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Judges and Contestants Announced for Plácido Domingo's OPERALIA This Summer Judges and Contestants Announced for Plácido Domingo's OPERALIA This Summer
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2014

Representing 17 nations, 40 young singers have been selected to compete in the 22nd edition of Plácido Domingo's Operalia, the World Opera Competition, hosted by LA Opera this summer. The contest will be held from August 25 through 30, 2014. Tickets to the competition's final round—a Gala Finals Con... (more...)
BWW Reviews: From Kaufmann and Florez to Beczala and Camarena, It's the Year of the Tenor BWW Reviews: From Kaufmann and Florez to Beczala and Camarena, It's the Year of the Tenor
by Richard Sasanow - May 13, 2014

“The party's over,” wrote Betty Comden & Adolph Green in BELLS ARE RINGING. “It's time to call it a day.” The opera season at the Metropolitan said its farewells to 2013-2014 on May 10 with a bel canto doubleheader of Rossini's LA CENERENTOLA (a shot heard round the world via radio and The Met's LIV... (more...)
The Met: Live in HD Presents LA CENERENTOLA Tonight The Met: Live in HD Presents LA CENERENTOLA Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2014

Joyce DiDonato sings her first Met performances of the title character in Rossini's Cinderella story, La Cenerentola, with bel canto master Juan Diego Flórez as her dashing prince. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leads a cast that also includes Pietro Spagnoli in his Met debut as the servant Dan... (more...)
BWW Reviews: The Tenor's a Cinderella, the Mezzo's Charming and the Met's CENERENTOLA is a Dream BWW Reviews: The Tenor's a Cinderella, the Mezzo's Charming and the Met's CENERENTOLA is a Dream
by Richard Sasanow - May 02, 2014

When the Met's production of LA CENERENTOLA, Rossini's version of the Cinderella story. arrives in movie theatres around the world next week, the star for many will be tenor Juan Diego Florez as the prince. But he didn't make it to the first three performances of the opera this season in New York--n... (more...)
The Met: Live in HD Presents LA CENERENTOLA, 5/10 The Met: Live in HD Presents LA CENERENTOLA, 5/10
by BWW News Desk - April 30, 2014

Joyce DiDonato sings her first Met performances of the title character in Rossini's Cinderella story, La Cenerentola, with bel canto master Juan Diego Flórez as her dashing prince. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leads a cast that also includes Pietro Spagnoli in his Met debut as the servant Dan... (more...)
Plácido Domingo's OPERALIA Returns to Los Angeles, Tickets On Sale Now, 8/25-30 Plácido Domingo's OPERALIA Returns to Los Angeles, Tickets On Sale Now, 8/25-30
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2014

This summer, 40 of the most exciting young singers from every corner of the globe will converge upon Los Angeles to compete in Operalia, the prestigious voice competition created byPlácido Domingo to discover the next generation of international operatic superstars. This year's contest, its third ti... (more...)
Tenor Michael Fabiano Wins 2014 Richard Tucker Award Tenor Michael Fabiano Wins 2014 Richard Tucker Award
by BWW News Desk - April 10, 2014

The Richard Tucker Music Foundation has announced that Michael Fabiano - 'the tenor that we have all been waiting for' (San Francisco Classical Voice) - is the winner of the 2014 Richard Tucker Award.... (more...)
Joyce DiDonato to Star in Her First Met Performances of Rossini's LA CENERENTOLA, Beg. 4/21 Joyce DiDonato to Star in Her First Met Performances of Rossini's LA CENERENTOLA, Beg. 4/21
by BWW News Desk - April 09, 2014

Mezzo-soprano star Joyce DiDonato will sing her first Met performances of one of her signature roles, the winsome heroine of Rossini's adaptation of the Cinderella story, La Cenerentola, beginning April 21.... (more...)
The Met: Live in HD Presents LA BOHÈME Today The Met: Live in HD Presents LA BOHÈME Today
by BWW News Desk - April 05, 2014

An exciting young cast stars in Franco Zeffirelli's breathtaking production of La Bohème, the most-performed opera in Met history. Italian star tenor Vittorio Grigolo makes his Live in HDdebut as the passionate poet Rodolfo, and Romanian soprano Anita Hartig makes her highly anticipated Met debut as... (more...)
Javier Camarena to Sing the Role of Prince Ramiro in the First Three Performances of the Metropolitan Opera's Production of LA CENERENTOLA Javier Camarena to Sing the Role of Prince Ramiro in the First Three Performances of the Metropolitan Opera's Production of LA CENERENTOLA
by BWW News Desk - April 04, 2014

Javier Camarena will sing the role of Prince Ramiro in the season's three initial performances of Rossini's La Cenerentola on April 21, 25, and 28, replacing Juan Diego Flórez, who is ill. Flórez is scheduled to return for the three final performances of the opera, on May 2, May 6, and the May 10 ma... (more...)
The Met: Live in HD Presents LA BOHÈME, 4/5 The Met: Live in HD Presents LA BOHÈME, 4/5
by BWW News Desk - March 26, 2014

An exciting young cast stars in Franco Zeffirelli's breathtaking production of La Bohème, the most-performed opera in Met history. Italian star tenor Vittorio Grigolo makes his Live in HDdebut as the passionate poet Rodolfo, and Romanian soprano Anita Hartig makes her highly anticipated Met debut as... (more...)
Mozart's LA CLEMENZA DI TITO, Starring Matthew Polenzani, Joyce DiDonato, & Amanda Majeski, Opens Tonight at the Lyric Mozart's LA CLEMENZA DI TITO, Starring Matthew Polenzani, Joyce DiDonato, & Amanda Majeski, Opens Tonight at the Lyric
by BWW News Desk - March 05, 2014

To marry or murder in order to reclaim the throne and family honor? That is the incendiary question propelling Mozart's La Clemenza di Tito at Lyric Opera of Chicago. This tale of politics, power, and high passion opens tonight, March 5 with seven performances through Sunday, March 23. Sir Andrew Da... (more...)
Matthew Polenzani, Joyce DiDonato and Amanda Majeski Star in LA CLEMENZA DI TITO at Lyric Opera of Chicago, Now thru 3/23 Matthew Polenzani, Joyce DiDonato and Amanda Majeski Star in LA CLEMENZA DI TITO at Lyric Opera of Chicago, Now thru 3/23
by BWW News Desk - March 05, 2014

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents Mozart's La Clemenza di Tito, conducted by Sir Andrew Davis in a new-to-Chicago production by famed director Sir David McVicar. It opens on Wednesday, March 5 with seven performances through Sunday, March 23. Performance dates are tonight, March 5 and March 8, 11, 14,... (more...)
43rd Annual George London Foundation Awards Competition for Opera Singers Announces Winners 43rd Annual George London Foundation Awards Competition for Opera Singers Announces Winners
by BWW News Desk - February 22, 2014

The winners of the 43rd annual George London Foundation Awards Competition for young American and Canadian opera singers were announced at the conclusion of the competition's final round this evening, which took place in a front of a capacity audience at Gilder Lehrman Hall at The Morgan Library & M... (more...)
Washington National Opera Presents East Coast Premiere of MOBY DICK, Now thru 3/8 Washington National Opera Presents East Coast Premiere of MOBY DICK, Now thru 3/8
by BWW News Desk - February 22, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) continues its 2013-2014 season with the east coast premiere of the new American opera Moby-Dick, today, February 22 to March 8 in the Kennedy Center Opera House.... (more...)
Tenor Michael Fabiano Receives 9th Annual Beverly Sills Artist Award Tenor Michael Fabiano Receives 9th Annual Beverly Sills Artist Award
by BWW News Desk - February 21, 2014

Tenor Michael Fabiano has been named the recipient of the ninth annual Beverly Sills Artist Award for young singers at the Metropolitan Opera. The $50,000 award, the largest of its kind in the United States, is designated for extraordinarily gifted singers between the ages of 25 and 40 who have alre... (more...)
Grammy Award-Winner Fabio Luisi's Spring Highlights Include AIDA, CENERENTOLA, and London Symphony Debut Grammy Award-Winner Fabio Luisi's Spring Highlights Include AIDA, CENERENTOLA, and London Symphony Debut
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2014

Having just added Genoa's prestigious 2014 Grifo d'Oro to honors that include both Grammy and ECHO Klassik Awards, Fabio Luisilooks forward to conducting a wealth of important operatic and orchestral projects this spring. Highlights include premiering a major new production of Verdi's Aida at the Zu... (more...)
THE MERRY WIDOW, LES CONTES D'HOFFMANN and More Set for The Met's 2014-15 Live in HD Season THE MERRY WIDOW, LES CONTES D'HOFFMANN and More Set for The Met's 2014-15 Live in HD Season
by BWW News Desk - February 12, 2014

The Met: Live in HD, the Metropolitan Opera's award-winning series of live transmissions to more than 2,000 movie theaters in 65 countries around the world, will feature ten operas in the 2014-15 season, including all six new productions in the Met season. All ten performances, transmitted live from... (more...)
THE DEATH OF KLINGHOFFER, LA DONNA DEL LAGO, THE MERRY WIDOW and More Set for The Metropolitan Opera's 2014-15 Season THE DEATH OF KLINGHOFFER, LA DONNA DEL LAGO, THE MERRY WIDOW and More Set for The Metropolitan Opera's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - February 12, 2014

The Metropolitan Opera's 2014-15 season will feature 26 operas, three of them company premieres, in six new productions and 18 revivals showcasing the talents of the world's leading singers, conductors, and theater artists. The three operas that will have their first-ever Met performances, each stag... (more...)
Matthew Polenzani, Joyce DiDonato and Amanda Majeski to Star in LA CLEMENZA DI TITO at Lyric Opera of Chicago, 3/5-23 Matthew Polenzani, Joyce DiDonato and Amanda Majeski to Star in LA CLEMENZA DI TITO at Lyric Opera of Chicago, 3/5-23
by BWW News Desk - February 04, 2014

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents Mozart's La Clemenza di Tito, conducted by Sir Andrew Davis in a new-to-Chicago production by famed director Sir David McVicar. It opens on Wednesday, March 5 with seven performances through Sunday, March 23. Performance dates are March 5, 8, 11, 14, 17, and 20, all a... (more...)
HGO Awards 1st Place to D'Ana Lombard in the 26th Annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers HGO Awards 1st Place to D'Ana Lombard in the 26th Annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers
by BWW News Desk - January 31, 2014

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) has announced the winners for the 26th Annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers that took place the evening of January 30 at the Wortham Theater Center's Cullen Theater in front of a capacity crowd.... (more...)
Audra McDonald-Hosted 'Richard Tucker at 100: An Opera Celebration' Airs Tonight Audra McDonald-Hosted 'Richard Tucker at 100: An Opera Celebration' Airs Tonight
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2014

Live From Lincoln Center will broadcast the Richard Tucker Music Foundation's 2013 gala concert, one of the most highly anticipated events of the opera season, from Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall. The concert event will celebrate the legendary tenor's centenary with an illustrious all-American g... (more...)
Washington National Opera Presents East Coast Premiere of MOBY DICK, 2/22-3/8 Washington National Opera Presents East Coast Premiere of MOBY DICK, 2/22-3/8
by BWW News Desk - January 09, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) continues its 2013-2014 season with the east coast premiere of the new American opera Moby-Dick, February 22 to March 8 in the Kennedy Center Opera House. Written by composer Jake Heggie and featuring an English- language libretto by Gene Scheer based on Herman Melvil... (more...)
Gotham Chamber Opera Presents LA DESCENTE D'ORPHEE AUX ENFERS Tonight Gotham Chamber Opera Presents LA DESCENTE D'ORPHEE AUX ENFERS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - January 01, 2014

Gotham Chamber Opera presents Marc-Antoine Charpentier's La descente d'Orphée aux enfers, a co-production with Trinity Church, from tonight, January 1- January 5, 2014 at St. Paul's Chapel, Broadway and Fulton, NYC.... (more...)
Joyce DiDonato and David Hyde Pierce to Host Ninth Annual Opera News Awards, 4/13 Joyce DiDonato and David Hyde Pierce to Host Ninth Annual Opera News Awards, 4/13
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2013

Grammy Award-winning mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and Tony and Emmy Award-winning actor David Hyde Pierce will take a star turn together when they co-host the Ninth Annual Opera News Awards, set to take place on Sunday, April 13, 2014, in the Grand Ballroom of The Plaza Hotel in New York City. They ... (more...)



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