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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...)
Photo Coverage: NOLI ME TANGERE, The Opera Meets the Press Photo Coverage: NOLI ME TANGERE, The Opera Meets the Press
by BWW News Desk - January 16, 2017

The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) and J&S Productions Inc., in cooperation with Ayala Foundation, will co-present the Philippines' first full-length opera Noli Me Tangere, The Opera's 60th-anniversary production at the CCP's Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo from January 28 (gala premiere) to F... (more...)
BWW Review: The Coup Stumbles at WNO's THE DICTATOR'S WIFE BWW Review: The Coup Stumbles at WNO's THE DICTATOR'S WIFE
by Benjamin Tomchik - January 16, 2017

The Dictator's Wife stumbles like a badly engineered coup with the fault lying solely with the opera's librettist Mohammed Hanif.... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at LA Opera's THE ABDUCTION FROM THE SERAGLIO Photo Flash: First Look at LA Opera's THE ABDUCTION FROM THE SERAGLIO
by BWW News Desk - December 29, 2016

General Director Placido Domingo announced that LA Opera's next production-Mozart's sparkling comedy The Abduction from the Seraglio, conducted by Music Director James Conlon-will take audiences on a delightful journey aboard the fabled Orient Express, thanks to a cleverly updated staging by directo... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at THE MAGIC FLUTE, Opening Tomorrow at the Lyric Opera Photo Flash: First Look at THE MAGIC FLUTE, Opening Tomorrow at the Lyric Opera
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2016

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents a new production of The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflote), Mozart's enchanting opera about the triumph of good over evil. The Magic Flute opens tomorrow, December 10, with eleven performances through January 27 at Lyric's Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. Br... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE at Houston Grand Opera Photo Flash: First Look at IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE at Houston Grand Opera
by BWW News Desk - December 06, 2016

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) continues its cycle of holiday operas with the world premiere presentation of It's a Wonderful Life by composer Jake Heggie and librettist Gene Scheer, now through December 17. This timeless tale follows a troubled banker whose guardian angel teaches him the lesson of reali... (more...)
Photo Flash: Opera Grand Rapids Hosts 13th Annual Collegiate Vocal Competition Photo Flash: Opera Grand Rapids Hosts 13th Annual Collegiate Vocal Competition
by BWW News Desk - November 22, 2016

Opera Grand Rapids' 13th annual Collegiate Vocal Competition held this past weekend included winners from Grand Valley State University, Western Michigan University and Grand Rapids Community College. The competition, which provides West Michigan's finest budding vocal artists the opportunity to com... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Michael Fabiano, Joyce El-Khoury, Dana Beth Miller and More in WCO's HERODIADE Photo Flash: First Look at Michael Fabiano, Joyce El-Khoury, Dana Beth Miller and More in WCO's HERODIADE
by BWW News Desk - November 21, 2016

The Washington Concert Opera performed Massenet's Herodiade starring world-renowned tenor, Michael Fabiano, critically-acclaimed soprano, Joyce El-Khoury and mezzo-soprano, Dana Beth Miller, making her WCO debut.... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Opera Collective's THE PROPOSAL at The Actors' Chapel This Week Photo Flash: First Look at Opera Collective's THE PROPOSAL at The Actors' Chapel This Week
by BWW News Desk - November 18, 2016

On November 20 (3pm) and 22 (8pm), Opera Collective and “masterful” (OperaPulse) Music Director/Pianist Mila Henry present composer Milton Granger's The Proposal at St. Malachy's/The Actors' Chapel. Through this presentation of The Proposal, six of Opera Collective's members will bring to life a sto... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at San Francisco Opera's AIDA Photo Flash: First Look at San Francisco Opera's AIDA
by BWW News Desk - November 07, 2016

San Francisco Opera presents Giuseppe Verdi's Aida in a new production directed by Francesca Zambello and featuring designs by Los Angeles-based, contemporary visual artist RETNA(Marquis Duriel Lewis). A co-production with Washington National Opera, Seattle Opera and Minnesota Opera, this striking a... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at San Francisco Opera's MADAMA BUTTERFLY—Opening TONIGHT! Photo Flash: First Look at San Francisco Opera's MADAMA BUTTERFLY—Opening TONIGHT!
by BWW News Desk - November 06, 2016

San Francisco Opera's 2016–17 Season continues with ten performances of Giacomo Puccini's heartbreaking drama Madama Butterfly, November 6 through December 4 at the War Memorial Opera House. The cast will feature the much-anticipated American debut of young Italian tenor Vincenzo Costanzo as Lt. B.F... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at San Francisco Opera's AIDA — Opening TONIGHT! Photo Flash: First Look at San Francisco Opera's AIDA — Opening TONIGHT!
by BWW News Desk - November 05, 2016

San Francisco Opera presents Giuseppe Verdi's Aida in a new production directed by Francesca Zambello and featuring designs by Los Angeles-based, contemporary visual artist RETNA (Marquis Duriel Lewis). A co-production with Washington National Opera, Seattle Opera and Minnesota Opera, this striking ... (more...)
Photo Flash: Pittsburgh Opera Presents SALOME Photo Flash: Pittsburgh Opera Presents SALOME
by BWW News Desk - November 04, 2016

First performed in 1905, Salome was originally censored in Vienna, banned in London, and even protested in New York. However, now it's considered a classic. Salome helped reinforce Strauss's reputation as "the greatest genius of the age".... (more...)
BWW Review: Houston Grand Opera's FAUST Pulls Out All the Stops BWW Review: Houston Grand Opera's FAUST Pulls Out All the Stops
by Gary Laird - November 02, 2016

HGO's production of Gounod's FAUST puts the 'grand' in grand opera. The current production has all the bells and whistles - a timeless story, a top-notch cast, the costumes, sets and lighting of an all-out extravaganza. In short, it has everything the word 'opera' conjures up. And it's at the Wortha... (more...)
BWW REVIEW:  Technology and Design Combine With Modern Opera In Opera Australia's Unique “Silent Opera” Staging Of SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE – THE OPERA, THE EIGHTH WONDER BWW REVIEW: Technology and Design Combine With Modern Opera In Opera Australia's Unique “Silent Opera” Staging Of SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE – THE OPERA, THE EIGHTH WONDER
by Jade Kops - October 30, 2016

Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of Opera Australia, the innovative staging of SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE - THE OPERA, THE EIGHTH WONDER blends technology and tradition with the iconic sails as a backdrop.... (more...)
Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Patricia Racette and Nmon Ford in Pittsburgh Opera's SALOME Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Patricia Racette and Nmon Ford in Pittsburgh Opera's SALOME
by BWW News Desk - October 28, 2016

Pittsburgh Opera continues its 78th season with Richard Strauss's powerful Salome, at the Benedum Center November 5th -13th.  BroadwayWorld has a first look below!... (more...)
BWW Review: ELIXIR OF LOVE at Houston Grand Opera BWW Review: ELIXIR OF LOVE at Houston Grand Opera
by Gary Laird - October 26, 2016

BWW Review: Houston Grand Opera opens the season with an eye-popping ELIXIR OF LOVE... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at San Francisco Opera's THE MAKROPULOS CASE Photo Flash: First Look at San Francisco Opera's THE MAKROPULOS CASE
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2016

San Francisco Opera presents Leoš Jana?ek's V?c Makropulos (The Makropulos Case), a suspenseful lyric drama about the quest for eternal youth, in five performances at the War Memorial Opera House from October 14-29.... (more...)
Photo Flash: San Francisco Opera's Presentation of Janacek's THE MAKROPULOS CASE Photo Flash: San Francisco Opera's Presentation of Janacek's THE MAKROPULOS CASE
by BWW News Desk - October 14, 2016

San Francisco Opera presents Leoš Jana?ek's V?c Makropulos (The Makropulos Case), a suspenseful lyric drama about the quest for eternal youth, in five performances at the War Memorial Opera House from October 14-29. Director Olivier Tambosi returns to oversee his imaginative staging, a co-production... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR, Opening This Weekend at the Lyric Photo Flash: First Look at LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR, Opening This Weekend at the Lyric
by BWW News Desk - October 14, 2016

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents the haunting story of a woman in love, her betrayal, and her descent into madness in Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor in a new-to-Chicago production with an all-star cast. Often described as a Scottish Romeo-and-Juliet-style tragedy, Lucia di Lammermoor opens on Saturd... (more...)
BWW Review: DAS BARBECÜ at the Spotlighters BWW Review: DAS BARBECÜ at the Spotlighters
by Tina Collins - October 12, 2016

TheValkyries are riding into Texas with DAS BARBECÜ, a tall tale of gods, heroes, good, evil, quests, curses, bling, rings and a buffet fit for Valhalla. Come to the best barbecue in town at the Spotlighters, a small space with big ideas.... (more...)
Photo Coverage: The ENO Returns with Puccini's TOSCA Photo Coverage: The ENO Returns with Puccini's TOSCA
by Roy Tan - October 04, 2016

Opera singer Tosca's love for artist Cavaradossi knows no compromise. But with Rome in turmoil, the personal becomes political. Sadistic police chief Scarpia wants Tosca for himself - and, to his manipulative mind, nothing could be easier than turning the very strength of her passion to his own adva... (more...)
Photo Flash: San Francisco Opera's Presentation of Donizetti's DON PASQUALE Photo Flash: San Francisco Opera's Presentation of Donizetti's DON PASQUALE
by BWW News Desk - September 28, 2016

San Francisco Opera's 2016-17 Season continues with Donizetti's Don Pasquale in six performances from September 28-October 15, 2016. After a 32-year absence from the Company's repertory, the sparkling comedy of cruel games and young love returns in Laurent Pelly's fanciful staging, which is a co-pro... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at LA TRAVIATA at Artifacts Antique Store in Pittsburgh Photo Flash: First Look at LA TRAVIATA at Artifacts Antique Store in Pittsburgh
by BWW News Desk - September 28, 2016

Below are photos from the photo call of La Traviata! La Traviata took place at Artifacts Antique Store in Pittsburgh. ... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at WNO's THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO Photo Flash: First Look at WNO's THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO
by BWW News Desk - September 22, 2016

Washington National Opera (WNO) opens its 2016-2017 season with a new-to-Washington staging of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's masterpiece of romantic comedy-The Marriage of Figaro, September 22-October 2, 2016, in the Kennedy Center Opera House. One of opera's most enduring and beloved classics, The Marr... (more...)