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Regional Opera Company of the Week: Dallas Opera Regional Opera Company of the Week: Dallas Opera
by BWW Features - April 18, 2013

More than half a century of artistic excellence and community engagement has earned The Dallas Opera a major role in shaping the national/international cultural reputation of Dallas. TDO has also made-and continues to make-an important contribution to the economic impact of the performing arts in No... (more...)
Regional Opera Company of the Week: Mississippi Opera Regional Opera Company of the Week: Mississippi Opera
by Scott Frost - April 11, 2013

Mississippi Opera, once known as the Jackson Opera Guild was started in 1945 mainly by the efforts for Mignonne Caldwell, the wife of John Caldwell. Her hard work with the support of an ever growing number of vocal and instrumental performers in the Jackson area created what was at the time one of ... (more...)
Regional Opera Company of the Week: PORTopera Regional Opera Company of the Week: PORTopera
by Scott Frost - April 04, 2013

PORTopera has quite an interesting inception story, dating back to the 1970s when Bruce Hangen, at that time Music Director for the Portland Symphony dreamed of forming an opera company in Maine. In 1985, Hangen accepted the Music Director position for the Omaha Symphony in Nebraska. This did not en... (more...)
Regional Opera Company of the Week: Tulsa Opera Regional Opera Company of the Week: Tulsa Opera
by Scott Frost - March 28, 2013

The first recorded opera performance in Tulsa dates back to 1904 with a production of Faust- just six years after the city was incorporated. Forty-four years later, in 1948, an official company was started, known today as Tulsa Opera. In the early years the Company presented opera and operettas tw... (more...)
Regional Opera Company of the Week: Seattle Opera Regional Opera Company of the Week: Seattle Opera
by Scott Frost - March 21, 2013

Seattle Opera has been one of the leading American opera companies since being founded in 1963. Presenting a mixture of European classics as well as new works of American opera, the company's five opera seasons continually advance the cultural life of the Pacific Northwest through education and per... (more...)
Regional Opera Company of the Week: Arizona Opera Regional Opera Company of the Week: Arizona Opera
by Scott Frost - March 07, 2013

Arizona Opera was originally known as Tucson Opera Company and founded in 1971 by a group of opera enthusiasts. The inaugural season was two performances of The Barber of Seville by Rossini in Tucson but by the 1976-77 season the company was performing their complete seasons in both Tucson and Phoe... (more...)
Regional Opera Company of the Week:  Boston Lyric Opera Regional Opera Company of the Week: Boston Lyric Opera
by Scott Frost - February 28, 2013

Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) was founded in 1976 and has risen to be New England's largest opera company. Each season the company produces three mainstage productions at the companies home, the Citi Performing Arts Center Shubert Theatre, in Boston and a the annual Opera Annex production in a found spa... (more...)
Regional Opera Company of the Week:  Hawaii Opera Theatre Regional Opera Company of the Week: Hawaii Opera Theatre
by Scott Frost - February 21, 2013

The Hawaii Opera Theatre (HOT) has a rich history dating back to 1960 when it opened with Madama Butterfly with performances in McKinley High School Auditorium. The company has continued to evolve into what it is today- with international artists who have graced the most renowned stages as the New Y... (more...)
Regional Opera Company of the Week: San Francisco Opera Regional Opera Company of the Week: San Francisco Opera
by Scott Frost - February 14, 2013

The San Francisco Opera celebrates its 90th year since it was founded by Gaetano Merola in 1923. Currently the second largest opera company in North America, the San Francisco Opera has grown from one production presented for two weeks to 75 performances of ten different operas running from Septembe... (more...)
Regional Opera Company of the Week: Minnesota Opera Regional Opera Company of the Week: Minnesota Opera
by Scott Frost - February 07, 2013

Minnesota Opera stems all the way back to 1963 when The Masque of Angelsby Dominick Argento was commissioned by the Walker Art Center for its performing arts program, Center Opera. The group continued to grow until it became its own entity in 1969 and changed the name in 1971 to the Minnesota Opera... (more...)
Regional Opera Company of the Week: Sarasota Opera Regional Opera Company of the Week: Sarasota Opera
by Scott Frost - January 31, 2013

Sarasota Opera has a long history of bringing opera to the people along the Gulf Coast. Starting in 1960 when the group was called Asolo Opera Guild the company presented a touring chamber-sized company, Turnau Opera's productions in the 320 seat Asolo Theater at the Sarasota Ringling Museum of Art... (more...)
Regional Opera Company of the Week: Opera Company of Philadelphia Regional Opera Company of the Week: Opera Company of Philadelphia
by Scott Frost - January 24, 2013

Opera Company of Philadelphia (OCP) has been opening its doors since 1975 when it committed itself to delivering outstanding productions of both traditional repertoire and new operatic works. The company assembles the finest international artists to educate, deepen and diversify the opera audience ... (more...)
Regional Opera Company of the Week: Austin Lyric Opera, TX Regional Opera Company of the Week: Austin Lyric Opera, TX
by Scott Frost - January 17, 2013

Austin Lyric Opera became the first professional opera company in Austin when it was founded in May of 1986. It quickly became a cultural touchstone for the fine arts community in the Central Texas Region. Co-founders Joseph McClain and the late Dr. Walkter Ducloux quickly developed a company focu... (more...)
Regional Opera Company of the Week: Opera Colorado Regional Opera Company of the Week: Opera Colorado
by BWW Special Coverage - January 10, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com, the largest theatre site on the net, continues its expansion into other areas of entertainment with our latest feature -The Regional Opera Company of the Week! This week's featured Opera Company is Opera Colorado in Denver celebrating its 30th anniversary!... (more...)
Regional Opera Company of the Week: Portland Opera Regional Opera Company of the Week: Portland Opera
by Scott Frost - December 20, 2012

Portland Opera is a vibrant and vital part of the cultural activity and identity in Oregon. With 48 years in the business, the company has earned a devoted public following throughout the state of Oregon and southwestern Washington. Read more about Portland Opera in this week's Regional Opera Compan... (more...)
Regional Opera Company of the Week: Winter Opera St. Louis Regional Opera Company of the Week: Winter Opera St. Louis
by Scott Frost - December 13, 2012

BroadwayWorld.com, the largest theatre site on the net, continues its expansion into other areas of entertainment with our latest feature -The Regional Opera Company of the Week! This week, we're thrilled to present you to Winter Opera St. Louis!... (more...)
Regional Opera Company of the Week: Opera Lafayette Regional Opera Company of the Week: Opera Lafayette
by Scott Frost - December 08, 2012

Opera Lafayette is an opera company based in Washington, DC that produces French operas from the 17th and 18th Centuries. It was founded in 1995 by Ryan Brown and performs at the Kennedy Center, The Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, and Jazz at Lincoln's Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall. In Febr... (more...)
Regional Opera Company of the Week: Boheme Opera, NJ Regional Opera Company of the Week: Boheme Opera, NJ
by BWW Features - November 29, 2012

BroadwayWorld.com, the largest theatre site on the net, continues its expansion into other areas of entertainment with our latest feature - 'The Regional Opera Company of the Week'. This week's featured Opera Company is Boheme Opera New Jersey!... (more...)
Regional Opera Company of the Week: Florentine Opera Company Regional Opera Company of the Week: Florentine Opera Company
by Scott Frost - November 21, 2012

BroadwayWorld.com, the largest theatre site on the net, continues its expansion into other areas of entertainment with our latest feature - 'The Regional Opera Company of the Week'. This week's featured Opera Company is Florentine Opera Company in Wisconsin! ... (more...)
Regional Opera Company of the Week: Tacoma Opera Regional Opera Company of the Week: Tacoma Opera
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2012

BroadwayWorld.com, the largest theatre site on the net, continues its expansion into other areas of entertainment. Following in the footsteps of the recently-launched 'Regional Dance Company of the Week', BWW is thrilled to bring you the latest - 'The Regional Opera Company of the Week'! This week'... (more...)




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