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SWEENEY TODD, THE MAGIC FLUTE, CRAMEN and More Set for San Francisco Opera's 2015-16 Season; Cast Announced! SWEENEY TODD, THE MAGIC FLUTE, CRAMEN and More Set for San Francisco Opera's 2015-16 Season; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - January 07, 2015

San Francisco Opera General Director David Gockley and Music Director Nicola Luisotti today announced the Company's 2015-16 season repertory and roster of international and critically acclaimed guest artists, conductors and creative teams scheduled to appear at the War Memorial Opera House.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Gotham Chamber Opera's US Premiere of THE RAVEN Cries 'Nevermore' BWW Reviews: Gotham Chamber Opera's US Premiere of THE RAVEN Cries 'Nevermore'
by Richard Sasanow - June 02, 2014

When New York's Gotham Chamber Opera--in collaboration with the Gerald Lynch Theatre at John Jay College--presented Toshio Hosokawa's THE RAVEN in its US premiere last week, as part of the NY Philharmonic Biennial, the composer could not have wished for a production that made a better case for it. Y... (more...)
Gordon Getty's USHER HOUSE to Premiere at Welsh National Opera, 13-15 June Gordon Getty's USHER HOUSE to Premiere at Welsh National Opera, 13-15 June
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Composer Gordon Getty's opera Usher House will receive its world stage premiere as part of Welsh National Opera's double bill titled The Fall of the House of Usher on Friday, June 13, and Sunday, June 15, 2014, in Cardiff, Wales, and Friday, June 20, 2014 in Birmingham. The Getty opera will be paire... (more...)
Gotham Chamber Opera to Present THE RAVEN, 5/28-31 Gotham Chamber Opera to Present THE RAVEN, 5/28-31
by BWW News Desk - 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 30 and 31, 2014 at 8pm, at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater, 524 West 59th Street (between 10th and 11th ... (more...)
Gotham Chamber Opera to Present THE RAVEN, 5/28-31 Gotham Chamber Opera to Present THE RAVEN, 5/28-31
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 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 30 and 31, 2014 at 8pm, at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater, 524 West 59th Street (between 10th and 11th ... (more...)
OperaDelaware's 69th Season Continues with Announcement of Fall Studio Programming OperaDelaware's 69th Season Continues with Announcement of Fall Studio Programming
by BWW News Desk - October 25, 2013

(Wilmington, DE-Oct 25) OperaDelaware continues its 69th season with three exciting and unique offerings at the company's studio at 4 S. Poplar St. on the Christina riverfront.... (more...)
TELL-TALE HEART and VAN GOGH Set for Long Beach Opera Double Bill, Now thru 5/19 TELL-TALE HEART and VAN GOGH Set for Long Beach Opera Double Bill, Now thru 5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2013

Long Beach Opera's new double bill explores creative minds on the border between genius and madness. Former rocker Stewart Copeland delves into the twisted psyche of Edgar Allan Poe's manic murderer in the US premiere of Tell-Tale Heart and Bang on a Can composer, Michael Gordon, observes the anguis... (more...)
BADEN-BADEN 1927, THE RAVEN and More Set for Gotham Chamber Opera's 2013-14 Season BADEN-BADEN 1927, THE RAVEN and More Set for Gotham Chamber Opera's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 30, 2013

Gotham Chamber Opera announces the 2013-2014 season, featuring four new productions, including a world premiere and a U.S. premiere.... (more...)
TELL-TALE HEART and VAN GOGH Set for Long Beach Opera Double Bill, 5/11-19 TELL-TALE HEART and VAN GOGH Set for Long Beach Opera Double Bill, 5/11-19
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2013

Long Beach Opera's new double bill explores creative minds on the border between genius and madness. Former rocker Stewart Copeland delves into the twisted psyche of Edgar Allan Poe's manic murderer in the US premiere of Tell-Tale Heart and Bang on a Can composer, Michael Gordon, observes the anguis... (more...)
American Lyric Theater Presents THE LIVING LIBRETTO at National Opera Center Tonight American Lyric Theater Presents THE LIVING LIBRETTO at National Opera Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - February 06, 2013

American Lyric Theater presents the next installment in its popular series, The Living Libretto, at the National Opera Center, tonight, February 6th, 2013. Featuring guest actors from the Broadway and off-Broadway stage, each event is the culminating reading of extensive libretto workshops conducted... (more...)
Chicago Opera Theater Announces THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER Events Chicago Opera Theater Announces THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER Events
by BWW News Desk - January 31, 2013

Chicago Opera Theater (COT) offers more opportunities to look inside its operas through its new initiative, Viewpoints. These collaborations with Chicago cultural institutions will draw audiences even further into the passionate world of COT's 2013 Season, "Power of Love, Love of Power."... (more...)
American Lyric Theater Announces National Expansion of Composer Librettist Development Program American Lyric Theater Announces National Expansion of Composer Librettist Development Program
by BWW News Desk - January 31, 2013

Lawrence Edelson, Producing Artistic Director of American Lyric Theater, announced today the national expansion of the company's core initiative, The Composer Librettist Development Program (CLDP). Through the use of newly acquired HD teleconferencing technology, gifted emerging artists with an inte... (more...)
American Lyric Theater Presents THE LIVING LIBRETTO Based on the Book THE LONG WALK, at National Opera Center, 2/6 American Lyric Theater Presents THE LIVING LIBRETTO Based on the Book THE LONG WALK, at National Opera Center, 2/6
by BWW News Desk - January 29, 2013

American Lyric Theater presents the next installment in its popular series, The Living Libretto, at the National Opera Center, Wednesday February 6th, 2013. Featuring guest actors from the Broadway and off-Broadway stage, each event is the culminating reading of extensive libretto workshops conducte... (more...)
BWW Interviews: HOUSE OF USHER Falls, Andreas Mitisek Rises BWW Interviews: HOUSE OF USHER Falls, Andreas Mitisek Rises
by Richard Sasanow - January 23, 2013

Once upon a midnight dreary (sorry, "Raven"), Edgar Allan Poe's "The Fall of the House of Usher" was perhaps the favorite of his short stories adapted as horror films for mid-20th century audiences. These days, "Usher" may be more familiar as the subject and title of the Philip Glass-Arthur Yorinks ... (more...)
American Lyric Theater Awarded Two $15,000 Grants by OPERA America American Lyric Theater Awarded Two $15,000 Grants by OPERA America
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2013

American Lyric Theater (ALT) has been awarded two grants of $15,000 each from OPERA America's THE OPERA FUND for Repertoire Development. Announced earlier today by OPERA America, the grants are for two operas in development at ALT: La Reina by composer Jorge Sosa and librettist Laura Sosa Pedroza; a... (more...)
Edgar Allan Poe Meets Philip Glass in Long Beach Opera's DEEP INTO DARKNESS Today Edgar Allan Poe Meets Philip Glass in Long Beach Opera's DEEP INTO DARKNESS Today
by BWW News Desk - January 19, 2013

Two American artistic pioneers - Edgar Allan Poe, the 'father of the modern mystery' and Philip Glass, the face and sound of 21st century American music - meet at 1:00 PM today January 19, 2013, when Long Beach Opera (LBO) presents Deep into the Darkness at the Art Theater of Long Beach. Deep into t... (more...)




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BWW Reviews: LA FAVORITE at Caramoor, Conducted by Crutchfield, Provides Another Indispensable Bel Canto RarityBWW Reviews: LA FAVORITE at Caramoor, Conducted by Crutchfield, Provides Another Indispensable Bel Canto Rarity
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