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Miami Lyric Opera Hosts 2015 Gala Tonight Miami Lyric Opera Hosts 2015 Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2015

The Miami Lyric Opera is coming to the Colony Theatre tonight and tomorrow, May 30th and 31st.... (more...)
The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Presents Its 2015 Fundraiser, UNCORKED!, Tonight The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Presents Its 2015 Fundraiser, UNCORKED!, Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2015

 The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera will present its 2015 fundraiser, UnCorked!, tonight, May 30 from 6:30-10:00pm at Renaissance Park. This event, held along the banks of the Tennessee River, will feature wine tasting, some of Chattanooga's best cuisine, a silent auction, and of course music for sipp... (more...)
On Site Opera Presents Giovanni Paisiello's THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, 6/9-13 On Site Opera Presents Giovanni Paisiello's THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, 6/9-13
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

This summer, On Site Opera(OSO) will present a new production that exemplifies the company's mission to stage operas in non-traditional locations ideally suited to the stories they tell. OSO will offer an immersive site-specific staging of Giovanni Paisiello's The Barber of Seville at the opulent Fa... (more...)
Opera On Tap to Perform at The Brick's First Ever F*ckfest, 6/23-29 Opera On Tap to Perform at The Brick's First Ever F*ckfest, 6/23-29
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

 Opera on Tap presents an immersive evening of sex education, opera-style, as part of The Brick's first ever F*ckfest (a 'sextival' featuring new works with unique, playful, and subversive approaches to sexuality). Coursework includes scenes from The Inner Circle (www.theinnercircleopera.com), a sex... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Opera Theatre of St. Louis' Unique and Amusing Take on THE BARBER OF SEVILLE BWW Reviews: Opera Theatre of St. Louis' Unique and Amusing Take on THE BARBER OF SEVILLE
by Chris Gibson - May 28, 2015

I think I bring this up every time I write about an opera, but it's just so funny to me that most of my early exposure to the medium came through films that I saw on TV when I was kid. Whether it was an Our Gang short (the one where Alfalfa wants to give up crooning to become an opera singer), a Bug... (more...)
Opera on Tap to Perform at F*ckfest This June Opera on Tap to Perform at F*ckfest This June
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

une 23-29, Opera on Tap presents an immersive evening of sex education, opera-style, as part of The Brick's first ever F*ckfest (a 'sextival' featuring new works with unique, playful, and subversive approaches to sexuality).... (more...)
Long Beach Opera Reveals 2016 Season Long Beach Opera Reveals 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

Long Beach Opera's 2016 season has been announced and includes a new production of the 1974 version of Leonard Bernstein's comic operetta Candide, winner of four Tony Awards; the world premiere of Tobin Stokes' Fallujah, with a libretto by Iraqi-American Heather Raffo, based on the story of a US Mar... (more...)
Diane Paulus Talks Public Policy In The Arts & A.R.T.'s CROSSING Diane Paulus Talks Public Policy In The Arts & A.R.T.'s CROSSING
by Pat Cerasaro - May 27, 2015

Get a first look at CROSSING!... (more...)
Florida Grand Opera Receives NEA Art Work Grant Florida Grand Opera Receives NEA Art Work Grant
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

 In the second major grant announcement of fiscal year 2015, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) will make a $20,000 award to Florida Grand Opera (FGO). FGO's proposed project focuses on the relationship between the company's upcoming production of Weinberg's The Passenger, its underlying them... (more...)
Atlanta Opera to Bring 'Discoveries' Series to Downtown Atlanta Atlanta Opera to Bring 'Discoveries' Series to Downtown Atlanta
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

The Atlanta Opera, in partnership with the Rialto Center for the Arts, brings Soldier Songs, a contemporary opera by American composer David T. Little, to Atlanta. The evening of theater will be a highly charged experience with arresting projections, eye-catching visuals and a thunderous score.  Not... (more...)
BWW Review: M'DEA UNDONE, Not Your Typical Opera BWW Review: M'DEA UNDONE, Not Your Typical Opera
by Jason Carlos - May 27, 2015

Adapted from a scene of Euripides' Medea, the Tapestry Opera's latest production of M'DEA UNDONE brings the myth and tragedy of this classic story to modern times. The opera takes place in the twenty-first century as Jason, a former army captain, begins a new political career and begins to distance ... (more...)
The Utopia Opera Presents ARIADNE AUF NAXOS, 6/5-13 The Utopia Opera Presents ARIADNE AUF NAXOS, 6/5-13
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

On June 5, 6, 12, & 13 at 7:30pm, Utopia Opera presents Richard Strauss' ground-breaking and thrilling Ariadne auf Naxos in a staged production performed with an 18-piece orchestra at the Ida K. Lang Recital Hall at Hunter College (695 Park Avenue). Utopia founder and artistic director,William Remme... (more...)
Inside Tech Week For A.R.T.'s CROSSING Inside Tech Week For A.R.T.'s CROSSING
by Pat Cerasaro - May 26, 2015

Go inside tech week for CROSSING!... (more...)
Rhymes With Opera to Premiere MANIFESTO ON THE LEDGE Rhymes With Opera to Premiere MANIFESTO ON THE LEDGE
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

Rhymes With Opera (RWO) announces its 2015 world premiere performances of Anna Meadors' one-act opera Manifesto on the Ledge in New York on May 29-31 at the 124 Bank Street Theatre. Program also to include music of Frederic Rzewski and Matthew Triplett. Soloists include founding members of RWO and t... (more...)
New Rochelle Opera to Perform CARMEN, 6/25 New Rochelle Opera to Perform CARMEN, 6/25
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

(NEW ROCHELLE, NY) May 25, 2015 – New Rochelle Opera's year-long 30th anniversary celebration reaches its apex with a revival of Georges Bizet's CARMEN from June 25-28, 2015 in the Frank J. Auriana Theatre at the Ursuline School, 1345 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY.  The production will be staged by... (more...)
Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 5/17/2015 - 5/24/2015
by BWW - May 24, 2015

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 5/17/2015 - 5/24/2015. ... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Tenor René Barbera is in Love With Opera BWW Interviews: Tenor René Barbera is in Love With Opera
by Erica Miner - May 22, 2015

His star is not just rising; it already has found its place in the operatic firmament... (more...)
Opera Saratoga & Words After War to Host Writing Workshop Alongside THE LONG WALK Opera Saratoga & Words After War to Host Writing Workshop Alongside THE LONG WALK
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

Opera Saratoga, in partnership with the literary organization Words After War, will present a writing workshop to civilians, veterans and military families on July 11 and July 12, 2015 at The New York State Military Museum in Saratoga Springs, NY. The two-day event will be held in conjunction with t... (more...)
Dallas Opera Names Ekaterina Scherbachenko as Debut Artist of the Year Dallas Opera Names Ekaterina Scherbachenko as Debut Artist of the Year
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

DALLAS, MAY 21, 2015 – The Dallas Opera is pleased to announce the winner of the 2015 “Maria Callas Debut Artist of the Year” Award: incandescent Russian soprano Ekaterina Scherbachenko.... (more...)
Arizona Opera Announces Opera Book Club Arizona Opera Announces Opera Book Club
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

Kick off your summer reading with the Arizona Opera Book Club. Arizona Opera's Book Club is a wonderful way to meet fellow audience members, discuss, learn, and connect. With free events throughout the year, members will participate in guest lecturers, author interviews, discussions, film screenings... (more...)
San Francisco Opera to Premiere Marco Tutino's TWO WOMEN San Francisco Opera to Premiere Marco Tutino's TWO WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

This moving drama follows a strong-willed widow and her teenage daughter in World War II as they flee from Rome to provincial Ciociaria in a vain attempt to find safety. Starring as Cesira is Italian soprano Anna Caterina Antonacci, who has garnered outstanding reviews throughout Europe and for her ... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Lucas Meachem Fills His Pie Pan with Opera BWW Interviews: Lucas Meachem Fills His Pie Pan with Opera
by Erica Miner - May 22, 2015

Meachem is about to take Europe by storm with an extended tour... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Theatre Baton Rouge's MASTER CLASS Teaches Audiences a Thing or Two About Maria Callas BWW Reviews: Theatre Baton Rouge's MASTER CLASS Teaches Audiences a Thing or Two About Maria Callas
by Tara Bennett - May 22, 2015

Whether audience members know, or let alone have heard, about opera singer Maria Callas, Master Class offers much to contemplate about the dedication towards one's art.... (more...)
The Glimmerglass Festival Receives Five Grants for 2015 Season and Special Initiatives The Glimmerglass Festival Receives Five Grants for 2015 Season and Special Initiatives
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

 The Glimmerglass Festival has announced it is the recent recipient of five grants for special purposes. The company celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, and these awards will help the company continue its commitment to new productions of American and rare works, expand its community engagemen... (more...)
The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Announces 2015-16 CSO Chorus Auditions The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Announces 2015-16 CSO Chorus Auditions
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera will be holding open auditions for vocalists interested in joining the CSO Chorus for the 2015/16 season. Auditions will be held on Tuesday, June 16 and Thursday/Friday,  June 18 and 19 in the Chapel at First Baptist Church, located at 401 Gateway Avenue in Chattanoo... (more...)


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