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Winners of International Opera Awards 2017 Announced Winners of International Opera Awards 2017 Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2017

The winners of the 2017 International Opera Awards were announced tonight in a ceremony held for the first time at the London Coliseum and were once again hosted by BBC Radio 3 presenter Petroc Trelawny.... (more...)
The Solti Foundation U.S. Celebrates Third Season Of Opera Residencies With Distinguished Opera Companies The Solti Foundation U.S. Celebrates Third Season Of Opera Residencies With Distinguished Opera Companies
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2017

Celebrating the third season of its successful Opera Residency Program, The Solti Foundation U.S. continues to offer young conductors hands-on opera experience with distinguished opera companies throughout the United States.... (more...)
Utah Opera Closes 2016-17 Season with Mozart's DON GIOVANNI Utah Opera Closes 2016-17 Season with Mozart's DON GIOVANNI
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2017

In May 2017, Utah Opera will present Mozart's “Don Giovanni,” a tale of love, seduction, and murder as seen through the stylized lens of a 1950s “film noir” cinematic approach. This production will be performed five times at the Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre on May 13, 15, 17, 19 at 7:30 PM a... (more...)
Long Beach Opera Presents AS ONE, 5/13 Long Beach Opera Presents AS ONE, 5/13
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2017

On May 13, 20. & 21, 2017, Long Beach Opera (LBO) will present the highly anticipated Southern California premiere of As One, an inspiring story about identity, authenticity and compassion by composer Laura Kaminsky with librettists Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed. ... (more...)
Guerilla Opera Announces 10th Anniversary Concert in OBERON, 5/31 Guerilla Opera Announces 10th Anniversary Concert in OBERON, 5/31
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2017

Guerilla Opera plays its greatest hits and looks forward on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at its 10th Anniversary Celebration concert in the OBERON at 2 Arrow Street, Cambridge, MA! Join host Allegra Libonati and familiar members of Guerilla Opera's “relentlessly inventive” ensemble at 6:00pm for mingling... (more...)
BWW Opera News: Soprano Nadine Sierra Named 2017 Richard Tucker Award Winner BWW Opera News: Soprano Nadine Sierra Named 2017 Richard Tucker Award Winner
by Richard Sasanow - April 18, 2017

Richard Tucker Music Foundation named soprano Nadine Sierra as winner of 2017 Richard Tucker Award; simultanously, it announced its roster of study and career grant recipients.... (more...)
Tenor Joshua Blue Wins 2017 Lyndon Woodside Oratorio-Solo Competition Tenor Joshua Blue Wins 2017 Lyndon Woodside Oratorio-Solo Competition
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2017

The tenor Joshua Blue is the First Place winner of the Oratorio Society of New York (OSNY)'s 2017 Lyndon Woodside Oratorio-Solo Competition. The award was presented following a performance by eight finalists in Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall on Saturday, April 8. The Oratorio-Solo Competition, ... (more...)
On Site Opera Presents U.S. Premiere of LA MERE COUPABLE On Site Opera Presents U.S. Premiere of LA MERE COUPABLE
by BWW News Desk - April 05, 2017

Known for staging “the ultimate in intimate productions” (The New York Times), On Site Opera (OSO) presents the U.S. premiere and new site-specific production of Darius Milhaud's La mère coupable (The Guilty Mother). For the premiere, OSO partners with the Darius Milhaud Society and the award-winnin... (more...)
Bel Canto at Caramoor Celebrates 20 Years Bel Canto at Caramoor Celebrates 20 Years
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2017

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Lawrence Brownlee Joins Opera Philadelphia As Artistic Advisor Lawrence Brownlee Joins Opera Philadelphia As Artistic Advisor
by BWW News Desk - April 02, 2017

Opera Philadelphia announced today that Lawrence Brownlee, whose lead performance in the 2015 world premiere of Charlie Parker's YARDBIRD kick started the company's “big commitment to new repertoire” (The Wall Street Journal), has joined the company as an Artistic Advisor.... (more...)
Florida Grand Opera Presents Verdi's UN BALLO IN MASCHERA, 4/29 Florida Grand Opera Presents Verdi's UN BALLO IN MASCHERA, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - April 02, 2017

A tortuous love triangle involving the King of Sweden. A mysterious fortune teller who predicts that the King will soon die. An assassination plot. Few of Giuseppe Verdi's operas contain as many bewitching elements as his 1859 masterpiece Un ballo in maschera (A Masked Ball), which opens at Florida ... (more...)
Opera Santa Barbara Concludes Season With Puccini's LA RONDINE, 4/28, 30 Opera Santa Barbara Concludes Season With Puccini's LA RONDINE, 4/28, 30
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2017

Opera Santa Barbara will conclude its 23rd season with the company's premiere production of Giacomo Puccini's sensuous and poignant operetta La Rondine at the historic Granada Theatre on April 28 and 30. Performances will take place at 7:30 pm on Friday, April 28, and at 2:30 pm on Sunday, April 30.... (more...)
Guerilla Opera To Play Greatest Hits In Honor Of 10th Anniversary, 4/18 Guerilla Opera To Play Greatest Hits In Honor Of 10th Anniversary, 4/18
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

Guerilla Opera plays its greatest hits on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at its 10th Anniversary Celebration in the OBERON at 2 Arrow Street, Cambridge, MA 02138! Join your host Allegra Libonati, Stage Director of upcoming “Play: the Game—or—Game: the Play” and Boston Lyric Opera's recent “The Rakes Progre... (more...)
On Site Opera Announces New Executive Director, Piper Gunnarson On Site Opera Announces New Executive Director, Piper Gunnarson
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

On Site Opera is excited to announce the appointment of its new Executive Director, Piper Gunnarson. A seasoned nonprofit arts administrator, Piper has extensive experience in theater administration for organizations spanning all manifestations of the art form, including classical plays, new work, m... (more...)
Opera Theatre of the Rockies Presents THE MIKADO, 5/13-14 Opera Theatre of the Rockies Presents THE MIKADO, 5/13-14
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2017

Opera Theatre of the Rockies is excited to announce their entry into the “topsy turvy” world of Gilbert & Sullivan with performances of The Mikado. Performances will be at the Kathryn Mohrman Theatre, Armstrong Hall at Colorado College on May 13 at 7:30 PM and May 14 at 3:00 PM. Tickets are $25 to $... (more...)
Atlanta Opera Closes Season With Puccini's TURANDOT, 4/29-5/7 Atlanta Opera Closes Season With Puccini's TURANDOT, 4/29-5/7
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2017

The Atlanta Opera closes the 2016-17 season with the romance and spectacle of Puccini's final masterpiece, Turandot, the first opera performed in the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in 2007.... (more...)