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Odyssey Opera Announces THE BRITISH INVASION: A Festival of English Musical Dramas Odyssey Opera Announces THE BRITISH INVASION: A Festival of English Musical Dramas
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2015

Odyssey Opera, a Boston-­??based opera company dedicated to exploring the full spectrum of adventurous repertoire, today announced THE BRITISH INVASION, a month-­??long opera festival of fully-­??staged productions of works by English composers. From May 17-­??June 20, Boston opera lovers will have ... (more...)
Opera Philadelphia's 2015-2016 Season Features COLD MOUNTAIN and World Premiere of ANDY: A POPERA Opera Philadelphia's 2015-2016 Season Features COLD MOUNTAIN and World Premiere of ANDY: A POPERA
by BWW News Desk - February 18, 2015

Opera Philadelphia's 41st Season serves as a reminder that the company is, as The Washington Post reports, “taking chances, offering unusual and new work along with repertory staples, and carving out a place for themselves as proponents of American opera.” As General Director & President David B. De... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Hallelujah. The Collegiate Chorale Brings MESSIAH (Not) to Carnegie Hall BWW Reviews: Hallelujah. The Collegiate Chorale Brings MESSIAH (Not) to Carnegie Hall
by Richard Sasanow - December 20, 2014

A funny thing happened on the way to Handel's MESSIAH: That would be Monty Python's LIFE OF BRIAN, transformed from the film by Eric Idle (the jokes) and John Du Prez (the music) into NOT THE MESSIAH (HE'S A VERY NAUGHTY BOY). This comic oratorio resulted in a very jolly evening, which The Collegiat... (more...)
Tickets for Opera Philadelphia's 40th Anniversary Season Go on Sale Today Tickets for Opera Philadelphia's 40th Anniversary Season Go on Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - August 13, 2014

Tickets go on sale today, August 13, for Opera Philadelphia's 40th Anniversary Season, featuring a stellar cast of international opera stars in five new productions at the Academy of Music and the Perelman Theater.... (more...)
Tickets for Opera Philadelphia's 40th Anniversary Season to Go on Sale 8/13 Tickets for Opera Philadelphia's 40th Anniversary Season to Go on Sale 8/13
by BWW News Desk - July 29, 2014

Tickets go on sale on Wednesday, August 13, for Opera Philadelphia's 40th Anniversary Season, featuring a stellar cast of international opera stars in five new productions at the Academy of Music and the Perelman Theater. Single tickets will be available at operaphila.org or 215-893-1018.... (more...)
Leon Botstein and ASO Present Richard Strauss's 'Sex Opera' at Carnegie Hall Tonight Leon Botstein and ASO Present Richard Strauss's 'Sex Opera' at Carnegie Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 15, 2013

Whatever else you think of Richard Strauss, you can't accuse him of picking easy subjects. While Die Frau Ohne Schattenremains one of the most elusive of opera plots, Elektra among the most bloodthirsty and Salome among the most disturbing, it is the rarely-heard one-act Feuersnot that proved a step... (more...)
Leon Botstein and ASO Present Richard Strauss's 'Sex Opera' at Carnegie Hall, 12/15 Leon Botstein and ASO Present Richard Strauss's 'Sex Opera' at Carnegie Hall, 12/15
by BWW News Desk - November 27, 2013

Whatever else you think of Richard Strauss, you can't accuse him of picking easy subjects. While Die Frau Ohne Schattenremains one of the most elusive of opera plots, Elektra among the most bloodthirsty and Salome among the most disturbing, it is the rarely-heard one-act Feuersnot that proved a step... (more...)
James Levine to Conduct Series of Opera Scenes at Juilliard, 2/11-2/16 James Levine to Conduct Series of Opera Scenes at Juilliard, 2/11-2/16
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2013

The Metropolitan Opera and The Juilliard School present an evening of opera featuring Act I of Mozart's Die Entführung aus dem Serail; Stravinsky's rarely-performed one-act comedy Mavra; Act I, scene 1 of Berlioz's Benvenuto Cellini; and Act I, part 2 of Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore in the fourth ... (more...)
The Dallas Opera Presents CARMEN, 10/25 - 11/10 The Dallas Opera Presents CARMEN, 10/25 - 11/10
by BWW News Desk - September 25, 2013

The Dallas Opera has announced the opening production of their 2013-2014 “By Love Transformed” Season: Georges Bizet's colorful, sensual and passionate 19th century masterpiece, CARMEN, one of the most beloved and popular works in the entire opera canon.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: ANNA NICOLE's 36DDs Gain AAA Status with New York City Opera at BAM's Next Wave Festival BWW Reviews: ANNA NICOLE's 36DDs Gain AAA Status with New York City Opera at BAM's Next Wave Festival
by Richard Sasanow - September 19, 2013

With a story that is somehow poignant despite its scatological language, ANNA NICOLE's heroine is nicer than Berg's LULU, less lucky than TRAVIATA's Violetta and more cunning than MANON's Manon (though maybe not MANON LESCAUT's). Whatever she is, Anna Nicole Smith is definitely a full-fledged ope... (more...)
Dallas Opera Announces Chris Alexander to Stage CARMEN Starring Clementine Margaine in Debut Dallas Opera Announces Chris Alexander to Stage CARMEN Starring Clementine Margaine in Debut
by BWW News Desk - August 05, 2013

The Dallas Opera is pleased to announce that “theatrically masterly” (Seattle Times) German/American stage director Chris Alexander, has agreed to stage our season-opening production of Georges Bizet's CARMEN, starring French mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine in her American debut. Born in Provo, U... (more...)
BWW Reviews: City Opera's Production of POWDER HER FACE by Thomas Ades Is Raining Men and a Dirty Duchess BWW Reviews: City Opera's Production of POWDER HER FACE by Thomas Ades Is Raining Men and a Dirty Duchess
by Richard Sasanow - February 17, 2013

She is a beast to an exceptional degree. She is a Don Juan among women. She is insatiable, unnatural and altogether fairly appalling. (Hotel Manager as Judge POWDER HER FACE, Act II, Scene 6: 1955)... (more...)
New York City Opera Opens Spring 2013 Season with POWDER HER FACE, Now thru 2/23 New York City Opera Opens Spring 2013 Season with POWDER HER FACE, Now thru 2/23
by BWW News Desk - February 15, 2013

New York City Opera opens its spring 2013 season with a new production of Powder Her Face (1995), composed by Thomas Ades (b.1971) to a libretto by Philip Hensher (b. 1965).... (more...)
Robert Lepage's Staging of THE TEMPEST at The Met to Air on PBS, 3/17 Robert Lepage's Staging of THE TEMPEST at The Met to Air on PBS, 3/17
by TV News Desk - February 14, 2013

British composer Thomas Ades conducts the Met premiere of his contemporary Masterpiece The Tempest, an English-language opera based on Shakespeare's final play.The Met's fantastical new production by Robert Lepage airs on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, March 17 at 12 noon on PBS (check local ... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes of New York City Opera's POWDER HER FACE STAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes of New York City Opera's POWDER HER FACE
by Stage Tube - January 31, 2013

New York City Opera presents POWDER HER FACE, onducted by Jonathan Stockhammer, directed by Jay Scheib, sets by Marsha Ginsberg, costumes by Alba Clemente, lighting by Thomas Dunn and projections by Josh Higgason. The production runs February 15-23, 2013. BroadwayWorld has behind the scenes videos... (more...)





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by Richard Sasanow