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Sarasota Opera to Announce Schedule for Upcoming Season, 2/5 Sarasota Opera to Announce Schedule for Upcoming Season, 2/5
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2015

Sarasota, FL – Maestro Victor DeRenzi and Richard Russell invite you to join them on the Opera House stageThursday, February 5th, at 4:30pm as they announce the 2015/16 season which will mark the final year of Sarasota Opera's acclaimed Verdi Cycle. The Verdi Cycle, which began in 1989, will disting... (more...)
The Knoxville Opera Performs CARMEN for Over 7,000 Students in Local Schools The Knoxville Opera Performs CARMEN for Over 7,000 Students in Local Schools
by BWW News Desk - January 09, 2015

The Knoxville Opera is thrilled to present its fourth school tour this month. Bizet's Carmen is the featured opera and showcases the music of Spain, including famous melodies and a cast full of charisma. Knoxville Opera board members are excited to continue the school tours, due to the previous thre... (more...)
Sarasota Opera Releases Call for Super 'Supers' Sarasota Opera Releases Call for Super 'Supers'
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2014

Sarasota, FL – Sarasota Opera is seeking enthusiastic outgoing people to serve as supernumeraries, or “supers”, the non-singing extras in opera productions, and acrobats for its 2015 Winter Festival Season production of Rimsky-Korsakov's fairy tale opera The Golden Cockerel. Supers will take th... (more...)
Opera San Jose to Continue Season with World Premiere of WHERE ANGELS FEAR TO TREAD Opera San Jose to Continue Season with World Premiere of WHERE ANGELS FEAR TO TREAD
by BWW News Desk - December 10, 2014

Opera San José continues its 31st season with the WORLD PREMIERE of Where Angels Fear to Tread by American composer Mark Lanz Weiser, libretto by Roger Brunyate. This bold new opera, based on the novel by E. M. Forster, unveils a collision of cultures that leads to a misunderstanding of horrific con... (more...)
Opera San Jose Stages THE ITALIAN GIRL IN ALGIERS, Now thru 11/30 Opera San Jose Stages THE ITALIAN GIRL IN ALGIERS, Now thru 11/30
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2014

Opera San José (OSJ) continues its season with Gioachino Rossini's The Italian Girl in Algiers. This sparkling and fast-paced opera weaves a madcap story full of twists and turns into a comic adventure to a land of magnificent palaces, swashbuckling pirates and lavish harems. The Italian Girl in Alg... (more...)
American Opera Projects and Adelphi University to Present New Opera INDEPENDENCE EVE American Opera Projects and Adelphi University to Present New Opera INDEPENDENCE EVE
by BWW News Desk - November 04, 2014

(American Opera Projects) and Adelphi University present Independence Eve, a new chamber opera in three scenes that explores the troubled journey of race relations in America. The concert performances will take place on Thursday, November 13 at 7:30PM at the Concert Hall of the Performing Arts Cente... (more...)
The Minnesota Opera Presents HANSEL AND GRETEL, Now thru 11/9 The Minnesota Opera Presents HANSEL AND GRETEL, Now thru 11/9
by BWW News Desk - November 01, 2014

Minnesota Opera is pleased to announce its new production of Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel directed by Doug Varone and conducted by Anne Manson. The opera features mezzo-soprano Stephanie Lauricella and soprano Angela Mortellaro in the title roles, accompanied by the Zenon Dance Company.... (more...)
The Dallas Opera Presents SALOME, Now thru 11/8 The Dallas Opera Presents SALOME, Now thru 11/8
by BWW News Desk - October 30, 2014

The Dallas Opera's explosive second production of the 2014-2015 'Heights of Passion' Season is SALOME by Richard Strauss (whose libretto was based on Hedwig Lachmann's German translation of Oscar Wilde's play). SALOME, generally regarded as one of the masterpieces of the Late Romantic Era, opens ton... (more...)
OPERA America Kicks Off National Opera Week 2014 With Over 160 Organizations OPERA America Kicks Off National Opera Week 2014 With Over 160 Organizations
by BWW News Desk - October 24, 2014

Over 160 opera companies, schools and organizations across North America will celebrate the sixth annual NATIONAL OPERA WEEK from today, October 24 through Sunday, November 2, 2014, with opera activities and announcements in their communities. National Opera Week is coordinated by OPERA America, the... (more...)
The Seattle Opera Presents Mark Walters in the Title Role of Don Giovanni, 10/19 The Seattle Opera Presents Mark Walters in the Title Role of Don Giovanni, 10/19
by BWW News Desk - October 17, 2014

Seattle Opera will feature Mark Walters in the title role of Don Giovanni on October 19 at 7:30 P.M.in Italian with English subtitles at McCaw Hall.... (more...)
LA CENERENTOLA, DIDO AND AENEAS and THE LONG WALK Set for Opera Saratoga's 2015 Summer Season LA CENERENTOLA, DIDO AND AENEAS and THE LONG WALK Set for Opera Saratoga's 2015 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - October 07, 2014

Opera Saratoga announces its 2015 Summer Festival season, which will run from July 2 - July 26, 2015 at multiple venues throughout Saratoga Springs, New York.... (more...)
The Dallas Opera Presents SALOME, 10/30-11/8 The Dallas Opera Presents SALOME, 10/30-11/8
by BWW News Desk - October 06, 2014

The Dallas Opera's explosive second production of the 2014-2015 "Heights of Passion" Season is SALOME by Richard Strauss (whose libretto was based on Hedwig Lachmann's German translation of Oscar Wilde's play). SALOME, generally regarded as one of the masterpieces of the Late Romantic Era, opens on ... (more...)
The Minnesota Opera Presents HANSEL AND GRETEL, 11/1-9 The Minnesota Opera Presents HANSEL AND GRETEL, 11/1-9
by BWW News Desk - October 03, 2014

Minnesota Opera is pleased to announce its new production of Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel directed by Doug Varone and conducted by Anne Manson. The opera features mezzo-soprano Stephanie Lauricella and soprano Angela Mortellaro in the title roles, accompanied by the Zenon Dance Company.... (more...)
Sarasota Opera to Run Four-Week Seminar Helping 'You Understand Opera' Sarasota Opera to Run Four-Week Seminar Helping 'You Understand Opera'
by BWW News Desk - October 03, 2014

Sarasota, FL – For the second year in a row, Sarasota Opera will offer its popular “Understanding Opera” seminar series open to anyone interested in learning more about this dynamic art form. Executive Director Richard Russell and Director of Artistic Administration Greg Trupiano, who have more than... (more...)
Opera San Jose to Stage THE ITALIAN GIRL IN ALGIERS, 11/15-30 Opera San Jose to Stage THE ITALIAN GIRL IN ALGIERS, 11/15-30
by BWW News Desk - September 22, 2014

Opera San José (OSJ) continues its season with Gioachino Rossini's The Italian Girl in Algiers. This sparkling and fast-paced opera weaves a madcap story full of twists and turns into a comic adventure to a land of magnificent palaces, swashbuckling pirates and lavish harems. The Italian Girl in Alg... (more...)
American Spiritual Ensemble Returns to Sarasota Opera Next Month American Spiritual Ensemble Returns to Sarasota Opera Next Month
by BWW News Desk - August 29, 2014

The critically acclaimed American Spiritual Ensemble will return to the William E. Schmidt Opera Theatre at the Sarasota Opera House on Saturday, September 6th at 7pm for a one night only performance celebrating the life of William E. Schmidt. The concert will be free and open to the public.... (more...)
Single Tickets for Sarasota Opera's 2014-2015 Fall and Winter Season To Go On Sale, 9/2 Single Tickets for Sarasota Opera's 2014-2015 Fall and Winter Season To Go On Sale, 9/2
by BWW News Desk - August 27, 2014

Single tickets go on sale at the Sarasota Opera Box Office (61 N. Pineapple Avenue) Tuesday, September 2nd for Sarasota Opera's 2014-2015 Fall and Winter Season, one of the grandest seasons in the company's history. Box office hours are Mondaythrough Friday, 10am – 4pm, and is located at 61 N. Pinea... (more...)
Single Tickets Go on Sale 9/2 for Sarasota Opera's 2014-15 Season Single Tickets Go on Sale 9/2 for Sarasota Opera's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - August 26, 2014

Single tickets go on sale at the Sarasota Opera Box Office (61 N. Pineapple Avenue) Tuesday, September 2nd for Sarasota Opera's 2014-2015 Fall and Winter Season, one of the grandest seasons in the company's history. Box office hours are Monday through Friday, 10am to 4pm, and is located at 61 N. Pin... (more...)
Single Tickets to Sarasota Opera's 2014-15 Season On Sale 8/1 Single Tickets to Sarasota Opera's 2014-15 Season On Sale 8/1
by BWW News Desk - July 29, 2014

Single tickets will go on sale exclusively ONLINE at www.sarasotaopera.org Friday, August 1st, 2014 for Sarasota Opera's 2014-2015 Fall and Winter Season, one of the grandest seasons in the company's history. Highlights include the return of some of Sarasota Opera's most popular productions, acclaim... (more...)
The Washington National Opera Announces the Roster for the 13th Season of Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program The Washington National Opera Announces the Roster for the 13th Season of Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program
by BWW News Desk - July 22, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced the roster of emerging artists and renowned vocal coaches engaged for the 13th season of its Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program. Under the leadership of program director Michael Heaston, the Domingo- Cafritz Young Artist Program continues to increase... (more...)
Opera San Jose to Open 31st Season with RIGOLETTO, 9/6-21 Opera San Jose to Open 31st Season with RIGOLETTO, 9/6-21
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2014

Opera San Jose opens its 31st season with Giuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto. This tale of innocence lost and vengeance gone tragically awry will be conducted by Joseph Marcheso, with stage direction by Brad Dalton. Rigoletto will be sung in Italian with English supertitles. Six performances are scheduled f... (more...)
Sarasota Opera Reports Good News at the 2014 Annual Meeting Sarasota Opera Reports Good News at the 2014 Annual Meeting
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

Maestro Victor DeRenzi and Executive Director Richard Russell met with Sarasota Opera patrons and supporters Monday, May 19th, for Sarasota Opera's 2014 Annual Meeting with an update on the state of Sarasota Opera. Along with members of the administrative staff, Maestro DeRenzi and Mr. Russell recap... (more...)
Sarasota Opera Appoints Carlos Vicente as the Director of Marketing Sarasota Opera Appoints Carlos Vicente as the Director of Marketing
by BWW News Desk - April 29, 2014

Sarasota Opera is pleased to announce the appointment of Carlos Vicente as the Director of Marketing for Sarasota Opera. Originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Mr. Vicente comes to Sarasota Opera with more than sixteen years of marketing and communications experience with performing arts organizati... (more...)
Opera Colorado Announces Upcoming Productions - MADAMA BUTTERFLY, THE MAGIC FLUTE, and More Opera Colorado Announces Upcoming Productions - MADAMA BUTTERFLY, THE MAGIC FLUTE, and More
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2014

Opera Colorado announced today that it will present Giacomo Puccini's Madama Butterfly(November 2014), W.A. Mozart's The Magic Flute (May 2015), Giuseppe Verdi's Aida (November 2015), and the world premiere of Lori Laitman's The Scarlet Letter (May 2016) starring Elizabeth Futral as Hester Prynne. A... (more...)
Sarasota Opera Announces Expansion of 'HD at the Opera House' Series Sarasota Opera Announces Expansion of 'HD at the Opera House' Series
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2014

Sarasota Opera is pleased to announce the expansion of its new broadcast and film series called 'HD at the Opera House'. This new series is allowing Sarasota Opera to expand its programming from the fall and winter season to year-around. In addition to opera, the series will include ballet and th... (more...)



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