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STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of SALOME Starring Patricia Racette STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of SALOME Starring Patricia Racette
by Stage Tube - February 16, 2017

The iconic production that created a sensation when it was first staged in LA Opera's inaugural season, Salome returns to make its mark on the 21st century, starring Patricia Racette in the role of a lifetime.... (more...)
Patricia Racette to Lead LA Opera's SALOME, 2/18 - Full Cast Announced! Patricia Racette to Lead LA Opera's SALOME, 2/18 - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - January 31, 2017

General Director Plácido Domingo announced complete casting details for LA Opera's upcoming presentation of Richard Strauss's Salome, to be conducted by Music Director James Conlon. A revival of the production originally staged by Sir Peter Hall during the company's inaugural season, Salome will sta... (more...)
BWW Review: Two Nights in Seville, Part 2 - a New Gypsy in Town for Met's CARMEN BWW Review: Two Nights in Seville, Part 2 - a New Gypsy in Town for Met's CARMEN
by Richard Sasanow - January 24, 2017

It's that time of the year again, when the flu season gives artistic administrators big headaches, trying to fill in the blanks when a headliner calls in sick. CARMEN's been a particular headache, with mezzo Sophie Koch out of action in the title role after rehearsals had started. Luckily, Clementin... (more...)
Patricia Racette to Replace Catherine Naglestad in Metropolitan Opera's SALOME Patricia Racette to Replace Catherine Naglestad in Metropolitan Opera's SALOME
by BWW News Desk - November 07, 2016

Patricia Racette will add a new role to her Met repertory as the title character in all performances of Strauss's Salome this season, replacing the originally announced Catherine Naglestad. Ms. Naglestad was forced to withdraw from the performances, which were to be her Met debut, for medical reason... (more...)
Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Patricia Racette and Nmon Ford in Pittsburgh Opera's SALOME Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Patricia Racette and Nmon Ford in Pittsburgh Opera's SALOME
by BWW News Desk - October 28, 2016

Pittsburgh Opera continues its 78th season with Richard Strauss's powerful Salome, at the Benedum Center November 5th -13th.  BroadwayWorld has a first look below!... (more...)
Washington National Opera to Present THE DAUGHTER OF THE REGIMENT with Special Opening Night Guest Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg! Washington National Opera to Present THE DAUGHTER OF THE REGIMENT with Special Opening Night Guest Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg!
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2016

Washington National Opera (WNO) continues its 2016–2017 season with a new production of Gaetano Donizetti's mashup of slapstick comedy and charming romance—The Daughter of the Regiment, November 12–20, 2016, in the Kennedy Center Opera House. The cast is led by superstar tenor Lawrence Brownlee as t... (more...)
On Site Opera Presents RHODA AND THE FOSSIL HUNT, Premieres In Fall 2017 On Site Opera Presents RHODA AND THE FOSSIL HUNT, Premieres In Fall 2017
by BWW News Desk - October 20, 2016

Known for staging “the ultimate in intimate productions” (The New York Times), On Site Opera (OSO) announces the world premiere of Rhoda and the Fossil Hunt, a new site-specific opera for family audiences with music by John Musto and libretto by Eric Einhorn. Co-commissioned and co-produced with Lyr... (more...)
Opera Australia Announces New Auction Items to Benefit CharityBuzz Opera Australia Announces New Auction Items to Benefit CharityBuzz
by BWW News Desk - October 18, 2016

Inaugurating a new era in Opera with the announcement of the most over-the-top cultural experience of the moment, Opera Australia is making it possible for travelers to steal the spotlight – bringing consumers the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the classic art form from the most specta... (more...)
FOX's EMPIRE Gives Voice to World Class Opera Singer Lauren Michelle FOX's EMPIRE Gives Voice to World Class Opera Singer Lauren Michelle
by TV News Desk - October 12, 2016

Tonight on 'Empire' the country will be introduced to Lauren Michelle. And while Los Angeles native Michelle is unknown to most Americans, she is already a celebrity on the world stage.... (more...)