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Philadelphia Orchestra and Opera to Present SALOME, 5/8 & 10Philadelphia Orchestra and Opera to Present SALOME, 5/8 & 10
April 08, 2014

The Philadelphia Orchestra and Opera Philadelphia will join together in a first-time co-production—a theatrically-inspired production of Richard Strauss's compelling and provocative masterpiece, Salom... (more...)


Opera Lafayette Presents CELEBRATING RAMEAU PART ONE: THE SALON, 4/30 and 5/2Opera Lafayette Presents CELEBRATING RAMEAU PART ONE: THE SALON, 4/30 and 5/2
April 03, 2014

On Wednesday, April 30 at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, and Friday May 2at Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, Opera Lafayette begins its commemoration of the 250th anniversary of Jean-Philippe Rameau'... (more...)


Lyric Opera of Kansas City Presents Johann Strauss' DIE FLEDERMAUS, 4/26-5/4Lyric Opera of Kansas City Presents Johann Strauss' DIE FLEDERMAUS, 4/26-5/4
April 02, 2014

Lyric Opera of Kansas City closes its 56th season with Johann Strauss' Die Fledermaus April 26, 30 and May 2 and 4, 2014 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. This will be a new production d... (more...)


OPERA America Announces Recipients of 'Opera Grants for Female Composers'OPERA America Announces Recipients of 'Opera Grants for Female Composers'
April 02, 2014

OPERA America, the national service organization for opera, is pleased to announce the first round of recipients of its new program: Opera Grants for Female Composers, made possible through the genero... (more...)


The Florida Grand Opera Announces Its 2014-2015 Season, Which Includes MADAME BUTTERFLY, THE PEARL FISHERS and MoreThe Florida Grand Opera Announces Its 2014-2015 Season, Which Includes MADAME BUTTERFLY, THE PEARL FISHERS and More
March 27, 2014

Florida Grand Opera (FGO) announces its 74th continuous season of producing opera featuring four mainstage productions for its 2014-2015 Season, which will include Giacomo Puccini'sMadame Butterfly, W... (more...)


Sarasota Opera Announces Launch of New Opera Broadcast and Film SeriesSarasota Opera Announces Launch of New Opera Broadcast and Film Series
March 25, 2014

Sarasota Opera is pleased to announce the launch of its new opera broadcast and film series. This new series will allow Sarasota Opera to expand its programming from the fall and winter season to yea... (more...)


Canadian Opera Company Presents DON QUICHOTTE with Ferruccio Furlanetto, 5/9-24Canadian Opera Company Presents DON QUICHOTTE with Ferruccio Furlanetto, 5/9-24
March 18, 2014

The greatest operatic bass in the world today, Ferruccio Furlanetto, makes his Canadian debut this spring in the Canadian Opera Company premiere of the operatic tale of literature's famous dreamer, Do... (more...)


Gotham Chamber Opera to Present THE RAVEN, 5/28-31Gotham Chamber Opera to Present THE RAVEN, 5/28-31
March 11, 2014

Gotham Chamber Opera, in collaboration with the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College, presents the U.S. Premiere of The Raven as part of the NY PHIL BIENNIAL, on May 28, 2014 at 7:30pm and May ... (more...)


The Canadian Opera Company Presents ROBERTO DEVEREUX with Sondra Radvanovsky, 4/25-5/21The Canadian Opera Company Presents ROBERTO DEVEREUX with Sondra Radvanovsky, 4/25-5/21
March 11, 2014

World renowned American soprano Sondra Radvanovsky returns to the Canadian Opera Company this spring in the ultimate diva role, Queen Elizabeth I, for the COC premiere of Donizetti's Roberto Devereux.... (more...)


LA Opera to Perform GREAT OPERA CHORUSES at Valley Performing Arts Center, 4/13LA Opera to Perform GREAT OPERA CHORUSES at Valley Performing Arts Center, 4/13
February 28, 2014

LA Opera will present two free concerts on April 13 featuring 'Great Opera Choruses,' with Resident Conductor Grant Gershon leading the LA Opera Chorus. Highlights will include beloved excerpts from M... (more...)


STAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes with Bass-Baritone Luca Pisaroni in THE ENCHANTED ISLANDSTAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes with Bass-Baritone Luca Pisaroni in THE ENCHANTED ISLAND
by Stage Tube - February 28, 2014

The Baroque pastiche The Enchanted Island, a hit when it premiered at the Met in 2011, returns for its first revival on February 26. New cast members Susan Graham (Sycorax) and Andriana Chuchman (Mira... (more...)


The Dallas Opera Guild Presents the 26th Annual DALLAS OPERA GUILD VOCAL COMPETITION, 3/15The Dallas Opera Guild Presents the 26th Annual DALLAS OPERA GUILD VOCAL COMPETITION, 3/15
February 27, 2014

The Dallas Opera Guild is proud to present the 26th Annual “Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition,” an on-stage showcase for talented young opera singers with Texas connections on Saturday, March 15, 2... (more...)


Photo Flash: Placido Domingo, Susan Graham, David Daniels and More in THE ENCHANTED ISLAND - All the Pics!Photo Flash: Placido Domingo, Susan Graham, David Daniels and More in THE ENCHANTED ISLAND - All the Pics!
February 27, 2014

The Baroque pastiche The Enchanted Island, a hit when it premiered at the Met in 2011, returns for its first revival on February 26. New cast members Susan Graham (Sycorax) and Andriana Chuchman (Mira... (more...)


Photo Flash: First Look at Placido Domingo, Danielle De Niese and More in THE ENCHANTED ISLAND at the MetPhoto Flash: First Look at Placido Domingo, Danielle De Niese and More in THE ENCHANTED ISLAND at the Met
February 25, 2014

The Baroque pastiche The Enchanted Island, a hit when it premiered at the Met in 2011, returns for its first revival on February 26. New cast members Susan Graham (Sycorax) and Andriana Chuchman (Mira... (more...)


On Site Opera Presents PYGMALION, 6/17, 20-21On Site Opera Presents PYGMALION, 6/17, 20-21
February 25, 2014

On Site Opera, which has garnered acclaim for immersive, site-specific productions, will perform Rameau's one-act Pygmalion in two unusual—and unusually apt—venues this summer, just before the 250th a... (more...)


Peter Sellars Returns to the Canadian Opera Company with a New Production of HERCULES, 4/5-30Peter Sellars Returns to the Canadian Opera Company with a New Production of HERCULES, 4/5-30
February 25, 2014

Internationally renowned director Peter Sellars returns to the Canadian Opera Company this spring with a new company production of Handel's Hercules that propels the Greek myth into the modern day, g... (more...)


Lyric Opera of KC to Present LA BOHEME at Kauffman Center, 3/15-23Lyric Opera of KC to Present LA BOHEME at Kauffman Center, 3/15-23
February 13, 2014

Lyric Opera of Kansas City continues its 56th season with Giacomo Puccini's La bohème March 15 , 17, 19, 21 and 23, 2014 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)


Ildar Abdrazakov Receives Praise for the Met's Production of Borodin's PRINCE IGORIldar Abdrazakov Receives Praise for the Met's Production of Borodin's PRINCE IGOR
February 13, 2014

Russian bass Ildar Abdrazakov – whom the Metropolitan Opera just announced will star in the title role of a new production of Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro for its 2014-15 season-opening gala – has earn... (more...)


Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio Presents Special Performance of COSI FAN TUTTE TonightCanadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio Presents Special Performance of COSI FAN TUTTE Tonight
February 07, 2014

Tonight, February 7, 2014 at 7:30 p.m., the spotlight shines on the rising stars of the Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio when they take to the mainstage of the Four Seasons Centre for the Perfor... (more...)


Borodin's Russian Epic PRINCE IGOR Returns to the Met TonightBorodin's Russian Epic PRINCE IGOR Returns to the Met Tonight
February 06, 2014

Borodin's operatic masterpiece Prince Igor will return to the Met tonight, February 6 for the first time since 1917, in a new production by acclaimed director Dmitri Tcherniakov in his Met debut. (more...)


Lyric Opera of Chicago Announces Casting for THE SOUND OF MUSIC, 4/26Lyric Opera of Chicago Announces Casting for THE SOUND OF MUSIC, 4/26
February 05, 2014

A roster of accomplished young singing actors from the Chicago area will portray the von Trapp Family children in Lyric Opera of Chicago's new production of The Sound of Music, the company announced t... (more...)


THE ENCHANTED ISLAND to Return to the Met, Feb 26THE ENCHANTED ISLAND to Return to the Met, Feb 26
February 03, 2014

The Baroque pastiche The Enchanted Island, a hit when it premiered at the Met in 2011, returns for its first revival on February 26. New cast members Susan Graham (Sycorax) and Andriana Chuchman (Mira... (more...)


Opera Australia Presents MAZDA OPERA IN THE DOMAIN TonightOpera Australia Presents MAZDA OPERA IN THE DOMAIN Tonight
February 01, 2014

Local and international artists will gather under the stars next February to perform at Opera Australia's annual Mazda Opera in the Domain tonight 1 February at 8:00pm. The free outdoor concert will f... (more...)


Opera Theatre of the Rockies Announces Their 16th Season, A SEASON OF EXOTIC SPLENDOROpera Theatre of the Rockies Announces Their 16th Season, A SEASON OF EXOTIC SPLENDOR
January 30, 2014

Opera Theatre of the Rockies is excited to announce their 16th Season – “A Season of Exotic Splendor” featuring two full-scale productions that will transport audiences to mystical lands of passion, r... (more...)


The Boston Conservatory Presents the Dirty Paloma Production of FREAK OUT! Featuring the Music of Andy Vores, 2/2The Boston Conservatory Presents the Dirty Paloma Production of FREAK OUT! Featuring the Music of Andy Vores, 2/2
January 30, 2014

This coming Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.The Boston Conservatory presents a Dirty Paloma production; a FREE concert entitled“FREAK OUT!” performed by soprano Aliana de la Guardia and pianist T... (more...)





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