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Susan Graham to Make Malaysian Philharmonic Debut, Star in SF Opera's LES TROYENS and the Met's 'MERRY WIDOW' in 2014-15Susan Graham to Make Malaysian Philharmonic Debut, Star in SF Opera's LES TROYENS and the Met's 'MERRY WIDOW' in 2014-15
October 10, 2014

Susan Graham scored a fresh triumph this summer at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, where, as Anna in a new production of The King and I, she made her first foray into musical theater since her stude... (more...)


LA CENERENTOLA, DIDO AND AENEAS and THE LONG WALK Set for Opera Saratoga's 2015 Summer SeasonLA CENERENTOLA, DIDO AND AENEAS and THE LONG WALK Set for Opera Saratoga's 2015 Summer Season
October 07, 2014

Opera Saratoga announces its 2015 Summer Festival season, which will run from July 2 - July 26, 2015 at multiple venues throughout Saratoga Springs, New York. (more...)


Paul Appleby, Andrew Garland Will Join Julia Bullock in VOCE: RISING OPERA STARS IN RECITALPaul Appleby, Andrew Garland Will Join Julia Bullock in VOCE: RISING OPERA STARS IN RECITAL
September 16, 2014

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Joseph Kaiser will no longer be participating in the Sunday, September 21st performance of Voce: Rising Opera Stars in Recital. Paul Appleby (tenor) and Andrew Garlan... (more...)


The North Carolina Opera Names C. Thomas Kunz Named Board PresidentThe North Carolina Opera Names C. Thomas Kunz Named Board President
August 04, 2014

C. Thomas Kunz has recently been named President of North Carolina OperaBoard of Directors effective July 1, 2014. Kunz said, “I am pleased to continue my association with NCO in this new role and my ... (more...)


C. Thomas Kunz Appointed President of NC OperaC. Thomas Kunz Appointed President of NC Opera
August 04, 2014

C. Thomas Kunz has recently been named President of North Carolina Opera Board of Directors effective July 1, 2014. Kunz said, “I am pleased to continue my association with NCO in this new role and my... (more...)


General Director Plácido Domingo Announces the Members of the LA Opera's 2014-2015 Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist ProgramGeneral Director Plácido Domingo Announces the Members of the LA Opera's 2014-2015 Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program
July 28, 2014

After receiving a record-breaking 600 applications in a single season, General Director Plácido Domingo has selected ten new participants who will enter LA Opera's Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist P... (more...)


Fort Worth Opera's New Works Program, FRONTIERS, Presents Eight Unpublished Works Tonight and TomorrowFort Worth Opera's New Works Program, FRONTIERS, Presents Eight Unpublished Works Tonight and Tomorrow
May 08, 2014

Fort Worth Opera (FWOpera) revealed today the names of the eight composer and librettist teams from the Americas whose works have been selected for participation in the second season of the company's ... (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...)


The Boston Conservatory Presents the Dirty Paloma Production of FREAK OUT! Featuring the Music of Andy Vores, 2/2The Boston Conservatory Presents the Dirty Paloma Production of FREAK OUT! Featuring the Music of Andy Vores, 2/2
January 30, 2014

This coming Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.The Boston Conservatory presents a Dirty Paloma production; a FREE concert entitled“FREAK OUT!” performed by soprano Aliana de la Guardia and pianist T... (more...)


Rosalind Elias to Receive Opera Index's Achievement Award, 1/12Rosalind Elias to Receive Opera Index's Achievement Award, 1/12
December 22, 2013

On Sunday, January 12, 2014, Opera Index will presents its 35th Distinguished Achievement Award to mezzo-soprano Rosalind Elias, described as one of the finest singing actresses of our time, at its Wi... (more...)


James Conlon Observes Britten Centenary Throughout Southern California, Now thru 12/6James Conlon Observes Britten Centenary Throughout Southern California, Now thru 12/6
November 22, 2013

Conductor James Conlon, Music Director of LA Opera, will lead a series of Britten performances across the Southland as part of the Britten 100/LA celebration, in commemoration of the 2013 Benjamin Bri... (more...)


New Harriet Tubman Opera to Preview at Harlem's Schomburg Center, 12/9New Harriet Tubman Opera to Preview at Harlem's Schomburg Center, 12/9
November 15, 2013

AOP (American Opera Projects), and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture will co-present an evening of scenes from Nkeiru Okoye's folk opera Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line to Fr... (more...)


James Conlon to Observe Britten Centenary Throughout Southern California, 11/22 - 12/6James Conlon to Observe Britten Centenary Throughout Southern California, 11/22 - 12/6
October 28, 2013

Conductor James Conlon, Music Director of LA Opera, will lead a series of Britten performances across the Southland as part of the Britten 100/LA celebration, in commemoration of the 2013 Benjamin Bri... (more...)


Michael Ehrman Named Director and Administrator of Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Artists Training Program at Central City OperaMichael Ehrman Named Director and Administrator of Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Artists Training Program at Central City Opera
October 24, 2013

Denver, Colo. (Oct. 24, 2013) - Central City Opera's (CCO) General/Artistic Director, Pelham (Pat) G. Pearce, is pleased to announce that Michael Ehrman has been named as director and administrator of... (more...)


Fort Worth Opera's New Works Program, FRONTIERS, Presents Eight Unpublished Works, 5/8 - 5/9Fort Worth Opera's New Works Program, FRONTIERS, Presents Eight Unpublished Works, 5/8 - 5/9
October 07, 2013

Fort Worth Opera (FWOpera) revealed today the names of the eight composer and librettist teams from the Americas whose works have been selected for participation in the second season of the company's ... (more...)


Charles Wuorinen and Annie Proulx's BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN Opera - All the Details!Charles Wuorinen and Annie Proulx's BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN Opera - All the Details!
September 11, 2013

Under the direction of Gerard Mortier, the Teatro Real is fast becoming one of the world's most innovative and exciting opera houses. With eight performances scheduled for early 2014—January 29 to Feb... (more...)


Music Academy of the West's 2013 Summer Season AnnouncedMusic Academy of the West's 2013 Summer Season Announced
March 27, 2013

The Music Academy of the West will present a cultural feast of more than 200 events during its 2013 Summer School and Festival, which starts on June 17 and runs through August 10. Among the highlights... (more...)


New York City Opera Opens Spring 2013 Season with POWDER HER FACE, Now thru 2/23New York City Opera Opens Spring 2013 Season with POWDER HER FACE, Now thru 2/23
February 15, 2013

New York City Opera opens its spring 2013 season with a new production of Powder Her Face (1995), composed by Thomas Ades (b.1971) to a libretto by Philip Hensher (b. 1965). (more...)


Thomas Hampson to Make Met Debut as Verdi's Iago in OTELLO, March 11; Announces 2013 US EngagementsThomas Hampson to Make Met Debut as Verdi's Iago in OTELLO, March 11; Announces 2013 US Engagements
February 11, 2013

This spring, Thomas Hampson's U.S. engagements take him from opera house to concert and recital hall, and from Verdi and Mahler to the latest in contemporary American composition. The baritone makes h... (more...)


NEC Opera to Present American Premiere of New Critical Edition of Rossini's La Gazzetta, 4/6-9NEC Opera to Present American Premiere of New Critical Edition of Rossini's La Gazzetta, 4/6-9
January 29, 2013

New England Conservatory will present the American premiere of Rossini's comic opera, La Gazzetta (The Newspaper) in the 2002 critical edition by Philip Gossett and Fabrizio Scipioni, April 6-9, 2013 ... (more...)





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