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Opera Colorado Announces Upcoming Productions - MADAMA BUTTERFLY, THE MAGIC FLUTE, and MoreOpera Colorado Announces Upcoming Productions - MADAMA BUTTERFLY, THE MAGIC FLUTE, and More
April 24, 2014

Opera Colorado announced today that it will present Giacomo Puccini's Madama Butterfly(November 2014), W.A. Mozart's The Magic Flute (May 2015), Giuseppe Verdi's Aida (November 2015), and the world pr... (more...)


Sarasota Opera Announces Expansion of 'HD at the Opera House' SeriesSarasota Opera Announces Expansion of 'HD at the Opera House' Series
April 23, 2014

Sarasota Opera is pleased to announce the expansion of its new broadcast and film series called 'HD at the Opera House'. This new series is allowing Sarasota Opera to expand its programming from th... (more...)


Bronx Opera to Present LA TRAVIATA, Begin. 5/9Bronx Opera to Present LA TRAVIATA, Begin. 5/9
April 17, 2014

The Bronx Opera presents La traviata, Verdi's enduring masterpiece about the last days of one of the most famous courtesans. This is the tragic love story of Violetta, a selfless, terminally-ill woman... (more...)


Olga Peretyatko Makes Met Debut in Bellini's I PURITANI TonightOlga Peretyatko Makes Met Debut in Bellini's I PURITANI Tonight
April 17, 2014

Acclaimed Russian soprano Olga Peretyatko will make her Met debut as Elvira in a revival of Bellini's I Puritani, with Met stars Lawrence Brownlee and Mariusz Kwiecien in their respective company ro... (more...)


The Washington National Opera Presents M&M'S Opera in the Outfield with Performance of THE MAGIC FLUTE, 5/3The Washington National Opera Presents M&M'S Opera in the Outfield with Performance of THE MAGIC FLUTE, 5/3
April 15, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) celebrates its sixth season of free opera simulcasts at Nationals Park with title sponsor Mars, Incorporated for the M&M'S® Opera in the Outfield performance of Mozart'... (more...)


Tenor Michael Fabiano Wins 2014 Richard Tucker AwardTenor Michael Fabiano Wins 2014 Richard Tucker Award
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. 4/21Joyce DiDonato to Star in Her First Met Performances of Rossini's LA CENERENTOLA, Beg. 4/21
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 Apr... (more...)


Florida Grand Opera to Present Jules Massenet's THAIS, Begin. 5/3Florida Grand Opera to Present Jules Massenet's THAIS, Begin. 5/3
April 08, 2014

Florida Grand Opera closes the 2013-14 season with yet another exciting deviation from the standard repertoire – Massenet's Thaïs, opening May 3, 2014, at the Arsht Center. Bringing a touch of eastern... (more...)


Capitol City Opera to Present THE MERRY WIDOW and More, Fall 2014; Spring Auditions Set for 5/3Capitol City Opera to Present THE MERRY WIDOW and More, Fall 2014; Spring Auditions Set for 5/3
April 03, 2014

Capitol City Opera Company, one of the only opera companies in the Southeast to champion local singers, will present a fully staged production of Franz Lehár's The Merry Widow on Friday, September 5 a... (more...)


LA TRAVIATA at bergenPAC to Feature NJ Residents, 4/6LA TRAVIATA at bergenPAC to Feature NJ Residents, 4/6
April 03, 2014

When the curtain rises in the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera's new production La Traviata, the audience will recognize several familiar faces on the stage. The New Jersey Association of Veris... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Millennials Approach and Amaze at Met Council Auditions ConcertBWW Reviews: Millennials Approach and Amaze at Met Council Auditions Concert
by Richard Sasanow - April 02, 2014

In our age of 20-somethings suffering from arrested development, they say “25 is the new 15.” This certainly was not true at the Met auditions concert (formally, the Metropolitan Opera National Counci... (more...)


Tickets for the Glyndebourne Festival are Still AvailableTickets for the Glyndebourne Festival are Still Available
April 01, 2014

This will be Robin Ticciati's first Glyndebourne Festival as Music Director. He is only the seventh conductor to hold the post in Glyndebourne's 80- year history, following in the distinguished line o... (more...)


Birmingham Opera Company Presents KHOVANSKYGATE: A National Enquiry, April 22Birmingham Opera Company Presents KHOVANSKYGATE: A National Enquiry, April 22
April 01, 2014

Birmingham Opera Company announced today that KHOVANSKYGATE: A National Enquiry will be performed in The Freedom Tent at Cannon Hill, The People's Park Birmingham. (more...)


Sarasota Opera Announces Launch of New Opera Broadcast and Film SeriesSarasota Opera Announces Launch of New Opera Broadcast and Film Series
March 25, 2014

Sarasota Opera is pleased to announce the launch of its new opera broadcast and film series. This new series will allow Sarasota Opera to expand its programming from the fall and winter season to yea... (more...)


Olga Peretyatko to Make Met Debut in Bellini's I PURITANI, Beg. 4/17Olga Peretyatko to Make Met Debut in Bellini's I PURITANI, Beg. 4/17
March 24, 2014

Acclaimed Russian soprano Olga Peretyatko will make her Met debut as Elvira in a revival of Bellini's I Puritani, with Met stars Lawrence Brownlee and Mariusz Kwiecien in their respective company role... (more...)


The Verismo Opera Presents LA TRAVIATA with Sets From the New York City Opera, 4/6The Verismo Opera Presents LA TRAVIATA with Sets From the New York City Opera, 4/6
March 19, 2014

When the curtain opens and the lights strike the stage on April 6, the New York City Opera will be seen in the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera's new production of Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata.... (more...)


The Metropolitan Opera Presents MADAMA BUTTERFLY with James Valenti, 4/4-15The Metropolitan Opera Presents MADAMA BUTTERFLY with James Valenti, 4/4-15
March 17, 2014

Internationally Acclaimed Tenor, James Valenti will be making his triumphant return tothe Metropolitan Opera located at 10 Lincoln Center Plaza in New York City as he takes on the role of Lt. Pinkerto... (more...)


Riverside Opera Opens Season with Performance at SI Library, 4/19Riverside Opera Opens Season with Performance at SI Library, 4/19
March 14, 2014

The Riverside Opera Company, under the direction of Maestro Alan Aurelia announces a performance of 'PoPera' a mix of Opera and Broadway favorites featuring long time Riverside Opera piano accompanist... (more...)


Diana Damrau Sings the Title Role in Bellini's LA SONNAMBULA at the Met, Beg. TonightDiana Damrau Sings the Title Role in Bellini's LA SONNAMBULA at the Met, Beg. Tonight
March 14, 2014

Diana Damrau will add a new role to her extensive repertory when she sings her first-ever performances of Amina, the title character in Bellini's bel canto showpiece La Sonnambula. Last season, Damrau... (more...)


Natalie Dessay Makes New York Debut at Carnegie Hall TonightNatalie Dessay Makes New York Debut at Carnegie Hall Tonight
March 12, 2014

French soprano Natalie Dessay makes her highly anticipated New York recital debut tonight, March 12 at 8:00 p.m. at Carnegie Hall in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, joined by pianist and frequent c... (more...)


Daniel Sutin to Perform Title Role in Metropolitan Opera's WOZZECK TonightDaniel Sutin to Perform Title Role in Metropolitan Opera's WOZZECK Tonight
March 10, 2014

Daniel Sutin will sing the title role in tonight's performance of Berg's Wozzeck, replacing Thomas Hampson, who is recovering from bronchitis. Hampson's illness also forced him to withdraw from the Ma... (more...)


Thomas Hampson Makes Role Debut in Berg's WOZZECK at the Met, Now thru 3/22Thomas Hampson Makes Role Debut in Berg's WOZZECK at the Met, Now thru 3/22
March 06, 2014

Following an extensive European tour with the Amsterdam Sinfonietta, Thomas Hampson returns to the U.S. to make his role debut as the eponymous antihero of Alban Berg's Wozzeck, opening tonight, March... (more...)


Mozart's LA CLEMENZA DI TITO, Starring Matthew Polenzani, Joyce DiDonato, & Amanda Majeski, Opens Tonight at the LyricMozart's LA CLEMENZA DI TITO, Starring Matthew Polenzani, Joyce DiDonato, & Amanda Majeski, Opens Tonight at the Lyric
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... (more...)


Matthew Polenzani, Joyce DiDonato and Amanda Majeski Star in LA CLEMENZA DI TITO at Lyric Opera of Chicago, Now thru 3/23Matthew Polenzani, Joyce DiDonato and Amanda Majeski Star in LA CLEMENZA DI TITO at Lyric Opera of Chicago, Now thru 3/23
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 seve... (more...)


Patricia Racette and Marcelo Alvarez to Sing Leading Roles in the Met's ANDREA CHENIER, Beg. 3/24Patricia Racette and Marcelo Alvarez to Sing Leading Roles in the Met's ANDREA CHENIER, Beg. 3/24
March 04, 2014

Beginning March 24, three Met stars will sing their first company performances of the leading roles in Andrea Chénier, Giordano's tragic love story set during the French Revolution. Gianandrea Noseda ... (more...)



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