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Ian Derrer Named Artistic Administrator of Dallas OperaIan Derrer Named Artistic Administrator of Dallas Opera
June 25, 2014

In the wake of Jonathan Pell's decision to step down after thirty years of distinguished service to The Dallas Opera, General Director & CEO Keith Cerny has announce the appointment of a new Artistic ... (more...)


The Dallas Opera and the San Diego Opera to Co-Produce GREAT SCOTTThe Dallas Opera and the San Diego Opera to Co-Produce GREAT SCOTT
June 24, 2014

The Dallas Opera proudly welcomes a co-producer, San Diego Opera, to the first major project in fourteen years by critically acclaimed American composer Jake Heggie (Moby-Dick) and Tony Award-winning ... (more...)


The Dallas Opera and the San Diego Opera to Co-Produce GREAT SCOTTThe Dallas Opera and the San Diego Opera to Co-Produce GREAT SCOTT
June 22, 2014

The Dallas Opera proudly welcomes a co-producer, San Diego Opera, to the first major project in fourteen years by critically acclaimed American composer Jake Heggie (Moby-Dick) and Tony Award-winning ... (more...)


Soprano Hlengiwe Mkhwanazi to Make Lyric Opera Debut as 'Clara' in PORGY AND BESS, 11/17-12/20Soprano Hlengiwe Mkhwanazi to Make Lyric Opera Debut as 'Clara' in PORGY AND BESS, 11/17-12/20
June 20, 2014

South African soprano Hlengiwe Mkhwanazi will make her Lyric Opera and role debut as Clara in Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, the company's general director Anthony Freud announced today. She replaces Amer... (more...)


William Mason Named New Artistic Adviser of San Diego OperaWilliam Mason Named New Artistic Adviser of San Diego Opera
May 30, 2014

William Mason, the former general director of the Lyric Opera of Chicago, has just been appointed as new Artistic Adviser of the San Diego Opera. (more...)


DAS RHEINGOLD and CARMEN to Close Out Houston Grand Opera's SeasonDAS RHEINGOLD and CARMEN to Close Out Houston Grand Opera's Season
May 29, 2014

Houston Grand Opera drew the season to a close with hit new productions of Das Rheingold and Carmen that prompted CultureMap Houston to conclude: 'This is, without doubt, the epitome of early twenty-f... (more...)


LA Opera Presents Dmitri Hvorostovsky in Recital TonightLA Opera Presents Dmitri Hvorostovsky in Recital Tonight
May 22, 2014

One of the most celebrated singers of our time, Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky will return to the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion for a recital at 7:30pm tonight, May 22, 2014. (more...)


STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Renee Fleming and More in A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRESTAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Renee Fleming and More in A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
by Stage Tube - May 19, 2014

Superstar Renée Fleming returns to Los Angeles in a role created for her extraordinary talents! Clinging desperately to a masquerade of Southern grace, Blanche DuBois moves into her sister's cramped a... (more...)


On Site Opera with Figaro Systems Present a Special Performance of Rameau's PYGMALION for Google Glass Users, 6/19On Site Opera with Figaro Systems Present a Special Performance of Rameau's PYGMALION for Google Glass Users, 6/19
May 15, 2014

On Site Opera, which creates immersive, site-specific opera productions, has partnered with Figaro Systems, developer of groundbreaking libretto simultexting technology, to preview a future in which o... (more...)


Opera Company of Middlebury to Present THE ITALIAN GIRLS IN ALGIERS, 5/30-6/7Opera Company of Middlebury to Present THE ITALIAN GIRLS IN ALGIERS, 5/30-6/7
May 09, 2014

A critic once wrote that if the Three Stooges had written an opera libretto, it would look something like Rossini's The Italian Girl in Algiers (L'Italiana in Algeri). (more...)


Canadian Opera Company Presents DON QUICHOTTE with Ferruccio Furlanetto, Now thru 5/24Canadian Opera Company Presents DON QUICHOTTE with Ferruccio Furlanetto, Now thru 5/24
May 09, 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...)


Evan Rogister to Conduct LA Opera's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, 5/18-24Evan Rogister to Conduct LA Opera's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, 5/18-24
May 06, 2014

Plácido Domingo announces that Evan Rogister will conduct LA Opera's upcoming performances of André Previn's A Streetcar Named Desire, starring Renée Fleming as Blanche DuBois. Mr. Rogister replaces ... (more...)


Evan Rogister to Conduct LA Opera's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, 5/18-24Evan Rogister to Conduct LA Opera's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, 5/18-24
May 06, 2014

Plácido Domingo announces that Evan Rogister will conduct LA Opera's upcoming performances of André Previn's A Streetcar Named Desire, starring Renée Fleming as Blanche DuBois. Mr. Rogister replaces P... (more...)


On Site Opera Presents Rameau's PYGMALION at Madame Tussauds New York, 6/17; Comes to Lifestyle-Trimco Showroom, 6/20-21On Site Opera Presents Rameau's PYGMALION at Madame Tussauds New York, 6/17; Comes to Lifestyle-Trimco Showroom, 6/20-21
May 06, 2014

On Site Opera, which has garnered acclaim for immersive, site-specific productions, will perform Rameau's one-act Pygmalion in two unusual-and unusually apt-venues this summer, just before the 250th a... (more...)


Opera San Antonino Announces Its 2014-2015 Inaugural Season, Which Includes FANTASTIC MR. FOX, SALOME, and MoreOpera San Antonino Announces Its 2014-2015 Inaugural Season, Which Includes FANTASTIC MR. FOX, SALOME, and More
May 06, 2014

Interim General Director Plato Karayanis and Artistic Director Tobias Picker announce OPERA San Antonio's inaugural season as the Resident Opera Company of the new Tobin Center for the Performing Arts... (more...)


The Vancouver Opera Presents Verdi's DON CARLO, Now thru 5/11The Vancouver Opera Presents Verdi's DON CARLO, Now thru 5/11
May 03, 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...)


LA Opera and Classical KUSC Present the 7th Season of LA OPERA ON AIRLA Opera and Classical KUSC Present the 7th Season of LA OPERA ON AIR
May 02, 2014

LA Opera is collaborating with Classical KUSC to produce the seventh consecutive season of LA Opera on Air, a weekly broadcast series of LA Opera performances recorded live at the Dorothy Chandler Pav... (more...)


OPERA America Awards $300,000 in Building Opera Audiences GrantsOPERA America Awards $300,000 in Building Opera Audiences Grants
April 29, 2014

OPERA America, the national nonprofit service organization for opera, is pleased to announce it has awarded $300,000 in grants to seven opera companies through the second year of its Building Opera Au... (more...)


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

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


Jenn Gambatese and Edward Hibbert Star in Lyric Opera of Chicago's Production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, Now thru 5/18Jenn Gambatese and Edward Hibbert Star in Lyric Opera of Chicago's Production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, Now thru 5/18
April 25, 2014

Lyric Opera of Chicago General Director Anthony Freud announced today that two major Broadway and TV performers – Jenn Gambatese and Edward Hibbert – have been cast in the new production and company p... (more...)


Canadian Opera Company Presents ROBERTO DEVEREUX with Sondra Radvanovsky, Now thru 5/21Canadian Opera Company Presents ROBERTO DEVEREUX with Sondra Radvanovsky, Now thru 5/21
April 25, 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...)


Opera Philadelphia Presents DON GIOVANNI, Now thru 5/4Opera Philadelphia Presents DON GIOVANNI, Now thru 5/4
April 25, 2014

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


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...)


Photo Flash: First Look at Billy Zane, Jenn Gambatese and More in Lyric Opera of Chicago's THE SOUND OF MUSICPhoto Flash: First Look at Billy Zane, Jenn Gambatese and More in Lyric Opera of Chicago's THE SOUND OF MUSIC
April 17, 2014

Lyric Opera of Chicago General Director Anthony Freud announced today four additional performances due to popular demand for Lyric Opera of Chicago's new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's belove... (more...)


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...)



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