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BWW Review: Duffy Makes WAVES in Mazzoli-Vavrek Premiere at Opera PhiladelphiaBWW Review: Duffy Makes WAVES in Mazzoli-Vavrek Premiere at Opera Philadelphia
by Richard Sasanow

BREAKING THE WAVES, the stark, brutal new opera by Missy Mazzoli and Royce Vavrek, had its premiere last week at Opera Philadelphia, with a thrilling score and a star-making turn by soprano Kiera Duf (more...)


Canadian Opera Company's Free Concert Series to Bring World of Music and Dance to TorontoCanadian Opera Company's Free Concert Series to Bring World of Music and Dance to Toronto

The Canadian Opera Company's acclaimed Free Concert Series in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre returns this fall for its 11th season, once again offering a dynamic showcase of Toronto's cultural and (more...)


A Transgender Story Told Through Opera at Washington HallA Transgender Story Told Through Opera at Washington Hall

This fall, Seattleites can hear opera in a Central-District venue that once housed performances by Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald. But the location isn't the only new thing about Seattle Opera's A (more...)


Maestro Emmanuel Plasson Will Conduct Opening to Tulsa Opera's 69th SeasonMaestro Emmanuel Plasson Will Conduct Opening to Tulsa Opera's 69th Season

in LTulsa Opera, one of the nation's most veteran regional opera companies and an historic incubator of rising operatic talent, announces that Maestro Emmanuel Plasson will take the podium for the op (more...)


Concerts at Kent Town Announce Robert Dawe will Perform Again 19 October 2016Concerts at Kent Town Announce Robert Dawe will Perform Again 19 October 2016

Concerts at Kent Town say its with 'great joy and affection' that they welcome Robert Dawe back to their popular concert series.   Last year, after many years of battling illness, Robert returned to (more...)


Cape Town Opera to Revive 2011 Production of CARMEN at Artscape Opera HouseCape Town Opera to Revive 2011 Production of CARMEN at Artscape Opera House

Full of energy and fiery Spanish sensuality, Georges Bizet's CARMEN, one of the world's most popular operas, will return to the Artscape Opera House in a revival of Cape Town Opera's 2011 production. (more...)


Opera Star Frederica von Stade Joins Liz Callaway and More in STREET REQUIEM Tonight at Carnegie HallOpera Star Frederica von Stade Joins Liz Callaway and More in STREET REQUIEM Tonight at Carnegie Hall

The New York premiere of the award winning STREET REQUIEM will debut at Carnegie Hall at 8pm tonight, September 24th, in A Concert of Hope. (more...)


 Simon Keenlyside Stars in His First Met Performances of the Title Role in  Mozart's DON GIOVANNI Simon Keenlyside Stars in His First Met Performances of the Title Role in Mozart's DON GIOVANNI

Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leads the opening performances of Mozart's Don Giovanni, starring Simon Keenlyside in his first Met performances of the title role, which he has sung to acclaim wit (more...)


Susan Graham Sings Octavian with BSO, New Dead Man Walking, Met Gala & More in 2016-17Susan Graham Sings Octavian with BSO, New Dead Man Walking, Met Gala & More in 2016-17

Following her summer role debut in Santa Fe as Clairon in Richard Strauss's Capriccio, Grammy Award-winning mezzo-soprano Susan Graham - hailed by Gramophone as 'America's favorite mezzo' - launched t (more...)


BWW Review: TWISTED 2 a Celebration of all Things ColumbusBWW Review: TWISTED 2 a Celebration of all Things Columbus
by Amanda Etchison

Columbus performing arts organizations proved that collaboration is the key to creativity with the debut of 'Twisted 2.' (more...)


Opera Parallele Announces New Children's Opera 'Xochitl and the Flowers', 11/17Opera Parallele Announces New Children's Opera 'Xochitl and the Flowers', 11/17

As part of its unique annual Hands-on-Opera education and youth performance program, Opera Parallele (OP) will present the world premiere of Xochitl and the Flowers, by OP composer-in-residence Christ (more...)


Boston Lyric Opera Launches 40th Season With CARMEN Starring Jennifer Johnson Cano, TodayBoston Lyric Opera Launches 40th Season With CARMEN Starring Jennifer Johnson Cano, Today

Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) opens its 40th season with Calixto Bieito's bold staging of Georges Bizet's Carmen, the largest production the company has mounted in its four decades. Set in the arid earthin (more...)


Opera in the Heights Artists Present INTERMEZZO Chamber Music ConcertsOpera in the Heights Artists Present INTERMEZZO Chamber Music Concerts

Lambert Hall is the place be for "Intermezzo," a chamber music concert that includes popular opera arias and beautiful chamber pieces performed by Opera in the Heights (Oh!) singers and orchestra memb (more...)


Florida Grand Opera Announces Launch of New Volunteer ProgramFlorida Grand Opera Announces Launch of New Volunteer Program

Florida Grand Opera (FGO) is proud to announce the launch of a new volunteer program at the start of its 2016-2017 season. This new initiative invites individuals of all ages and skill sets to become (more...)


Houston Grand Opera to Host Costume Sale This OctoberHouston Grand Opera to Host Costume Sale This October

Calling all kings and queens, knights and ladies-in-waiting! Houston Grand Opera announces a fabulous costume sale from its private warehouse on Saturday, October 8, from 12 noon to 4 p.m. (more...)


 

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BWW Preview: Inside BREAKING THE WAVES, 'A Fever Dream of an Opera,' by Mazzoli and Vavrek, at the Guggenheim's Works & ProcessBWW Preview: Inside BREAKING THE WAVES, 'A Fever Dream of an Opera,' by Mazzoli and Vavrek, at the Guggenheim's Works & Process
by Richard Sasanow