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PBS' GREAT PERFORMANCES to Present Bel Canto the Opera from Lyric Opera of Chicago, 1/13 PBS' GREAT PERFORMANCES to Present Bel Canto the Opera from Lyric Opera of Chicago, 1/13
by TV News Desk - January 04, 2017

The world premiere production of Bel Canto the Opera - recorded in Chicago last January - airs on Great Performances Friday, January 13 at 9 p.m. on PBS.... (more...)
Avner Dorman's New Opera WAHNFRIED to Premiere in Karlsruhe Avner Dorman's New Opera WAHNFRIED to Premiere in Karlsruhe
by BWW News Desk - November 29, 2016

In the annals of the Wagner family, the name Houston Stewart Chamberlain is but a footnote. Yet, argues Avner Dorman's new opera Wahnfried, he was in some ways the link between Richard Wagner and Adolf Hitler. Chamberlain was a failing English scientist who became obsessed with Wagner's music, after... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of LA Opera's AKHNATEN by Philip Glass STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of LA Opera's AKHNATEN by Philip Glass
by Stage Tube - November 07, 2016

General Director Plácido Domingo has announced final casting information for LA Opera's new production of Akhnaten by Philip Glass. A co-production with English National Opera, Akhnaten is conducted by Artist in Residence Matthew Aucoin and staged by British director Phelim McDermott.  Check out a s... (more...)
Central City Opera Features CARMEN, COSI FAN TUTTE and More Central City Opera Features CARMEN, COSI FAN TUTTE and More
by BWW News Desk - October 28, 2016

Central City Opera's 2017 Summer Festival, which runs from July 8 to August 6, 2017, features Bizet's Carmen and Mozart's Così fan tutte in repertory, along with Benjamin Britten's The Burning Fiery Furnace, Douglas Moore's Gallantry, and Amy Beach's Cabildo in shorter runs. Celebrating the company'... (more...)
Chicago Opera Theater Presents THE FAIRY QUEEN Chicago Opera Theater Presents THE FAIRY QUEEN
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2016

Chicago's historic Studebaker Theater will become the home of live opera with a contemporary adaptation of Henry Purcell's 1692 "The Fairy Queen," a reimagining of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" presented by Chicago Opera Theater (COT) beginning November 5.... (more...)