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The Washington National Opera Presents M&M'S Opera in the Outfield with Performance of THE MAGIC FLUTE, 5/3The Washington National Opera Presents M&M'S Opera in the Outfield with Performance of THE MAGIC FLUTE, 5/3
April 15, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) celebrates its sixth season of free opera simulcasts at Nationals Park with title sponsor Mars, Incorporated for the M&M'S® Opera in the Outfield performance of Mozart'... (more...)


Houston Grand Opera to Present DAS RHEINGOLD TomorrowHouston Grand Opera to Present DAS RHEINGOLD Tomorrow
April 10, 2014

Tomorrow, April 11, Houston Grand Opera presents Das Rheingold, launching the American debut of a visionary and groundbreaking treatment of Der Ring des Nibelungen by La Fura dels Baus. As the first s... (more...)


WNO Celebrates THE MAGIC FLUTE With Exhibition by Jun Kaneko, Now thru 5/19WNO Celebrates THE MAGIC FLUTE With Exhibition by Jun Kaneko, Now thru 5/19
April 09, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced two free special events in conjunction with its forthcoming production of The Magic Flute. WNO celebrates its sixth season of free opera simulcasts at N... (more...)


Philadelphia Orchestra and Opera to Present SALOME, 5/8 & 10Philadelphia Orchestra and Opera to Present SALOME, 5/8 & 10
April 08, 2014

The Philadelphia Orchestra and Opera Philadelphia will join together in a first-time co-production—a theatrically-inspired production of Richard Strauss's compelling and provocative masterpiece, Salom... (more...)


North Carolina Opera Presents OPERA IN THE PINES, 5/17North Carolina Opera Presents OPERA IN THE PINES, 5/17
April 08, 2014

North Carolina Opera, under the leadership of General Director Eric Mitchko and Artistic Director & Principal Conductor Timothy Myers, presents “Opera in the Pines” at Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary ... (more...)


Washington National Opera Presents an English-Language Production of THE MAGIC FLUTE, 5/3-18Washington National Opera Presents an English-Language Production of THE MAGIC FLUTE, 5/3-18
April 03, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) continues its 2013-2014 season with a new English-language production of one of the most beloved and family-friendly operas in the repertory: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's ... (more...)


OPERA America Announces Recipients of 'Opera Grants for Female Composers'OPERA America Announces Recipients of 'Opera Grants for Female Composers'
April 02, 2014

OPERA America, the national service organization for opera, is pleased to announce the first round of recipients of its new program: Opera Grants for Female Composers, made possible through the genero... (more...)


Opera Australia Appoints Philip Bacon AM to Its Board of DirectorsOpera Australia Appoints Philip Bacon AM to Its Board of Directors
April 01, 2014

Opera Australia is pleased to announce today the appointment of Philip Bacon AM to the Board of Directors. Philip joins Opera Australia's other recent appointee Simon Mordant AM as part of a reconfigu... (more...)


Opera Philadelphia Presents DON GIOVANNI, 4/25-5/4Opera Philadelphia Presents DON GIOVANNI, 4/25-5/4
March 24, 2014

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


Experiments in Opera to Premiere BROTHER, BROTHER at Abrons Art Center, 5/2-3Experiments in Opera to Premiere BROTHER, BROTHER at Abrons Art Center, 5/2-3
March 19, 2014

Experiments in Opera (www.ExperimentsInOpera.com) announces the premiere of Brother Brother, the final production of their 2013-14 Season at Abrons Arts Center, with music and libretto by Aaron Siegel... (more...)


Washington National Opera Presents AN EVENING WITH PAUL APPLEBY AND JOSHUA HOPKINS IN RECITAL, 4/6Washington National Opera Presents AN EVENING WITH PAUL APPLEBY AND JOSHUA HOPKINS IN RECITAL, 4/6
March 13, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) presents An Evening with Paul Appleby and Joshua Hopkins in Recital, an evening of story and song featuring the stars of WNO's forthcoming production of The Magic Flute... (more...)


WNO Celebrates THE MAGIC FLUTE by Presenting OPERA IN THE OUTFIELD, 5/3, and an Exhibition by Jun Kaneko, 4/9-5/19WNO Celebrates THE MAGIC FLUTE by Presenting OPERA IN THE OUTFIELD, 5/3, and an Exhibition by Jun Kaneko, 4/9-5/19
March 12, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced two free special events in conjunction with its forthcoming production of The Magic Flute. WNO celebrates its sixth season of free opera simulcasts at N... (more...)


Wolf Trap Announces Summer Opera Productions - CARMEN, GIULIO CESARE and More!Wolf Trap Announces Summer Opera Productions - CARMEN, GIULIO CESARE and More!
March 11, 2014

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announces its 2014 summer opera productions. (more...)


Sarasota Opera Hosts Exhibition from the Rome Opera House, HOMAGE TO GIUSEPPE VERDI, Now thru 3/25Sarasota Opera Hosts Exhibition from the Rome Opera House, HOMAGE TO GIUSEPPE VERDI, Now thru 3/25
March 08, 2014

Sarasota Opera is thrilled to announce it will be host to an exhibition from the Rome Opera House entitled 'Homage to Giuseppe Verdi; Celebrating the Bicentennial of his Birth' today, March 8 - March ... (more...)


Wilmington Opera to Debut Live Performance, JulyWilmington Opera to Debut Live Performance, July
March 05, 2014

Wilmington's first opera company will debut its inaugural performance of Franz Lehár's opera 'The Merry Widow this summer. (more...)


The Dallas Opera Guild Presents the 26th Annual DALLAS OPERA GUILD VOCAL COMPETITION, 3/15The Dallas Opera Guild Presents the 26th Annual DALLAS OPERA GUILD VOCAL COMPETITION, 3/15
February 27, 2014

The Dallas Opera Guild is proud to present the 26th Annual “Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition,” an on-stage showcase for talented young opera singers with Texas connections on Saturday, March 15, 2... (more...)


On Site Opera Presents PYGMALION, 6/17, 20-21On Site Opera Presents PYGMALION, 6/17, 20-21
February 25, 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...)


43rd Annual George London Foundation Awards Competition for Opera Singers Announces Winners43rd Annual George London Foundation Awards Competition for Opera Singers Announces Winners
February 22, 2014

The winners of the 43rd annual George London Foundation Awards Competition for young American and Canadian opera singers were announced at the conclusion of the competition's final round this evening,... (more...)


Ildar Abdrazakov Receives Praise for the Met's Production of Borodin's PRINCE IGORIldar Abdrazakov Receives Praise for the Met's Production of Borodin's PRINCE IGOR
February 13, 2014

Russian bass Ildar Abdrazakov – whom the Metropolitan Opera just announced will star in the title role of a new production of Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro for its 2014-15 season-opening gala – has earn... (more...)


George London Foundation to Welcome Lori Guilbeau & John Relyea in Recital, 3/9George London Foundation to Welcome Lori Guilbeau & John Relyea in Recital, 3/9
February 11, 2014

Renowned bass John Relyea, who is performing in the Metropolitan Opera's current production of Rusalka with Renée Fleming; rising young soprano Lori Guilbeau, a 2010 George London Award winner; and pi... (more...)


Sarasota Opera to Host Exhibition from the Rome Opera House, HOMAGE TO GIUSEPPE VERDI, 3/8-25Sarasota Opera to Host Exhibition from the Rome Opera House, HOMAGE TO GIUSEPPE VERDI, 3/8-25
February 06, 2014

Sarasota Opera is thrilled to announce it will be host to an exhibition from the Rome Opera House entitled 'Homage to Giuseppe Verdi; Celebrating the Bicentennial of his Birth' March 8 - March 25, 201... (more...)


Opera Philadelphia and The Franklin Institute Present 'Robot Opera' Simulcast, 2/16Opera Philadelphia and The Franklin Institute Present 'Robot Opera' Simulcast, 2/16
February 03, 2014

Opera Philadelphia and The Franklin Institute will take part in a global experiment in 21st century opera onSunday, Feb. 16, as a live performance of Death and the Powersby acclaimed American composer... (more...)


Opera Theatre of the Rockies Announces Their 16th Season, A SEASON OF EXOTIC SPLENDOROpera Theatre of the Rockies Announces Their 16th Season, A SEASON OF EXOTIC SPLENDOR
January 30, 2014

Opera Theatre of the Rockies is excited to announce their 16th Season – “A Season of Exotic Splendor” featuring two full-scale productions that will transport audiences to mystical lands of passion, r... (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...)


BWW Reviews: Horne of Plenty for Diva's 80th Birthday at Zankel HallBWW Reviews: Horne of Plenty for Diva's 80th Birthday at Zankel Hall
by Richard Sasanow - January 21, 2014

There was a lovefest for the great mezzo Marilyn Horne in New York last week, filled with the music of friends, acquaintances and admirers at Carnegie Hall's sibling, Zankel Hall. (more...)





BWW Reviews: Kristine Opolais' BUTTERFLY Spreads Its Glorious Wings at the MetBWW Reviews: Kristine Opolais' BUTTERFLY Spreads Its Glorious Wings at the Met

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BWW Reviews: Kristine Opolais' BUTTERFLY Spreads Its Glorious Wings at the MetBWW Reviews: Kristine Opolais' BUTTERFLY Spreads Its Glorious Wings at the Met
by Richard Sasanow