Friday April 6th, 8pm
The New Brew series brings you classical music written by some of today’s most exciting composers, presented in entertaining and irreverent programs by young singers and instrumentalists who relish the direct contact with audiences not inhibited in their reactions by the looming menace of giant chandeliers. This program features songs about members of the animal kingdom that inspire us, intrigue us, or make us laugh.
$10 Suggested Donation
376 9th Street
Brooklyn NY 11215
20 Thomas Street
New York NY 10007April 20 @ 9pm, April 21 @ 3pm & 9pm, and April 22 @ 3pmBUY TICKETS HERE (Starting at just $15)
What does it mean to be a woman in the times of the #metoo and #timesup movements? What would our historical sisters have to say about it? From Sappho and Hildegard von Bingen to present day, this classical cabaret explores some of the innermost thoughts, desires, dreams, and experiences of women through music and poetry. We’re excited to bring our irreverent, heartfelt, and entertaining approach to classical music to the Flea for the first time!
Featuring sopranos Elena Armijo, Kacey Cardin, Chelsea Feltman, Cameron Russell, Krista Wozniak, and pianist Mila Henry. With music by Catherine Aks, James Barry, Christopher Berg, Hildegard von Bingen, Daniel Felsenfeld, Ricky Ian Gordon, John Harbison, Paula Kimper, Gilda Lyons, Evan Mack, Ellen Mandel, Gian Carlo Menotti, Nkeiru Okoye, Rachel Peters, Frances Pollock, Kamala Sankaram, and Deanna Walker.
Tuesday May 15th, 7pm
One night workshop for all, regardless of experience. Explore your voice, become the a cappella accompaniment to a real-life Opera on Tap diva and learn an opera chorus! KT’s Crash Chorus and Opera on Tap join forces with renowned East Village wine bar, Von, for an enjoyable evening of communal opera-music making.
NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!
WHO WE WANT:
- Those who love to sing
- Those who enjoy singing with others
- Those who’ve never sung with others
- Lovers of opera
- Opera newbies
TICKETS AVAILABLE APRIL 9TH
3 Bleeker Street
NY NY 10012
ABOUT KRISTEN TOEDTMAN (AKA KT):
Kristen Toedtman is a singer of many styles, committed to inspiring others to sing. She directs the Community Chorus at Peabody in Baltimore, has worked with Urban Voices Project (singers who live and work on Skid Row in LA) and most recently led singers at a health clinic in the Dominican Republic. She has served as Music Director for churches on both coasts and led clinics on singing throughout the US. As a performer, she is a longtime member of the Los Angeles Master Chorale, has appeared as soloist with that group as well as with Musica Angelica, the Corona del Mar Baroque orchestra, the Britt Festival Orchestra, Concert Artists of Baltimore and will appear next as soloist with the LA Phil performing John Adams’ Grand Pianola Music with Adams conducting (2019). As a session singer, she has sung on the soundtracks of Frozen, Minions, Despicable Me 3, Godzilla & others. She is also a regular on the singer-songwriter circuit singing with others and leading her band and choir from the piano, playing original songs in the Americana gospel-style tradition at the Hotel Cafe and Bootleg Theater in Los Angeles, and Pianos and Rockwood Music Hall in NYC.
Opera on Tap is a proud member of the New York Opera Alliance (NYOA), a consortium of New York City opera companies and producers established to enhance and support the visibility and viability of opera in NYC. Learn more at NYOperaAlliance.org.