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Opera Paralléle to Present Premiere of MY HEAD IS FULL OF COLORS as Part of National Opera Week, 11/1Opera Paralléle to Present Premiere of MY HEAD IS FULL OF COLORS as Part of National Opera Week, 11/1
September 30, 2014

San Francisco, CA, September 30, 2014 – Continuing its trailblazing tradition of presenting new and less familiar works of music theatre, Opera Parallèle will give the world premiere of an opera based... (more...)


Opera San Jose to Stage THE ITALIAN GIRL IN ALGIERS, 11/15-30Opera San Jose to Stage THE ITALIAN GIRL IN ALGIERS, 11/15-30
September 22, 2014

Opera San José (OSJ) continues its season with Gioachino Rossini's The Italian Girl in Algiers. This sparkling and fast-paced opera weaves a madcap story full of twists and turns into a comic adventur... (more...)


Spiro Malas to Star as 'Benoit' in New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera's LA BOHEME, 10/19 & 26Spiro Malas to Star as 'Benoit' in New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera's LA BOHEME, 10/19 & 26
September 18, 2014

The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera, the only grand opera company in Bergen County, New Jersey, concludes its 25th anniversary season, Vive la France, with Giacomo Puccini's La Bohème. Artist... (more...)


The Dallas Opera to Present THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, Opening 10/24The Dallas Opera to Present THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, Opening 10/24
September 18, 2014

The Dallas Opera's thrilling season-opening production of the 2014-2015 'Heights of Passion' Season is Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, a revolutionary romantic comedy filled with mem... (more...)


Dallas Opera to Premiere New Season with THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, 10/24Dallas Opera to Premiere New Season with THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, 10/24
September 18, 2014

DALLAS, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014 —The Dallas Opera's thrilling season-opening production of the 2014-2015 “Heights of Passion” Season is Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, a revolutionary ... (more...)


Opera Parallèle Announces 2014-2015 Season, Featuring DEAD MAN WALKING and HEART OF DARKNESSOpera Parallèle Announces 2014-2015 Season, Featuring DEAD MAN WALKING and HEART OF DARKNESS
September 12, 2014

Founder and Artistic Director Nicole Paiement has announced details of Opera Parallèle's 2014--2015 season, which will feature the premiere of a new production of Jake Heggie's acclaimed Dead Man Wal... (more...)


Odyssey Opera to Launch Season in Boston With DIE TOTE STADT, 9/13Odyssey Opera to Launch Season in Boston With DIE TOTE STADT, 9/13
September 04, 2014

ODYSSEY OPERA, a new, Boston-based opera company dedicated to exploring the full spectrum of adventurous repertoire, revives an important 20th century masterpiece, Erich Wolfgang Korngold's Die tote S... (more...)


STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at ANNA NICOLE, Coming to the Royal Opera House, SeptemberSTAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at ANNA NICOLE, Coming to the Royal Opera House, September
by Stage Tube - August 28, 2014

Sex, celebrity and scandal: Mark-Anthony Turnage's opera draws on the dramatic life and death of Anna Nicole Smith, presented at the Royal Opera House September 11-24, 2014. Check out a sneak peek be... (more...)


The Houston Grand Opera Announces 60th Anniversary Season, Featuring World Premiere of A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Iain Bell and MoreThe Houston Grand Opera Announces 60th Anniversary Season, Featuring World Premiere of A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Iain Bell and More
August 27, 2014

Houston Grand Opera's 2014–15 season, the company's 60th anniversary season, includes the world premiere of A Christmas Carol by Iain Bell—the company's 55th new commission —from award-winning Dicken... (more...)


Guerilla Opera Presents LET'S MAKE A SANDWICH, 9/25-27Guerilla Opera Presents LET'S MAKE A SANDWICH, 9/25-27
August 25, 2014

Guerilla Opera presents Let's Make a Sandwich, an experiment in opera production, which includes two world premiere operas with music and librettos by composers Rudolf Rojahn and Curtis K. Hughes, and... (more...)


Guerilla Opera to Open 8th Season with LET'S MAKE A SANDWICHGuerilla Opera to Open 8th Season with LET'S MAKE A SANDWICH
August 25, 2014

Guerilla Opera presents Let's Make a Sandwich, an experiment in opera production, which includes two world premiere operas with music and librettos by composers Rudolf Rojahn and Curtis K. Hughes, and... (more...)


San Francisco Opera Guild Presents Insight Panel Discussion, 8/28San Francisco Opera Guild Presents Insight Panel Discussion, 8/28
August 21, 2014

San Francisco Opera Guild presents an Insight Panel Discussion exploring Carlisle Floyd's iconic American opera Susannah. Insight Panels feature renowned cast and production team members, sharing behi... (more...)


Opera Philadelphia Presents THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, 9/26-10/5Opera Philadelphia Presents THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, 9/26-10/5
August 19, 2014

Opera Philadelphia opens its 40th Anniversary Season in grand fashion this September, with a New Production of The Barber of Seville. Rossini's comic masterpiece will be presented in five performances... (more...)


Center Stage Opera Presents LA TRAVIATA, 9/21-28Center Stage Opera Presents LA TRAVIATA, 9/21-28
August 18, 2014

Tickets for Dylan F. Thomas' new production of Verdi's immortal La Traviata are already going fast! One of the most beloved operas of all time, La Traviata was also the inspiration for the hit film 'P... (more...)


The Odyssey Opera Opens the Fall Arts Season with Korngold's DIE TOTE STADT, 9/13The Odyssey Opera Opens the Fall Arts Season with Korngold's DIE TOTE STADT, 9/13
August 14, 2014

ODYSSEY OPERA, a new, Boston-based opera company dedicated to exploring the full spectrum of adventurous repertoire, revives an important 20th century masterpiece, Erich Wolfgang Korngold's Die tote ... (more...)


San Francisco Opera to Present Company Premiere of Carlisle Floyd's SUSANNAH, 9/6-21San Francisco Opera to Present Company Premiere of Carlisle Floyd's SUSANNAH, 9/6-21
August 12, 2014

San Francisco Opera presents the Company premiere of Carlisle Floyd's two-act opera Susannah September 6 at the War Memorial Opera House. Soprano Patricia Racette returns to San Francisco Opera in her... (more...)


The Washington National Opera Presents FLORENCIA IN THE AMAZON, 9/20-28The Washington National Opera Presents FLORENCIA IN THE AMAZON, 9/20-28
August 12, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) opens its 2014-2015 season with the company premiere of Daniel Cata?n and Marcela Fuentes-Berain's Florencia in the Amazon, September 20-28 in the Kennedy Center Opera ... (more...)


The Washington National Opera Announces Productions in the 2014-2015 Season of the American Opera InitiativeThe Washington National Opera Announces Productions in the 2014-2015 Season of the American Opera Initiative
August 07, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced details for the third season of the American Opera Initiative, its comprehensive commissioning program that brings contemporary American stories to the ... (more...)


New Works THE INVESTMENT, DAUGHTERS OF THE BLOODY DUKE and AN AMERICAN MAN Set for WNO's 2014-15 American Opera InitiativeNew Works THE INVESTMENT, DAUGHTERS OF THE BLOODY DUKE and AN AMERICAN MAN Set for WNO's 2014-15 American Opera Initiative
August 06, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced details for the third season of the American Opera Initiative, its comprehensive commissioning program that brings contemporary American stories to the ... (more...)


Olivier Award-Winning Opera Company Returns to Blackpool in May 2015Olivier Award-Winning Opera Company Returns to Blackpool in May 2015
August 06, 2014

English Touring Opera (ETO), the 2014 Olivier Award winner for Outstanding Achievement in Opera, is returning to The Grand Theatre, Blackpool, in May 2015, for its first performances at the theatre in... (more...)


San Francisco Opera Celebrates 92nd Season Opening with Bellini's NORMA Starring Sondra Radvanovsky, 9/5San Francisco Opera Celebrates 92nd Season Opening with Bellini's NORMA Starring Sondra Radvanovsky, 9/5
by Jillian Gaier - August 01, 2014

San Francisco Opera celebrates the opening of its 92nd Season on Friday, September 5, 2014 with a gala performance of Vincenzo Bellini's Norma, conducted by San Francisco Opera Music Director Nicola L... (more...)


Palm Beach Opera to Stage First World Premiere in 2015Palm Beach Opera to Stage First World Premiere in 2015
July 31, 2014

At a time when so many opera companies find themselves forced to cut back, Palm Beach Opera has succeeded instead in breaking new ground, presenting the first world premiere in its 53-year history. Se... (more...)


The English Touring Opera Announces the Spring 2015 Season, Featuring THE WILD MAN OF THE WEST INDIES, LA BOHEME, and MoreThe English Touring Opera Announces the Spring 2015 Season, Featuring THE WILD MAN OF THE WEST INDIES, LA BOHEME, and More
July 30, 2014

English Touring Opera has announced details of its Spring 2015 season, which features rare bel canto gems by Donizetti, a Puccini favourite, and two new operas for young people. (more...)


Tickets for Opera Philadelphia's 40th Anniversary Season to Go on Sale 8/13Tickets for Opera Philadelphia's 40th Anniversary Season to Go on Sale 8/13
July 29, 2014

Tickets go on sale on Wednesday, August 13, for Opera Philadelphia's 40th Anniversary Season, featuring a stellar cast of international opera stars in five new productions at the Academy of Music and ... (more...)


Tickets to Opera Philadelphia's 40th Anniversary Season On Sale 8/13Tickets to Opera Philadelphia's 40th Anniversary Season On Sale 8/13
July 29, 2014

Tickets go on sale on Wednesday, August 13, for Opera Philadelphia's 40th Anniversary Season, featuring a stellar cast of international opera stars in five new productions at the Academy of Music and ... (more...)



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