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Chanae will take the stage as Annie in the highly anticipated debut of Porgy and Bess at the Metropolitan Opera. David Robertson conducts, as James Robinson directs this thrilling new production, which serves as the opener for the 2019-2020 season. Be apart of the Opening Night Gala!
Emerging stars captivate at
"The Strauss lieder were delivered with great assurance from both performers, and were hugely enjoyed by the audience.... Again, Curtis found a new level of connection with the audience and the text – she positively glowed as she sang. It is a pleasure to see a performer wholeheartedly inhabit the music in this way."
RWCMD's St. David's Day New York Gala
The St David’s Day (March 1st) event celebrated one of the UK’s most regarded Royal Colleges, and raised money for new scholarships, creating opportunities for both US and Welsh students.
The Catherine Zeta-Jones Scholarship was launched on the evening with a very generous gift from Catherine herself, and will be awarded for the first time in September 2019.
Don Giovanni masterclass from
One of Britain's most renowned opera directors, David Pountney, leads an opera masterclass as part of BBC Cardiff Singer of the World.
David, who is also Chief Executive of Welsh National Opera, directs Chanae Curtis (soprano) and Andrew Henley (tenor).
Royal Celebration of
Chanae Curtis, who is pictured in the main photo meeting The Prince of Wales at the College’s Gala at Buckingham Palace in February, sang Un bel dì from Puccini’s Madame Butterfly. Students from the Royal Welsh College performed in front of The Prince and The Duchess of Cornwall in a Roald Dahl inspired entertainment evening ....
Favorite Memories from Former and Current Heights' Musicians
"Reaching Heights opened my eyes to a musical world that I never knew existed. Although I had always been aware of my vocal abilities, it wasn't until I began to sing in the acapella choir in high school that I began to believe I could be something more than the average pop star. It wasn't until Reaching Heights provided me with an opportunity to "see the unseen"....