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Long Beach Opera to Present the Southern California Debut of THE DEATH OF KLINGHOFFER, 3/16-22Long Beach Opera to Present the Southern California Debut of THE DEATH OF KLINGHOFFER, 3/16-22
February 19, 2014

Perhaps the most controversial opera of the 20th century makes its Southern California debut when Long Beach Opera (LBO) stages John Adams' The Death of Klinghoffer on March 16 and March 22 at the Ter... (more...)


DAS RHEINGOLD, A COFFIN IN EGYPT and More Set for Spring 2014 at Houston Grand OperaDAS RHEINGOLD, A COFFIN IN EGYPT and More Set for Spring 2014 at Houston Grand Opera
February 19, 2014

The new year has already brought notable success for Houston Grand Opera (HGO), where the hotly anticipated American premiere of the long-lost Holocaust opera The Passenger-hailed by the Associated Pr... (more...)


Lyric Opera of KC to Present LA BOHEME at Kauffman Center, 3/15-23Lyric Opera of KC to Present LA BOHEME at Kauffman Center, 3/15-23
February 13, 2014

Lyric Opera of Kansas City continues its 56th season with Giacomo Puccini's La bohème March 15 , 17, 19, 21 and 23, 2014 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)


LA Opera to Present World Premiere of JONAH AND THE WHALE, 3/21-22LA Opera to Present World Premiere of JONAH AND THE WHALE, 3/21-22
February 04, 2014

Professional singers and musicians from LA Opera will collaborate with more than 400 members of the Los Angeles community to present the world premiere of Jonah and the Whale, a new opera for audienc... (more...)


HGO Awards 1st Place to D'Ana Lombard in the 26th Annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young SingersHGO Awards 1st Place to D'Ana Lombard in the 26th Annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers
January 31, 2014

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) has announced the winners for the 26th Annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers that took place the evening of January 30 at the Wortham Theater Center's Cullen ... (more...)


Opera Philadelphia Announces 2015 World Premiere of Charlie Parker's YARDBIRDOpera Philadelphia Announces 2015 World Premiere of Charlie Parker's YARDBIRD
January 30, 2014

David B. Devan, General Director and President of Opera Philadelphia, today announced the commissioning of a new opera based on the life of legendary saxophonist Charlie Parker (1920-1955), one of the... (more...)


Houston Grand Opera Announces 2014-2015 Season, Including A CHRISTMAS CAROL, MADAME BUTTERFLY and More!Houston Grand Opera Announces 2014-2015 Season, Including A CHRISTMAS CAROL, MADAME BUTTERFLY and More!
January 23, 2014

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) announced today another bold season of firsts for 2014–15. As Artistic and Music Director Patrick Summers and Managing Director Perryn Leech revealed, coming attractions incl... (more...)


Canadian Opera Company Opens Winter Season With COSI FAN TUTTE, Now thru 2/21Canadian Opera Company Opens Winter Season With COSI FAN TUTTE, Now thru 2/21
January 18, 2014

The Canadian Opera Company opens its 2013/2014 winter season with Così fan tutte (or The School for Lovers), Mozart's wry comedy about romantic love, fidelity and temptation. Sung in Italian with Engl... (more...)


St. Petersburg Opera to Present SUSANNAHSt. Petersburg Opera to Present SUSANNAH
January 16, 2014

One of the most popular American operas, Susannah is the tale of an innocent Tennessee mountain girl who is accused of sinful behavior by the church-going elders of the town. Written in the 1950s the... (more...)


Three New Sopranos Take on Title Role of MADAMA BUTTERFLY at the Met, Beg. TodayThree New Sopranos Take on Title Role of MADAMA BUTTERFLY at the Met, Beg. Today
January 16, 2014

Three sopranos will sing their first Met performances of the title role in Puccini's Madama Butterfly at the Met this season. (more...)


Canadian Opera Company Announces 2014/2015 Season, Including FALSTAFF and MoreCanadian Opera Company Announces 2014/2015 Season, Including FALSTAFF and More
January 15, 2014

The Canadian Opera Company unveiled a season dominated by the most important, respected and talked-about artists working on the operatic world stage today at a public launch of its 2014/2015 season at... (more...)


Soprano Patricia Racette Stars in Lyric Opera of Chicago's MADAMA BUTTERFLY TonightSoprano Patricia Racette Stars in Lyric Opera of Chicago's MADAMA BUTTERFLY Tonight
January 11, 2014

American soprano Patricia Racette, known throughout the world for her portrayal of Cio-Cio-San (a.k.a. Madama Butterfly), will star in the Lyric Opera of Chicago production of Puccini's ever-popular m... (more...)


Washington National Opera Presents East Coast Premiere of MOBY DICK, 2/22-3/8Washington National Opera Presents East Coast Premiere of MOBY DICK, 2/22-3/8
January 09, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) continues its 2013-2014 season with the east coast premiere of the new American opera Moby-Dick, February 22 to March 8 in the Kennedy Center Opera House. Written by co... (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...)


Atlanta Opera's FAUST Will Mark Chorus Master Walter Huff's 25th Anniversary with CompanyAtlanta Opera's FAUST Will Mark Chorus Master Walter Huff's 25th Anniversary with Company
January 06, 2014

The Atlanta Opera continues its 2013-2014 season with a production of Charles-François Gounod's grand opera Faust. The opera will be presented on March 8, 11, 14, and 16 at the Cobb Energy Performing... (more...)


OPERA America Announces Opera Fund: Repertoire Development RecipientsOPERA America Announces Opera Fund: Repertoire Development Recipients
December 23, 2013

OPERA America, the national service organization for opera, is pleased to announce it has awarded grants to nine opera companies through its Opera Fund: Repertoire Development grant program. These gra... (more...)


Houston Grand Opera to Launch 2014 With Three World Premieres, American Premiere and MoreHouston Grand Opera to Launch 2014 With Three World Premieres, American Premiere and More
December 17, 2013

The opening months of 2014 bring into focus the strengths of Houston Grand Opera (HGO), which launches the new year with an extraordinary line-up. This comprises the world premieres of three important... (more...)


Houston Grand Opera Launches The New Year With a Lineup That Includes A COFFIN IN EGYPT, and MoreHouston Grand Opera Launches The New Year With a Lineup That Includes A COFFIN IN EGYPT, and More
December 17, 2013

Houston, December 17, 2013 ­– The opening months of 2014 bring into focus the strengths of Houston Grand Opera (HGO), which launches the new year with an extraordinary line-up. This comprises the worl... (more...)


The Canadian Opera Company Opens Winter Season With COSI FAN TUTTE, 1/18-2/21The Canadian Opera Company Opens Winter Season With COSI FAN TUTTE, 1/18-2/21
December 16, 2013

Toronto – The Canadian Opera Company opens its 2013/2014 winter season with Così fan tutte (or The School for Lovers), Mozart's wry comedy about romantic love, fidelity and temptation. Sung in Italian... (more...)


Canadian Opera Company to Open 2013-14 Winter Season with COSI FAN TUTTE, Begin. 1/18Canadian Opera Company to Open 2013-14 Winter Season with COSI FAN TUTTE, Begin. 1/18
December 16, 2013

The Canadian Opera Company opens its 2013/2014 winter season with Così fan tutte (or The School for Lovers), Mozart's wry comedy about romantic love, fidelity and temptation. Sung in Italian with Engl... (more...)


Tenor Stephen Costello Makes House Debuts in Munich, Houston, and Washington, DC, Winter 2013-14Tenor Stephen Costello Makes House Debuts in Munich, Houston, and Washington, DC, Winter 2013-14
December 15, 2013

Winter brings a trio of momentous house debuts for Richard Tucker Award-winner Stephen Costello. On the heels of headlining La bohème in his first appearances at Munich's Bavarian State Opera (Dec 15-... (more...)


Three New Sopranos to Take on Title Role of MADAMA BUTTERFLY at the Met, Beg. 1/16Three New Sopranos to Take on Title Role of MADAMA BUTTERFLY at the Met, Beg. 1/16
December 13, 2013

Three sopranos will sing their first Met performances of the title role in Puccini's Madama Butterfly at the Met this season. (more...)


Tenor Stephen Costello to Make House Debuts in Munich, Houston, and Washington, DC, Winter 2013-14Tenor Stephen Costello to Make House Debuts in Munich, Houston, and Washington, DC, Winter 2013-14
December 12, 2013

Winter brings a trio of momentous house debuts for Richard Tucker Award-winner Stephen Costello. On the heels of headlining La bohème in his first appearances at Munich's Bavarian State Opera (Dec 15-... (more...)


Soprano Patricia Racette to Star in Lyric Opera of Chicago's MADAMA BUTTERFLY, 1/11Soprano Patricia Racette to Star in Lyric Opera of Chicago's MADAMA BUTTERFLY, 1/11
November 27, 2013

American soprano Patricia Racette, known throughout the world for her portrayal of Cio-Cio-San (a.k.a. Madama Butterfly), will star in the Lyric Opera of Chicago production of Puccini's ever-popular m... (more...)


Lincoln Center Festival and Park Avenue Armory to Present Weinberg's THE PASSENGER, July 2014Lincoln Center Festival and Park Avenue Armory to Present Weinberg's THE PASSENGER, July 2014
November 25, 2013

Nigel Redden, director of the Lincoln Center Festival, and Rebecca Robertson, President and Executive Producer, Park Avenue Armory, today announced that the two organizations will co-present The Passe... (more...)



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