Laura Virella appears at Long Beach Opera in the title role of Frida

Mezzo-soprano Laura Virella (BM ’03, Voice), a native of Puerto Rico, will make her company debut with Long Beach Opera in the title role of Frida, an opera based on the life of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Performances of the opera’s Southern California premiere will take place June 17-18 and June 23-25. Virella is featured […]

Wendel Patrick Receives NEA Award for WYPR’s “Out of the Blocks”

Peabody faculty member Wendel Patrick has won a $25,000 NEA award to support the WYPR Radio program “Out of the Blocks.” Dedicated to documenting the stories of Baltimore residents through audio interviews and photography of one neighborhood block at a time, the project will expand this documentary model to as many as six cities across […]