, Silent Voices: Amplify @ National Sawdust