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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...)
Pittsburgh Opera And Carnegie Mellon Opera To Present Co-Opera, 4/1 Pittsburgh Opera And Carnegie Mellon Opera To Present Co-Opera, 4/1
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2017

Pittsburgh Opera is again partnering with students, alumni, and faculty from Carnegie Mellon University's School of Music, School of Drama, and the Master of Arts Management (MAM) Program on the innovative Co-Opera program.... (more...)
Opera Philadelphia Names Marita Altman Vice President of Development Opera Philadelphia Names Marita Altman Vice President of Development
by BWW News Desk - March 13, 2017

David B. Devan, General Director & President of Opera Philadelphia, announced today the appointment of Marita Altman as Vice President of Development. Ms. Altman begins her tenure in Philadelphia on Wednesday, March 15, after stepping down from her post as Director of Major Gifts at the Metropolitan... (more...)
Opera Philadelphia Launches BREAKING THE WAVES, 3/29 Opera Philadelphia Launches BREAKING THE WAVES, 3/29
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2017

When Opera Philadelphia's new adaptation of Lars von Trier's searing Oscar-nominated film,Breaking the Waves made its world premiere in September 2016, the New York Times declared the opera "ambitious, accomplished, [and] dramatically direct.'... (more...)
Opera Philadelphia Launches Free Breaking the Waves Audio Stream, 3/29 Opera Philadelphia Launches Free Breaking the Waves Audio Stream, 3/29
by BWW News Desk - March 09, 2017

The runaway success of Opera Philadelphia's world premiere production of Breaking the Waves marked a catalytic moment last fall, “changing many of the people who brought the piece to the stage – and the company itself” (Philadelphia Inquirer). The new adaptation of Lars von Trier's searing Oscar-nom... (more...)
Three New American Opera Projects to Premiere in Spring Three New American Opera Projects to Premiere in Spring
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2017

Three new operas developed by American Opera Projects to premiere:  two on race relations in America and one on the future of sex.... (more...)