OPERA NEWS COVERAGE


WQXR and Met Opera Star Anthony Roth Costanzojoin Presents THE OPERA PARTY WQXR and Met Opera Star Anthony Roth Costanzojoin Presents THE OPERA PARTY
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2017

This spring in The Greene Space, WQXR and Met Opera star Anthony Roth Costanzojoin forces to present The Opera Party, a new event series featuring world-class opera performances, engaging banter, unique physical environments, and culinary spectacle by celebrated chefs that will enchant opera aficion... (more...)
Florida Grand Opera Presents SongFest South Florida Program Florida Grand Opera Presents SongFest South Florida Program
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2017

The Josephine S. Leiser Center and Steinway Piano Gallery present the final SongFest South Florida program of the 2016-17 Season. Titled 'A Night at Court,' this recital features three members of Florida Grand Opera's Young Artist Program performing songs by celebrated court composers such as Wolfga... (more...)
VIDEO: Sneak Peek at Rainy Park Opera Company's 'Tinder Opera' VIDEO: Sneak Peek at Rainy Park Opera Company's 'Tinder Opera'
by Stage Tube - March 29, 2017

The Rainy Park Opera Company is producing operas for the modern day generation, such as The Bachelor Opera and The Tinder Opera. ... (more...)
Qatar to Host an Exclusive Tribute to Luciano Pavarotti, Blending Western and Arabic Music Qatar to Host an Exclusive Tribute to Luciano Pavarotti, Blending Western and Arabic Music
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2017

Today the Pavarotti Foundation together with Rosso Italiano, and in partnership with H.E. Guido De Sanctis, Ambassador of Italy to Qatar, announced the launch of a tribute concert to Luciano Pavarotti... (more...)
Co-Opera Presents Tchaikovsky's EUGENE ONEGIN Co-Opera Presents Tchaikovsky's EUGENE ONEGIN
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2017

Taking a spell from their ongoing successful national tour, Co-Opera returns home to Adelaide for a brief break from travelling to present the home crowd with their most ambitious and splendid production to date, Tchaikovsky's sweeping opera Eugene Onegin.... (more...)
BWW Review: L'ITALIANA IN ALGERI at Sarasota Opera House BWW Review: L'ITALIANA IN ALGERI at Sarasota Opera House
by Carolan Trbovich - March 28, 2017

Sarasota Opera House Brings Humor to the stage in Italian Girl in Algiers... (more...)
Review Roundup: LA Opera's TALES OF HOFFMANN Review Roundup: LA Opera's TALES OF HOFFMANN
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

L.A. Opera presented TALES OF HOFFMANN, now playing through April 15th.... (more...)
Odyssey Opera Continues Wilde Opera Nights Next Month Odyssey Opera Continues Wilde Opera Nights Next Month
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

Boston's most original and innovative opera company, Odyssey Opera, continues its Wilde Opera Nights series, a season-long exploration of operatic works inspired by the writings and world of Oscar Wilde.... (more...)
OperaUpClose Presents LA TRAVIATA OperaUpClose Presents LA TRAVIATA
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

???????Following two London transfers (Soho Theatre and Tricycle Theatre) and an extensive UK tour, Olivier Award-winning OperaUpClose present their critically acclaimed, new English version of Verdi's La Traviata; for their debut performance at Exeter's Northcott Theatre.... (more...)
CARMEN Creatives Extremely Disappointed with Changes to Production Despite Opera Australia's Claim to Stay True to Original Format CARMEN Creatives Extremely Disappointed with Changes to Production Despite Opera Australia's Claim to Stay True to Original Format
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

BroadwayWorld has just received a statement from the creative team behind CARMEN, Gale Edwards, Brian Thomson AM, and Julie Lynch, concerning Opera Australia's production... (more...)
Canadian Opera Company Announces Free Events In April Canadian Opera Company Announces Free Events In April
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

In conjunction with the Canadian Opera Company's new production of Harry Somers' Louis Riel, FREE events are taking place in Toronto throughout the month of April, allowing the general public to discover this uniquely Canadian contribution to the opera world.... (more...)
Photo Coverage: First Look at Pittsburgh Opera's TURANDOT Photo Coverage: First Look at Pittsburgh Opera's TURANDOT
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

Let Pittsburgh Opera take you to ancient China with Pittsburgh Opera's lavish production of Puccini's Turandot. Prince Calaf falls in love with the icy Princess Turandot. To marry her, he must solve three riddles; a single wrong answer results in death.... (more...)
Utah Opera To Highlight Veterans' Journey With THE LONG WALK, 3/31, 4/1 Utah Opera To Highlight Veterans' Journey With THE LONG WALK, 3/31, 4/1
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

 On March 31 and April 1 at 7:30 PM “The Long Walk” will make its Western U.S. premiere at the Jeanné Wagner Theater in the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. It is the story of one man's experience and based on the book “The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life that Follows” by Brian Castner.... (more...)
Guerilla Opera To Play Greatest Hits In Honor Of 10th Anniversary, 4/18 Guerilla Opera To Play Greatest Hits In Honor Of 10th Anniversary, 4/18
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

Guerilla Opera plays its greatest hits on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at its 10th Anniversary Celebration in the OBERON at 2 Arrow Street, Cambridge, MA 02138! Join your host Allegra Libonati, Stage Director of upcoming “Play: the Game—or—Game: the Play” and Boston Lyric Opera's recent “The Rakes Progre... (more...)
Madison Opera Announces 2017-18 Season Madison Opera Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

Madison Opera has announced the company's 2017/18 season, which feature a classic opera and two Madison Opera premieres.  The season opens in November with Bizet's Carmen, followed by Mozart's The Abduction from the Seraglio in February, and Catán's Florencia en el Amazonas in April. ... (more...)
BWW Review: An Off-Night in Seville with an Unexciting FIDELIO at the Met BWW Review: An Off-Night in Seville with an Unexciting FIDELIO at the Met
by Richard Sasanow - March 27, 2017

Beethoven's only opera, FIDELIO, was the last of three operas this season at the Met to take place in Seville, after CARMEN and BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA. Third time definitely wasn't the charm.... (more...)
BWW REVIEW: Opera Australia's Revival Of Handa On Sydney Harbour's CARMEN Is Entertaining But Not True To The Creators Vision BWW REVIEW: Opera Australia's Revival Of Handa On Sydney Harbour's CARMEN Is Entertaining But Not True To The Creators Vision
by Jade Kops - March 26, 2017

Bizet's CARMEN's big dramatic imagery, colourful crowd scenes and bold iconic music lends itself to a major spectacle like HANDA ON SYDNEY HARBOUR (HOSH), the jewel in Opera Australia's annual programme so it is understandable that they have opted to 'revive' the 2013 production.... (more...)
Met Box Office to Open Sunday Met Box Office to Open Sunday
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

American Ballet Theatre's 2017 Spring season at the Metropolitan Opera House, May 15-July 8, will feature the New York Premiere of Alexei Ratmansky's Whipped Cream and the Company Premiere of Ratmansky's Souvenir d'un lieu cher. Tickets for ABT's Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House go on s... (more...)
American Opera Projects and Nashville Opera Present NY Premiere of THREE WAY, 6/15-18 American Opera Projects and Nashville Opera Present NY Premiere of THREE WAY, 6/15-18
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

 American Opera Projects and Nashville Opera are excited to announce the New York premiere of the comic opera triptych Three Way, a playful three-act performance that explores the future of love, sex, and need with a clever balance of humor and drama. Each aptly named act (The Companion, Safe Word, ... (more...)
Florida Grand Opera's BEFORE NIGHT FALLS Continues Thru 3/25 Florida Grand Opera's BEFORE NIGHT FALLS Continues Thru 3/25
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

The early reviews for Florida Grand Opera's production of Jorge Martín's powerful opera Before Night Falls have appeared, and critics agree that the work represents a bold and adventurous step forward for the company that is the oldest continuously operating performing arts organization in the state... (more...)
Video/Photo Preview: Opera & Ballet International Presents AIDA, LA BOHEME and NABUCCO, May 3-6 Video/Photo Preview: Opera & Ballet International Presents AIDA, LA BOHEME and NABUCCO, May 3-6
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

AWARD-WINNING opera producer Ellen Kent returns to Manchester following critically acclaimed tours of Carmen, Tosca and Die Fledermaus, bringing an opera festival of three new productions, boasting magnificent new sets. Aida with the grandeur of Egypt, La Boheme, the most romantic opera of all and N... (more...)
Jessica Pratt & Greta Bradman to Shine in LA SONNAMBULA Jessica Pratt & Greta Bradman to Shine in LA SONNAMBULA
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

Glittering star sopranos Jessica Pratt and Greta Bradman join for Victorian Opera's concert staging of Bellini's bel canto masterpiece La Sonnambula at Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall on 5 May 2017. ... (more...)
2017 Schwabacher Debut Recitals Continue April 9 with THE WOODS: A ROM-COM RECITAL 2017 Schwabacher Debut Recitals Continue April 9 with THE WOODS: A ROM-COM RECITAL
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

The 34th season of Schwabacher Debut Recitals continues on Sunday,April 9 at 5:30 p.m. in the Dianne and Tad Taube Atrium Theater with mezzo-soprano Renee Rapier, bass Anthony Reed and pianist and San Francisco Opera Head of Music Staff John Churchwell. They will present The Woods: A Rom-Com Recital... (more...)
Schwabacher Debut Recitals at San Francisco Opera Features Renee Rapier, Anthony Reed and John Churchwell, 4/9 Schwabacher Debut Recitals at San Francisco Opera Features Renee Rapier, Anthony Reed and John Churchwell, 4/9
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

 The 34th season of Schwabacher Debut Recitals continues on Sunday, April 9 at 5:30 p.m. in the Dianne and Tad Taube Atrium Theater with mezzo-soprano Renée Rapier, bass Anthony Reed and pianist and San Francisco Opera Head of Music Staff John Churchwell. They will present The Woods: A Rom-Com Recit... (more...)
Jessica Pratt and Greta Bradman Join Victorian Opera in BELLINI'S LA SONNAMBULA, May 5 Jessica Pratt and Greta Bradman Join Victorian Opera in BELLINI'S LA SONNAMBULA, May 5
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

Glittering star sopranos Jessica Pratt and Greta Bradman join for Victorian Opera's concert staging of Bellini's bel canto masterpiece La Sonnambula at Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall on 5 May 2017. ... (more...)