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Sarasota Opera to Host 2nd Annual 'A Taste of Downtown Food and Wine Festival' on 9/19 Sarasota Opera to Host 2nd Annual 'A Taste of Downtown Food and Wine Festival' on 9/19
by BWW News Desk - September 04, 2015

On Saturday, September 19th, from 1:00pm - 4:00pm, Sarasota Opera will invite the community into the Sarasota Opera House for the 2nd annual A Taste of Downtown Food & Wine Festival as a benefit for the Sarasota Youth Opera program. Last year's sold out event raised over $10,000 for the Sarasota You... (more...)
Boston Lyric Opera to Present Puccini's LA BOHEME, 10/2 Boston Lyric Opera to Present Puccini's LA BOHEME, 10/2
by BWW News Desk - September 01, 2015

Boston, MA — Giacomo Puccini's indelible characters, led by doomed lovers Mimì and Rodolfo, make a 120-year leap from the 1840s to the 1960s as Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) premieres a new production of the much beloved, often-reinvented La Bohème.  Transitioning the story of mid-19thcentury Parisian bo... (more...)
Opera Paralléle to Host Annual UP CLOSE AND PARALLÈLE Gala, Featuring Jukebox Opera, 10/3 Opera Paralléle to Host Annual UP CLOSE AND PARALLÈLE Gala, Featuring Jukebox Opera, 10/3
by BWW News Desk - September 01, 2015

San Francisco, August 31, 2015 – Acclaimed Opera Parallèle will present its annual gala benefit Saturday, October 3, at 6:30 pm, at Marines' Memorial Club in San Francisco featuring an original “Jukebox Opera” entitled Heroes, created by the Company's artistic team and performed by baritone Michael ... (more...)
Qi Shu Fang Peking Opera Company to Present 15th Annual Peking Opera Festival, 9/20 Qi Shu Fang Peking Opera Company to Present 15th Annual Peking Opera Festival, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - August 31, 2015

New York, NY (August 2, 2015) – Qi Shu Fang Peking Opera Company (Qi Shu Fang, President; Ding Mei Kui, Artistic Director), recipient of National Heritage Fellowship for the Arts, will present the 15th Annual Peking Opera Festival and the U.S. Premiere of  The Three Inch Lotus featuring Wei Liu and ... (more...)
Experiments in Opera Announces Its Fifth Anniversary Season Experiments in Opera Announces Its Fifth Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2015

While the world is awash in new opera ventures, Experiments in Opera stands out from the crowd. A composer-driven collective with an air of mad scientists in the lab, EiO is interested in new formulas, not traditional ones, questioning what opera really can be in the 21st Century. ... (more...)
Atlanta Opera to Open Mainstage Season with LA BOHEME Atlanta Opera to Open Mainstage Season with LA BOHEME
by BWW News Desk - August 27, 2015

The Atlanta Opera presents Puccini's classic, and possibly most famous opera, La bohème.... (more...)
Washington National Opera Announces Full Schedule for American Opera Initiative Washington National Opera Announces Full Schedule for American Opera Initiative
by BWW News Desk - August 27, 2015

WASHINGTON)—Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced details for the fourth season of the American Opera Initiative, its comprehensive commissioning program that brings contemporary American stories to the stage while fostering the talents of rising American composers and librettists. Three p... (more...)
Opera Lafayette to Release Recording of LES FEMMES VENGEES, 9/11 Opera Lafayette to Release Recording of LES FEMMES VENGEES, 9/11
by BWW News Desk - August 25, 2015

Washington, DC and New York, NY- On January 16 and 17, 2014, Opera Lafayette presented the American premiere of Les Femmes Vengées at the Kennedy Center's Terrace Theater. Additional performances took place on January 23, 2014 at the Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center, and on February 1 and 2, 2... (more...)
Opera Columbus to Present Lully's ARMIDE, 9/17-20 Opera Columbus to Present Lully's ARMIDE, 9/17-20
by BWW News Desk - August 20, 2015

Opera Columbus will open the 2015-16 season with a spectacular new production of Jean-Baptiste Lully's Armide, the first professional production of a French Baroque work in central Ohio. Produced by Opera Columbus and performed in collaboration with BalletMet Columbus and Apollo's Fire Baroque Orche... (more...)
Canadian Opera Company Releases Schedule of Events for September 2015 Canadian Opera Company Releases Schedule of Events for September 2015
by BWW News Desk - August 19, 2015

The Free Concert Series in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre is a unique opportunity to experience diverse artistic programming in what has become one of Toronto's most exciting cultural hubs. Six inspiring series offer concerts, dance performances and engaging presentations that feature both up-and... (more...)
Houston Grand Opera Adds Three World Premieres, & More to New Season Roster Houston Grand Opera Adds Three World Premieres, & More to New Season Roster
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2015

Houston, August 17, 2015—Houston Grand Opera's (HGO) 2015–16 season showcases the vibrant and diverse artistic mix that marks HGO as a leading 21st-century American opera company: Wagner's Siegfried, the third installment of La Fura dels Baus's imaginative Ring cycle featuring a new generation of Wa... (more...)
Canadian Opera Company to Open New Season with LA TRAVIATA, 10/8 Canadian Opera Company to Open New Season with LA TRAVIATA, 10/8
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2015

Toronto – The Canadian Opera Company opens its 2015/2016 season with a work of dazzling beauty, Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata.  This operatic classic returns to the COC stage in a lush new production for 11 performances at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts on October 8, 13, 16, 17, 21, ... (more...)
Canadian Opera Company Presents the World Premiere of PYRAMUS AND THISBE; Plus Rare Opera Classics! Canadian Opera Company Presents the World Premiere of PYRAMUS AND THISBE; Plus Rare Opera Classics!
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2015

Toronto – The world premiere of a new Canadian opera awaits Canadian Opera Company audiences this fall at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. In a new company production, the COC proudly presents Barbara Monk Feldman's first opera, Pyramus and Thisbe (2010), performed with two early Bar... (more...)
Utah Opera to Present THE PEARL FISHERS in January Utah Opera to Present THE PEARL FISHERS in January
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2014

Utah Opera travels to the exotic shores of India for its premiere of Georges Bizet's 'The Pearl Fishers,' the second production of the 2014/15 season, which features conductor Carlos Izcaray and director Kristine McIntyre. The performances are January 17, 19, 21 and 23 at the Janet Quinney Lawson Ca... (more...)
City Opera Vancouver Announces Full Schedule for 2015 Season City Opera Vancouver Announces Full Schedule for 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - 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 General Manager. We will expand our concert schedule, with ten projects lined up for 2015. We will ... (more...)
Opera Exposure Presents 10th Anniversary Holiday Concert, 12/21 Opera Exposure Presents 10th Anniversary Holiday Concert, 12/21
by BWW News Desk - December 13, 2014

Opera Exposures, the not-for-profit opera company founded in 2004 by Edna Greenwich, will celebrate the end of its tenth year with a holiday concert on Sunday, December 21, 2014, at 3 PM at the same venue where it all began for the company in February 2004 - St. Marks Church in the Bowery, 131 East ... (more...)




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