Joshua Major"What inspires me about the season is working with our singers, responding to them on their own terms. The cool thing for the audience is that they get performances that are really authentic—and not like anyone else."
Joshua Major

Upcoming performances

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2015-02-27 The Concert for Justice
2015-02-28 Salfelder: Gold's Fool, Dreams and Echoes
2015-03-10 Perkin Opera Scenes
2015-03-11 Supervoce: A Concert of Microtonal Music
2015-03-12 Opera Scenes at Whitehead Institute
2015-03-12 Perkin Opera Scenes
2015-03-13 Nataly Wickham at Old South Meeting House
2015-03-24 Jazz and Contemporary Improvisation Faculty Spotlight
2015-03-25 Britten: Albert Herring
2015-03-26 Britten: Albert Herring
2015-04-01 Liederabend
2015-04-18 Mozart: Cosi fan tutte
2015-04-19 Mozart: Cosi fan tutte
2015-04-20 Mozart: Cosi fan tutte
2015-04-21 Mozart: Cosi fan tutte
2015-04-22 Stucky: Four Poems of A. R. Ammons

Past performances

2014-09-08 Songwriting Workshop with Lake Street Dive 
2014-09-23 new vocal works by NEC student composers
2014-09-24 Opera Masterclass with Denyce Graves
2014-10-07 Opera Masterclass with José van Dam
2014-10-09 Opera Masterclass with José van Dam
2014-10-29 Menotti: The Consul
2014-11-06 Liederabend
2014-11-11 Opera Masterclass with Barbara Bonney
2014-11-13 Opera Masterclass with Barbara Bonney
2014-11-16 Mozart: The Magic Flute
2014-11-17 Mozart: The Magic Flute 
2014-11-21 Undergraduate Opera Scenes
2014-11-21 Undergraduate Opera Scenes
2014-12-03 Liederabend
2014-12-03 Divergent Drama
2014-12-07 Handel Arias
2014-12-08 Handel Arias
2014-12-10 An Evening In Valhalla
2015-01-18 Opera Masterclass with Thomas Hampson
2015-01-20 Respighi + Prokofiev
2015-01-28 Schubert: The Shepherd on the Rock
2015-01-31 A Midwinter Schubertiade
2015-02-07 Poulenc: Dialogues of the Carmelites
2015-02-08 Poulenc: Dialogues of the Carmelites
2015-02-09 Poulenc: Dialogues of the Carmelites CANCELED
2015-02-10 Poulenc: Dialogues of the Carmelites CANCELED
2015-02-17 Hildegard: Order of the Virtues
2015-02-23 Berio: Sequenze III for a Woman's Voice
2015-02-25 Liederabend: Schubert and Goethe

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