Benjamin Bliss Makes MET Opera Debut

Also a member of Los Angeles Opera’s Young Artist Program, tenor Benjamin Bliss made his Metropolitan Opera debut as Vogelgesang in “Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg,” with Maestro Levine in the pit, in November and December 2014. In April 2014, Benjamin entered the Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation’s Annual International Vocal Competition in New York City, where he won the top prize – the Rose Braverman Trust Prize. The Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation’s Annual International Vocal Competition is regarded as a major American competition, requiring the highest standard of vocal performance. Since 1974, this fine organization has given awards to hundreds of young singers, many of whom have since risen to international stardom.

 

Tim Fain's Hollywood Soundtracks

Violinist Tim Fain is internationally renowned as a new music innovator, orchestral soloist and chamber musician. He has collaborated and toured with Philip Glass, and is seen on screen and heard on the films “12 Years a Slave” (2013), “Black Swan” (2010), and “Bee Season”(2005).