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Opera Colorado Announces Upcoming Productions - MADAMA BUTTERFLY, THE MAGIC FLUTE, and MoreOpera Colorado Announces Upcoming Productions - MADAMA BUTTERFLY, THE MAGIC FLUTE, and More
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 pr... (more...)


Philadelphia Orchestra and Opera to Present SALOME, 5/8 & 10Philadelphia Orchestra and Opera to Present SALOME, 5/8 & 10
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, Salom... (more...)


Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition Crowns WinnersDallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition Crowns Winners
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 tale... (more...)


NYFOS Next Series Presents THE MUSIC OF JOHN MUSTO TonightNYFOS Next Series Presents THE MUSIC OF JOHN MUSTO Tonight
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... (more...)


On Site Opera Presents PYGMALION, 6/17, 20-21On Site Opera Presents PYGMALION, 6/17, 20-21
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 a... (more...)


Utah Opera's New Production of Puccini's TURANDOT Opens Next MonthUtah Opera's New Production of Puccini's TURANDOT Opens Next Month
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 ... (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...)


NYFOS Next Series Presents THE MUSIC OF JOHN MUSTO, 3/4NYFOS Next Series Presents THE MUSIC OF JOHN MUSTO, 3/4
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... (more...)


Seattle Opera Announces Finalists for 2014 International Wagner CompetitionSeattle Opera Announces Finalists for 2014 International Wagner Competition
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 Ido... (more...)


New Harriet Tubman Opera to Preview at Harlem's Schomburg Center, 12/9New Harriet Tubman Opera to Preview at Harlem's Schomburg Center, 12/9
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 Fr... (more...)


Dallas Opera Announces New Holiday Commission by Composer/Librettist, Mark AdamoDallas Opera Announces New Holiday Commission by Composer/Librettist, Mark Adamo
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... (more...)


Kevin Newbury to Direct World Premiere of Lyric Opera of Chicago's BEL CANTOKevin Newbury to Direct World Premiere of Lyric Opera of Chicago's BEL CANTO
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'... (more...)


Kate Lindsey and Michael Spyres Join Utah Symphony in DAMNATION OF FAUST TonightKate Lindsey and Michael Spyres Join Utah Symphony in DAMNATION OF FAUST Tonight
September 27, 2013

Mezzo Soprano Kate Lindsey, a veteran of the Metropolitan Opera, and Michael Spyres, called 'one of today's finest tenors' by French Opera magazine join the Utah Symphony tonight and tomorrow, Septemb... (more...)


The Dallas Opera Presents CARMEN, 10/25 - 11/10The Dallas Opera Presents CARMEN, 10/25 - 11/10
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 mos... (more...)


Kate Lindsey and Michael Spyres Join Utah Symphony in DAMNATION OF FAUST, 9/27Kate Lindsey and Michael Spyres Join Utah Symphony in DAMNATION OF FAUST, 9/27
September 19, 2013

Mezzo Soprano Kate Lindsey, a veteran of the Metropolitan Opera, and Michael Spyres, called “one of today's finest tenors” by French Opera magazine join the Utah Symphony on September 27 and 28 at Abr... (more...)


Dallas Opera Presents Family-Friendly Programming this FallDallas Opera Presents Family-Friendly Programming this Fall
August 26, 2013

The Dallas Opera is happy to present three weekends of family-friendly programming guaranteed to introduce you and your loved ones to the big, beautiful world of opera. The Dallas Opera Educational/F... (more...)


OPERA America Adds Four Members to Its Board of Directors; Re-Elects Seven Current MembersOPERA America Adds Four Members to Its Board of Directors; Re-Elects Seven Current Members
June 26, 2013

OPERA America, the national nonprofit service organization for opera, has announced that four new members have been elected to its Board of Directors. Elections were held during OPERA America's recent... (more...)


Utah Opera's 2012-13 Season Closes with Rossini's THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, Now thru 5/19Utah Opera's 2012-13 Season Closes with Rossini's THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, Now thru 5/19
May 11, 2013

'Figaro, Figaro, Figaro!' sung by the witty and mischievous town barber, Figaro himself, is one of the most recognizable musical tunes in operatic history. Audiences have the opportunity to hear this ... (more...)


Utah Opera's 2012-13 Season to Conclude with Rossini's THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, 5/11-19Utah Opera's 2012-13 Season to Conclude with Rossini's THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, 5/11-19
April 17, 2013

'Figaro, Figaro, Figaro!' sung by the witty and mischievous town barber, Figaro himself, is one of the most recognizable musical tunes in operatic history. Audiences have the opportunity to hear this ... (more...)





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