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Sofia Coppola Makes Operatic Debut in New Production of Verdi's LA TRAVIATA, May 24 Sofia Coppola Makes Operatic Debut in New Production of Verdi's LA TRAVIATA, May 24
by BWW News Desk - February 10, 2016

Carlo Fuortes, General Manager of the Rome Opera House Foundation, announces a new production of La Traviata, premiering May 24, 2016, directed by Academy Award winner, Sofia Coppola.... (more...)
Opera Atelier to Present Canadian Premiere of Mozart's LUCIO SILLA, 4/7 Opera Atelier to Present Canadian Premiere of Mozart's LUCIO SILLA, 4/7
by BWW News Desk - February 05, 2016

Toronto, ON (February 3, 2016) - Opera Atelier's 30th Anniversary Season continues with a new production of Mozart's Lucio Silla, a Canadian premiere which offers Toronto audiences the opportunity to enjoy the staging and choreography that won international acclaim for Opera Atelier co-artistic dire... (more...)
New Production of Puccini's Romance MANON LESCAUT to Open This Month at the Met New Production of Puccini's Romance MANON LESCAUT to Open This Month at the Met
by BWW News Desk - February 02, 2016

The Met's new production of Puccini's MANON LESCAUT opens February 12 with Kristine Opolais as the seductive, tragic heroine and Roberto Alagna in a role debut as her ardent lover, the Chevalier des Grieux.... (more...)
Opera Atelier Announces Schedule for 2016-2017 Season Opera Atelier Announces Schedule for 2016-2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Toronto, ON (January 26, 2016) – Opera Atelier's founding co-artistic directors Marshall Pynkoski and Jeannette Lajeunesse Zingg today announced the company's 2016-2017 season, featuring Purcell's Dido and Aeneas and Charpentier's Medea. Both operas are derived from ancient my... (more...)
Houston Grand Opera to Premiere THE ROOT OF THE WIND IS WATER, 5/13 Houston Grand Opera to Premiere THE ROOT OF THE WIND IS WATER, 5/13
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2016

Houston, January 13, 2016—Houston Grand Opera (HGO) will present the world premiere of The Root of the Wind Is Water, a chamber opera by composer David Hanlon and librettist Stephanie Fleischmann, directed by Matthew Ozawa, on May 13 at 7 p.m. at the Wortham Theater Center and on May 15 at 7 p.m. at... (more...)
Opera Australia to Present MAZDA OPERA IN THE DOMAIN, 1/23 Opera Australia to Present MAZDA OPERA IN THE DOMAIN, 1/23
by BWW News Desk - January 12, 2016

Pack your picnic basket and get ready for a night of incredible opera, as Mazda Opera in the Domain is just around the corner, with some of Opera Australia's most renowned singers performing crowd favourites throughout the evening.... (more...)
Kitchen Opera Company to Present World Premiere of QUICKSAND, 1/28 Kitchen Opera Company to Present World Premiere of QUICKSAND, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - January 08, 2016

The Kitchen is pleased to present the world premiere of Quicksand, an opera-novel for music, dance, and light, composed from a novel of the same name by the late Robert Ashley. Quicksandfeatures a narrative entirely sung by Ashley, movement by legendary choreographer Steve Paxton, a light environmen... (more...)
AZ Opera to Stage Workshop of THE COPPER QUEEN Next Month AZ Opera to Stage Workshop of THE COPPER QUEEN Next Month
by BWW News Desk - December 29, 2015

In conjunction with Arizona Opera's new community-based artistic initiative, Arizona Bold, the company presents a short preview of a new operatic work in development, THE COPPER QUEEN on January 3 at 3:00 p.m. at the Arizona Opera Center in Phoenix.... (more...)
LES PECHEURS DE PERLES to Return to the Met Stage for the First Time Since 1916 LES PECHEURS DE PERLES to Return to the Met Stage for the First Time Since 1916
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2015

A new production of Bizet's LES PÊCHEURS DE PERLES (The Pearl Fishers), a rarity by the composer of Carmen that has not been seen at the Met in nearly a century, opens in a new production this New Year's Eve.... (more...)
LA Opera Elects Regina Weingarten to Board of Directors LA Opera Elects Regina Weingarten to Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2015

(Los Angeles) December 15, 2015 — Plácido Domingo, LA Opera's Eli and Edythe Broad General Director, announced that Regina Weingarten was elected today to the company's board of directors.... (more...)
Regina Weingarten Elected to LA Opera Board of Directors Regina Weingarten Elected to LA Opera Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - December 15, 2015

Plácido Domingo, LA Opera's Eli and Edythe Broad General Director, announced that Regina Weingarten was elected today to the company's board of directors.... (more...)
Florida Grand Opera to Stage NORMA at the Arsht and Broward Centers This January Florida Grand Opera to Stage NORMA at the Arsht and Broward Centers This January
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2015

After a 25-year absence, Florida Grand Opera (FGO) is pleased to bring Bellini's beloved opera NORMA to the Arsht and Broward Centers starting in late January 2016.... (more...)
Lyric Opera of Chicago to Hold Male Dancer Auditions for THE KING AND I, 1/28/16 Lyric Opera of Chicago to Hold Male Dancer Auditions for THE KING AND I, 1/28/16
by BWW News Desk - December 11, 2015

CHICAGO - Lyric Opera of Chicago will hold auditions by invitation in New York City for male dancers for the 2015-16 season production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I. This new-to-Chicago production is part of the company's American Musical Theater Initiative and features an internationa... (more...)
Opera Australia to Present LA BOHEME at Sydney Opera House, 12/31 Opera Australia to Present LA BOHEME at Sydney Opera House, 12/31
by BWW News Desk - December 11, 2015

Sydney, Australia: Opera Australia's popular production of Gale Edwards' La Bohème returns to the Sydney Opera House for another exciting season. This glittering production provides the perfect setting for the heart-wrenching love story, filled with the familiar arias of Puccini's most famous opera.... (more...)
Opera Parallèle Premieres AMAZING GRACE, Based on Mary Hoffman's Book, Tonight Opera Parallèle Premieres AMAZING GRACE, Based on Mary Hoffman's Book, Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 12, 2015

San Francisco -- As part of its unique annual Hands-on-Opera education and youth performance program, Opera Parallèle (OP) will present the world premiere of Amazing Grace, by OP composer-in-residence Christopher Pratorius. Based on the children's book of the same name by Mary Hoffman and with a lib... (more...)
BLO Premieres Opera Annex Production of IN THE PENAL COLONY Tonight BLO Premieres Opera Annex Production of IN THE PENAL COLONY Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 11, 2015

Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) premieres its Opera Annex production of Philip Glass'sdark, thought-provoking In the Penal Colony at the Cyclorama at Boston Center for the Arts, directed by BLO Emerging Artist alumnus R. B. Schlather and running tonight, November 11-15, 2015.... (more...)
SF Opera to Premiere Gordon Getty's USHER HOUSE, 12/8 SF Opera to Premiere Gordon Getty's USHER HOUSE, 12/8
by BWW News Desk - November 10, 2015

Composer Gordon Getty's opera Usher House will receive its United States premiere as part of San Francisco Opera's double bill titled The Fall of the House of Usher in four performances, December 8 to 13, 2015. The Getty opera, a co-production with Welsh National Opera, will be paired with Robert Or... (more...)
Vancouver Opera to Premiere DARK SISTERS, 11/26 Vancouver Opera to Premiere DARK SISTERS, 11/26
by BWW News Desk - November 06, 2015

Vancouver, BC ~  Religious and political tension, media hysteria and the lives of six women facing threats to their children, their family and the only way of life they've ever known are at the heart of Dark Sisters, Nico Muhly's opera about life in a fundamentalist community. Vancouver Opera stages... (more...)
OperaUpClose to Present Four 2015 Flourish Opera Competition Finalists at Kings Place, Nov 22 OperaUpClose to Present Four 2015 Flourish Opera Competition Finalists at Kings Place, Nov 22
by BWW News Desk - October 30, 2015

On November 22 at 7 PM at Kings Place (90 York Way, London N1 9AG), OperaUpClose presents a public performance of extracts from the four finalists of the Flourish Opera Competition 2015. Now in its fourth year, Flourish aims to raise awareness of the wealth of contemporary opera being written today,... (more...)
Jordan De Souza Named Conductor-in-Residence for Tapestry Opera's 2015-16 Season Jordan De Souza Named Conductor-in-Residence for Tapestry Opera's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - October 23, 2015

Tapestry Opera has named Canadian musician Jordan de Souza as Conductor-in-Residence for its ambitious 2015-2016 season. De Souza joins Canada's foremost contemporary opera company in the same season that he accepts roles as Guest Conductor, Assistant Conductor, and Cover Conductor?with the?Canadian... (more...)
BLO Premieres Opera Annex Production of IN THE PENAL COLONY, 11/11 BLO Premieres Opera Annex Production of IN THE PENAL COLONY, 11/11
by BWW News Desk - October 20, 2015

Boston, MA — October 15, 2015 – Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) premieres its Opera Annex production of Philip Glass'sdark, thought-provoking In the Penal Colony at the Cyclorama at Boston Center for the Arts, directed by BLO Emerging Artist alumnus R. B. Schlather and running November 11-15, 2015.  The on... (more...)
Boston Lyric Opera to Perform Philip Glass's IN THE PENAL COLONY, 11/11 Boston Lyric Opera to Perform Philip Glass's IN THE PENAL COLONY, 11/11
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2015

Boston, MA — October 15, 2015 – Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) premieres its Opera Annex production of Philip Glass's dark, thought-provoking In the Penal Colony at the Cyclorama at Boston Center for the Arts, directed by BLO Emerging Artist alumnus R. B. Schlather and running November 11-15, 2015.  The o... (more...)
Long Beach Opera and Chicago Opera Theater Co-Commission World Premiere Stewart Copeland Opera Long Beach Opera and Chicago Opera Theater Co-Commission World Premiere Stewart Copeland Opera
by BWW News Desk - October 14, 2015

Based on La invención de Morel by Adolfo Bioy Casares, the opera will receive its world premiere in the spring of 2017 at Long Beach Opera and Chicago Opera Theater.... (more...)




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