Vanderbilt Opera Theatre
Apr. 14, 2021—After a year of online-only performances, Vanderbilt Blair School of Music will host two in-person events this week to be held at the outdoor stage on Wilson Lawn. Admission is free, but tickets are required.
Musical Arrangements: Vanderbilt Blair School of Music adapts practices and performances to navigate COVID-19
Feb. 23, 2021—The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the entire Vanderbilt community to change its routines. But because of the live-performance nature of music schools, the Blair School has implemented numerous precautions to ensure that faculty and students remain safe—all while maintaining a semblance of the highly personalized instruction for which Blair is known.
Dec. 15, 2020—Vanderbilt University Blair School of Music and Vanderbilt Opera Theatre present an animated production of Ravel's beloved one-act opera 'L’enfant et les Sortilèges' streaming on Blair's livestreaming page and on YouTube beginning Dec. 15.
Oct. 14, 2019—Social status, unrequited love, marriage and madness are central themes of two upcoming chamber operas presented by Vanderbilt Opera Theatre and Vanderbilt University Orchestra.
Dec. 21, 2018—Innovative thinking in the digital age, women in the civil rights movement and acting for opera are among the winter 2019 classes offered by Vanderbilt’s Osher Institute for Lifelong Learners.
May. 7, 2018—Samantha Long, who is majoring in musical arts (voice) at Blair School of Music, came to Nashville with many interests, not certain if music would be her path. But after doing a bit of searching, she found that singing was still her passion.
Nov. 21, 2017—It would seem that Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro, an old chestnut of an 18th-century comic opera, might have very little in common with, say, a present-day reality TV show like Big Brother. Until you speak to Gayle Shay. Shay, the director of Vanderbilt Opera Theatre and associate professor of voice at Vanderbilt’s Blair School of...
Nov. 6, 2017—Vanderbilt Opera Theatre, Vanderbilt University Orchestra and the Department of Cinema and Media Arts present Mozart’s "The Marriage of Figaro" Nov. 10 and 12 as a reality TV show in Ingram Hall.
Nov. 20, 2016—The Blair School of Music opened its concert season with numerous premiere performances this fall, including several world premieres of works specifically commissioned for Blair faculty.
Nov. 9, 2016—Vanderbilt Opera Theatre and Vanderbilt University Orchestra present "Little Women" in Ingram Hall Friday, Nov. 11, and Sunday, Nov. 13. Composer Mark Adamo will give a talk at 7:15 p.m. prior to the Friday show.
Oct. 26, 2015—In the next few weeks, the Blair School of Music will present two operas--Michael Hersch's "On the Threshold of Winter" and Leonard Bernstein's "Mass"--that are diametrically opposed in style, scale and staging.
Oct. 23, 2015—This fall the Blair School of Music presents two operas diametrically opposed in style, scale and staging.