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Houston Grand Opera Announces Finalists for Concert of Arias Competition, Today Houston Grand Opera Announces Finalists for Concert of Arias Competition, Today
by BWW News Desk - February 03, 2016

Houston, February 2, 2016—Houston Grand Opera (HGO) has chosen the finalists for the 28th annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers Concert of Arias, to be presented in the Cullen Theater at the Wortham Theater Center on today, February 4, at 7 p.m. This year's finalists are:... (more...)
The Dallas Opera Announces 2016-17 Season - MADAME BUTTERFLY, MOBY DICK and More! The Dallas Opera Announces 2016-17 Season - MADAME BUTTERFLY, MOBY DICK and More!
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2016

The Dallas Opera is proud to announce its spectacular 2016-2017 Season, consisting of five brilliant mainstage productions, including two repertoire classics never before performed by this company. ... (more...)
Canadian Opera Company to Present THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, 2/22 Canadian Opera Company to Present THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, 2/22
by BWW News Desk - January 19, 2016

Toronto – The future of Canadian opera will be on full display on February 22, 2016 when the rising young stars of the Canadian Opera Company's Ensemble Studio sing the lead roles in Mozart's comedic tour-de-force, The Marriage of Figaro. This special, one-night-only performance of the COC's new pro... (more...)
Canadian Opera Company's Ensemble Studio Recruits Seven New Artists Canadian Opera Company's Ensemble Studio Recruits Seven New Artists
by BWW News Desk - January 15, 2016

Toronto –   The Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio, Canada's premier training program for young opera professionals, welcomes seven outstanding new artists for the 2016/2017 season: sopranos Danika Lorènand Samantha Pickett, mezzo-sopranos Emily D'Angelo, Lauren Eberwein and Megan Quick, bariton... (more...)
COC Music Director Johannes Debus Renews Contract Through 2020-21 Season COC Music Director Johannes Debus Renews Contract Through 2020-21 Season
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2016

Canadian Opera Company audiences can look forward to five more years with Johannes Debus as the company's Music Director. The news of Debus' contract renewal through to the company's 2020/2021 season was announced today by COC General Director Alexander Neef at the public launch of the COC's 2016/20... (more...)
The Florentine Opera to Premiere SISTER CARRIE This Fall The Florentine Opera to Premiere SISTER CARRIE This Fall
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2016

Milwaukee, WI -- The Florentine continues to craft its seasons with a blend of imaginatively staged classic operas and important new American works. The nation's sixth oldest opera company will launch the 83rd Season with the world premiere of SISTER CARRIE, a new work by the two-time Grammy Award-w... (more...)
Houston Grand Opera to Open Season with THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, 1/22 Houston Grand Opera to Open Season with THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, 1/22
by BWW News Desk - January 07, 2016

Houston, January 6, 2016— Houston Grand Opera (HGO) opens its 2016 winter repertory on January 22with an inventive staging by multiple-award-winning theater director Michael Grandage of Mozart's genial farce, The Marriage of Figaro. Performances continue through February 7. Co-produced by HGO and th... (more...)
LITTLE WOMEN to Make Company Premiere at Madison Opera This February LITTLE WOMEN to Make Company Premiere at Madison Opera This February
by BWW News Desk - January 05, 2016

Madison Opera presents the company premiere of Mark Adamo's LITTLE WOMEN on Friday, February 5 and Sunday, February 7 in the Capitol Theater at the Overture Center for the Arts.... (more...)
Opera Australia Presents Bizet's Romantic Opera, THE PEARLFISHERS, Jan. 15 Opera Australia Presents Bizet's Romantic Opera, THE PEARLFISHERS, Jan. 15
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2015

Bizet's romantic opera of golden sands, colourful silks and soul-stirring duets is being reimagined in this brand new Opera Australia production, directed by Michael Gow.... (more...)
Lyric Opera of Chicago Presents Strauss's DER ROSENKAVALIER, 2/8 Lyric Opera of Chicago Presents Strauss's DER ROSENKAVALIER, 2/8
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2015

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents the perfect midwinter getaway: a beautiful production of Richard Strauss's delectably bittersweet romantic comedyDer Rosenkavalier, which opens on Monday, February 8 for eight performances.... (more...)
Canadian Opera Company to Present THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, 2/4/16 Canadian Opera Company to Present THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, 2/4/16
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2015

Toronto –  Canadian Opera Company audiences find themselves ensnared in a web of erotic passions with a new production of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro this February. One of the most beautiful and convincing operas about the fluid enchantments, maze-like confusions and bouts of sheer blindness bro... (more...)
Met Slates THE BARBER OF SEVILLE as 2015 Holiday Presentation Met Slates THE BARBER OF SEVILLE as 2015 Holiday Presentation
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2015

Continuing a tradition inaugurated in 2006, the Met offers a holiday presentation sung in English with special discount pricing for families this December and January. This year's production, Rossini's madcap comedy The Barber of Seville, opens December 16 and stars Isabel Leonard and Ginger Costa-J... (more...)
LA Opera to Present Erwin Schrott in Special Concert, CUBA AMIGA, 12/12 LA Opera to Present Erwin Schrott in Special Concert, CUBA AMIGA, 12/12
by BWW News Desk - November 24, 2015

(Los Angeles) November 24, 2015 — Opera star Erwin Schrott returns to LA Opera for an extraordinary concert event, Cuba Amiga. Mr. Schrott will be joined by an ensemble of outstanding classical and jazz musical friends from around the world, including special guest José Feliciano, the legendary sing... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: First Look at Sir Thomas Allen, Danielle Pastin, Christopher Tiesi & More in Pittsburgh Opera's COSI FAN TUTTE STAGE TUBE: First Look at Sir Thomas Allen, Danielle Pastin, Christopher Tiesi & More in Pittsburgh Opera's COSI FAN TUTTE
by Stage Tube - November 11, 2015

Pittsburgh Opera continues its 77th season with a Mozart favorite - COSÌ FAN TUTTE, or the 'School for Lovers.' Check out clips below!... (more...)
Opera Australia Presents THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO and THE ELIXIR OF LOVE Opera Australia Presents THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO and THE ELIXIR OF LOVE
by BWW News Desk - November 09, 2015

Take an Italian opera and set it in the Australian outback in 1915, and the result is a witty and fun rendition of some of Donizetti's most glorious music. Earning 4 stars from The Sydney Morning Herald, this crowd pleaser is a must for both first time opera goers and seasoned opera lovers.... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Sir Thomas Allen, Danielle Pastin, Christopher Tiesi & More in Pittsburgh Opera's COSI FAN TUTTE Photo Flash: First Look at Sir Thomas Allen, Danielle Pastin, Christopher Tiesi & More in Pittsburgh Opera's COSI FAN TUTTE
by BWW News Desk - November 09, 2015

Pittsburgh Opera continues its 77th season with a Mozart favorite - COSÌ FAN TUTTE, or the 'School for Lovers.' 'Britain's Favorite Baritone,' Sir Thomas Allen (the real-life inspiration for 'Billy Elliot') not only directs, but plays the cynical philosopher Don Alfonso in this charming productio... (more...)
Pittsburgh Opera Presents COSÌ FAN TUTTE as Part of New Season Tonight Pittsburgh Opera Presents COSÌ FAN TUTTE as Part of New Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 07, 2015

Pittsburgh Opera continues its 77th season with a Mozart favorite - COSÌ FAN TUTTE, or the 'School for Lovers.' ... (more...)
Toronto's Emily D'Angelo Named Victor in Canadian Opera Company's Vocal Competition Toronto's Emily D'Angelo Named Victor in Canadian Opera Company's Vocal Competition
by BWW News Desk - November 04, 2015

Toronto – Emily D'Angelo of Toronto took home First Prize (the Chair's Prize) at the Canadian Opera Company's annual Ensemble Studio Competition on November 3, 2015 at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. The competition is the feature event of the COC fundraiser Centre Stage, a highly a... (more...)
Canadian Opera Company Celebrates Financial, Artistic Success of Latest Season Canadian Opera Company Celebrates Financial, Artistic Success of Latest Season
by BWW News Desk - October 26, 2015

Toronto – Today at the Canadian Opera Company's Annual General Meeting, COC Board Chair Tony Arrell and COC General Director Alexander Neef reported on the financial and artistic successes of the 2014/2015 season. With an acclaimed season of operas, the COC maintained its impressive attendance numbe... (more...)
Pittsburgh Opera to Present COSÌ FAN TUTTE as Part of New Season, 11/7 Pittsburgh Opera to Present COSÌ FAN TUTTE as Part of New Season, 11/7
by BWW News Desk - October 20, 2015

Pittsburgh Opera continues its 77th season with a Mozart favorite - COSÌ FAN TUTTE, or the 'School for Lovers.'  'Britain's Favorite Baritone,' Sir Thomas Allen (the real-life inspiration for 'Billy Elliot') not only directs, but plays the cynical philosopher Don Alfonso in this charming producti... (more...)
San Francisco Opera Performs Mozart's THE MAGIC FLUTE Tonight San Francisco Opera Performs Mozart's THE MAGIC FLUTE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 20, 2015

San Francisco Opera brings back to the War Memorial Opera House Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's The Magic Flute in Jun Kaneko's colorful multimedia production directed by Harry Silverstein. Featuring an accomplished cast of young operatic talent, these performances are presented using General Director Dav... (more...)
The Dallas Opera to Present TOSCA, 11/6 The Dallas Opera to Present TOSCA, 11/6
by BWW News Desk - October 17, 2015

DALLAS, OCTOBER 16, 2015 – Expect edge-of-your-seat excitement and experience Grand Opera at its finest as The Dallas Opera presents Giacomo Puccini's immortal TOSCA, opening on Friday, November 6, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Center.  ... (more...)
Seattle Opera Performs THE PEARL FISHERS Tonight Seattle Opera Performs THE PEARL FISHERS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 17, 2015

SEATTLE – Come away with Seattle Opera to an island paradise this fall. Bizet's intoxicating romance The Pearl Fishers will offer a chance to escape reality for a night of grand operatic spectacle tonight, Oct. 17 – 31, 2015. In this tale, a gorgeous priestess with an air of mystery is pursued by bo... (more...)
Lyric Opera of Chicago Opens Its Doors For Backstage Tours Today Lyric Opera of Chicago Opens Its Doors For Backstage Tours Today
by BWW News Desk - October 17, 2015

Chicago – Lyric Opera is opening the doors of the Civic Opera House to the public on several dates starting in October. “As part of Lyric's ongoing strategic plan and audience development initiatives, we are delighted to invite the public to explore our amazing home,” says Anthony Freud, Lyric's gen... (more...)
Tulsa Opera Stages LA BOHEME This Weekend Tulsa Opera Stages LA BOHEME This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2015

Tulsa Opera opens its 68th season with a perennial audience favorite, Puccini's LA BOHÈME, this weekend, October 16 and 18 in the Chapman Music Hall of the Tulsa Performing Arts Center.... (more...)



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