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Met Guild to Honor Licia Albanese & Carlo Bergonzi in 'INCOMPARABLE' in 2015Met Guild to Honor Licia Albanese & Carlo Bergonzi in 'INCOMPARABLE' in 2015
December 18, 2014

Summer saw the passing of two of opera's most iconic figures: Licia Albanese, at the age of 105, and Carlo Bergonzi, at 90. (more...)


The Canadian Opera Company Presents New Production of Mozart's DON GIOVANNI, 1/24-2/21The Canadian Opera Company Presents New Production of Mozart's DON GIOVANNI, 1/24-2/21
December 16, 2014

The Canadian Opera Company's 2014/2015 winter season opens with a game-changing new production of Mozart's Don Giovanni. Internationally acclaimed Russian director Dmitri Tcherniakov defies convention... (more...)


Martin Ganter Set for Metropolitan Opera's DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NURNBERG, 12/17Martin Ganter Set for Metropolitan Opera's DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NURNBERG, 12/17
December 15, 2014

Martin Gantner will sing the role of Beckmesser in Wednesday evening's performance of Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, replacing Johannes Martin Kränzle, who is ill. Ryan McKinny will sing the... (more...)


Luca Salsi Replaces Fabio Capitanucci in Metropolitan Opera's LUCIA DI LAMMERMOORLuca Salsi Replaces Fabio Capitanucci in Metropolitan Opera's LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR
December 15, 2014

Luca Salsi will sing Enrico in all performances of Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor at the Met this season, replacing Fabio Capitanucci, who has withdrawn for personal reasons. Salsi, who will be makin... (more...)


New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera to Host Open House & Silent AuctionNew Jersey Association of Verismo Opera to Host Open House & Silent Auction
December 15, 2014

Celebrate the beginning of the New Year at the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera's (Verismo Opera) annual Open House. Verismo Opera, the house opera company of the Bergen Performing Arts Center ... (more...)


COC to Present Mozart's DON GIOVANNICOC to Present Mozart's DON GIOVANNI
December 15, 2014

The Canadian Opera Company's 2014/2015 winter season opens with a game-changing new production of Mozart's Don Giovanni. Internationally acclaimed Russian director Dmitri Tcherniakov defies convention... (more...)


Opera Exposure Presents 10th Anniversary Holiday Concert, 12/21Opera Exposure Presents 10th Anniversary Holiday Concert, 12/21
December 13, 2014

Opera Exposures, the not-for-profit opera company founded in 2004 by Edna Greenwich, will celebrate the end of its tenth year with a holiday concert on Sunday, December 21, 2014, at 3 PM at the same v... (more...)


BWW Reviews: No Gods but Plenty of Masters in DIE MEISTERSINGER at the MetBWW Reviews: No Gods but Plenty of Masters in DIE MEISTERSINGER at the Met
by Richard Sasanow - December 12, 2014

I never ran a marathon, but I sure sat through one the other night at the Met. Richard Wagner's DIE MEISTERSINGER clocked in at six hours--a quarter of a day--without a god or flying horse in sight. A... (more...)


Renee Fleming to Star in the Met's New Production of THE MERRY WIDOW, Beginning 12/31Renee Fleming to Star in the Met's New Production of THE MERRY WIDOW, Beginning 12/31
December 11, 2014

Renée Fleming will add a new role to her extensive repertory when she sings her first-ever performances of Hanna Glawari, the title role in Lehár's The Merry Widow, at the Met this season. Four-time T... (more...)


The Met's English-Language HANSEL AND GRETEL to Open 12/18The Met's English-Language HANSEL AND GRETEL to Open 12/18
December 09, 2014

Continuing a tradition inaugurated in 2006, the Met will offer a holiday presentation this December and January: an English-language performance of an opera, with special weekday matinees and discount... (more...)


Sherrill Milnes to Celebrate 80th Birthday, 50th Anniversary of Met Debut in 2015Sherrill Milnes to Celebrate 80th Birthday, 50th Anniversary of Met Debut in 2015
December 09, 2014

The coming year brings two major milestones for peerless American baritone Sherrill Milnes, who celebrates his 80th birthday on January 10 and the 50th anniversary of his Metropolitan Opera debut on D... (more...)


Renee Fleming to Hold Signing at Met Opera Shop, 12/18Renee Fleming to Hold Signing at Met Opera Shop, 12/18
December 09, 2014

Star soprano Renée Fleming will sign copies of her new CD, Christmas in New York, among other items in her collection, on Thursday, December 18th at 2pm at the Met Opera Shop. (more...)


2015 Opera News Awards Announces Five Honorees2015 Opera News Awards Announces Five Honorees
December 09, 2014

OPERA NEWS Editor in Chief F. Paul Driscoll today announced the recipients of the 10th Annual Opera News Awards. This year's honorees—Piotr Beczala, Ferruccio Furlanetto, Sondra Radvanosky, Samuel Ram... (more...)


Stephen Costello to Make Met Role Debut in LA TRAVIATA This ThursdayStephen Costello to Make Met Role Debut in LA TRAVIATA This Thursday
December 08, 2014

Tucker Award-winning tenor Stephen Costello returns to New York's Metropolitan Opera this Thursday (Dec 11) to make his house role debut as Alfredo in La traviata, when he gives the first of five perf... (more...)


Quinn Kelsey Set for Upcoming Performances of Metropolitan Opera's LA TRAVIATAQuinn Kelsey Set for Upcoming Performances of Metropolitan Opera's LA TRAVIATA
December 08, 2014

American baritone Quinn Kelsey will sing the role of Giorgio Germont in Verdi's La Traviata on December 22, 27 matinee, 30, January 7 and 10, replacing Ludovic Tézier, who is continuing to recover fro... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Soprano Sonya Yoncheva Brings Voluptuous Sound to Debut in Stellar Ensemble of Met BOHEMEBWW Reviews: Soprano Sonya Yoncheva Brings Voluptuous Sound to Debut in Stellar Ensemble of Met BOHEME
by Richard Sasanow - December 05, 2014

Puccini's LA BOHEME has that magical ability to change its shape depending on the cast. When Pavarotti sang, it became his opera, with a Mimi hard pressed to take the spotlight, even in her death scen... (more...)


The Met to Screen Wagner's 'MEISTERSINGER' in First-Ever Live in HD Performance, 12/13The Met to Screen Wagner's 'MEISTERSINGER' in First-Ever Live in HD Performance, 12/13
December 04, 2014

Met Music Director James Levine conducts Wagner's epic human comedy Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg in its first-ever Live in HD performance on Saturday, December 13 at 12pm EST. (more...)


LA TRAVIATA Returns to the Met, 12/11LA TRAVIATA Returns to the Met, 12/11
December 02, 2014

La Traviata will return to the Met stage December 11 with two rotating casts of stars, all of whom are singing their first company performances of the principal roles. Latvian soprano Marina Rebeka, w... (more...)


AMAHL & THE NIGHT VISITORS to Return to Opera Lancaster, 12/5AMAHL & THE NIGHT VISITORS to Return to Opera Lancaster, 12/5
December 02, 2014

LANCASTER, PA – November 5, 2014. For years, Opera Lancaster has performed it in schools and downtown Lancaster, now the organization is taking the show on the road when they present the holiday clas... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Jovial BARBIERE with Isabel Leonard Cuts the Mustard at the MetBWW Reviews: Jovial BARBIERE with Isabel Leonard Cuts the Mustard at the Met
by Richard Sasanow - December 02, 2014

Bartlett Sher's production of Rossini's IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA is one of the best of the Gelb years at the Met, with its sliding-doors set by Michael Yeargan and luscious costumes by Catherine Zuber.... (more...)


Fabio Luisi to Make First Zurich Opera Appearances of the Season in 2015Fabio Luisi to Make First Zurich Opera Appearances of the Season in 2015
December 01, 2014

The New Year finds Grammy and ECHO Klassik Award-winner Fabio Luisi back at the helm of the Zurich Opera. (more...)


New Cast to Lead Mozart's LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, Beginning 12/4 at the MetNew Cast to Lead Mozart's LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, Beginning 12/4 at the Met
December 01, 2014

Richard Eyre's acclaimed new production of Mozart's comic masterpiece Le Nozze di Figaro returns to the Met stage December 4. (more...)


New York City Opera's Remaining Assets Expected to Sell in JanuaryNew York City Opera's Remaining Assets Expected to Sell in January
December 01, 2014

According to reports, New York City Opera is expected to sell its remaining assets as soon as January. They have until December 18 to present a reorganization plan. However, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court ... (more...)


Quinn Kelsey to Sing 'Giorgio Germont' in First Three Performances of the Met's LA TRAVIATAQuinn Kelsey to Sing 'Giorgio Germont' in First Three Performances of the Met's LA TRAVIATA
November 26, 2014

American baritone Quinn Kelsey will sing the role of Giorgio Germont in the first three performances of La Traviata on December 11, 16, and 19, replacing Ludovic Tézier who is ill. Tézier is expected ... (more...)


Francesco Demuro and Michael Fabiano to Play 'Rodolfo' for Remaining 2014 Performances of the Met's LA BOHEMEFrancesco Demuro and Michael Fabiano to Play 'Rodolfo' for Remaining 2014 Performances of the Met's LA BOHEME
November 26, 2014

Francesco Demuro and Michael Fabiano will sing the role of Rodolfo in the remaining 2014 performances of La Bohème, replacing Ramón Vargas, who has withdrawn from the remainder of the performances due... (more...)



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