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Tickets to Florida Opera Theatre's COSI FAN TUTTE at Dr. Phillips Center Now On SaleTickets to Florida Opera Theatre's COSI FAN TUTTE at Dr. Phillips Center Now On Sale
December 19, 2014

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Center announces Florida Opera Theatre performances on March 27 and 29, 2015. Mozart's comedy, Così Fan Tutte will be produced in the Alexis & Jim Pugh Th... (more...)


LA Opera to Bring FIGARO to Life, 1/16LA Opera to Bring FIGARO to Life, 1/16
December 18, 2014

(Los Angeles) December 17, 2014 — The debate over immigration reform takes center stage in ¡Figaro! (90210), a contemporary adaptation of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, presented by LA Opera in its ... (more...)


LA Opera to Stage World Premiere of ¡FIGARO! (90210), 1/16-18LA Opera to Stage World Premiere of ¡FIGARO! (90210), 1/16-18
December 17, 2014

The debate over immigration reform takes center stage in ¡Figaro! (90210), a contemporary adaptation of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, presented by LA Opera in its world premiere staging at the Barn... (more...)


MN Opera's Michael Christie Leads World Premiere of THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE at The Ordway, 3/7-15MN Opera's Michael Christie Leads World Premiere of THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE at The Ordway, 3/7-15
December 17, 2014

Minnesota Opera Music Director Michael Christie leads the world premiere performances of The Manchurian Candidate, March 7-15, 2015 in the Music Theater at Ordway. (more...)


Festival d'Aix-en-Provence's 67th Season to Feature World Premieres, French Premieres & MoreFestival d'Aix-en-Provence's 67th Season to Feature World Premieres, French Premieres & More
December 16, 2014

The 67th season of the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, under the leadership of General Manager Bernard Foccroulle, will present the world premiere productions of operas by Handel and Mozart; the French pr... (more...)


City Opera Vancouver Announces Full Schedule for 2015 SeasonCity Opera Vancouver Announces Full Schedule for 2015 Season
December 16, 2014

Exciting things planned for 2015 Vancouver Opera Season Thanks to support from the BC Arts Council and the City of Vancouver, we will update and strengthen our Strategic Plan, and hire our first G... (more...)


Opera Parallele Presents a Special Pre-DEAD MAN WALKING Premiere Event, 1/21Opera Parallele Presents a Special Pre-DEAD MAN WALKING Premiere Event, 1/21
December 16, 2014

In anticipation of its February 20-22 YBCA Theater premiere of a new production of Jake Heggie's Dead Man Walking, award-winning contemporary opera company Opera Parallèle will present a special free... (more...)


The North Carolina Opera Presents APPROACHING ALI, 1/29-31The North Carolina Opera Presents APPROACHING ALI, 1/29-31
December 12, 2014

North Carolina Opera is thrilled to bring a cutting-edge opera experience to Triangle patrons this January with Approaching Ali, a 50-minute contemporary chamber opera. In his operatic debut, Richmon... (more...)


NC Opera to Present APPROACHING ALI Next MonthNC Opera to Present APPROACHING ALI Next Month
December 11, 2014

?North Carolina Opera will bring a cutting-edge opera experience to Triangle patrons this January with Approaching Ali, a 50-minute contemporary chamber opera. In his operatic debut, Richmond-based co... (more...)


Opera San Jose to Continue Season with World Premiere of WHERE ANGELS FEAR TO TREADOpera San Jose to Continue Season with World Premiere of WHERE ANGELS FEAR TO TREAD
December 10, 2014

Opera San José continues its 31st season with the WORLD PREMIERE of Where Angels Fear to Tread by American composer Mark Lanz Weiser, libretto by Roger Brunyate. This bold new opera, based on the nove... (more...)


Vancouver Opera Partners with DAREarts for 'Innovative' Arts Program This WeekVancouver Opera Partners with DAREarts for 'Innovative' Arts Program This Week
December 10, 2014

The recent world premiere of Stickboy, Vancouver Opera's new commissioned opera about bullying, is the focus for the successful return of DAREarts' innovative arts program to Vancouver. Grade 6 and 7... (more...)


Florida Grand Opera to Present COSI FAN TUTTE in 2015Florida Grand Opera to Present COSI FAN TUTTE in 2015
December 05, 2014

Florida Grand Opera follows up its critically acclaimed production of Madama Butterfly with a modern retelling of a Mozart favorite, the comic opera Così fan tutte, opening on Saturday, January 24 at ... (more...)


NYFOS Next to Include Excerpts From THE SHINING Opera and More, Beg. 2/3NYFOS Next to Include Excerpts From THE SHINING Opera and More, Beg. 2/3
December 04, 2014

The New York Festival of Song's “invaluable contemporary-music series” (The New Yorker) NYFOS Next enters its fifth season and shifts to a new format—a three-concert mini-festival during the month of ... (more...)


The Virgil Thomson Foundation Announces Its Activities in 2015The Virgil Thomson Foundation Announces Its Activities in 2015
December 04, 2014

VIRGIL THOMSON (1896-1989) COMMEMORATION OF 25th ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DEATH // ACTIVITIES 2013-2015 (more...)


Composer Peter-Anthony Togni Wins the 2014 Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts AwardComposer Peter-Anthony Togni Wins the 2014 Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award
November 27, 2014

Composer Peter-Anthony Togni has won the 2014 Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award, as announced in Halifax last Thursday. www.nsmasterworks.ca (more...)


The LA Opera Presents West Coast Premiere of THE GHOSTS OF VERSAILLES, 2/7-3/1The LA Opera Presents West Coast Premiere of THE GHOSTS OF VERSAILLES, 2/7-3/1
November 26, 2014

LA Opera General Director Plácido Domingo announced updated details for the west coast premiere of John Corigliano's magnificently haunting 1991 opera,The Ghosts of Versailles, which receives its long... (more...)


Houston Grand Opera to Honor Houston Ship Channel's Centennial in Song, 12/10Houston Grand Opera to Honor Houston Ship Channel's Centennial in Song, 12/10
November 25, 2014

Houston, November 25, 2014—Houston Grand Opera's community collaboration initiative, HGOco, will present an original song cycle,On This Muddy Water: Voices from the Houston Ship Channel, in a series o... (more...)


The Glimmerglass Festival Announces 2015 Season - THE MAGIC FLUTE, MACBETH & More!The Glimmerglass Festival Announces 2015 Season - THE MAGIC FLUTE, MACBETH & More!
November 25, 2014

The Glimmerglass Festival announces further information about its 2015 season, which celebrates the Cooperstown-based company's 40th anniversary. In addition to four mainstage productions, the summer ... (more...)


Steven Stucky's THE CLASSICAL STYLE to Make New York Premiere at Carnegie Hall, 12/4Steven Stucky's THE CLASSICAL STYLE to Make New York Premiere at Carnegie Hall, 12/4
November 24, 2014

When Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer Steven Stucky's first opera - The Classical Style: An Opera (of Sorts) - premiered at the 2014 Ojai Music Festival, it was hailed as 'a dazzling display o... (more...)


Opera Paralléle to Premiere New Seaon with DEAD MAN WALKING, 2/20/15Opera Paralléle to Premiere New Seaon with DEAD MAN WALKING, 2/20/15
November 24, 2014

San Francisco, November 24, 2014 – Acclaimed contemporary opera company Opera Parallèle will open its 2015 season with the premiere of a new production of Jake Heggie's landmark work Dead Man Walking—... (more...)


Opera Saratoga Releases Schedule for 2015 Summer 'Festival' SeasonOpera Saratoga Releases Schedule for 2015 Summer 'Festival' Season
November 24, 2014

(Saratoga Springs, NY) -- Opera Saratoga announces subscriptions are now on sale for the 2015 Summer Festival, which will include three operas featuring guest artists from around the globe, and a wide... (more...)


The Houston Grand Opera Hosts Book Signing and Children's Book Drive Tied to World Premiere of A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 12/3, 12/5-21The Houston Grand Opera Hosts Book Signing and Children's Book Drive Tied to World Premiere of A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 12/3, 12/5-21
November 23, 2014

Houston Grand Opera will partner with Houston organizations for a public book signing with esteemed English actor, director, and author Simon Callow; and for a children's book drive during the run of ... (more...)


David Daniels Makes Opera Philadelphia Debut as Oscar Wilde in East Coast Premiere of OSCAR, 2/6David Daniels Makes Opera Philadelphia Debut as Oscar Wilde in East Coast Premiere of OSCAR, 2/6
November 20, 2014

Opera Philadelphia's 40th Anniversary Season continues in February with the highly anticipated East Coast Premiere of Oscar, the first opera from American composer Theodore Morrison with a libretto by... (more...)


Photo Flash: First Look at Eric Owens, Adina Aaron and More in Lyric Opera's PORGY AND BESSPhoto Flash: First Look at Eric Owens, Adina Aaron and More in Lyric Opera's PORGY AND BESS
November 19, 2014

CHICAGO – Lyric Opera of Chicago presents The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess,conducted by Ward Stare in a revival of the acclaimed production from renowned director Francesca Zambello. It opens on Monday,... (more...)


LA Opera's Figaro Unbound to Include ¡FIGARO! (90210)LA Opera's Figaro Unbound to Include ¡FIGARO! (90210)
November 12, 2014

Plácido Domingo, General Director of LA Opera, has announced updated details about the company's upcoming Figaro Unbound celebration, which explores the lasting legacy of French playwright Pierre Beau... (more...)



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