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OPERA America Announces the Recipients of Its 2015 National Opera Trustee Recognition Award OPERA America Announces the Recipients of Its 2015 National Opera Trustee Recognition Award
by BWW News Desk - January 15, 2015

OPERA America, the national service organization for opera, is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2015 National Opera Trustee Recognition Award. Now in its eighth year, this award honors outstanding trustees of U.S. opera companies for exemplary leadership, generosity and audience-building ef... (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...)
Utah Opera to Open 2014-15 Season Puccini's MADAME BUTTERFLY, Begin. 10/11 Utah Opera to Open 2014-15 Season Puccini's MADAME BUTTERFLY, Begin. 10/11
by BWW News Desk - September 19, 2014

Utah Opera begins the 2014-15 season on October 11 at the Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theater with opulent costumes and enchanting music in Giacomo Puccini's Madame Butterfly, featuring conductor Robert Tweten and director Garnett Bruce.... (more...)
David A. Petersen to Take Over as New Chair of Utah Symphony Opera; Pat Richards Retires David A. Petersen to Take Over as New Chair of Utah Symphony Opera; Pat Richards Retires
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2014

Salt Lake City, Utah (Sept. 17, 2014) – After nearly a decade as the chair of Utah Symphony | Utah Opera's board, Pat Richards has passed the torch to O.C. Tanner CEO Dave Petersen. within the organization that inspires mutual trust and respect.”... (more...)
Solti Foundation U.S. Announces Collaboration with Florentine Opera Company Solti Foundation U.S. Announces Collaboration with Florentine Opera Company
by BWW News Desk - September 10, 2014

The Solti Foundation U.S. today announced details of an exciting new pilot residency project with the Grammy Award winning Florentine Opera Company to take place this 2014-15 season. The collaboration offers invaluable opera experience to two young conductors. Each three-week residency will provide ... (more...)
Cynthia Vaughn Opens New Magnolia Music Studio Location in Tri-Cities Cynthia Vaughn Opens New Magnolia Music Studio Location in Tri-Cities
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2014

Cynthia Vaughn, founder and director of Magnolia Music Studio-Old Town in Fort Collins, Colorado and co-author of the leading class college textbook and song anthology, The Singing Book, is opening a new music studio located in Tri-Cities, Washington in September 2014.... (more...)
On Site Opera Presents Rameau's PYGMALION Comes to Lifestyle-Trimco Showroom This Weekend On Site Opera Presents Rameau's PYGMALION Comes to Lifestyle-Trimco Showroom This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2014

On Site Opera, which has garnered acclaim for immersive, site-specific productions, will perform Rameau's one-act Pygmalion in an unusual-and unusually apt-venue this summer, just before the 250th anniversary of the composer's death. The show is set for this weekend at Lifestyle-Trimco Showroom, Jun... (more...)
Grant Gershon Extends Contract as LA Opera's Resident Conductor Through June 2017 Grant Gershon Extends Contract as LA Opera's Resident Conductor Through June 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

General Director Plácido Domingo announced today that Grant Gershon has renewed his contract at LA Opera's Resident Conductor, effective through June of 2017.... (more...)
Resident Conductor Grant Gershon to Stay with LA Opera,  Through 2017 Resident Conductor Grant Gershon to Stay with LA Opera, Through 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

General Director Plácido Domingo announced today that Grant Gershon has renewed his contract at LA Opera's Resident Conductor, effective through June of 2017.... (more...)
OPERA America Selects Participants for 2014 Leadership Intensive Program OPERA America Selects Participants for 2014 Leadership Intensive Program
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

OPERA America, the national nonprofit service organization for opera, is pleased to announce that 14 participants from the United States, Canada and Europe have been selected for its 2014 Leadership Intensive program. These future industry leaders were chosen through a competitive selection process ... (more...)
On Site Opera with Figaro Systems Present a Special Performance of Rameau's PYGMALION for Google Glass Users, 6/19 On Site Opera with Figaro Systems Present a Special Performance of Rameau's PYGMALION for Google Glass Users, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

On Site Opera, which creates immersive, site-specific opera productions, has partnered with Figaro Systems, developer of groundbreaking libretto simultexting technology, to preview a future in which opera is further freed from the opera house. OnThursday, June 19 at Lifestyle-Trimco Showroom in Manh... (more...)
On Site Opera Presents Rameau's PYGMALION at Madame Tussauds New York, 6/17; Comes to Lifestyle-Trimco Showroom, 6/20-21 On Site Opera Presents Rameau's PYGMALION at Madame Tussauds New York, 6/17; Comes to Lifestyle-Trimco Showroom, 6/20-21
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2014

On Site Opera, which has garnered acclaim for immersive, site-specific productions, will perform Rameau's one-act Pygmalion in two unusual-and unusually apt-venues this summer, just before the 250th anniversary of the composer's death: Madame Tussauds New York, on June 17, and Lifestyle-Trimco Showr... (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...)
Philadelphia Orchestra and Opera to Present SALOME, 5/8 & 10 Philadelphia Orchestra and Opera to Present SALOME, 5/8 & 10
by BWW News Desk - April 08, 2014

The Philadelphia Orchestra and Opera Philadelphia will join together in a first-time co-production—a theatrically-inspired production of Richard Strauss's compelling and provocative masterpiece, Salome. Two sold-out performances are set to take place on Thursday, May 8, and Saturday, May 10, 2014, i... (more...)
Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition Crowns Winners Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition Crowns Winners
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2014

No amount of locally heavy rains across North Texas Saturday evening could dampen the spirits of excited patrons and participants as The Dallas Opera Guild presented an impressive array of highly talented young artists competing for top prizes in the Finals Round of the 26th Annual 'Dallas Opera Gui... (more...)
NYFOS Next Series Presents THE MUSIC OF JOHN MUSTO Tonight NYFOS Next Series Presents THE MUSIC OF JOHN MUSTO Tonight
by BWW News Desk - March 04, 2014

New York Festival of Song celebrates one of its oldest and closest friends with a special evening on its forward-looking NYFOS Next series: The Music of John Musto tonight, March 4, 2014, at 7:30pm at Opera America's National Opera Center.... (more...)
On Site Opera Presents PYGMALION, 6/17, 20-21 On Site Opera Presents PYGMALION, 6/17, 20-21
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2014

On Site Opera, which has garnered acclaim for immersive, site-specific productions, will perform Rameau's one-act Pygmalion in two unusual—and unusually apt—venues this summer, just before the 250th anniversary of the composer's death: Madame Tussauds New York, on June 17, and Lifestyle-Trimco Showr... (more...)
Utah Opera's New Production of Puccini's TURANDOT Opens Next Month Utah Opera's New Production of Puccini's TURANDOT Opens Next Month
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2014

Pageantry and energy will fill the Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre from March 15 to 23, 2014 as Utah Opera presents the operatic spectacle of the season, Giacomo Puccini's final masterpiece, the electrifying Turandot.... (more...)
43rd Annual George London Foundation Awards Competition for Opera Singers Announces Winners 43rd Annual George London Foundation Awards Competition for Opera Singers Announces Winners
by BWW News Desk - 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, which took place in a front of a capacity audience at Gilder Lehrman Hall at The Morgan Library & M... (more...)
MADAME BUTTERFLY, THE PEARL FISHERS & More Set for Utah Opera's 2014-15 Season MADAME BUTTERFLY, THE PEARL FISHERS & More Set for Utah Opera's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - January 31, 2014

Utah Opera Artistic Director Christopher McBeth today announced Utah Opera's 2014-15 season. The company's 37th season will feature four productions between October 2014 and May 2015, including the company premieres of Georges Bizet's The Pearl Fishers and Igor Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress. The ... (more...)
NYFOS Next Series Presents THE MUSIC OF JOHN MUSTO, 3/4 NYFOS Next Series Presents THE MUSIC OF JOHN MUSTO, 3/4
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2014

New York Festival of Song celebrates one of its oldest and closest friends with a special evening on its forward-looking NYFOS Next series: The Music of John Musto on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at 7:30pm at Opera America's National Opera Center.... (more...)
Seattle Opera Announces Finalists for 2014 International Wagner Competition Seattle Opera Announces Finalists for 2014 International Wagner Competition
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2014

General Director Speight Jenkins announced the singers selected for Seattle Opera's popular International Wagner Competition on August 7, 2014, where emerging artists will go head-to-head American Idol style.... (more...)
New Harriet Tubman Opera to Preview at Harlem's Schomburg Center, 12/9 New Harriet Tubman Opera to Preview at Harlem's Schomburg Center, 12/9
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2013

AOP (American Opera Projects), and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture will co-present an evening of scenes from Nkeiru Okoye's folk opera Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line to Freedom that tells of how a young girl born in slavery, becomes Harriet Tubman, the legendary Undergro... (more...)
Dallas Opera Announces New Holiday Commission by Composer/Librettist, Mark Adamo Dallas Opera Announces New Holiday Commission by Composer/Librettist, Mark Adamo
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2013

The Dallas Opera thrilled audience members at this evening's “Composing Conversation” at the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas, when Dallas Opera General Director and CEO Keith Cerny made the surprise announcement that Mark Adamo, one of America's most successful and accomplished composer-librettist... (more...)
Kevin Newbury to Direct World Premiere of Lyric Opera of Chicago's BEL CANTO Kevin Newbury to Direct World Premiere of Lyric Opera of Chicago's BEL CANTO
by BWW News Desk - November 08, 2013

Anthony Freud, general director of Lyric Opera of Chicago, announced today that the acclaimed American director Kevin Newbury will direct the world-premiere production of Bel Canto during the company's 2015-16 season. Newbury replaces Stephen Wadsworth.... (more...)





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