Hawaii Opera Theatre presents: I'll Be Seeing You - 1940's Radio Hour Live, for their 2021 Season and for the 80th Anniversary of the Attack on Pearl Harbor.
This concert will feature Jazz standards and popular tunes from the 1940's. Robert Ellsworth Feng will perform the role of the Radio Announcer.
The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey will perform their final concert in their 2021 Summer Concert Series live. Maestro Robert Butts will be joined by soloists Esther Kim (violist), Lynn Czae (pianist), Robert Ellsworth Feng (bass), and Andrew Egbuchiem (countertenor). The final concert includes works by Mozart, Handel, Verdi, and Maestro Robert Butts himself. This concert series is also presented by the NY Classical Music Society of which Maestro Butts and all soloists are members of. Lynn Czae is the president and executive director of the NYCMS.
Seagle Festival: Harmony (World Premiere)
Seagle Festival proudly presents the world premiere of Robert Carl and Russell Banks' opera 'Harmony'. The opera takes place in the Adirondacks and is centered around the real life marriage between composer Charles Ives and nurse Harmony Twichell. Surrounding Harmony is her family and close friend of her father the Reverend, author Mark Twain (Sam Clemons).
Robert Ellsworth Feng will be performing the role of Rev.Joseph Twichell.
This performance will be performed live, livestreamed, and will be available for On Demand viewing.
Opera on the Rocks: Don Giovanni
Opera on the Rocks presents one of Mozart's classics, Don Giovanni for their inaugural virtual performance. This opera will be streamed August of 2021.
Robert Ellsworth Feng will perform the role of Il Commendatore.
/Kor/ Productions presents a modern take on Bizet's Les pêcheurs de perles, featuring Robert Feng as the role of Nourabad. Directed by George Cole & Johanna Moffitt, produced by Kevin Kittle. Performances are online from March 11-13.
The Virtual Opera Collective Experiment (VOCE) led by soprano Katie Procell presents its first of many online concerts featuring the voices of Katharine Burns, Katie Procell, Randa Melhem, Daniel Espinal, Jamie Sanderson, and Robert Feng.
Tony Small and the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington bring their annual Holiday Tings Concert to the Kennedy Center virtually! Featuring the artistry of Robert Feng, Taylor-Alexis DuPont, Joe Coleman, Julia Estrada, and more.
The Lighthouse Opera Company, Inc. will feature a "Distant Flute" for
the post-COVID era. There will be a performance of highlights from the show,
which will be shown in full later in 2020-2021 once it is safe to do so.
Robert Feng will be covering the role of Sarastro, the all-knowing priest.
Robert Ellsworth Feng joins /kor/ Productions in their completely virtual, livestream
production of Don Giovanni as the ever-vengeful Il Commendatore. The show
will be streamed in parts from November 10-13 as a serial thriller experience.
Barn Opera's Joshua Collier, Nicholas Tocci, & David Sawicki present the world's first Social Distance Opera Company. During a time of crisis, doubt, and anxiety for everyone, SDO is keeping the music alive to uplift us. Set in 1920’s New York, Street Scene is Kurt Weill’s operatic treatment of the Elmer Rice story of the same name of love, death, and life in a crowded apartment building. Street Scene is an American operatic masterwork with additional poetry by Langston Hughes
Christman Opera presents an all virtual and all new series: Voices Rising Voices.
Robert Feng will be joining their roster this year and will collaborate with composers Gladys-Smuckler Moskowitz and Faye Ellen Silverman. The works will be an aria from the opera The Fountain of Youth and a three part song cycle called "To Love?" respectively.
Join Penny Prince's original musical based off of the children's book "Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet," in association with Lehman College. Penny Prince will present an online performance in September, 2020 due to the COVID-19 crisis. Robert Ellsworth Feng will perform the role of King Ta.
Having Guests for Dinner is a micro-opera for the Internet with music by Nicholas Bentz and libretto by Robert Feng. It follows a young couple, Marcus and Laura, who are invited to a friend of a friend’s house for dinner. When they arrive, they meet their odd host, Christoph. Something seems off – their friends Scott and Andrew never arrive, and Christoph’s demeanor betrays that perhaps there’s more on the menu than just beef and lamb...
Robert Ellsworth Feng (bass) and Taylor-Alexis DuPont (mezzo-soprano) will present a crash course in opera history, detailing its inception to the present day and exploring the limits of what opera can be and what it can do. An interview with both artists will follow shortly after. This initiative was started by Tony Small with the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington to educate, uplift, and inspire children across the country during these uncertain times.
Oct 5, 2019
New York Classical Music Society will present their 2019 International Vocal Competition Winners' Concert on October 5 at 7:30pm at the National Opera Center located at 330 7th Ave, New York. Featuring Michael McAvoy (baritone), Robert Feng (bass), Andrew Egbuchiem (countertenor), and special guest artist Dr.Ju Yung Bae (soprano). Robert will perform the works of Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Fauré, and Bellini.
May 27,31 2019
Robert Feng joins Opera Alchemy for their closing show of their 2019 season: Bellini's La sonnambula. He will be performing as Count Rodolfo. The performances will be on May 27 at An Die Musik Baltimore and on May 31 at Emmanuel Episcopal Church.
May 18, 2019
Robert Feng will compete in the final round of the New York Classical Music Society International Competition on May 18 at 7:00pm at the National Opera Center (330 7th Ave.).
MAY 4 & 7, 2018
Opera Alchemy Presents: I Capuleti e i Montecchi
Opera Alchemy is a project lead by Katie Procell, Hannah Wardell, and Robert Feng in order to both give performing experience in opera to those still in or freshly graduated from their conservatory training, and to present opera in a friendly and open setting.
This concert will be the first of many, held on May 4 in the Sculpture Garden at the Walters Art Museum at 12 Noon, and on May 7 in the George Peabody Library at 7:30 PM. This event is free and open to people of all ages!
Mar 14-17, 2018
Massenet's Chérubin at the Peabody Conservatory
Robert Ellsworth Feng will be performing the role of Le Philosophe from Massenet's Chérubin, a spinoff story from the Figaro plays of Beaumarchais. The event is free and open to the public from March 14-17 at Friedberg Hall in the Peabody Conservatory.
JUN 16, 2017
Robert Feng will perform a concert recital on June 16 at 6:00PM at the Lutheran Church of Honolulu. Joined by the illustrious Sachi Hirakouji, Robert will perform the works of Mozart, Bellini, Tchaikovsky, Brahms, and more. More information can be found in the link below.
MAY 12, 2017
An Evening of Russian
Robert Feng will join his colleagues in an evening recital consisting of music by various Russian composers including (but not limited to) Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, and Glinka. This concert is headed by the great Vera Danchenko-Stern of the Russian Chamber Art Society.
This concert will be held on May 12 in Griswold Hall at the Peabody Institute at 6PM.
MAY 1, 2017
Robert Ellsworth Feng will be performing the role of Brendan from composer and Peabody alum. Mark Lanz Weiser's The Place Where You Started. This opera follows a group of aspiring writers trying to make it in the industry whilst also dealing with their own thoughts of jealousy and fear.
MAY 21, 2016
Robert Ellsworth Feng (Bass II) joins Pro Cantare in Columbia, MD for their performance of Mahler Symphony No.2. Tickets and information can be found here http://www.procantare.org/Season.html
"It's a great opportunity to perform Mahler," observed Columbia Pro Cantare music director Frances Motyca Dawson. "Mahler demands a long, sustained, hushed and very soft balance. There is an ethereal quality. It demands the utmost musicianship." Read More >>
Robert Ellsworth Feng begins this year's celebration of Hanukkah at the Beth El Congregation with the Brown Memorial chorus. Robert will be a bass soloist in G.F. Händel's Judas Maccabeus. The acoustics in this synagogue alone will make this performance one you WON'T want to miss!
Beth El Congregation will present a gala performance of George Frideric Handel’s towering oratorio, “Judas Maccabaeus.” The combined choirs of Beth El Congregation , Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church, and the Pikesville Alumni Choir will join with orchestra and soloists featuring Cantor Thom King, under the baton of Brown Memorial’s musical director, Michael Britt. Read More >>
DEC 12, 2015
Coming in December, Mark Cudek, director of the Peabody Renaissance Ensemble, will host two enticing programs at the Peabody Institute and the Walters Art Museum. Robert will be singing with the ensemble for a time of good cheer and warming melodies.
The Peabody Renaissance Ensemble, directed by Mark Cudek, will be joined by the Baltimore Baroque Band, directed by John Moran and Risa Browder, in a varied program of Renaissance, Baroque, and Sephardic music that reflects Christian and Jewish traditions, and will drive the cold winter away.
OCT 25, 2015
Robert Feng proudly joins Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church's acclaimed choir as their Bass Soloist, conducted and directed by the illustrious Michael Britt.
This season, we welcome three new members to our music staff - Norika Zehnder, soprano; Robert Feng, bass and Mary Maldarelli, director of handbells. The talent that they bring to us is a wonderful addition to all of our dedicated volunteers who are invaluable to our music ministry. Read More >>
OCT 2, 2015
Robert Feng, along with a handful of Peabody vocalists, will be performing with the BSO for their extravagant Off The Cuff production of Mozart's Don Giovanni followed by his Symphony No.1.
Peabody Institute students jumped heartily into the finale (with a bit of stage shtick). The BSO signaled its strength at the start of the Overture and proceeded to play with admirable clarity and nuance as Stenz shaped a richly detailed, not to mention propulsive, account of the brilliant music. Read More >>
DEC 3,4, 2014
Robert Ellsworth Feng stars in award winning composer Tony Small's world premiere of his Middle Eastern Operetta: Qadar! Robert will be performing alongside Tariq Al-Sabir, Fitzgerald St.Louis, and Daniel Rich in a warming tale of destiny in Oman.
We at the museum are excited to be working with Tony Small and Denyce Graves on Qadar as we bring our 50th anniversary year to a close,” said Nicole Shivers, the museum’s education specialist for performing and cultural arts and project lead of Connecting the Gems of the Indian Ocean: From Oman to East Africa. “Qadar is an exceptional story about Oman and East Africa. Read More >>
OCT 11,13,15, 2013
Robert Ellsworth Feng starts off the Hawaii Opera 2013 Season with the Hawaii Opera Chorus in Puccini's acclaimed Turandot. This show will be filled to the brim with suspense, drama, heartbreak, and awe, and will not disappoint.
The large, strong Chorus, prepared by Beebe Freitas and Nola Nahulu...was most often thrilling, with beautiful balance and tone. The young singers from the Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus were exceptional. HOT's stage craft became its own leading role. Read More >>
MAR 28,30,April 01, 2014
In his second opera premiere, Robert Feng continues the 2013-14 Opera Season headstrong with Hawaii Opera Theatre's production of Leoncavallo's I Pagliacci paired with Orff's Carmina Burana.
The very active Chorus supplied a major role in both works...Conductor Hal France kept tight pacing and balance, and although the orchestra delivered lovely moments, especially in “Carmina,” articulation, intonation and ensemble were frequently rough. There were, however, noteworthy solos, including the flute solo for the circle dance in “Carmina,” which sounded like Susan McGinn. Read More >>