Archive: March, 2021
Feed your curiosity. Go Behind-the-Screens with The Soraya.
What started as a necessity at the beginning of the pandemic, the only option for continuing some semblance of programming, has become one of my favorite things to do. Interviewing artists from their homes and sharing some of their work, usually performed in the most intimate and authentic ways, has added a new dimension to the performing arts.
Soraya Stories: Richard Kaufman
Grammy Award-winner and CSUN alumni Richard Kaufman has devoted much of his musical life to conducting and supervising music for film and television productions, as well as performing film and classical music in concert halls and on recordings.
A Glance Backward as We Move Forward
A year has passed since we closed The Soraya and retreated to the safety of our homes.
2020–21 Virtual Highlights
We’re so happy we connected with so many of you in the safety of your homes during the past year with our online programs. Here are a few of our...
A Tribute to Aspen Santa Fe Ballet
It was a gem of a dance company: a sleek, risk-taking, youthful, uber-trained crew of mega-movers. Anna Kisselgoff, writing in The New York Times, called them “A breath of fresh air!”
A final bow for The Soraya’s resident ballet company
Even as light emerges at the end of the tunnel, the struggle to stand up the arts sector, post-pandemic, is merely beginning.
Soraya Stories: Rosanne Cash
In 2019, Rosanne Cash made her 2nd appearance at The Soraya, performing from her latest album, She Remembers Everything, with husband and collaborator, John Leventhal. One of the country’s pre-eminent singer-songwriters, Cash has released 15 albums of extraordinary songs that have earned four Grammy Awards and nominations for 11 more.
Message from the Executive DirectorAnnouncing Together Apart: Behind the Screens
Following our 10th Anniversary online celebration last month, The Soraya team took a moment to exhale and regroup.