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OPERA America Awards Building Opera Audiences Grants OPERA America Awards Building Opera Audiences Grants
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2015

OPERA America, the national nonprofit service organization for opera, is pleased to announce it has awarded $300,000 in grants to nine opera companies through the third year of its Building Opera Audiences program, generously funded by the Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation. This grant program seeks to... (more...)
Bard SummerScape 2015 to Present THE WRECKERS Bard SummerScape 2015 to Present THE WRECKERS
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2015

Reviving important but neglected operas is one of the ways the Bard SummerScape festival has established itself as “a hotbed of intellectual and aesthetic adventure” (New York Times), and this year's immersion in “Chávez and His World” is no exception.... (more...)
Minnesota Opera Opens CARMEN, 4/25; Ticket Sales Break Records Minnesota Opera Opens CARMEN, 4/25; Ticket Sales Break Records
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (April 22, 2015) – With three days to go before the curtain rises on Minnesota Opera's final show of the season, Carmen breaks all ticket sales records in the company's 52-season history. Carmen's tickets sold to date currently exceed the previous record of $951,000 in revenue earned for... (more...)
Talya Lieberman, Edward Nelson and Allen Perriello Set for Schwabacher Debut Recitals, 5/3 Talya Lieberman, Edward Nelson and Allen Perriello Set for Schwabacher Debut Recitals, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2015

Soprano Talya Lieberman and baritone Edward Nelson, joined on piano by former San Francisco Opera Adler Fellow Allen Perriello end the 32nd season of the Schwabacher Debut Recitals on Sunday, May 3 at Temple Emanu-El's Martin Meyer Sanctuary. The Merola Opera Program alumni will present an eclectic ... (more...)
Washington National Opera to Present M&M's OPERA IN THE OUTFIELD, 5/16 Washington National Opera to Present M&M's OPERA IN THE OUTFIELD, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2015

(WASHINGTON)—Washington National Opera (WNO) celebrates its seventh season of free opera simulcasts at Nationals Park with title sponsor Mars Chocolate North America for the M&M'S® Opera in the Outfield performance of Rossini's charming romantic comedy Cinderella on Saturday, May 16, 2015. This dazz... (more...)
Apply to Merola Opera's Student ConneXion Program; Deadline 4/4 Apply to Merola Opera's Student ConneXion Program; Deadline 4/4
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

The Merola Opera Program, the affiliated training program of the San Francisco Opera, invites rising junior and senior high school and college students to apply for the Merola Student ConneXion Program, where they could receive a complimentary membership to attend Merola summer performances and even... (more...)
Miami Lyric Opera to Host 2015 Gala This May Miami Lyric Opera to Host 2015 Gala This May
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

The Miami Lyric Opera is coming to the Colony Theatre on May 30th and 31st.... (more...)
On Site Opera's THE BARBER OF SEVILLE to Run 6/9-13 On Site Opera's THE BARBER OF SEVILLE to Run 6/9-13
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

This summer, On Site Opera (OSO) will present a new production that exemplifies the company's mission to stage operas in non-traditional locations ideally suited to the stories they tell. OSO will offer an immersive site-specific staging of Giovanni Paisiello's The Barber of Seville at the opulent F... (more...)
San Francisco Opera to Perform LUCREZIA BORGIA at Bijou Theatre, 5/2 San Francisco Opera to Perform LUCREZIA BORGIA at Bijou Theatre, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

BRIDGEPORT, CT (Tuesday, April 21st, 2015) – The Bijou Theatre presents Lucrezia Borgia, from the San Francisco Opera, as a part of their Opera in Cinema Series playing on Saturday, May 2nd at 11:00am. Discussion of the Opera starts at 10:30am. Ticketsare $20 for general admission seating.... (more...)
Cast Set for 64th Wexford Festival Opera Cast Set for 64th Wexford Festival Opera
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

Artistic Director David Agler today announced the cast for the main evening operas in the forthcoming Wexford Festival, opening Wednesday, 21 October. A mixture of new and familiar voices makes up the 64-member company, comprising 20 principal roles, 32 chorus-members and 10 dancers. They hail from ... (more...)
Calixto Bieito to Make Met Opera Debut With New 'Forza' Calixto Bieito to Make Met Opera Debut With New 'Forza'
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

Calixto Bieito will make his Metropolitan Opera debut with a new production of Verdi's “La Forza del Destino” to be conducted by James Levine, in the 2016-17 season, it was announced.... (more...)
LA Opera to Perform HERCULES VS. VAMPIRES, Today LA Opera to Perform HERCULES VS. VAMPIRES, Today
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

LA Opera presents Hercules vs. Vampires, a wild ride unlike any other! This not-to-be-missed production combines LA-based composer Patrick Morganelli's score to Mario Bava's classic cult film, Hercules in the Haunted World. Featuring world class opera singers accompanied by a 26-piece live orchestra... (more...)
The Odyssey Opera Presents THE BRITISH INVASION, 5/17-6/20 The Odyssey Opera Presents THE BRITISH INVASION, 5/17-6/20
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

Odyssey Opera, a Boston-­??based opera company dedicated to exploring the full spectrum of adventurous repertoire, today announced THE BRITISH INVASION, a month-­??long opera festival of fully-­??staged productions of works by English composers. From May 17-­??June 20, Boston opera lovers will have ... (more...)
Enrollment for The Sarasota Youth Opera's 2015 Summer Camp is Now Open Enrollment for The Sarasota Youth Opera's 2015 Summer Camp is Now Open
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

 Enrollment is now open for young people ages 8 -18 for Sarasota Youth Opera's 2015 Summer Camp to be held June 8 – June 26, 2015.  The annual three-week program will run Monday thru Friday from 9 am – 12:30pm for campers ages 8 – 10, and 10am – 4pmfor campers ages 11 – 18. Everyone is welcome; no a... (more...)
Revival of Stravinsky's THE RAKE'S PROGRESS Opens 5/1 at the Met Revival of Stravinsky's THE RAKE'S PROGRESS Opens 5/1 at the Met
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2015

Stravinsky's twentieth-century operatic masterpiece The Rake's Progress will return to the Met stage for a revival of three performances only, opening May 1 and continuing through May 9. Music Director James Levine leads the performances, with rising stars Paul Appleby and Layla Claire in the centra... (more...)
Gotham Chamber Opera Sets 15th Anniversary Season Gotham Chamber Opera Sets 15th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2015

Gotham Chamber Opera announces its 15th Anniversary Season, which will begin in the fall of 2015 with a 15th Anniversary Celebration Concert (date and venue tba). The season continues in February 2016 with Alessandro Stradella's 1675 San Giovanni Battista (Saint John the Baptist)in a co-production w... (more...)
Mannes and Parsons to Present Jonathan Dove's FLIGHT Mannes and Parsons to Present Jonathan Dove's FLIGHT
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2015

The New School's Mannes School of Music and Parsons School of Design co-present the New York City premiere of Flight, by composer Jonathan Dove. Music students from Mannes Opera and Mannes Orchestra will perform the three-act opera, in a fully-staged production featuring costume and set design by st... (more...)
James Levine to Conduct UN BALLO IN MASCHERA at the Met James Levine to Conduct UN BALLO IN MASCHERA at the Met
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2015

Met Music Director James Levine will lead a starry revival of Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera, opening April 23 and continuing for four additional performances through May 9.... (more...)
NY Gilbert & Sullivan to Present THE GONDOLIERS at Skirball Center, 5/15-17 NY Gilbert & Sullivan to Present THE GONDOLIERS at Skirball Center, 5/15-17
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2015

The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, America's preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, will present its spring production The Gondoliers May 15-17 at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place).... (more...)
Amore Opera to Present Mozart's DON GIOVANNI Amore Opera to Present Mozart's DON GIOVANNI
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2015

This May, the Amore Opera returns with Mozart & Da Ponte's DON GIOVANNI directed by Nathan Hull and conducted by Douglas Martin with set design by Richard Cerullo. This fully staged production featuring the Amore Opera Orchestra opens on May 8 and runs for 13 performances through May 24 at The Conn... (more...)
Florentine Opera Company Names 2015-16 Lineup of Studio Artists Florentine Opera Company Names 2015-16 Lineup of Studio Artists
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2015

The results of the company's largest Young Artist Audition for the 2015-2016 residency program are in – The Florentine Opera Company announces the 2015-2016 lineup of Florentine Opera Studio Artists along with the next season of the @ The Center Series.... (more...)
SRO Presents Princesses and Heroes in Opera, Sunday 4/26 SRO Presents Princesses and Heroes in Opera, Sunday 4/26
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2015

?The New Jersey State Repertory Opera (SRO) will present its spring benefit concert, “Princesses and Heroes In Opera,” on Sunday, April 26, 2015 at the Van Vleck House and Gardens in Montclair, NJ from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm.... (more...)
Arizona Musicfest Young Performers Concert at the MIM Arizona Musicfest Young Performers Concert at the MIM
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2015

Each year, Arizona Musicfest attracts some of the brightest young musical talent from around the State of Arizona, to its instrumental and vocal competitions. Arizona Musicfest announces the winners from this year's 2015 Piano, Vocal and Instrumental Competitions which were held in March and April.... (more...)
San Francisco Opera Ball 2015: Moonlight & Music San Francisco Opera Ball 2015: Moonlight & Music
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2015

San Francisco Opera Guild in collaboration with San Francisco Opera Association today announced plans for Opera Ball 2015: Moonlight & Music, a gala benefit on Friday, the 11th of September celebrating San Francisco Opera's 93rd season and opening-night performance of Giuseppe Verdi's Luisa Miller.... (more...)
Houston Grand Opera's THE MAGIC FLUTE to Return This May at Outdoor Stages Houston Grand Opera's THE MAGIC FLUTE to Return This May at Outdoor Stages
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2015

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) will present performances of Mozart's The Magic Flute at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands on Friday, May 15, at 8 p.m. and at Miller Outdoor Theatre on Friday, May 22, and Saturday, May 23, at 8 p.m. The Magic Flute matches a comic yet wise fairy tale wi... (more...)



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