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BWW Review: San Diego Opera Again Proves Itself Worthy of 'Must-See' Status BWW Review: San Diego Opera Again Proves Itself Worthy of 'Must-See' Status
by Erica Miner - April 21, 2015

A display of operatic and symphonic talent rarely seen and heard on one stage... (more...)
Mannes and Parsons to Present Jonathan Dove's FLIGHT Mannes and Parsons to Present Jonathan Dove's FLIGHT
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2015

The New School's Mannes School of Music and Parsons School of Design co-present the New York City premiere of Flight, by composer Jonathan Dove. Music students from Mannes Opera and Mannes Orchestra will perform the three-act opera, in a fully-staged production featuring costume and set design by st... (more...)
James Levine to Conduct UN BALLO IN MASCHERA at the Met James Levine to Conduct UN BALLO IN MASCHERA at the Met
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2015

Met Music Director James Levine will lead a starry revival of Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera, opening April 23 and continuing for four additional performances through May 9.... (more...)
NY Gilbert & Sullivan to Present THE GONDOLIERS at Skirball Center, 5/15-17 NY Gilbert & Sullivan to Present THE GONDOLIERS at Skirball Center, 5/15-17
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2015

The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, America's preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, will present its spring production The Gondoliers May 15-17 at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place).... (more...)
Amore Opera to Present Mozart's DON GIOVANNI Amore Opera to Present Mozart's DON GIOVANNI
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2015

This May, the Amore Opera returns with Mozart & Da Ponte's DON GIOVANNI directed by Nathan Hull and conducted by Douglas Martin with set design by Richard Cerullo. This fully staged production featuring the Amore Opera Orchestra opens on May 8 and runs for 13 performances through May 24 at The Conn... (more...)
Florentine Opera Company Names 2015-16 Lineup of Studio Artists Florentine Opera Company Names 2015-16 Lineup of Studio Artists
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2015

The results of the company's largest Young Artist Audition for the 2015-2016 residency program are in – The Florentine Opera Company announces the 2015-2016 lineup of Florentine Opera Studio Artists along with the next season of the @ The Center Series.... (more...)
Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 4/12/2015 - 4/19/2015
by BWW - April 19, 2015

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SRO Presents Princesses and Heroes in Opera, Sunday 4/26 SRO Presents Princesses and Heroes in Opera, Sunday 4/26
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2015

?The New Jersey State Repertory Opera (SRO) will present its spring benefit concert, “Princesses and Heroes In Opera,” on Sunday, April 26, 2015 at the Van Vleck House and Gardens in Montclair, NJ from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm.... (more...)
Arizona Musicfest Young Performers Concert at the MIM Arizona Musicfest Young Performers Concert at the MIM
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2015

Each year, Arizona Musicfest attracts some of the brightest young musical talent from around the State of Arizona, to its instrumental and vocal competitions. Arizona Musicfest announces the winners from this year's 2015 Piano, Vocal and Instrumental Competitions which were held in March and April.... (more...)
San Francisco Opera Ball 2015: Moonlight & Music San Francisco Opera Ball 2015: Moonlight & Music
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2015

San Francisco Opera Guild in collaboration with San Francisco Opera Association today announced plans for Opera Ball 2015: Moonlight & Music, a gala benefit on Friday, the 11th of September celebrating San Francisco Opera's 93rd season and opening-night performance of Giuseppe Verdi's Luisa Miller.... (more...)
Brian Zeger Chairs Judges Panel for This Weekend's Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition Brian Zeger Chairs Judges Panel for This Weekend's Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2015

The Dallas Opera is proud to announce the appointment of Brian Zeger as Chair of the Judges Panel for the 2015 Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition. This season's competition will take place today, April 18, 2015 and Sunday, April 19, 2015 in the elegant setting of the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera... (more...)
George Cleve Conducts THE MAGIC FLUTE, Beginning Tonight at Opera San Jose George Cleve Conducts THE MAGIC FLUTE, Beginning Tonight at Opera San Jose
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2015

Opera San José concludes its 31st season with Mozart's The Magic Flute.... (more...)
The North Carolina Opera Presents Mozart's DON GIOVANNI, Now thru 4/26 The North Carolina Opera Presents Mozart's DON GIOVANNI, Now thru 4/26
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2015

North Carolina Opera is proud to present Mozart's Don Giovanni, in a spectacular fully staged production this April at Raleigh's A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater.... (more...)
The Victorian Opera Marks the ANZAC Centenary with REMEMBRANCE Today The Victorian Opera Marks the ANZAC Centenary with REMEMBRANCE Today
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2015

Victorian Opera marks the ANZAC centenary with the premiere of Remembrance in Hobart today 18 April with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra – a new work based on songs from the World War One era, archival footage and photography.... (more...)
Houston Grand Opera's THE MAGIC FLUTE to Return This May at Outdoor Stages Houston Grand Opera's THE MAGIC FLUTE to Return This May at Outdoor Stages
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2015

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) will present performances of Mozart's The Magic Flute at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands on Friday, May 15, at 8 p.m. and at Miller Outdoor Theatre on Friday, May 22, and Saturday, May 23, at 8 p.m. The Magic Flute matches a comic yet wise fairy tale wi... (more...)
Ailyn Perez Boards Metropolitan Opera Guild's Artists' Council Ailyn Perez Boards Metropolitan Opera Guild's Artists' Council
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2015

The Metropolitan Opera Guild has announced that soprano Ailyn Pérez has joined the organization's Artists' Council. Comprised of a distinguished group of Met artists from both past and present, all of whom share the Guild's mission to support the Metropolitan Opera and enhance the public's appreciat... (more...)
ALT Developed Operas Set for Fort Worth Opera's 2016 Season ALT Developed Operas Set for Fort Worth Opera's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2015

American Lyric Theater (ALT) has announced that three operas programmed in Forth Worth Opera's 2016 Season, announced earlier today by the company, are works commissioned and developed by ALT in New York City.... (more...)
Canadian Opera Company Presents THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, Beginning Tonight Canadian Opera Company Presents THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2015

Toronto – Audiences will discover love has a sense of humour with the Canadian Opera Company's new production of Rossini's TheBarber of Seville from the Spanish theatre troupe Els Comediants. Scottish-born Rory Macdonald, one of Britain's most talented and dynamic young conductors, returns to lead t... (more...)
Bay Street Theater to Present Verdi's LA TRAVIATA, 5/9 Bay Street Theater to Present Verdi's LA TRAVIATA, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2015

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts and Divaria Productions are pleased to announce a shortened, LIVE version of Giuseppe Verdi's LA TRAVIATA on Saturday, May 9 at 8 pm. The evening will highlight Verdi's most famous opera with the most important numbers linked by compelling narrativ... (more...)
Yonghoon Lee to Sub in for Title Role at Verdi's DON CARLO, 4/16 Yonghoon Lee to Sub in for Title Role at Verdi's DON CARLO, 4/16
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2015

Yonghoon Lee will sing the title role in this evening's performance of Verdi's Don Carlo, replacing Ricardo Tamura. As previously scheduled, Lee will sing the role in all remaining Met performances of the opera this season.... (more...)
Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera to Launch ART INVASIONS Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera to Launch ART INVASIONS
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2015

With the thundering applause of thousands of greater Sacramento children still reverberating in the Community Center Theater, the Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera (SacPhil & Opera) announced today “Art Invasion 2015” -- 7 weeks of musical pop-up performances by SacPhil & Opera instrumental and choral... (more...)
Canadian Opera Company to Hold Special Performance of THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, 5/15 Canadian Opera Company to Hold Special Performance of THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2015

Toronto – The stage is set for opera's next generation of stars to shine, when the young artists of the Canadian Opera Company's Ensemble Studio take on Rossini's comic masterpiece, The Barber of Seville. This special performance takes place at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts on May ... (more...)
The Knoxville Opera Company Presents The 14th Annual Rossini Festival International Street Fair, 4/25 The Knoxville Opera Company Presents The 14th Annual Rossini Festival International Street Fair, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2015

Knoxville Opera celebrates the arts with a spectacular feast of dance, music and performance through Knoxville Opera's annual Rossini Festival International Street Fair on Saturday, April 25 from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. The event is free to the public and draws attendees from around the region and country.... (more...)
The Royal Opera House Announces 2015-2016 Season, Featuring MORGEN UND ABEND, LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR, and More The Royal Opera House Announces 2015-2016 Season, Featuring MORGEN UND ABEND, LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR, and More
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2015

The 2015/16 Royal Opera House Season has been announced. The Royal Opera, The Royal Ballet and visiting companies will stage more than sixty works during 2015/16 and twelve productions from Covent Garden - six operas and six ballets - will be relayed live to more than 1,500 cinemas in 35 countrie... (more...)
Seattle Opera Selected for $360K Wallace Foundation Grant Seattle Opera Selected for $360K Wallace Foundation Grant
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015

Seattle Opera has been selected for the New York-based Wallace Foundation's Building Audiences for Sustainability effort.... (more...)



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