Street SceneWalt Whitman

 

 

Albert HerringKurt Weill

 

 

Four Songs of Walt WhitmanCover Art Work

 

 

Stephen SondheimStephen Sondheim

 

 

Merola Grand FinaleMaxwell Anderson

 

 

Huck FinnHuck Finn. Illustration by E. W. Kemble

 

 

Marienkirche The Marienkirche in Dessau

 

 

Giacomo PucciniGiacomo Puccini

 

 

Madame ButterflyNZO Production Promo Art

 

 

Creative Team for Madame ButterflyPuccini with librettists Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica.

 

 

Giacomo PucciniGiacomo Puccini

 

 

The iconic image of Cosette

 

 

Vincent van Gogh: Self Portrait

 

 

Benjamin Moore

 

 

SOUND Bites Festival

 

 

THe Rape of Lucretia Cover Art

Calendar

2014 - 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009 - 2008

2013

February 23rd Four Songs of Walt Whitman
by Kurt Weill

MDR SINFONIEORCHESTER
Garrett Keast- Conductor
James Benjamin Rodgers - Tenor

Program also includes:
Antonín Dvorák
: Amerikanische Suite
Sergej Rachmaninow: 3. Sinfonie

Garrett Keast - Conductor
Garrett Keast

Further Information

4:00 pm

Anhaltisches Theater
Dessau, Germany

February 24th Four Songs of Walt Whitman
by Kurt Weill

MDR SINFONIEORCHESTER
Garrett Keast- Conductor
James Benjamin Rodgers - Tenor

Program also includes:
Antonín Dvorák
: Amerikanische Suite
Sergej Rachmaninow: 3. Sinfonie

Garrett Keast - Conductor
Garrett Keast

Further Information

11:00 am

Gewandhaus
Leipzig, Germany

March 7th Wouldn't You Like to Be on Broadway?
A Broadway Show

Piano - James Holmes

Analisa Leaming - Soprano
James Benjamin Rodgers - Tenor
Jacob Smith - Baritone

Amy Justman
Analisa Leaming

Further Information

8:00 pm

The Great Hall of the Old Town Hall of Lutherstadt Wittenberg
Dessau, Germany

March 8th Down in the Valley
& Five Songs from Huckleberry Finn

Music - Kurt Weill
Lyrics: Arnold Sandgaard
(Down in the Valley)
Lyrics: Maxwell Anderson
(Huckleberry Finn)

Music Director - James Holmes

Analisa Leaming - Soprano
James Benjamin Rodgers - Tenor
Jacob Smith - Baritone

with the IEMA Ensemble

James Holmes
James Holmes

Further Information

7:00 pm

Music Theatre in the Marienkirche
Dessau
, Germany

March 9th Down in the Valley
& Five Songs from Huckleberry Finn

Music - Kurt Weill
Lyrics: Arnold Sandgaard
(Down in the Valley)
Lyrics: Maxwell Anderson
(Huckleberry Finn)

Music Director - James Holmes

Analisa Leaming - Soprano
James Benjamin Rodgers - Tenor
Jacob Smith - Baritone

with the IEMA Ensemble

James Holmes
Jacob Smith

Further Information

6:00 pm

Music Theatre in the Marienkirche
Dessau
, Germany

April 18th, 20th, 24th, 26th, 28th.
Madame ButterflyMadame Butterfly
by Giacomo Puccini

New Zealand Opera

Creative Team:
Conductor - Tobias Ringborg
Director - Kate Cherry
Production Designer - Christina Smith
Lighting Designer - Matt Scott

Cast:
Cio-Cio San - Antoinette Halloran
Pinkerton - Piero Pretti
Sharpless - Peter Savidge
Suzuki - Lucy Schaufer
Goro - James Benjamin Rodgers
The Bonze - Richard Green
Prince Yamadori - Jared Holt
Kate Pinkerton - Bianca Andrew

Tobias Ringborg
Tobias Ringborg

Further Information

Curtain: 7:30 pm
On the 28th (M): 2:00 pm

ASB Theatre
Aotea Centre
Auckland, New Zealand

 

May 11th, 14th, 16th, 18th.
Madame ButterflyMadame Butterfly
by Giacomo Puccini

New Zealand Opera

 

 

Creative Team:
Conductor - Tobias Ringborg
Director - Kate Cherry
Production Designer - Christina Smith
Lighting Designer - Matt Scott

Cast:
Cio-Cio San - Antoinette Halloran
Pinkerton - Piero Pretti
Sharpless - Peter Savidge
Suzuki - Lucy Schaufer
Goro - James Benjamin Rodgers
The Bonze - Richard Green
Prince Yamadori - Jared Holt
Kate Pinkerton - Bianca Andrew

Kate Cherry
Kate Cherry

Further Information

Curtain: 7:30 pm
On the 14th: 6:00 pm

St. James Theatre
Wellington
New Zealand

 

July 25th - 28th, July 31st - August 4th
Les Misérables
by Claude-Michel Schönberg; French lyrics by Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel; English libretto by Herbert Kretzmer.

The Mac-Haydn Theatre

Further Information

1925 Route 203
Chatham
NY 12037

See company site for performance times.

September 21st Songs by Richard Hundley.
A lunchtime recital of Richard's Songs at a private function in Manhattan.

Jillian Zack - Piano


Richard Hundley

Private Event
November 17th
Roerich

Art, Art Song, and a World Premiere
@ The Roerich Museum

James is delighted to join a wonderful group of performers on this interesting program. He will perform selections from Ben Moore's Dear Theo with pianist Kathleen Tagg. The work draws from Vincent van Gogh's remarkable and moving letters to his brother Theo. The work vividly capturing the difficulties suffered by one of the worlds greatest artists.

The program also includes works by Mahler, Rimsky-Korsakov, Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky, Jake Heggie and a world premiere by William David Cooper.

Performers
Victoria Browers, soprano
Samantha Malk, mezzo-soprano
Michael Anthony McGee, baritone
James Benjamin Rodgers, tenor
Liza Stepanova & Kathleen Tagg, piano

Further Information

5:00 pm

Nicholas Roerich Musuem
319 W 107th St.
New York,
New York 10025

December 9th
The Charm
Book & Lyrics by Christiana Little
Music by David Shenton

Being performed at Theatre Now New York's SOUND BITES Festival of 10 Minute New Musicals.

8:00pm

47th Street Theater
304 W 47th St
(between 9th Ave & 8th Ave)
New York, NY 10036

December 17th
The Rape of Lucretia
by Benjamin Britten

Libretto by Ronald Duncan
after André Obey's play "Le Viol de Lucrèce"

Presented by Kenneth Merrill's Accompanying Singers Seminar

Kenneth Merrill, Conductor
James Rodgers, Director

Featuring:
Alaysha Fox, Aine Hakamatsuka, Fan Jia, Nicholas Meyer, Thomas Mulder, Chad Sonka, Kathleen Spencer, Emily Stauffer

Susan Brown, Jimin Lee, Joseph Martin, and Kanae Matsumoto, Piano
Eric Goldberg, Percussion

7:30 pm

Ades Performance Space
MSM
120 Claremont Avenue,
New York, New York 10027