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Washington National Opera Releases Schedule for 2015-16 Season Washington National Opera Releases Schedule for 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

(WASHINGTON)—Washington National Opera (WNO), led by Artistic Director Francesca Zambello, today announced its 60th anniversary season, one that highlights classic, contemporary, and American works. The 2015-2016 season includes a new-to-Washington staging of Bizet's Carmen, the world premiere of a ... (more...)
Opera Saratoga Announces Receipt of Two Grants to Support World Premiere of THE LONG WALK Opera Saratoga Announces Receipt of Two Grants to Support World Premiere of THE LONG WALK
by BWW News Desk - February 22, 2015

Lawrence Edelson, Artistic and General Director of Opera Saratoga, announced today that the company has received two important new grants to help support the world premiere of The Long Walk, a new opera by composer Jeremy Howard Beck and librettist Stephanie Fleischmann, based on the critically accl... (more...)
George London Foundation to Welcome Anthony Roth Costanzo & Nadine Sierra, 3/22 George London Foundation to Welcome Anthony Roth Costanzo & Nadine Sierra, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2015

The George London Foundation's season of events comes to a close with a duo recital by two young singers who both won George London Awards in 2010: countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo, whose indelible performances in recent New York Philharmonic productions of Le Grand Macabre and A Dancer's Dream ha... (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...)
Atlanta Opera's 2015-16 Season to Include LA BOHEME, THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE & More Atlanta Opera's 2015-16 Season to Include LA BOHEME, THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE & More
by BWW News Desk - February 03, 2015

The Atlanta Opera will take audiences on a journey of adventure, romance and an exploration of the human condition in its 2015-16 season. This season features five productions including one of the most popular operas of all time and a contemporary American opera never before seen in the Southeast.... (more...)
San Francisco Opera and Merola Opera's 'Schwabacher Debut Recitals' Series to Launch 2/8 San Francisco Opera and Merola Opera's 'Schwabacher Debut Recitals' Series to Launch 2/8
by BWW News Desk - January 28, 2015

San Francisco Opera Center and the Merola Opera Program present the 33rd season of the Schwabacher Debut Recitals, beginning February 8, 2015 with soprano Erin Johnson and pianist Sun Ha Yoon at Temple Emanu-El's Martin Meyer Sanctuary in San Francisco.... (more...)
Lyric Unlimited Presents MEMORY AND RECKONING, 2/24-3/15 Lyric Unlimited Presents MEMORY AND RECKONING, 2/24-3/15
by BWW News Desk - November 07, 2014

Anthony Freud, general director of Lyric Opera of Chicago, today announced Memory and Reckoning, a confluence of activities related to the Chicago premiere of Mieczysaw Weinberg's The Passenger, on stage at Lyric February 24 through March 15. This poignant and gripping 20th-century masterpiece portr... (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...)
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...)
Opera Philadelphia, Gotham Chamber Opera, and Music-Theatre Group Announce David T. Little as Fourth Composer in Residence Opera Philadelphia, Gotham Chamber Opera, and Music-Theatre Group Announce David T. Little as Fourth Composer in Residence
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Opera Philadelphia, in collaboration with Gotham Chamber Opera and Music-Theatre Group in New York, is proud to announce that composer David T. Little has been selected as its fourth Composer in Residence (CIR). Little was chosen from over 100 applicants for the position and now has the opportunit... (more...)
Opera Philadelphia, Gotham Chamber Opera & Music-Theatre Group Name David T. Little as Composer in Residence Opera Philadelphia, Gotham Chamber Opera & Music-Theatre Group Name David T. Little as Composer in Residence
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Opera Philadelphia, in collaboration with Gotham Chamber Opera and Music-Theatre Group in New York, is proud to announce that composer David T. Little has been selected as its fourth Composer in Residence (CIR). Little was chosen from over 100 applicants for the position and now has the opportunit... (more...)
Minnesota Opera with The Santa Fe Opera and Opera Philadelphia to Present COLD MOUNTAIN Minnesota Opera with The Santa Fe Opera and Opera Philadelphia to Present COLD MOUNTAIN
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2014

Minnesota Opera is pleased to announce it will present Cold Mountain, a new opera by the 2010 Pulitzer Prize winner in music, Jennifer Higdon. This co-commission and co-produced opera with The Santa Fe Opera and Opera Philadelphia is based on the eponymous bestselling novel by Charles Frazier. Cold ... (more...)
Washington National Opera Presents AN EVENING WITH PAUL APPLEBY AND JOSHUA HOPKINS IN RECITAL, 4/6 Washington National Opera Presents AN EVENING WITH PAUL APPLEBY AND JOSHUA HOPKINS IN RECITAL, 4/6
by BWW News Desk - March 13, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) presents An Evening with Paul Appleby and Joshua Hopkins in Recital, an evening of story and song featuring the stars of WNO's forthcoming production of The Magic Flute, Sunday, April 6, 2014 in the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. Accompanied on piano by Natalia Katyu... (more...)
Washington National Opera Presents East Coast Premiere of MOBY DICK, Now thru 3/8 Washington National Opera Presents East Coast Premiere of MOBY DICK, Now thru 3/8
by BWW News Desk - February 22, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) continues its 2013-2014 season with the east coast premiere of the new American opera Moby-Dick, today, February 22 to March 8 in the Kennedy Center Opera House.... (more...)
Sarasota Opera Opens 2014 Winter Festival Today Sarasota Opera Opens 2014 Winter Festival Today
by BWW News Desk - 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 season of bringing grand opera to the Florida gulf coast.... (more...)
Deborah Voigt Set for Metropolitan Opera's WOZZECK, 3/6-22 Deborah Voigt Set for Metropolitan Opera's WOZZECK, 3/6-22
by BWW News Desk - 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 - 22). The revival of this 'arrestingly abstract ' (New York Times) staging of Berg's landmark oper... (more...)
Sarasota Opera Opens 55th Consecutive Season February 8, 2014! Sarasota Opera Opens 55th Consecutive Season February 8, 2014!
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2014

Following the critical success of last fall's production of Die Fledermaus, Sarasota Opera will open it's 2014 Winter Festival Season on Saturday, February 8, 2014 marking the company's 55th consecutive season of bringing grand opera to the Florida gulf coast. Season highlights include the return o... (more...)
Sarasota Opera to Open 2014 Winter Festival, 2/8 Sarasota Opera to Open 2014 Winter Festival, 2/8
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2014

Following the critical success of last fall's production of Die Fledermaus, Sarasota Opera will open its 2014 Winter Festival Season on Saturday, February 8, 2014 marking the company's 55th consecutive season of bringing grand opera to the Florida gulf coast.... (more...)
Washington National Opera Presents East Coast Premiere of MOBY DICK, 2/22-3/8 Washington National Opera Presents East Coast Premiere of MOBY DICK, 2/22-3/8
by BWW News Desk - January 09, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) continues its 2013-2014 season with the east coast premiere of the new American opera Moby-Dick, February 22 to March 8 in the Kennedy Center Opera House. Written by composer Jake Heggie and featuring an English- language libretto by Gene Scheer based on Herman Melvil... (more...)
Canadian Opera Announces HADRIAN by Rufus Wainwright and Daniel MacIvor Canadian Opera Announces HADRIAN by Rufus Wainwright and Daniel MacIvor
by BWW News Desk - December 02, 2013

Toronto – Alexander Neef, General Director of the Canadian Opera Company, today released details of the company's new opera commission, Hadrian, composed by internationally acclaimed Canadian-American singer, songwriter and composer Rufus Wainwright with libretto by award-winning Canadian actor, dir... (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...)
Verdi's JERUSALEM and More Set for Sarasota Opera's 55th Season Verdi's JERUSALEM and More Set for Sarasota Opera's 55th Season
by BWW News Desk - November 01, 2013

Sarasota Opera has announced its 2013 - 2014 Fall and Winter programming which will mark the company's 55th consecutive season of performing grand opera on the Florida gulf coast. Highlights will include the return of some of Sarasota Opera's most acclaimed productions, the Sarasota Opera premiere o... (more...)
COSI FAN TUTTE, Tours & More Set for COC's February 2014 Lineup COSI FAN TUTTE, Tours & More Set for COC's February 2014 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2013

The Canadian Opera Company has announed its 2014 productions - check out full details below!... (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...)





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