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Tickets to Florida Opera Theatre's COSI FAN TUTTE at Dr. Phillips Center Now On SaleTickets to Florida Opera Theatre's COSI FAN TUTTE at Dr. Phillips Center Now On Sale
December 19, 2014

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Center announces Florida Opera Theatre performances on March 27 and 29, 2015. Mozart's comedy, Così Fan Tutte will be produced in the Alexis & Jim Pugh Th... (more...)


The LA Opera Presents THE GHOSTS OF VERSAILLES, 2/7-3/1The LA Opera Presents THE GHOSTS OF VERSAILLES, 2/7-3/1
December 19, 2014

Nearly a quarter-century after its world premiere at the Metropolitan Opera, the monumental 'grand opera buffa' The Ghosts of Versailles, by composer John Corigliano and librettist William C. Hoffman,... (more...)


Met Guild to Honor Licia Albanese & Carlo Bergonzi in 'INCOMPARABLE' in 2015Met Guild to Honor Licia Albanese & Carlo Bergonzi in 'INCOMPARABLE' in 2015
December 18, 2014

Summer saw the passing of two of opera's most iconic figures: Licia Albanese, at the age of 105, and Carlo Bergonzi, at 90. (more...)


Tulsa Opera to Present THE GIVER, 1/10-11Tulsa Opera to Present THE GIVER, 1/10-11
December 18, 2014

Tulsa Opera will present composer Susan Kander's opera The Giver on January 10 at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. and on January 11 at 2:30 p.m. in the John H. Williams Theatre at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center.... (more...)


Dallas Opera Expands Titus SeriesDallas Opera Expands Titus Series
December 18, 2014

The Dallas Opera has announced a partnership with the Music Academy of the West located in Santa Barbara, California, that will allow patrons from across North Texas to experience the artistry of the ... (more...)


Live From Lincoln Center to Present the Richard Tucker Opera Gala on PBS in JanuaryLive From Lincoln Center to Present the Richard Tucker Opera Gala on PBS in January
December 18, 2014

This January, Live From Lincoln Center-continuing its 40th anniversary season-will broadcast one of the most celebrated opera events of the year, the Richard Tucker Music Foundation's annual gala conc... (more...)


Lyric Opera of Chicago's Anthony Freud Discusses VisionLyric Opera of Chicago's Anthony Freud Discusses Vision
December 18, 2014

Anthony Freud, 55, became general director in October 2011. In addition to directing the company's artistic and business operations, he has begun an in-depth strategic planning process with the Board ... (more...)


LA Opera to Bring FIGARO to Life, 1/16LA Opera to Bring FIGARO to Life, 1/16
December 18, 2014

(Los Angeles) December 17, 2014 — The debate over immigration reform takes center stage in ¡Figaro! (90210), a contemporary adaptation of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, presented by LA Opera in its ... (more...)


Chicago's Lyric Opera to Present TOSCA, 1/24/15Chicago's Lyric Opera to Present TOSCA, 1/24/15
December 18, 2014

CHICAGO – Lyric Opera of Chicago presents the fiery melodrama Tosca by Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) conducted by Dmitri Jurowski in a new production by John Caird. It opens on Saturday, January 24 wit... (more...)


Houston Grand Opera Presents the American Premiere of Sir Nicholas Hytner's THE MAGIC FLUTE, 1/30-2/14Houston Grand Opera Presents the American Premiere of Sir Nicholas Hytner's THE MAGIC FLUTE, 1/30-2/14
December 18, 2014

Houston Grand Opera is proud to present The Magic Flute, one of two Mozart offerings for the 2014–15 season. From the coloratura pyrotechnics of the Queen of the Night to Pamina's anguished lament, to... (more...)


LA Opera to Stage World Premiere of ¡FIGARO! (90210), 1/16-18LA Opera to Stage World Premiere of ¡FIGARO! (90210), 1/16-18
December 17, 2014

The debate over immigration reform takes center stage in ¡Figaro! (90210), a contemporary adaptation of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, presented by LA Opera in its world premiere staging at the Barn... (more...)


MN Opera's Michael Christie Leads World Premiere of THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE at The Ordway, 3/7-15MN Opera's Michael Christie Leads World Premiere of THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE at The Ordway, 3/7-15
December 17, 2014

Minnesota Opera Music Director Michael Christie leads the world premiere performances of The Manchurian Candidate, March 7-15, 2015 in the Music Theater at Ordway. (more...)


TOSCA Opens Next Month at Lyric Opera of ChicagoTOSCA Opens Next Month at Lyric Opera of Chicago
December 17, 2014

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents the fiery melodrama Tosca by Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) conducted by Dmitri Jurowski in a new production by John Caird. It opens on Saturday, January 24 with 10 perfor... (more...)


Joyce DiDonato Will Continue Carnegie Hall Perspectives Series in February & MarchJoyce DiDonato Will Continue Carnegie Hall Perspectives Series in February & March
December 17, 2014

In early 2015, the celebrated mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato continues her multi-part Carnegie Hall Perspectives series showcasing her vocal creativity and multifaceted talents that range from programs ... (more...)


Sarasota Opera Releases Call for Super 'Supers'Sarasota Opera Releases Call for Super 'Supers'
December 16, 2014

Sarasota, FL – Sarasota Opera is seeking enthusiastic outgoing people to serve as supernumeraries, or “supers”, the non-singing extras in opera productions, and acrobats for its 2015 Winter Festival S... (more...)


Festival d'Aix-en-Provence's 67th Season to Feature World Premieres, French Premieres & MoreFestival d'Aix-en-Provence's 67th Season to Feature World Premieres, French Premieres & More
December 16, 2014

The 67th season of the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, under the leadership of General Manager Bernard Foccroulle, will present the world premiere productions of operas by Handel and Mozart; the French pr... (more...)


City Opera Vancouver Announces Full Schedule for 2015 SeasonCity Opera Vancouver Announces Full Schedule for 2015 Season
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 G... (more...)


Canadian Opera Company Features DON GIOVANNI, DIE WALKURE, Free Concerts and More!Canadian Opera Company Features DON GIOVANNI, DIE WALKURE, Free Concerts and More!
December 16, 2014

The Canadian Opera Company presents its winter listings, including Don Giovanni and Die Walküre, as well as highlights of the Free Concert Series in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre. (more...)


The Canadian Opera Company Presents New Production of Mozart's DON GIOVANNI, 1/24-2/21The Canadian Opera Company Presents New Production of Mozart's DON GIOVANNI, 1/24-2/21
December 16, 2014

The Canadian Opera Company's 2014/2015 winter season opens with a game-changing new production of Mozart's Don Giovanni. Internationally acclaimed Russian director Dmitri Tcherniakov defies convention... (more...)


The Canadian Opera Company Presents Richard Wagner's DIE WALKÜRE Featuring Christine Goerke, 1/31-2/22The Canadian Opera Company Presents Richard Wagner's DIE WALKÜRE Featuring Christine Goerke, 1/31-2/22
December 16, 2014

Richard Wagner's Die Walküre is opera at its most epic with incredible vocal demands, a 110-piece orchestra and a story about gods and mortals, all played out to one of opera's most powerful and iconi... (more...)


Opera Parallele Presents a Special Pre-DEAD MAN WALKING Premiere Event, 1/21Opera Parallele Presents a Special Pre-DEAD MAN WALKING Premiere Event, 1/21
December 16, 2014

In anticipation of its February 20-22 YBCA Theater premiere of a new production of Jake Heggie's Dead Man Walking, award-winning contemporary opera company Opera Parallèle will present a special free... (more...)


NYC-ARTS Goes Behind the Scenes of the Metropolitan Opera's Production of THE MERRY WIDOW, 12/18NYC-ARTS Goes Behind the Scenes of the Metropolitan Opera's Production of THE MERRY WIDOW, 12/18
December 16, 2014

The next edition of NYC-ARTS, THIRTEEN's weekly arts and culture multi-platform showcase for the tri-state area, will feature a rare glimpse behind the scenes of the Metropolitan Opera's new productio... (more...)


Martin Ganter Set for Metropolitan Opera's DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NURNBERG, 12/17Martin Ganter Set for Metropolitan Opera's DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NURNBERG, 12/17
December 15, 2014

Martin Gantner will sing the role of Beckmesser in Wednesday evening's performance of Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, replacing Johannes Martin Kränzle, who is ill. Ryan McKinny will sing the... (more...)


Luca Salsi Replaces Fabio Capitanucci in Metropolitan Opera's LUCIA DI LAMMERMOORLuca Salsi Replaces Fabio Capitanucci in Metropolitan Opera's LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR
December 15, 2014

Luca Salsi will sing Enrico in all performances of Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor at the Met this season, replacing Fabio Capitanucci, who has withdrawn for personal reasons. Salsi, who will be makin... (more...)


Sydney Opera House Announces Performance Cancellations Due to SiegeSydney Opera House Announces Performance Cancellations Due to Siege
December 15, 2014

In light of the situation in the CBD today, the Sydney Opera House has decided to cancel tonight's performances. This is to minimise pressure on transport networks and to provide as much notice as pos... (more...)



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