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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Lisa O'Hare, Richard E. Grant, Bryce Pinkham and More for MY FAIR LADY at the Lyric Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Lisa O'Hare, Richard E. Grant, Bryce Pinkham and More for MY FAIR LADY at the Lyric
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2017

Lyric Opera of Chicago released today new behind-the-scenes rehearsal images from its production of Lerner and Loewe's My Fair Lady, starring Richard E. Grant and Lisa O'Hare as Henry Higgins and Eliza Doolittle. The production runs April 28 through May 21 (press opening April 29) at the Civic Opera... (more...)
Photo Flash: Pittsburgh Opera to Present the Premiere of SUMMER KING Photo Flash: Pittsburgh Opera to Present the Premiere of SUMMER KING
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2017

The very first world premiere in Pittsburgh Opera's distinguished 78 year history hits close to home. The Summer King tells the story of baseball legend Josh Gibson. Josh went from the sandlots of Pittsburgh's North Side to the pinnacle of greatness in the Negro Leagues, before ultimately being ensh... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Renee Fleming, Kelli O'Hara and More at the 2017 OPERA NEWS Awards Photo Flash: First Look at Renee Fleming, Kelli O'Hara and More at the 2017 OPERA NEWS Awards
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2017

More than 400 opera aficionados and performers – including opera stars Harolyn Blackwell, Lauren Flanigan, Ailyn Pérez, Diana Soviero, Teresa Stratas and surprise presenter Renée Fleming, were among those who attended the 12th Annual OPERA NEWS Awards at The Plaza Hotel last night.... (more...)
Photos and Video: A Loverly Sneak Peek at Richard E. Grant and Lisa O'Hare in Character for MY FAIR LADY at the Lyric Photos and Video: A Loverly Sneak Peek at Richard E. Grant and Lisa O'Hare in Character for MY FAIR LADY at the Lyric
by BWW News Desk - April 05, 2017

Lyric Opera of Chicago's grand-scale company premiere of My Fair Lady, starring Richard E. Grant and Lisa O'Hare as Henry Higgins and Eliza Doolittle, runs April 28 through May 21 (press opening April 29) at the Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the le... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Renee Fleming and Elina Garanca in Strauss's DER ROSENKAVALIER at The Met Photo Flash: First Look at Renee Fleming and Elina Garanca in Strauss's DER ROSENKAVALIER at The Met
by BWW News Desk - April 04, 2017

The dream cast of Renée Fleming as the Marschallin and El?na Garan?a as Octavian star in Strauss's grandest opera, Der Rosenkavalier, April 13-May 13. In his new production, Robert Carsen, the director behind the Met's recent Falstaff, places the action at the end of the Habsburg Empire, underscorin... (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...)
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...)
Photo Flash: Opera ENO Presents PARTENOPE Photo Flash: Opera ENO Presents PARTENOPE
by Roy Tan - March 19, 2017

Rosmira still loves the man who jilted her, Arsace. He, unfortunately, is in love with beautiful Partenope. As too are Armindo and Emilio. So naturally, Rosmira dresses up as a man and becomes another of Partenope's suitors, in order to win back Arsace. And that's before things get really tangled…... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Philip Glass's Opera, THE PERFECT AMERICAN, About Walt Disney's Final Days Photo Flash: First Look at Philip Glass's Opera, THE PERFECT AMERICAN, About Walt Disney's Final Days
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2017

Long Beach Opera is currently presenting the American Premiere of THE PERFECT AMERICAN, March 12 and 18, 2017, with music by Philip Glass and libretto by Rudy Wurlitzer. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look below!... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Pittsburgh Opera's TURANDOT Photo Flash: First Look at Pittsburgh Opera's TURANDOT
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 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...)
Photo Flash: First Look at San Francisco Opera Lab's ANNA CATERINA Photo Flash: First Look at San Francisco Opera Lab's ANNA CATERINA
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2017

SF Opera Lab presents three performances of Francis Poulenc's 1958 monodrama La Voix humaine (The Human Voice) starring internationally acclaimed soprano Anna Caterina Antonacci with pianist Donald Sulzen on March 11, 14 and 17, 2017.... (more...)
BWW Review: Washington National Opera's CHAMPION is a Winner BWW Review: Washington National Opera's CHAMPION is a Winner
by Benjamin Tomchik - March 07, 2017

Who among us hasn't fought for acceptance and inner peace? That alone makes Champion a winner.... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at San Francisco Opera's THE SOURCE Photo Flash: First Look at San Francisco Opera's THE SOURCE
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2017

F Opera Lab presents composer TedHearne's universally acclaimed digital-age oratorio The Source, drawn from the contents of Chelsea Manning'sWikiLeaks release and called 'some of the most expressive socially engaged music in recent memory-from any genre' by Pitchfork. Previously performed in New Yor... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Ted Hearne's Digital-Age Oratorio THE SOURCE at SF Opera Lab Photo Flash: First Look at Ted Hearne's Digital-Age Oratorio THE SOURCE at SF Opera Lab
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2017

SF Opera Lab presents composer Ted Hearne's universally acclaimed digital-age oratorio The Source, drawn from the contents of Chelsea Manning's WikiLeaks release and called 'some of the most expressive socially engaged music in recent memory-from any genre' by Pitchfork. Previously performed in New ... (more...)
BWW REVIEW: The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and Brandenburg Choir's Staged Concert Of HANDEL'S MESSIAH Is A Feast For The Senses BWW REVIEW: The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and Brandenburg Choir's Staged Concert Of HANDEL'S MESSIAH Is A Feast For The Senses
by Jade Kops - February 24, 2017

HANDEL'S MESSIAH, one of the most iconic Baroque works is finally given the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra's exquisitely emotive and expressive treatment under the baton of Artistic Director and Conductor Paul Dyer.... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Pittsburgh Opera's Transgender Story, AS ONE Photo Flash: First Look at Pittsburgh Opera's Transgender Story, AS ONE
by BWW News Desk - February 17, 2017

Pittsburgh Opera continues its 78th season with the Pennsylvania premiere of As One, a chamber opera for two voices and string quartet, by composer Laura Kaminsky and co-librettists Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed, at Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters February 18th - 26th, 2017.... (more...)
Photo Flash: LA Opera's THE GHOSTS OF VERSAILLES Photo Flash: LA Opera's THE GHOSTS OF VERSAILLES
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2017

The Ghosts of Versailles features Patricia Racette in the leading role of Marie Antoinette and Broadway legend Patti LuPone as the Turkish entertainer Samira.... (more...)
BWW Review: THE DAUGHTER OF THE REGIMENT Marries Tradition and Contemporary Opera BWW Review: THE DAUGHTER OF THE REGIMENT Marries Tradition and Contemporary Opera
by Amy Bradley - February 14, 2017

Austin Opera's second show this season, THE DAUGHTER OF THE REGIMENT welcomes Marie (performed by Rachele Gilmore) and 1,500 adopted fathers known as the 21st Regiment. The Long Center's stage is vast, however the regiment is fabulously represented by a chorus of  30 men with sergeant Sulpice at the... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Lyric Opera of Chicago's CARMEN Photo Flash: First Look at Lyric Opera of Chicago's CARMEN
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2017

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents the thrilling story of a deadly love triangle set to Georges Bizet's most vivid, exciting, and popular music.... (more...)
BWW REVIEW: Verdi's Tragic Love Story Of The Fallen Woman, LA TRAVIATA Returns To Sydney Opera House BWW REVIEW: Verdi's Tragic Love Story Of The Fallen Woman, LA TRAVIATA Returns To Sydney Opera House
by Jade Kops - February 12, 2017

Elijah Moshinsky's (Director) staging of Giuseppe Verdi's LA TRAVIATA returns to Sydney Opera House, this time under the eye of Revival Director Hugh Halliday.... (more...)
Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Brian Vu and Taylor Raven in Pittsburgh Opera's AS ONE Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Brian Vu and Taylor Raven in Pittsburgh Opera's AS ONE
by BWW News Desk - February 08, 2017

Pittsburgh Opera continues its 78th season with the Pennsylvania premiere of As One, a chamber opera for two voices and string quartet, by composer Laura Kaminsky and co-librettists Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed, at Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters February 18th - 26th, 2017.... (more...)
Photo Coverage: First Look at ENO's Mafia-Inspired RIGOLETTO Photo Coverage: First Look at ENO's Mafia-Inspired RIGOLETTO
by Roy Tan - February 02, 2017

A tragic story of jealousy, vengeance and sacrifice, Rigoletto is one of Verdi's most popular operas. Jonathan Miller's much-loved 'Mafia' production makes a welcome return to the ENO stage, relocating the action to New York's Little Italy in the 1950s.... (more...)
Photo Flash: Remembering Roberta Peters Photo Flash: Remembering Roberta Peters
by Walter McBride - January 23, 2017

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported last week, Roberta Peters, one of the most prominent American singers to achieve lasting fame and success in opera, has passed away at the age of 86. Peters is noted for her 35-year association with the Metropolitan Opera Company in New York, among the longest such as... (more...)
BWW REVIEW: Presented With Stunning Imagery, KING ROGER Is Powerful And Thought Provoking BWW REVIEW: Presented With Stunning Imagery, KING ROGER Is Powerful And Thought Provoking
by Jade Kops - January 21, 2017

Opera Australia's co-production with Royal Opera House and Dallas Opera's production of the rarely performed KRÓL ROGER (KING ROGER) is a magnificent expression of one man's inner conflict.... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Israeli Opera's LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR Photo Flash: First Look at Israeli Opera's LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR
by Ronit Suzan - January 19, 2017

The Israeli Opera presents 'Lucia di Lammermoor' by the Italian composer Gaetano Donizetti, conducted by Daniele Callegari, directed by Javier Ulacia according to the direction of the Israeli Opera's 2012 production by Emilio Sagi and performed by international and Israeli soloists, The Opera Orches... (more...)