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Minnesota Opera Presents LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST, 9/20Minnesota Opera Presents LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST, 9/20
August 20, 2014

Puccini's La fanciulla del West (The Girl of the Golden West), opera's first 'Spaghetti Western,' opens Minnesota Opera's 2014-2015 season on September 20, led by Music Director Michael Christie and a... (more...)


Glimmerglass Festival Features Christine Goerke in Concert, 8/15Glimmerglass Festival Features Christine Goerke in Concert, 8/15
August 15, 2014

2014 Artist in Residence Christine Goerke, whose recent performances at the Metropolitan Opera garnered high praise, will perform in concert, returning to the same stage where she began her career as ... (more...)


San Francisco Opera to Present Company Premiere of Carlisle Floyd's SUSANNAH, 9/6-21San Francisco Opera to Present Company Premiere of Carlisle Floyd's SUSANNAH, 9/6-21
August 12, 2014

San Francisco Opera presents the Company premiere of Carlisle Floyd's two-act opera Susannah September 6 at the War Memorial Opera House. Soprano Patricia Racette returns to San Francisco Opera in her... (more...)


Seattle Opera's Speight Celebration Concert Nets $1 MillionSeattle Opera's Speight Celebration Concert Nets $1 Million
August 12, 2014

With some of the greatest voices in opera gathering together for one night only in a red-carpet affair, Seattle Opera's Speight Celebration Concert and Dinner thrilled more than 2,500 fans at McCaw Ha... (more...)


The Washington National Opera Presents FLORENCIA IN THE AMAZON, 9/20-28The Washington National Opera Presents FLORENCIA IN THE AMAZON, 9/20-28
August 12, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) opens its 2014-2015 season with the company premiere of Daniel Cata?n and Marcela Fuentes-Berain's Florencia in the Amazon, September 20-28 in the Kennedy Center Opera ... (more...)


The Washington National Opera Announces Productions in the 2014-2015 Season of the American Opera InitiativeThe Washington National Opera Announces Productions in the 2014-2015 Season of the American Opera Initiative
August 07, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced details for the third season of the American Opera Initiative, its comprehensive commissioning program that brings contemporary American stories to the ... (more...)


New Works THE INVESTMENT, DAUGHTERS OF THE BLOODY DUKE and AN AMERICAN MAN Set for WNO's 2014-15 American Opera InitiativeNew Works THE INVESTMENT, DAUGHTERS OF THE BLOODY DUKE and AN AMERICAN MAN Set for WNO's 2014-15 American Opera Initiative
August 06, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced details for the third season of the American Opera Initiative, its comprehensive commissioning program that brings contemporary American stories to the ... (more...)


San Francisco Opera to Open 2014 Season with Bellini's NORMA, 9/5-30San Francisco Opera to Open 2014 Season with Bellini's NORMA, 9/5-30
August 05, 2014

San Francisco Opera's 2014-15 Season opens September 5, 2014 with a dramatic new production of Vincenzo Bellini's bel canto masterpiece Norma, starring American soprano Sondra Radvanovsky in one of op... (more...)


Next Weekend to Salute Speight Jenkins with Wagner Competition, Seattle Opera Day and Special DinnerNext Weekend to Salute Speight Jenkins with Wagner Competition, Seattle Opera Day and Special Dinner
August 04, 2014

After three decades, 92 productions, and more than 1,200 individual performances, Speight Jenkins is retiring from Seattle Opera in style! The company will celebrate the end of the Jenkins era, as wel... (more...)


The North Carolina Opera Names C. Thomas Kunz Named Board PresidentThe North Carolina Opera Names C. Thomas Kunz Named Board President
August 04, 2014

C. Thomas Kunz has recently been named President of North Carolina OperaBoard of Directors effective July 1, 2014. Kunz said, “I am pleased to continue my association with NCO in this new role and my ... (more...)


C. Thomas Kunz Appointed President of NC OperaC. Thomas Kunz Appointed President of NC Opera
August 04, 2014

C. Thomas Kunz has recently been named President of North Carolina Opera Board of Directors effective July 1, 2014. Kunz said, “I am pleased to continue my association with NCO in this new role and my... (more...)


Annual Stars of Lyric Opera at Millennium Park Concert to be Held 9/6Annual Stars of Lyric Opera at Millennium Park Concert to be Held 9/6
August 01, 2014

Lyric Opera of Chicago kicks off its 60th-anniversary celebration with the 14th annual Stars of Lyric Opera at Millennium Park concert at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion on Saturday, September 6, at 7:30 pm... (more...)


The Houston Grand Opera Closes Its 2013-2014 Season with THE PASSENGERThe Houston Grand Opera Closes Its 2013-2014 Season with THE PASSENGER
July 31, 2014

Houston Grand Opera capped a financially and artistically successful 2013–14 season by presenting Mieczyslaw Weinberg's The Passenger —the Polish-Jewish composer's long-suppressed Holocaust opera—to w... (more...)


The Washington National Opera Presents AN EVENING WITH STEPHEN COSTELLO AND AILYN PEREZ, 9/10The Washington National Opera Presents AN EVENING WITH STEPHEN COSTELLO AND AILYN PEREZ, 9/10
July 30, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) presents An Evening with Stephen Costello and Ailyn Pe?rez, featuring the celebrated husband-and-wife stars of last season's production of The Elixir of Love, Wednesday... (more...)


WNO to Present AN EVENING WITH STEPHEN COSTELLO AND AILYN PEREZ, 9/10WNO to Present AN EVENING WITH STEPHEN COSTELLO AND AILYN PEREZ, 9/10
July 29, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) presents An Evening with Stephen Costello and Ailyn Perez, featuring the celebrated husband-and-wife stars of last season's production of The Elixir of Love, Wednesday,... (more...)


Seattle Opera Day at MOHAI Set for 8/9Seattle Opera Day at MOHAI Set for 8/9
July 29, 2014

Come explore the colorful world of opera with the whole family on August 9. Seattle Opera is offering a community open house with hands-on-activities, performances, lectures and demonstrations from 11... (more...)


The North Carolina Opera Announces Casting Updates for the 2014-2015 SeasonThe North Carolina Opera Announces Casting Updates for the 2014-2015 Season
July 28, 2014

On Monday, June 30 the North Carolina Opera announced the exciting upcoming 2014/15 season at a kick-off event at CAM Raleigh. A large crowd of fans and friends of the organization eagerly gathered as... (more...)


The Washington National Opera Announces the Roster for the 13th Season of Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist ProgramThe Washington National Opera Announces the Roster for the 13th Season of Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program
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 ... (more...)


Seattle Opera Releases 50th Anniversary BookSeattle Opera Releases 50th Anniversary Book
July 21, 2014

Seattle Opera is now half-a-century old! Founded in the aftermath of Seattle's 1962 World's Fair, Seattle Opera has become one of America's most respected opera companies and a powerhouse in Seattle's... (more...)


North Carolina Opera Announces its 2014-15 SeasonNorth Carolina Opera Announces its 2014-15 Season
July 03, 2014

North Carolina Opera's General Director Eric Mitchko and Artistic Director & Principal Conductor Timothy Myers today have announced the details for the company's 2014-15 season. The announcement by Ma... (more...)


The North Carolina Opera Announces 2014-2015 Season, Featuring TRISTAN AND ISOLDE, LA TRAVIATA and MoreThe North Carolina Opera Announces 2014-2015 Season, Featuring TRISTAN AND ISOLDE, LA TRAVIATA and More
July 01, 2014

Four stunning operas. Four aspects of love. Sometimes love enflames(Wagner's Tristan and Isolde) or ittransforms (Verdi's La traviata). Sometimes love betrays like Don Giovanni or it inspires like... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Big Voices, Not Big Names, Reign at the Met Summer Recital Series Opener in Central ParkBWW Reviews: Big Voices, Not Big Names, Reign at the Met Summer Recital Series Opener in Central Park
by Richard Sasanow - June 27, 2014

I'd call it “love at first sight” (or, more properly, “first hearing”), but this wasn't the first time I'd heard mezzo Jamie Barton. And I certainly hope it won't be the last. Her performances at open... (more...)


DAS RHEINGOLD and CARMEN to Close Out Houston Grand Opera's SeasonDAS RHEINGOLD and CARMEN to Close Out Houston Grand Opera's Season
May 29, 2014

Houston Grand Opera drew the season to a close with hit new productions of Das Rheingold and Carmen that prompted CultureMap Houston to conclude: 'This is, without doubt, the epitome of early twenty-f... (more...)


Catherine Foster, Nina Stemme, Daniel Brenna and More Set in WNO's THE RING Directed by Francesca ZambelloCatherine Foster, Nina Stemme, Daniel Brenna and More Set in WNO's THE RING Directed by Francesca Zambello
May 13, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced principal casting and performance dates for its first complete presentation of Richard Wagner's four-part Ring cycle. Three full cycles will be presente... (more...)


Odyssey Opera Opens 2014 Season With 4 Nights of UN GIORNO DI REGNO, ZANETTO, and IL SEGRETO DI SUSANNA, 6/11-14Odyssey Opera Opens 2014 Season With 4 Nights of UN GIORNO DI REGNO, ZANETTO, and IL SEGRETO DI SUSANNA, 6/11-14
May 13, 2014

ODYSSEY OPERA, a new, Boston-based opera company dedicated to exploring the full spectrum of adventurous repertoire, presents a set of three fully staged operas: Verdi's Un giorno di regno, Pietro Mas... (more...)



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