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Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 6/22/2014 - 6/29/2014

Below are BWWOperaWorld.com's most popular articles from 6/22/2014 - 6/29/2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week!

1) Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 6/22/2014 - 6/29/2014 The Dallas Opera and the San Diego Opera to Co-Produce GREAT SCOTT
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2014

The Dallas Opera proudly welcomes a co-producer, San Diego Opera, to the first major project in fourteen years by critically acclaimed American composer Jake Heggie (Moby-Dick) and Tony Award-winning playwright and librettist Terrence McNally (Master Class). (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 6/22/2014 - 6/29/2014 BroadwayWorld Special Coverage: SUMMER STAGES - Our Picks for Summer's Best Around the World!
by BWW Special Coverage - June 23, 2014

As the summer days near, BroadwayWorld rounded up our worldwide community - from Australia to Spain, California and beyond! - to bring you our top picks for the best of summer theater in each of our main markets! Looking for the best of the summer venue and production offerings in your area? Let's hear from a sampling of the BroadwayWorld experts! (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 6/22/2014 - 6/29/2014 Ian Derrer Named Artistic Administrator of Dallas Opera
by BWW News Desk - June 25, 2014

In the wake of Jonathan Pell's decision to step down after thirty years of distinguished service to The Dallas Opera, General Director & CEO Keith Cerny has announce the appointment of a new Artistic Administrator, Ian Derrer. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 6/22/2014 - 6/29/2014 Metropolitan Opera Musicians Respond to NY Times Editorial
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2014

The MET Orchestra Musicians and Local 802, American Federation of Musicians, are 'deeply concerned' about the future of the Metropolitan Opera and have just given BWW Opera World the following statement regarding today's editorial in the New York Times: (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 6/22/2014 - 6/29/2014 Ian Derrer Appointed as New Artistic Administrator of Dallas Opera
by BWW News Desk - June 25, 2014

DALLAS, JUNE 25, 2014 - In the wake of Jonathan Pell's decision to step down after thirty years of distinguished service to The Dallas Opera, General Director & CEO Keith Cerny is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Artistic Administrator, Ian Derrer. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 6/22/2014 - 6/29/2014 The LA Opera Presents Its 2014-2015 Season Preview
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2014

On September 13, LA Opera kicks off an exciting 2014/15 season with La Traviata. Following the success of the mesmerizingly beautiful Thais,Placido Domingo and soprano Nino Machaidze come together once again in this Giuseppe Verdi classic under the baton of Music Director James Conlon. Maestro Conlon will also conduct our highly anticipatedFigaro Trilogy which follows the development of Figaro, one of opera's most famous characters, from barber to bridegroom to older-but-still-wily servant in Corigliano's The Ghosts of Versailles (Feb. 23-Mar. 1, 2015), Rossini's The Barber of Seville (Feb. 28-Mar. 22, 2015) and Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro (Mar. 21-Apr. 12, 2015). (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 6/22/2014 - 6/29/2014 KLINGHOFFER Anti-Censorship Statement Gains New Co-signer
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2014

The National Coalition Against Censorship has added a new co-signer to its statement (read online) opposing the Metropolitan Opera's cancellation of live, high-definition screenings of John Adams' opera, The Death of Klinghoffer, to 65 countries. The International Committee for Artists' Freedom has joined as a co-signer, adding to the National Opera Association, Article 19, The Dramatists Legal Defense Fund, Free Expression Policy Project, freeDimensional, Freemuse, and PEN American Center. The statement urges the Metropolitan and its director, Peter Gelb, to reconsider and proceed with the scheduled simulcast. The list of organizations joining the statement is expected to continue growing. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 6/22/2014 - 6/29/2014 Metropolitan Opera House Vandalized with Spray Paint
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2014

New York City's Metropolitan Opera House was vandalized early Wednesday morning. The vandal spray painted obscenities on paintings, sculptures and administrative offices. According to the NYPD, part of a band shell at Lincoln Center was also spray painted. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 6/22/2014 - 6/29/2014 The Dallas Opera and the San Diego Opera to Co-Produce GREAT SCOTT
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2014

The Dallas Opera proudly welcomes a co-producer, San Diego Opera, to the first major project in fourteen years by critically acclaimed American composer Jake Heggie (Moby-Dick) and Tony Award-winning playwright and librettist Terrence McNally (Master Class). (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 6/22/2014 - 6/29/2014 North Carolina Opera to Announce the 2014-15 Season at a Kickoff Event at CAM Raleigh, 6/30
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2014

On June 30, North Carolina Opera will announce the company's 2014-15 season at a kickoff event at CAM Raleigh, 409 W. Martin St. in Raleigh. The admission-free event, which runs 6 to 8 p.m., features musical highlights from the upcoming season, snacks, and beverages, including beer and wine. The kickoff is open to the public, but RSVPs are requested byJune 27. For more information or to make reservations, please call (919) 792-3856. North Carolina Opera thanks CAM Raleigh for the use of the facility and the event's co-sponsorsWCPE-FM and Quail Ridge Books & Music. (more...)


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