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Opera Saratoga's 2016 Summer Festival to Include U.S. Premiere of WITCHES OF VENICE and MoreOpera Saratoga's 2016 Summer Festival to Include U.S. Premiere of WITCHES OF VENICE and More

Lawrence Edelson, Artistic and General Director of Opera Saratoga, announced today the program for the 2016 Summer Festival, which will run from May 28th through July 17, 2016. The season will feature (more...)


Photo Flash: ROMEO AND JULIET at Beijing Academy of Performing ArtsPhoto Flash: ROMEO AND JULIET at Beijing Academy of Performing Arts

Yesterday was the last of Beijing Academy of Performing Arts' kids theatre camps for summer 2015. The students performed Romeo and Juliet and 80 friends and family came to watch the performance. The (more...)


Lucine Amara Announces Verismo Opera to Conclude 26th Season with Lucia di Lammermoor on October 18Lucine Amara Announces Verismo Opera to Conclude 26th Season with Lucia di Lammermoor on October 18

?The Bergen Performing Arts Center's (bergenPAC) house opera company, the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera (Verismo Opera), will conclude its 26th season with Gaetano Donizetti's Lucia di Lamme (more...)


Opera Parall��le to Premiere AMAZING GRACE, Based on Mary Hoffman's Book, 11/12Opera Parall��le to Premiere AMAZING GRACE, Based on Mary Hoffman's Book, 11/12

San Francisco, CA, August 28, 2015 ��� As part of its unique annual Hands-on-Opera education and youth performance program, Opera Parall��le (OP) will present the world premiere of��Amazing Grace,��by OP c (more...)


Melbourne Opera to Present MARY STUART, with Elena Xanthoudakis, 9/2Melbourne Opera to Present MARY STUART, with Elena Xanthoudakis, 9/2

This spring, Melbourne Opera will stage a new production of Gaetano Donizetti's gripping historical drama, Mary Stuart (Maria Stuarda); starring international opera stars Elena Xanthoudakis and Rosamu (more...)


Berkshire Opera Festival Names First Director of DevelopmentBerkshire Opera Festival Names First Director of Development

Berkshire Opera Festival (BOF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Karl E. Held as its first Director of Development. He begins his role with BOF on September 1, 2015. (more...)


BWW Review: VERDI'S REQUIEM Is at Its Best in Adelaide This WeekBWW Review: VERDI'S REQUIEM Is at Its Best in Adelaide This Week
by Barry Lenny

One cannot imagine what the first audience felt when Verdi broke the mould of the requiem. (more...)


Experiments in Opera Announces Its Fifth Anniversary SeasonExperiments in Opera Announces Its Fifth Anniversary Season

While the world is awash in new opera ventures,��Experiments��in Opera��stands out from the crowd.��A composer-driven collective with an air of mad scientists in��the lab, EiO is interested in new formulas (more...)


Free Screening of WEST SIDE STORY Set for Lincoln Center Plaza TonightFree Screening of WEST SIDE STORY Set for Lincoln Center Plaza Tonight

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Metropolitan Opera announced that they are co-presenting a free outdoor screening of Jerome Robbins & Robert Wise's Academy Award-winning film West Side Stor (more...)


Opera in the Heights to Open New Season with I PAGLIACCIOpera in the Heights to Open New Season with I PAGLIACCI

Opera in the Heights (Oh!) kicks off its 20th anniversary season with Leoncavallo's I Pagliacci (The Clowns) on Sept. 18, one of several inspired works in the company's 2015 -2016 repertoire. I Paglia (more...)


San Francisco Opera Names Jordi Bernacer New Resident ConductorSan Francisco Opera Names Jordi Bernacer New Resident Conductor

San Francisco Opera Music Director Nicola Luisotti today announced that Company Resident Conductor Giuseppe Finzi has stepped down in order to accept a growing demand of international conducting assig (more...)


Atlanta Opera to Open Mainstage Season with LA BOHEMEAtlanta Opera to Open Mainstage Season with LA BOHEME

The Atlanta Opera presents Puccini's classic, and possibly most famous opera, La boh��me. (more...)


Washington National Opera Announces Full Schedule for American Opera InitiativeWashington National Opera Announces Full Schedule for American Opera Initiative

WASHINGTON)���Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced details for the fourth season of the American Opera Initiative, its comprehensive commissioning program that brings contemporary American st (more...)


Opera Grand Rapids to Host Annual Night With The Opera Gala, 10/30Opera Grand Rapids to Host Annual Night With The Opera Gala, 10/30

Opera Grand Rapids is ramping up for its annual Night With The Opera fundraiser on October 30 surrounding the company's season opening concert of Giuseppe Verdi's ���Requiem.��� Opera Grand Rapids invites (more...)


ROMEO AND JULIET to Launch Royal Opera House's Live Cinema 2015-16 SeasonROMEO AND JULIET to Launch Royal Opera House's Live Cinema 2015-16 Season

The Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season 2015/16 is the most ambitious to date. Six ballets and six operas, including five new productions, will be screened in over 1,000 cinemas across 45 countries a (more...)


 

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