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Melbourne Opera to Present MARY STUART, with Elena Xanthoudakis, 9/2 Melbourne Opera to Present MARY STUART, with Elena Xanthoudakis, 9/2
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2015

This spring, Melbourne Opera will stage a new production of Gaetano Donizetti's gripping historical drama, Mary Stuart (Maria Stuarda); starring international opera stars Elena Xanthoudakis and Rosamund Illing as the two rival feuding queens.... (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...)
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...)
Wedow, Abell, Polianichko and Allen to Conduct Lyric Opera of Kansas City's 2015-16 Season Wedow, Abell, Polianichko and Allen to Conduct Lyric Opera of Kansas City's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2015

Lyric Opera of Kansas City General Director and CEO Deborah Sandler today announced the four conductors for the 2015-2016 season in the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Gary Thor Wedow (pictured, left, Mozart's Don Giovanni), and David Charles Abell (Bizet's Carmen) will be returning to the ... (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...)
Single Tickets for Opera Santa Barbara's New Season on Sale 8/15 Single Tickets for Opera Santa Barbara's New Season on Sale 8/15
by BWW News Desk - August 13, 2015

Single-ticket sales for Opera Santa Barbara's 2015-16 season will begin on Saturday, August 15. Ranging from $29 to $204, tickets can be purchased at www.granadasb.org or by calling 805-899-2222. Opera Santa Barbara will open its 22nd season with Mozart's timeless drama Don Giovanni on November 6 an... (more...)
Canadian Opera Company Releases Schedule for Diverse Upcoming Concert Series Canadian Opera Company Releases Schedule for Diverse Upcoming Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2015

Toronto – When the Canadian Opera Company's Free Concert Series in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre returns for its 2015/2016 season this fall, over 400 artists from diverse artistic backgrounds will share their talents in one of Toronto's most vibrant and intimate cultural hubs. The season begins ... (more...)
Yusif Eyvazov to Make Met Debut in TURANDOT Yusif Eyvazov to Make Met Debut in TURANDOT
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2015

Yusif Eyvazov will make his Met debut singing the role of Calàf in the performances of Puccini's Turandot on November 7 matinee and November 12. He replaces Fabio Sartori, who has withdrawn the role from his repertory.... (more...)
Two Peking Opera Productions Set for Koch Theater in September Two Peking Opera Productions Set for Koch Theater in September
by BWW News Desk - August 07, 2015

The China Arts and Entertainment Group (CAEG) will present two new Peking opera productions at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, September 2 and 3, 2015. The two productions, Legend of the White Snake and The Jewelry Purse,will be performed by the National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts ... (more...)
Met Opera Will Drop Use of 'Blackface' in Production of OTELLO Met Opera Will Drop Use of 'Blackface' in Production of OTELLO
by BWW News Desk - August 05, 2015

The Metropolitan Opera's production of Otello will no longer be performed with its leading character in blackface.  The Met released the following statement:... (more...)
Happy Birthday to Singing Superstar Deborah Voigt! Happy Birthday to Singing Superstar Deborah Voigt!
by BWW News Desk - August 04, 2015

Happy Birthday Deborah Voigt! On the heels of a sell-out for 'Deborah Voigt: Voight Lessons', this past weekend at The Art House in Provincetown, MA, we want to celebrate 'Debbie's' birthday, where we found out, on this day, that she's teaching at Glimmerglass. 'Mark Cortale Presents' has his Broadw... (more...)
15th Annual Peking Opera Festival Set for 9/20 15th Annual Peking Opera Festival Set for 9/20
by BWW News Desk - August 03, 2015

Wei Liu (Artistic Director of Wu Han Peking Opera Company of China) is an award-winning Peking Opera performing artist. She is a Level-One Performing Artist of China*, and is known for her performance as virtuous and elite female characters (Qingyi). In her thirty-plus-year performing experience, sh... (more...)
Boston Lyric Opera to Stage IN THE PENAL COLONY in The Cyclorama, 11/11 Boston Lyric Opera to Stage IN THE PENAL COLONY in The Cyclorama, 11/11
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2015

Boston Lyric Opera today announced the location for its Opera Annex production of Philip Glass' In The Penal Colony.  The one-act, two-character chamber opera based on a 1914 Franz Kafka short story will be staged in The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts from November 11-15, 2015.  Tickets... (more...)
Barbara Frittoli to Play 'Mimi' for First Six Performances of LA BOHEME at the Met Barbara Frittoli to Play 'Mimi' for First Six Performances of LA BOHEME at the Met
by BWW News Desk - July 29, 2015

Barbara Frittoli will sing the role of Mimì in the first six performances of Puccini's La Bohème at the Met this season: November 23, 27, 30, December 5 matinee, 9, and 12.... (more...)
Metropolitan Opera Season Opens With OTELLO, Directed by Tony Winner Bartlett Sher Metropolitan Opera Season Opens With OTELLO, Directed by Tony Winner Bartlett Sher
by BWW News Desk - July 29, 2015

The Met season opens with Verdi's masterful Otello, inspired by Shakespeare's play and matching it in tragic intensity. Director Bartlett Sher probes the Moor's dramatic downfall with an outstanding cast: tenor Aleksandrs Antonenko plays the doomed Otello; new soprano star Sonya Yoncheva sings Desde... (more...)
Dallas Opera to Launch New Season with Host of Opening Night Events Dallas Opera to Launch New Season with Host of Opening Night Events
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2015

DALLAS, July 27, 2015 – It's the biggest night of the year as The Dallas Operapresents FIRST NIGHT—the extraordinary kick-off of the 2015-2016 “SEEKING THE HUMAN ELEMENT” Season. ... (more...)
GREAT SCOTT, Wolfgang Puck and More Set for The Dallas Opera's FIRST NIGHT Lineup, 10/30 GREAT SCOTT, Wolfgang Puck and More Set for The Dallas Opera's FIRST NIGHT Lineup, 10/30
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2015

It's the biggest night of the year as The Dallas Opera presents FIRST NIGHT -- the extraordinary kick-off of the 2015-2016 “SEEKING THE HUMAN ELEMENT” Season.... (more...)
Opera in the Heights Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Arts Appreciation Event Opera in the Heights Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Arts Appreciation Event
by BWW News Desk - July 26, 2015

Opera in the Heights (Oh!) will be the star at Silver Street's “Second Saturday” on Aug. 8 from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m., hosted by Michael Raak of Flashback Films Inc., to kick off Oh!'s 20th anniversary season.... (more...)
San Francisco Opera to Open 93rd Season This Fall with Gala Performance of LUISA MILLER San Francisco Opera to Open 93rd Season This Fall with Gala Performance of LUISA MILLER
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2015

San Francisco Opera celebrates the opening of its 93rd Season on Friday, September 11, 2015 with a gala performance of Verdi's Luisa Miller, conducted by Company Music Director Nicola Luisotti and featuring an international cast, led by soprano Leah Crocetto, tenor Michael Fabiano and baritone Vital... (more...)
Single Tickets to The Dallas Opera's 'Seeking the Human Element' Season on Sale This Week Single Tickets to The Dallas Opera's 'Seeking the Human Element' Season on Sale This Week
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2015

Single tickets for The Dallas Opera's magnificent 2015-2016 "Seeking the Human Element" Season, and popular TDO Family Performances will go on sale to the general public Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.... (more...)
Tickets to Zhang Houding with Peking Opera at Koch Theater Now on Sale Tickets to Zhang Houding with Peking Opera at Koch Theater Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - July 09, 2015

For the first time outside of China, The China Arts & Entertainment Group (CAEG), a creative enterprise under the administration of the Ministry of Culture for the People's Republic of China and the National Academy Of China Theatre Arts proudly present Zhang Houding (one of China's most popular per... (more...)
Culchahworks Arts Collective and Panamania to Present OBEAH OPERA, 8/4 Culchahworks Arts Collective and Panamania to Present OBEAH OPERA, 8/4
by BWW News Desk - July 08, 2015

TORONTO (July 7, 2015) - Culchahworks Arts Collective and Panamania in association with Nightwood Theatreand b current proudly present the world premiere of Obeah Opera, a groundbreaking a cappella musical odyssey conceived, written and composed by Culchahworks Co-Artistic Director Nicole Brooks tha... (more...)
Seattle Opera to Present NABUCCO This August Seattle Opera to Present NABUCCO This August
by BWW News Desk - July 07, 2015

Come experience the power of music on a whole new level at the Seattle Opera premiere of Giuseppe Verdi's Nabucco this August. Viewers will be visually transported to ancient Babylon through magnificent costumes, awe-inspiring projections, and a new staging configuration that brings the music and pe... (more...)
Washington National Opera Announces Roster of Young Artists for Domingo-Cafritz Program  Washington National Opera Announces Roster of Young Artists for Domingo-Cafritz Program 
by BWW News Desk - July 02, 2015

Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced the roster of emerging artists and renowned teaching artists engaged for the 14th season of its Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program. Under the leadership of program director Michael Heaston, the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program continues to increa... (more...)
EMV to Present DIDO AND AENEAS as Part of Summer Festival EMV to Present DIDO AND AENEAS as Part of Summer Festival
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2015

Early Music Vancouver (EMV) announces its first ever presentation of Henry Purcell's iconic Baroque masterpiece, and England's first and most beloved opera Dido and Aeneas on Thursday, July 30, 2015, 7:30pm at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC as part of the EMV 2015 Summer Festival. ... (more...)



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