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Record-Setting Attendance for OPERA America's Opera Conference 2014 Record-Setting Attendance for OPERA America's Opera Conference 2014
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2014

OPERA America, the national nonprofit service organization for opera, is pleased to announce details of Opera Conference 2014: Audiences Reimagined, to be held in San Francisco, CA from June 20–23. Hosted by San Francisco Opera, in association with Opera Volunteers International, this largest annual... (more...)
Fort Worth Opera's New Works Program, FRONTIERS, Presents Eight Unpublished Works Tonight and Tomorrow Fort Worth Opera's New Works Program, FRONTIERS, Presents Eight Unpublished Works Tonight and Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2014

Fort Worth Opera (FWOpera) revealed today the names of the eight composer and librettist teams from the Americas whose works have been selected for participation in the second season of the company's critically-acclaimed, annual new works program, Frontiers, taking place tonight and tomorrow, May 8 ... (more...)
The Washington National Opera Presents M&M'S Opera in the Outfield with Performance of THE MAGIC FLUTE, 5/3 The Washington National Opera Presents M&M'S Opera in the Outfield with Performance of THE MAGIC FLUTE, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - 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's beloved classic The Magic Flute on Saturday, May 3, 2014. Sung in English and featuring a colorful... (more...)
San Francisco Girls Chorus Continues Its 35th Season with Benjamin Britten's NOYE'S FLUDDE Tonight San Francisco Girls Chorus Continues Its 35th Season with Benjamin Britten's NOYE'S FLUDDE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2014

The five-time Grammy Award-winning San Francisco Girls Chorus--Lisa Bielawa, Artistic Director and Valérie Sainte-Agathe, Music Director and Principal Conductor-continues its 35th anniversary season with a fully staged production of Benjamin Britten's 1957 opera Noye's Fludde, based on the biblical ... (more...)
America's Got Talent's FORTE OPERA TRIO to Perform at 2014 FWOpera Festival's Opening, 4/20 America's Got Talent's FORTE OPERA TRIO to Perform at 2014 FWOpera Festival's Opening, 4/20
by BWW News Desk - February 10, 2014

Fort Worth Opera (FWOpera) is excited to announce today the details of a one-night concert performance by the stars of NBC's America's Got Talent, crossover opera trio Forte. Just back from their holiday engagement at the Tropicana in Las Vegas and the National Christmas Tree Lighting, the three ten... (more...)
FWOpera's Pioneering New Works Showcase Frontiers Now Accepting Submissions FWOpera's Pioneering New Works Showcase Frontiers Now Accepting Submissions
by BWW News Desk - February 05, 2014

Fort Worth Opera (FWOpera) announced today a call for submissions for its third annual Frontiers new works showcase that will take place during the 2015 Fort Worth Opera Festival. Praised by critics as 'one of the most significant musical events of the year,' (D Magazine, 2013), the Frontiers progra... (more...)
San Francisco Girls Chorus Continues Its 35th Season with Benjamin Britten's NOYE'S FLUDDE, 3/29 San Francisco Girls Chorus Continues Its 35th Season with Benjamin Britten's NOYE'S FLUDDE, 3/29
by BWW News Desk - December 20, 2013

San Francisco, CA, December 20, 2013 – The five-time Grammy Award-winning San Francisco Girls Chorus--Lisa Bielawa, Artistic Director and Valérie Sainte-Agathe, Music Director and Principal Conductor—continues its 35th anniversary season with a fully staged production of Benjamin Britten's 1957 oper... (more...)
ALT and FWOpera Host 'Living Libretto' Experience for World Premiere Opera JFK Today ALT and FWOpera Host 'Living Libretto' Experience for World Premiere Opera JFK Today
by BWW News Desk - November 09, 2013

Lawrence Edelson, Producing Artistic Director of American Lyric Theater, in conjunction with Darren K. Woods, General Director of Fort Worth Opera, announced today a collaboration between the two companies on JFK (working title), a new opera by the acclaimed team of composer David T. Little and libr... (more...)
Vienna State Opera Selects Ooyala to Livestream the World's Largest Repertoire of Ballet and Opera to a Global Audience Vienna State Opera Selects Ooyala to Livestream the World's Largest Repertoire of Ballet and Opera to a Global Audience
by BWW News Desk - October 25, 2013

Ooyala, the leading innovator in video streaming, analytics and monetization, today announced its selection as the streaming technology provider for 'Wiener Staatsoper livestreaming,' the new cutting edge service from the Vienna State Opera. Available worldwide beginning October 27, the service enab... (more...)
American Lyric Theater and Fort Worth Opera Collaborating on New Opera - JFK American Lyric Theater and Fort Worth Opera Collaborating on New Opera - JFK
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2013

Lawrence Edelson, Producing Artistic Director of American Lyric Theater, in conjunction with Darren K. Woods, General Director of Fort Worth Opera, announced today a collaboration between the two companies on JFK (working title), a new opera by the acclaimed team of composer David T. Littleand libre... (more...)
ALT and FWOpera to Host 'Living Libretto' Experience for World Premiere Opera JFK, 11/9 ALT and FWOpera to Host 'Living Libretto' Experience for World Premiere Opera JFK, 11/9
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2013

Lawrence Edelson, Producing Artistic Director of American Lyric Theater, in conjunction with Darren K. Woods, General Director of Fort Worth Opera, announced today a collaboration between the two companies on JFK (working title), a new opera by the acclaimed team of composer David T. Little and libr... (more...)
Fort Worth Opera Announces Partnership with American Lyric Theater for Upcoming JFK Opera, 2016 Fort Worth Opera Announces Partnership with American Lyric Theater for Upcoming JFK Opera, 2016
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2013

Fort Worth Opera General Director Darren K. Woods today shared further details about the highly anticipated world premiere of the company's third commissioned opera, JFK (working title), by the sensational and highly acclaimed team of composer David T. Little and librettist Royce Vavrek. The opera, ... (more...)
Fort Worth Opera's New Works Program, FRONTIERS, Presents Eight Unpublished Works, 5/8 - 5/9 Fort Worth Opera's New Works Program, FRONTIERS, Presents Eight Unpublished Works, 5/8 - 5/9
by BWW News Desk - October 07, 2013

Fort Worth Opera (FWOpera) revealed today the names of the eight composer and librettist teams from the Americas whose works have been selected for participation in the second season of the company's critically-acclaimed, annual new works program, Frontiers, taking place May 8 – 9, 2014, during the ... (more...)
Soprano Tracy Cox and Pianist Maureen Zoltek Perform in Inaugural Opera America's Emerging Artist Recital Series, 9/25 Soprano Tracy Cox and Pianist Maureen Zoltek Perform in Inaugural Opera America's Emerging Artist Recital Series, 9/25
by BWW News Desk - September 09, 2013

Soprano Tracy Cox and pianist Maureen Zoltek, winners of the 2012 Music Academy of the West Marilyn Horne Song Competition, will perform a program of works by Verdi, Strauss, Mark Carlson, Poulenc, and Gabriel Kahane at Opera America's new National Opera Center in New York City on Wednesday, Septemb... (more...)
VIDEO: Watch Opera Trio Forte on AMERICA'S GOT TALENT VIDEO: Watch Opera Trio Forte on AMERICA'S GOT TALENT
by Stage Tube - August 29, 2013

In the video below, watch the opera trio Forte perform 'Unchained Melody' on America's Got Talent!... (more...)
Fort Worth Opera Announces the Release of GLORY DENIED on Albany Records Fort Worth Opera Announces the Release of GLORY DENIED on Albany Records
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2013

Fort Worth Opera (FWOpera) General Director Darren K. Woods proudly announced today the August 1, 2013release of the company's live recording of American composer Tom Cipullo's acclaimed, emotionally-charged opera,Glory Denied, based on the bestselling book by journalist Tom Philpott. The album will... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Long Beach Opera's MACBETH Photo Flash: First Look at Long Beach Opera's MACBETH
by BWW News Desk - June 17, 2013

An overwhelming lust for power, a manipulative wife, and witches' prophecies spur a Scottish general onto a tragic path of betrayal, murder and madness. Long Beach Opera (LBO) closes its 2013 season with Macbeth, Swiss-American composer Ernest Bloch's re-discovered powerhouse, sung in English. Perfo... (more...)
Lyric Opera Baltimore Presents BRAVISSIMO BEL CANTO Gala Concert Tonight Lyric Opera Baltimore Presents BRAVISSIMO BEL CANTO Gala Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2013

The Patricia and Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric and Lyric Opera Baltimore present Bravissimo Bel Canto for one performance only, tonight, April 13, 2013 at 8:00 PM.... (more...)
Lyric Opera Baltimore to Present BRAVISSIMO BEL CANTO Gala Concert, 4/13 Lyric Opera Baltimore to Present BRAVISSIMO BEL CANTO Gala Concert, 4/13
by BWW News Desk - April 10, 2013

The Patricia and Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric and Lyric Opera Baltimore present Bravissimo Bel Canto for one performance only, Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 8:00 PM.... (more...)
FWOpera Announces Call for Submissions for Frontiers 2014 FWOpera Announces Call for Submissions for Frontiers 2014
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2013

Fort Worth Opera (FWOpera) announced today a call for submissions for its second annual Frontiers new works showcase to be held during the 2014 Fort Worth Opera Festival. A pioneering leader in the production of contemporary opera, FWOpera launched Frontiers in the 2012-2013 season. One of the only ... (more...)





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