Schedule

CANCELED EVENTS DUE TO COVID-19 CRISIS

March 22nd: Concert with Choral Scholars at The Cathedral of the Nativity in Bethlehem, PA

March 22nd: Stabat Mater with Lauren Curnow, Mezzo-Soprano, Cristina Nassif, Soprano and Stephen Williams, Organist at Notre Dame Catholic Church, Bethlehem, PA

April 5th: Palm Sunday Concert featuring Stabat Mater with soloists Lauren Curnow and Cristina Nassif; choral selections from the Cathedral Choir; Cathedral of the Nativity, Bethlehem, PA

April 17th and 19th: Bach's Coffee Cantata, featuring soloists Lauren Curnow, Julie Kremm and Jarrod Miller; Ellen Rissinger, Piano; Berks Opera Company

CANCELED DUE TO COVID-19: OPERA WORKSHOP 2020

Muhlenberg College Music Department presents:

Unfortunately, Due to the COVID-19 crisis and school closure, our Opera Workshop performance has been canceled.  

Directors: Lauren Curnow Madigan and Fiona Gillespie

Dr. Holly Roadfeldt, Pianist

CHRISTMAS CONCERTS AT ALLEN ORGAN

Ms. Curnow will return to Allen Organ this Christmas season as a featured soloist for their annual festive concerts.  

Lauren Curnow, Mezzo Soprano Soloist

Christa Warda, Soprano Soloist

Allen Organ

Macungie, Pennsylvania

December 5th and 6th at 7:30 p.m.

December 7th at 2:00

EL NIÑO BY JOHN ADAMS

El Niño is a "nativity oratorio" that tells the story of the birth of Christ from the perspective of Mary before her child is born, and then the aftermath including the reign of Herod and Jesus' early life. 

 

Saturday, November 2nd, 11:30 - Concert with Dr. Christopher Jackson and the Muhlenberg College Choir featuring excerpts from El Niño by Composer John Adams

 

Monday, November 11th, 5:00 p.m. - Lecture/Recital - Performance of excerpts of El Niño by Composer John Adams

Lauren Curnow, Mezzo-Soprano

Brian Chu, Baritone

Jessica Beebe, Soprano

Vincent Trovato, Piano

The Muhlenberg College Choir

Dr. Christopher Jackson, Director

Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania

DURUFLE REQUIEM

Please join the Cathedral of the Nativity for a performance of the exquisite requiem by composer Maurice Durufle.

 

Lauren Curnow, Mezzo Soprano Soloist

Ian Murphy, Baritone Soloist

Stephen Williams, Director 

Cathedral of the Nativity

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

LEHIGH VALLEY MUSIC TEACHER'S ASSOCIATION VOCAL COMPETITION

Ms. Curnow will serve as a judicator for the vocal competition.

Moravian College

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

SOLO RECITAL - RESCHEDULED DATE!

A solo recital featuring the music of Argento, Brahms, Debussy and more!

Lauren Curnow, Mezzo Soprano

Vincent Trovato, Pianist

Muhlenberg College

Center for the Arts

Recital Hall

7:00 p.m.

SUMMER HARMONY: SEASON FINALE!

Ms. Curnow joins the Lehigh Valley Summer Harmony Men's Chorus for their final performance of the season!

Christ Lutheran Church

Allentown, Pennsylvania

3:00 p.m.

DIE FLEDERMAUS

Berks Opera Company presents a concert version of Die Fledermaus!  This production will be in English.

St. Ignatius Loyola Church

Reading, PA

7:00 p.m.

Lauren Curnow, Prince Orlofsky

BROADWAY AND BEYOND: The Allentown Band

Come see the wonderful Allentown Band in a concert entitled "Broadway and Beyond," featuring the vocal talents of Lauren Curnow, Mezzo-Soprano and Eric Fennell, Tenor!

Miller Symphony Hall

Allentown, Pennsylvania

7:30 p.m.

SUMMER HARMONY CONCERTS

Ms. Curnow will join the Lehigh Valley Men's Chorus, Summer Harmony!

Five fun performances!

June 30th, 3:00 p.m. - St. John's UCC, Richlandtown, Pennsylvania

July 14th, 7:00 p.m. - Waldheim Park, Allentown, Pennsylvania

July 21st, 3:00 p.m. - Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, Emmaus, Pennsylvania

July 26th, 7:30 p.m. - First Presbyterian Church, Allentown, Pennsylvania

July 28th, 3:00 p.m. - St. Ursula Roman Catholic Church, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Lauren Curnow, Mezzo-Soprano

Vincent Trovato, Conductor/Music Director

LOVE AND THE LAW: THE TELEPHONE/TRIAL BY JURY/21 CHUMP STREET

Three one acts: Gian Carlo Menotti's English language comic opera, Gilbert and Sullivan's comedic operetta and Lin Manuel Miranda's hit musical!

Performed and directed by students at Muhlenberg College.

A co-production of the Muhlenberg Theater and Music departments.

April 25-28, 2019

Baker Theater, Center for the Arts

Lauren Curnow, Musical Director, The Telephone

Jennifer Cote, Director

Vincent Trovato, Pianist

BELVEDERE SINGING COMPETITION 2019

The annual Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition, 2019.

Opera singers from around the globe compete for cash prizes.

Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA

Ms. Curnow will serve as a judge for this division.

READING MUSICAL FOUNDATION COMPETITION

The Reading Musical Foundation's Annual music competition. 

Ms. Curnow will serve as a judge in the category of vocal performance.

A NEW CREATION: OPUS ONE

Please join us for an afternoon of beautiful music-- Opus One's Echo Concert performance of Rene Clausen's "A New Creation"!

Lauren Curnow, Alto Soloist

Jesuit Center for Spiritual Growth

Wernersville, PA

2:00 p.m.

CHRISTMAS CONCERT ~ SUMMER HARMONY

Ms. Curnow will be the soloist for the Summer Harmony Men's Chorus' Christmas Celebration!

Vincent Trovato, Director

Christ Lutheran Church

Allentown, Pennsylvania

7:30 p.m.

HOLIDAY CONCERTS AT ALLEN ORGAN

The World Famous Allen Organ's Annual Christmas Concerts!  Featuring many of the talented organists from Allen Organ.

Lauren Curnow, Soloist

 

November 29, 30 and December 1st, 2018

Allen Organ Company

Macungie, Pennsylvania

For tickets; www.allenorgan.com or call 610-966-2202!

MUSIC FACULTY SHOWCASE

Muhlenberg College Music Department Faculty Showcase!!!

"Some Trees" - a song cycle by Ned Rorem

 

Lauren Curnow, Mezzo-Soprano

Christopher Jackson, Baritone

Alexandra Porter, Soprano

Vincent Trovato, Pianist

Muhlenberg College

Recital Hall, Center for the Arts

7:30 p.m.

CONCERT: SUMMER HARMONY

Premier men's chorus of the Lehigh Valley!  

Vincent Trovato, Director

Lauren Curnow, Soloist

Christ Lutheran Church, Allentown, PA

3:00 p.m.

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

June 14 - July 1, 2018

Thursdays, 7:00 p.m.

Fridays, 7:00 p.m.

Saturdays, 2:00 & 8:00 p.m.

Sundays, 2:00 p.m.

Disney's beloved musical comes to Allentown!

Ms. Curnow will be playing the role of Mrs. Potts.

Muhlenberg Summer Music Theater

Allentown, PA

Empie Theater

SHE SINGS: A JOURNEY OF THE WOMAN'S VOICE IN OPERA

Muhlenberg College Department of Music presents it's 2018 Opera Workshop!

Students will perform in scenes from operas and classical musical theater. 

Composers include: Mozart, Verdi, Gluck, Adamo, Massenet, Barber, and a little Bernstein!

 

Direction:

Lauren Curnow, Voice faculty

Fiona Jackson, Voice Faculty

Vincent Trovato, Pianist 

April 13 & 14, 2018

7:30 p.m.

Muhlenberg College, Empie Theater

Allentown, PA

BELVEDERE SINGING COMPETITION 2018

The annual Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition, 2018.

Opera singers from around the globe compete for cash prizes.

Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA

Ms. Curnow will serve as a judge for this division.

HOLIDAY CONCERTS AT ALLEN ORGAN

Annual Christmas Concerts featuring world class organists, school choirs and professional singers.

November 30th & December 1st, 7:30 p.m.

December 2nd, 2:00 p.m.

Lauren Curnow, Mezzo Soprano

FACULTY SHOWCASE CONCERT

Members of the very talented Muhlenberg College Music Department faculty perform!

"Il Tramonto" by Ottorino Respighi

 

Lauren Curnow, Mezzo Soprano

Vincent Trovato, Pianist

7:30 p.m.

Muhlenberg College

Allentown, Pennsylvania

LA CENERENTOLA

Berks Opera Company presents:

 

La Cenerentola (Cinderella), by Gioachino Rossini

Lauren Curnow will be debuting the role of Angelina (Cenerentola).

Jarrod Miller - Prince Ramiro

Jackson Williams - Dandini

Jeremy Galyon - Alidoro

Julie Kremm - Clorinda

Alexandra Rodrick- Tisbe

Andy Papas - Don Magnifico

Chris Cinquini, Conductor

Michael Chadwick, Director

August 11, 7:30 p.m. & August 13, 3:00 p.m., 2017

Miller Center for the Arts

Reading, Pennsylvania

DISASTER! A Musical....

by Seth Rudetsky & Jack Plotnick

 

June 28-30, 8 PM

July 1, 5-8, 8 PM

Sun July 2 & 9, 3 PM

Northampton Community College Summer Theater ~ INAUGURAL SEASON!

Come spend the summer with us!

www.nccsummertheatre.org

 

Lauren Curnow, Music Director/Conductor

Bill Mutimer, Director

JOHN & JEN, A MUSICAL BY ANDREW LIPPA

June 15-17, 8 PM ; June 18, 3 PM 

Starring Patrick Davis as John, and Tara Taylor as Jen.

Northampton Community College Summer Theater Inaugural Season!!!

www.nccsummertheatre.org

Lauren Curnow, Music Director, Conductor

Bill Mutimer, Director

CELTIC CHRISTMAS

A evening of Celtic Carols and prayer for the coming new year!

Cathedral of the Nativity

Bethlehem, PA

Lauren Curnow, Mezzo-Soprano

5:00 p.m.

MESSIAH SING ALONG AND CHRISTMAS CONCERT

The Cathedral of the Nativity

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Stephen Williams, Music Director & Organist

Lauren Curnow, Alto Soloist

7:00 p.m.

HOLIDAY CONCERTS AT ALLEN ORGAN

Holiday Concerts at the famous Allen Organ Company

featuring Lauren Curnow, Mezzo-Soprano and Christa Warda, Soprano

December 1 & 2, 7:30 p.m.

December 3, 2:00 p.m.

150 Locust Street

Macungie, Pennsylvania

CONCERT OF REMEMBRANCE ~ MOZART REQUIEM

The Cathedral of the Nativity

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Cathedral Choir and Charter Arts School

David Macbeth, Conductor

Stephen Williams, Music Director & Organist

Lauren Curnow, Alto Soloist

7:00 p.m.

"FROM BACH TO BROADWAY"

Trinity Episcopal Church

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Lauren Curnow, Mezzo-Soprano

Christa Warda, Soprano

Mark Shoemaker, Baritone

Aram Basmadjian, Organ and Piano

3:00 p.m.

LEHIGH VALLEY MEISTERSINGERS VOCAL COMPETITION

Established in 1858, the Lehigh Valley Meistersingers is one of the oldest German singing societies in the United States.

 

Ms. Curnow will serve as a judge for the competition.

 

Muhlenberg College, Allentown

7:00 p.m.

THE LEARNED LADIES

Ms. Curnow will participate in a reading of a brand new musical, "The Learned Ladies," based on the play by Moliere, written by Composer Ray Leslee and Librettist Brian Dykstra.

 

Lauren Curnow will sing the role of Philamente.

 

A professional reading will take place at The New School in New York City, New York on Saturday, March 12, 2016.

 

1:00 p.m.

"TELL ME THE TRUTH ABOUT LOVE..."

Please join Muhlenberg College Department of Music Voice faculty members Lauren Madigan (Curnow), Brian Chu, Ellie Escher and pianist Vincent Trovato for a recital of unique repertoire including Opera, Broadway and Lieder!!!  

 

Center for the Arts, Recital Hall

Muhlenberg College

6:00 p.m.

RECITAL PERFORMANCE

"Rufous-Sided Towhee," an original song composed by Alan Sultzer, based on poetry by Jane Hirshfield.

 

Lauren Curnow, Mezzo-Soprano

Alan Sultzer, Guitar

Center for the Arts, Recital Hall

Muhlenberg College

3:00 p.m.

 

 

COMPOSER'S CONCERT

"Rufous-Sided Towhee," an original song composed by Alan Sulzter

Based on the poetry of Jane Hirshfield

 

Lauren Curnow, Mezzo-Soprano

Alan Sultzer, Guitar

Center for the Arts, Empie Theater

Muhlenberg College

7:00 p.m.

GALA

Ms. Curnow will participate in a benefit gala for Congregation Keneseth Israel!

Music will include tradional Jewsih favorites as well as classical hits and Broadway classics!

 

Jennifer Duretz, Cantor

 

Allentown, Pennsylvania

PENNSYLVANIA SYMPHONIA

Arvo Part - Te Deum

 

Johannes Brahms - Liebeslieder Walzes

 

Lauren Curnow, Mezzo-Soprano

Gregory Oaten, Tenor

Allan Birney, Conductor

First Presbyterian Church

Allentown, Pennsylvania

7:30 p.m.

HERSHEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Beethoven Symphony No. 9

 

Tamara Black, Soprano

Lauren Curnow, Mezzo-Soprano

Nicolas Simpson, Tenor

Jeremy Galyon, Bass

 

Dickinson College * Lebanon Valley College * Hershey Symphony Festival Chorus

Hershey Theater

Hershey, Pennsylvania

8:00 p.m.

STREET SCENE, BY KURT WEILL

Muhlenberg College presents Kurt Weill's American Operatic masterpiece.

 

Featuring guest artists Lauren Curnow as Anna Maurrant and Ed Bara as Frank Maurrant.

Michael Schnack, Conductor

Charles Richter, Director

 

March 26, 27, 28, and 29, 2015

Empie Theater

Muhlenberg College

Allentown, Pennsylvania

MASTERCLASS & RECITAL LECTURE

"Street Scene" artists Ed Bara (Bass) and Lauren Curnow (Mezzo-Soprano) will be giving two public masterclasses in musical theater as well as a lecture/recital (February 21) featuring a talk on American Musical Theater Classics with renowned director and scholar Charles Richter.

 

Masterclasses will be held March 13 & 14, 2015

Muhlenberg College

Allentown, Pennsylvania

CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA

Berks Opera Company presents a concert version of Mascagni's haunting opera.

 

Lauren Curnow will be singing the role of Lola.

 

November 8 - Historic Feeny Mansion, Reading, Pennsylvania

November 9 - Atonement Lutheran Church, Wyomissing, Pennsylvania

 

7:00 p.m.

LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO 60TH ANNIVERSARY GALA

The Lyric Opera of Chicago will celebrate 60 years of glorious opera with a gala of renown opera stars and performances!  Featuring The Second City players, Renee Fleming and host Jane Lynch from television's "Glee".

 

Ms. Curnow will particiate in a performance of Vaughn Williams' "Serenade to Music" with past and present Ryan Opera Center members.

 

Sir Andrew Davis, Conductor

The Lyric Opera of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

6:30 p.m.

THE ALLENTOWN BAND

Concert at Trinity Episcopal Church

Lauren Curnow, Soloist

Easton, Pennsylvania

3:00 p.m.

AIDA

Opera San Luis Obispo

October 11, 7:00 p.m.

October 12, 2:00 p.m.

 

Ben Gulley, Radames

Tracy Cox, Aida

Lauren Curnow, Amneris

Brian Asher Alhadeff, Conductor

 

Performing Arts Center of San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, California

 

 

 

CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC FACULTY RECITAL

Curtis Institute of Music Summerfest

 

Recital of Summerfest Faculty Members

Lauren Curnow, Mezzo-Soprano

Patrick Kreeger, Pianist

 

Field Concert Hall

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

8:00 p.m.

CURTIS SUMMERFEST

Ms. Curnow, Mezzo-Soprano and alum, will serve as part of the voice faculty for the summer intensive.

 

July 7-26, 2014

 

The Curtis Institute of Music

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

BIMAH TO BROADWAY

Benefit concert for Congregation Keneseth Israel

 

Jennifer Duretz, Cantor

Lauren Curnow

David Umla

Rebekah Graver

 

Allentown, Pennsylvania

OPERA DELAWARE - SPRING SINGS

April 26, May 1 and May 4, 2014

 

Concert of opera favorites featuring the cast members of Baltimore Concert Opera's "Il Trovatore"!

 

Kirk Dougherty, Tenor

Victoria Cannizzo, Soprano

Lauren Curnow, Mezzo-Soprano

Timothy Mix, Baritone

Matthew Curran, Bass

Jeffrey Miller, Pianist

 

April 26 - Opera Delaware Studios, Wilmington, Delaware, 7:30 p.m.

May 1 - Delaware Theater Company, 7:30 pm.m

May 4 - The Baby Grand, Delaware, 2:00 p.m.

IL TROVATORE

Baltimore Concert Opera

 

April 11, 7:30 p.m.

April 13, 3:00 p.m.

 

Concert Version

Kirk Dougherty, Manrico

Victoria Cannizzo, Leonora

Lauren Curnow, Azucena

Matthew Curran, Ferrando

Timothy Mix, Count Di Luna

James Harp, Pianist

Giovanni Reggioli, Conductor

Baltimore Concert Opera Chorus

 

The Engineers Club

Baltimore, Maryland

 

 

ARSHIN MAL ALAN

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California

 

Arshin Mal Alan is a 100 year old operetta from the culture-rich country of Azerbaijan.

 

Role - Telli

Starring: Asha Lindsey, Ann Monson Schoenecker, James Judd, Wes Mason and Brian Ming Chu

Michael Schnack, Conductor

 

7:30 p.m.

A NIGHT AT THE OPERA

The Allentown Band

Waldheim Park

 

Lauren Curnow, Mezzo-Soprano

Eric Fennell, Tenor

 

8:00 p.m.

AIDA

Berks Opera Company

Reading, Pennsylvania

 

Concert Version

Miller Center for the Arts

Jennifer Check, Aida

Noah Stewart, Radames

Lauren Curnow, Amneris

7:30 p.m.

THE SECOND CITY GUIDE TO THE OPERA - THE LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO

May 31-June 30, 2013

 

The Second City and The Lyric Opera of Chicago collaborate in a hilarious musical revue!

Starring: Joey Bland, Beth Melewski, Lily-Anne Brown, Molly Brennen, Tim Ryder, Timothy Sniffen and

Lauren Curnow, Mezzo-Soprano

Bernard Holcomb, Tenor

Music, Jesse Case

 

The Lyric Opera of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

CONCORD WOMEN'S CHORUS

Concert "For A Dream's Sake: A Celebration of Women Composers"

 

Lauren Curnow, Mezzo-Soprano

Scott Nicolas, Pianist

Jane Ring Frank, Director

 

Concord, Massachusetts

4:00 p.m.

CONCORD WOMEN'S CHORUS

March 15-17, 2013

 

Concert "For A Dream's Sake: A Celebration of Women Composers"

Spring Tour

 

Lauren Curnow, Mezzo-Soprano

Scott Nicolas, Pianist

Jane Ring Frank, Director

 

Thursday, March 14th

Concert with Women's Ensemble

Muhlenberg College

Allentown, Pennsylvania

12:00 p.m.

 

Friday, March 15th

Concert Collaboration with Pennsylvania Girlchoir

Vincent Metallo, Music Director

Trouveres, Motet Choir

The Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

7:30 p.m.

 

Saturday, March 16th

St. Paul's Episcopal Church

Elkins Park, Pennsylvania

7:30 p.m.

LOVE SONGS AND OTHER WONDERS

Concert featuring the music of Dr. Douglas Ovens, Composer

 

"She Sings", Song Cycle

Lauren Curnow, Mezzo-Soprano

 

Muhlenberg College

Allentown, Pennsylvania

8:00 p.m.

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