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The Cincinnati Opera Presents World Premiere of MORNING STAR, 6/30-7/19The Cincinnati Opera Presents World Premiere of MORNING STAR, 6/30-7/19
April 14, 2014

Cincinnati Opera will present the world premiere of the opera Morning Star, with music by Ricky Ian Gordon and a libretto by William M. Hoffman, during the company's 2015 Summer Festival. The opera wi... (more...)


Anita Rachvelishvili Joins Canadian Opera Company's DON QUICHOTTE; Leonardo Capalbo to Lead ROBERTO DEVEREUXAnita Rachvelishvili Joins Canadian Opera Company's DON QUICHOTTE; Leonardo Capalbo to Lead ROBERTO DEVEREUX
April 11, 2014

The Canadian Opera Company welcomes Georgian mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili to the role of Dulcinée in Don Quichotte as well as American tenor Leonardo Capalbo to the title role of Roberto Devereu... (more...)


The Canadian Opera Company Announces Cast Changes for DON QUICHOTTE and ROBERTO DEVEREUXThe Canadian Opera Company Announces Cast Changes for DON QUICHOTTE and ROBERTO DEVEREUX
April 11, 2014

The Canadian Opera Company welcomes Georgian mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili to the role of Dulcinée in Don Quichotte as well as American tenor Leonardo Capalbo to the title role of Roberto Devereu... (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...)


The Vancouver Opera Presents Verdi's DON CARLO, 5/3-11The Vancouver Opera Presents Verdi's DON CARLO, 5/3-11
April 08, 2014

For the first time in 40 years Vancouver audiences will experience the magnificence of Verdi's spectacular masterpiece, Don Carlo, the emotionally gripping drama of a king's brutal power and a son's... (more...)


Peter Sellars Returns to the Canadian Opera Company with a New Production of HERCULES, Now thru 4/30Peter Sellars Returns to the Canadian Opera Company with a New Production of HERCULES, Now thru 4/30
April 05, 2014

Internationally renowned director Peter Sellars returns to the Canadian Opera Company this spring with a new company production of Handel's Hercules that propels the Greek myth into the modern day, gi... (more...)


Lyric Opera of Kansas City Presents Johann Strauss' DIE FLEDERMAUS, 4/26-5/4Lyric Opera of Kansas City Presents Johann Strauss' DIE FLEDERMAUS, 4/26-5/4
April 02, 2014

Lyric Opera of Kansas City closes its 56th season with Johann Strauss' Die Fledermaus April 26, 30 and May 2 and 4, 2014 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. This will be a new production d... (more...)


Lyric's Rising Stars in Concert to Showcase Ryan Opera Center Members, 3/29Lyric's Rising Stars in Concert to Showcase Ryan Opera Center Members, 3/29
March 26, 2014

On Saturday, March 29, at 7:30 p.m., the talented singers and pianist of The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center 2013-14 ensemble will perform with members of the Lyric Opera Orchestra in work... (more...)


Opera Philadelphia Presents DON GIOVANNI, 4/25-5/4Opera Philadelphia Presents DON GIOVANNI, 4/25-5/4
March 24, 2014

Widely regarded as one of the greatest operas ever composed, Don Giovanni returns to Philadelphia in five performances at the Academy of Music, April 25-May 4, 2014, weaving the tale of the legendary ... (more...)


Canadian Opera Company Presents DON QUICHOTTE with Ferruccio Furlanetto, 5/9-24Canadian Opera Company Presents DON QUICHOTTE with Ferruccio Furlanetto, 5/9-24
March 18, 2014

The greatest operatic bass in the world today, Ferruccio Furlanetto, makes his Canadian debut this spring in the Canadian Opera Company premiere of the operatic tale of literature's famous dreamer, Do... (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...)


Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition Crowns WinnersDallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition Crowns Winners
March 16, 2014

No amount of locally heavy rains across North Texas Saturday evening could dampen the spirits of excited patrons and participants as The Dallas Opera Guild presented an impressive array of highly tale... (more...)


Richard Strauss's ARABELLA Returns to The Met, 4/3Richard Strauss's ARABELLA Returns to The Met, 4/3
March 13, 2014

Richard Strauss's Arabella will return to the Met April 3 for its first company performances since 2001, conducted by Philippe Auguin and featuring a principal cast of rising stars and artists new to... (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...)


The Canadian Opera Company Presents ROBERTO DEVEREUX with Sondra Radvanovsky, 4/25-5/21The Canadian Opera Company Presents ROBERTO DEVEREUX with Sondra Radvanovsky, 4/25-5/21
March 11, 2014

World renowned American soprano Sondra Radvanovsky returns to the Canadian Opera Company this spring in the ultimate diva role, Queen Elizabeth I, for the COC premiere of Donizetti's Roberto Devereux.... (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...)


DAS RHEINGOLD, A COFFIN IN EGYPT and More Set for Spring 2014 at Houston Grand OperaDAS RHEINGOLD, A COFFIN IN EGYPT and More Set for Spring 2014 at Houston Grand Opera
March 07, 2014

The new year has already brought notable success for Houston Grand Opera (HGO), where the hotly anticipated American premiere of the long-lost Holocaust opera The Passenger-hailed by the Associated Pr... (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...)


Billy Zane Stars as Captain von Trapp in Lyric Opera of Chicago's THE SOUND OF MUSIC, 4/25Billy Zane Stars as Captain von Trapp in Lyric Opera of Chicago's THE SOUND OF MUSIC, 4/25
March 04, 2014

Billy Zane, star of James Cameron's international blockbuster Titanic and critically acclaimed for his portrayal of Billy Flynn in Broadway's Chicago, has been cast as Captain von Trapp, completing pr... (more...)


Full Cast Announced for Des Moines Metro Opera's 42nd Festival Season, Featuring LA TRAVIATA and MoreFull Cast Announced for Des Moines Metro Opera's 42nd Festival Season, Featuring LA TRAVIATA and More
February 27, 2014

General and Artistic Director Michael Egel and the Board of Directors have announced casting for the operas of the 42nd Summer Festival Season. The three, full-scale grand operas will be presented in ... (more...)


The Dallas Opera Guild Presents the 26th Annual DALLAS OPERA GUILD VOCAL COMPETITION, 3/15The Dallas Opera Guild Presents the 26th Annual DALLAS OPERA GUILD VOCAL COMPETITION, 3/15
February 27, 2014

The Dallas Opera Guild is proud to present the 26th Annual “Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition,” an on-stage showcase for talented young opera singers with Texas connections on Saturday, March 15, 2... (more...)


Dallas Opera Guild to Host Vocal Competition, 3/15Dallas Opera Guild to Host Vocal Competition, 3/15
February 27, 2014

The Dallas Opera Guild will present the 26th Annual 'Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition,' an on-stage showcase for talented young opera singers with Texas connections on Saturday, March 15, 2014 in ... (more...)


Houston Grand Opera Launches New RING Cycle and MoreHouston Grand Opera Launches New RING Cycle and More
February 26, 2014

The critical response to Houston's American premiere production of The Passenger was overwhelming. Classical Voice America proclaimed the opera “a masterpiece,” and the Chicago Tribune found it an “en... (more...)



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