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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...)
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...)
BWW REVIEW: Opera Australia's Blended Stories Of CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA and PAGLIACCI Presents Two Jilted And Spiteful Lovers With Varying Degrees Of Emotional Engagement. BWW REVIEW: Opera Australia's Blended Stories Of CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA and PAGLIACCI Presents Two Jilted And Spiteful Lovers With Varying Degrees Of Emotional Engagement.
by Jade Kops - January 14, 2017

Rodula Gaitanou directs the revival of Damiano Michieletto's pairing of Pietro Mascagni's CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA and Ruggero Leoncavallo's PAGLIACCI for Opera Australia with varying results.... (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...)