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Washington National Opera Announces 2014-2015 Season - FLORENCIA IN THE AMAZON, LA BOHEME and MoreWashington National Opera Announces 2014-2015 Season - FLORENCIA IN THE AMAZON, LA BOHEME and More
March 04, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO), led by Artistic Director Francesca Zambello, today announced its 2014-2015 season. It includes the company premiere of Daniel Catán's Spanish-language Florencia in the... (more...)


Full Cast Announced for Des Moines Metro Opera's 42nd Festival Season, Featuring LA TRAVIATA and MoreFull Cast Announced for Des Moines Metro Opera's 42nd Festival Season, Featuring LA TRAVIATA and More
February 27, 2014

General and Artistic Director Michael Egel and the Board of Directors have announced casting for the operas of the 42nd Summer Festival Season. The three, full-scale grand operas will be presented in ... (more...)


THE ENCHANTED ISLAND Returns to the Met TonightTHE ENCHANTED ISLAND Returns to the Met Tonight
February 26, 2014

The Baroque pastiche The Enchanted Island, a hit when it premiered at the Met in 2011, returns for its first revival tonight, February 26. (more...)


43rd Annual George London Foundation Awards Competition for Opera Singers Announces Winners43rd Annual George London Foundation Awards Competition for Opera Singers Announces Winners
February 22, 2014

The winners of the 43rd annual George London Foundation Awards Competition for young American and Canadian opera singers were announced at the conclusion of the competition's final round this evening,... (more...)


Grammy Award-Winner Fabio Luisi's Spring Highlights Include AIDA, CENERENTOLA, and London Symphony DebutGrammy Award-Winner Fabio Luisi's Spring Highlights Include AIDA, CENERENTOLA, and London Symphony Debut
February 20, 2014

Having just added Genoa's prestigious 2014 Grifo d'Oro to honors that include both Grammy and ECHO Klassik Awards, Fabio Luisilooks forward to conducting a wealth of important operatic and orchestral ... (more...)


Diana Damrau to Sing the Title Role in Bellini's LA SONNAMBULA at the Met, Beg. 3/14Diana Damrau to Sing the Title Role in Bellini's LA SONNAMBULA at the Met, Beg. 3/14
February 20, 2014

Diana Damrau will add a new role to her extensive repertory when she sings her first-ever performances of Amina, the title character in Bellini's bel canto showpiece La Sonnambula. Last season, Damrau... (more...)


THE ITALIAN GIRL IN ALGIERS & LA TRAVIATA Among Opera Company of Middlebury's 2014 SeasonTHE ITALIAN GIRL IN ALGIERS & LA TRAVIATA Among Opera Company of Middlebury's 2014 Season
February 20, 2014

It has been called a major force in the New England opera world. After ten years of sold-out successes, The Opera Company of Middlebury returns with its 11th season of 'grand opera in an intimate sett... (more...)


Long Beach Opera to Present the Southern California Debut of THE DEATH OF KLINGHOFFER, 3/16-22Long Beach Opera to Present the Southern California Debut of THE DEATH OF KLINGHOFFER, 3/16-22
February 19, 2014

Perhaps the most controversial opera of the 20th century makes its Southern California debut when Long Beach Opera (LBO) stages John Adams' The Death of Klinghoffer on March 16 and March 22 at the Ter... (more...)


Lyric Opera of Chicago Announces Ana María Martínez and Eric Owens as Ambassadors for the Lyric Unlimited InitiativeLyric Opera of Chicago Announces Ana María Martínez and Eric Owens as Ambassadors for the Lyric Unlimited Initiative
February 19, 2014

Lyric Opera of Chicago is pleased to announce that soprano Ana María Martínezand bass-baritone Eric Owens will serve as the inaugural Community Ambassadors as part of the Lyric Unlimited initiative. T... (more...)


Robert Rattray Named New Assistant General Manager, Artistic of Metropolitan OperaRobert Rattray Named New Assistant General Manager, Artistic of Metropolitan Opera
February 18, 2014

The Metropolitan Opera announced that Robert Rattray has been appointed the company's new Assistant General Manager, Artistic. He will begin his tenure this August, when rehearsals begin for the 2014-... (more...)


Opera Philadelphia Celebrates 40th Anniversary Season with THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, OSCAR and MoreOpera Philadelphia Celebrates 40th Anniversary Season with THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, OSCAR and More
February 18, 2014

General Director & President David B. Devan and Music Director Corrado Rovaris are pleased to announce Opera Philadelphia's 40th Anniversary Season, featuring a stellar cast of international opera sta... (more...)


Met Music Director James Levine to Conduct Berg's WOZZECK, Begin. 3/6Met Music Director James Levine to Conduct Berg's WOZZECK, Begin. 3/6
February 17, 2014

Met Music Director James Levine will conduct a revival of Berg's Wozzeck, opening March 6 and starring Thomas Hampson and Deborah Voigt in their first-ever performances of the leading roles, Wozzeck a... (more...)


Paul Nadler Steps in as Conductor Tonight for Met Opera's RUSALKAPaul Nadler Steps in as Conductor Tonight for Met Opera's RUSALKA
February 15, 2014

Paul Nadler will conduct tonight's performance of Dvorák's Rusalka, replacing the originally scheduled Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Nézet-Séguin will conduct the other five performances of Rusalka at the Met... (more...)


The Metropolitan Opera's 2014-2015 Season Includes THE DEATH OF KLINGHOFFER, LA DONNA DEL LAGO, and MoreThe Metropolitan Opera's 2014-2015 Season Includes THE DEATH OF KLINGHOFFER, LA DONNA DEL LAGO, and More
February 13, 2014

The Metropolitan Opera's 2014-15 season will feature 26 operas, three of them company premieres, in six new productions and 18 revivals showcasing the talents of the world's leading singers, conductor... (more...)


Soprano Angela Meade to Make European House and Role Debuts in Frankfurt Opera's EDGAR and Torino's WILLIAM TELL, 2/16-18 & 5/7-18Soprano Angela Meade to Make European House and Role Debuts in Frankfurt Opera's EDGAR and Torino's WILLIAM TELL, 2/16-18 & 5/7-18
February 12, 2014

This month, the first of two major house and role debuts takes Angela Meade – whose numerous honors include Richard Tucker and Beverly Sills Artist Awards – to Europe. For her first appearances at the... (more...)


THE MERRY WIDOW, LES CONTES D'HOFFMANN and More Set for The Met's 2014-15 Live in HD SeasonTHE MERRY WIDOW, LES CONTES D'HOFFMANN and More Set for The Met's 2014-15 Live in HD Season
February 12, 2014

The Met: Live in HD, the Metropolitan Opera's award-winning series of live transmissions to more than 2,000 movie theaters in 65 countries around the world, will feature ten operas in the 2014-15 seas... (more...)


THE DEATH OF KLINGHOFFER, LA DONNA DEL LAGO, THE MERRY WIDOW and More Set for The Metropolitan Opera's 2014-15 SeasonTHE DEATH OF KLINGHOFFER, LA DONNA DEL LAGO, THE MERRY WIDOW and More Set for The Metropolitan Opera's 2014-15 Season
February 12, 2014

The Metropolitan Opera's 2014-15 season will feature 26 operas, three of them company premieres, in six new productions and 18 revivals showcasing the talents of the world's leading singers, conductor... (more...)


Paul Nadler to Conduct Metropolitan Opera's RUSALKA TonightPaul Nadler to Conduct Metropolitan Opera's RUSALKA Tonight
February 12, 2014

Paul Nadler will conduct this evening's performance of Dvorák's Rusalka, replacing Yannick Nézet-Séguin, who is ill. As previously announced, Nadler will also conduct the opera's final performance thi... (more...)


Sarasota Opera Opens 2014 Winter Festival TodaySarasota Opera Opens 2014 Winter Festival Today
February 08, 2014

Following the critical success of last fall's production of Die Fledermaus, Sarasota Opera will open its 2014 Winter Festival Season today, February 8, 2014 marking the company's 55th consecutive seas... (more...)


Sarasota Opera to Host Exhibition from the Rome Opera House, HOMAGE TO GIUSEPPE VERDI, 3/8-25Sarasota Opera to Host Exhibition from the Rome Opera House, HOMAGE TO GIUSEPPE VERDI, 3/8-25
February 06, 2014

Sarasota Opera is thrilled to announce it will be host to an exhibition from the Rome Opera House entitled 'Homage to Giuseppe Verdi; Celebrating the Bicentennial of his Birth' March 8 - March 25, 201... (more...)


THE ENCHANTED ISLAND to Return to the Met, Feb 26THE ENCHANTED ISLAND to Return to the Met, Feb 26
February 03, 2014

The Baroque pastiche The Enchanted Island, a hit when it premiered at the Met in 2011, returns for its first revival on February 26. New cast members Susan Graham (Sycorax) and Andriana Chuchman (Mira... (more...)


Deborah Voigt Set for Metropolitan Opera's WOZZECK, 3/6-22Deborah Voigt Set for Metropolitan Opera's WOZZECK, 3/6-22
February 03, 2014

With James Levine on the podium, and Thomas Hampson in the title role, Deborah Voigt will make her role debut as Marie in Alban Berg's harrowing opera Wozzeck at New York's Metropolitan Opera (March 6... (more...)


Lyric Opera's New Production of THE BARBER OF SEVILLE Opens TomorrowLyric Opera's New Production of THE BARBER OF SEVILLE Opens Tomorrow
January 31, 2014

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents a brand-new production of Gioachino Rossini's crowning comedic glory, The Barber of Seville, conceived by the Tony Award-winning director Rob Ashford in both his Lyric ... (more...)


HGO Awards 1st Place to D'Ana Lombard in the 26th Annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young SingersHGO Awards 1st Place to D'Ana Lombard in the 26th Annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers
January 31, 2014

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) has announced the winners for the 26th Annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers that took place the evening of January 30 at the Wortham Theater Center's Cullen ... (more...)


Gotham Chamber Opera to Present THE RAVEN, 5/28-31Gotham Chamber Opera to Present THE RAVEN, 5/28-31
January 30, 2014

Gotham Chamber Opera, in collaboration with the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College, presents the U.S. Premiere of The Raven as part of the NY PHIL BIENNIAL, on May 28, 2014 at 7:30pm and May ... (more...)



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