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Tickets for Opera Philadelphia's 40th Anniversary Season to Go on Sale 8/13Tickets for Opera Philadelphia's 40th Anniversary Season to Go on Sale 8/13
July 29, 2014

Tickets go on sale on Wednesday, August 13, for Opera Philadelphia's 40th Anniversary Season, featuring a stellar cast of international opera stars in five new productions at the Academy of Music and ... (more...)


Tickets to Opera Philadelphia's 40th Anniversary Season On Sale 8/13Tickets to Opera Philadelphia's 40th Anniversary Season On Sale 8/13
July 29, 2014

Tickets go on sale on Wednesday, August 13, for Opera Philadelphia's 40th Anniversary Season, featuring a stellar cast of international opera stars in five new productions at the Academy of Music and ... (more...)


Lyric Opera of Chicago Holds First BEL CANTO WorkshopLyric Opera of Chicago Holds First BEL CANTO Workshop
July 24, 2014

Composer Jimmy López and librettist Nilo Cruz heard their music and words come to life recently when members of The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center at Lyric Opera of Chicago sang through p... (more...)


Opera San Jose to Open 31st Season with RIGOLETTO, 9/6-21Opera San Jose to Open 31st Season with RIGOLETTO, 9/6-21
July 15, 2014

Opera San Jose opens its 31st season with Giuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto. This tale of innocence lost and vengeance gone tragically awry will be conducted by Joseph Marcheso, with stage direction by Brad ... (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 MET: LIVE IN HD SUMMER ENCORES Presents THE ENCHANTED ISLAND with Joyce Didonato, David Daniels and Placido Domingo, 7/16THE MET: LIVE IN HD SUMMER ENCORES Presents THE ENCHANTED ISLAND with Joyce Didonato, David Daniels and Placido Domingo, 7/16
July 03, 2014

THE MET: LIVE IN HD SUMMER ENCORES presents THE ENCHANTED ISLAND, a new baroque fantasy inspired by the pastiches of the 18th Century. Stars Joyce Didonato, David Daniels and Placido Domingo. (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...)


The Houston Grand Opera Presents the New York Premiere of Mieczyslaw Weinberg's THE PASSENGER, 7/10-13The Houston Grand Opera Presents the New York Premiere of Mieczyslaw Weinberg's THE PASSENGER, 7/10-13
July 01, 2014

Houston Grand Opera's U.S. premiere of Mieczyslaw Weinberg's The Passenger— the long-suppressed Holocaust opera that Shostakovich declared “a perfect masterpiece”— earned virtually universal acclaim e... (more...)


The Dallas Opera Announces Single Tickets for the 2014-2015 “Heights of Passion” Season to Go On-Sale 7/14The Dallas Opera Announces Single Tickets for the 2014-2015 “Heights of Passion” Season to Go On-Sale 7/14
June 30, 2014

Now is the time to prepare to scale a new summit in North Texas arts and entertainment! Single tickets for Dallas Opera's 2014-2015 “Heights of Passion” Season, presented by Texas Instruments, and p... (more...)


Canadian Stage's Matthew Jocelyn Directs REQUIEM in Buenos Aires to Critical AcclaimCanadian Stage's Matthew Jocelyn Directs REQUIEM in Buenos Aires to Critical Acclaim
June 20, 2014

At the close of the 2013/2014 theatre season, Canadian Stage Artistic & General Director Matthew Jocelyn spent a month in Buenos Aires helming Requiem, a major opera project currently on stage at the ... (more...)


The Dallas Opera Appoints Maestra Nicole Paiement as Principal Guest ConductorThe Dallas Opera Appoints Maestra Nicole Paiement as Principal Guest Conductor
June 12, 2014

The Dallas Opera is proud to announce the appointment of a critically acclaimed, San Francisco-based Artistic Director and contemporary music specialist to serve as the company's first “Principal Gues... (more...)


dell'Arte Opera Ensemble to Present a Shakespearean Summer with FALSTAFF, MACBETH and More, Beg. 8/7dell'Arte Opera Ensemble to Present a Shakespearean Summer with FALSTAFF, MACBETH and More, Beg. 8/7
June 11, 2014

dell'Arte Opera Ensemble, which offers role debut and training opportunities to emerging opera artists, celebrates its eleventh season of high-quality, affordable NYC performances with a Shakespearean... (more...)


Dallas Opera Names Nicole Paiement Principal Guest ConductorDallas Opera Names Nicole Paiement Principal Guest Conductor
June 11, 2014

The Dallas Opera has announced the appointment of a critically acclaimed, San Francisco-based Artistic Director and contemporary music specialist to serve as the company's first “Principal Guest Condu... (more...)


SHELTER to Be Presented Alongside Series of Free Nuclear Events as Part of Tapestry's Summer Season, 6/12SHELTER to Be Presented Alongside Series of Free Nuclear Events as Part of Tapestry's Summer Season, 6/12
May 30, 2014

Tapestry, in co-production with Edmonton Opera, present the Toronto premiere of SHELTER by Julie Salverson and Juliet Palmer, June 12-15 at the Berkeley Street Theatre. (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...)


BWW Reviews: Deal or No Deal, Dutch National Opera's FAUST Is DamnedBWW Reviews: Deal or No Deal, Dutch National Opera's FAUST Is Damned
by Richard Sasanow - May 27, 2014

Even with its visions of damnation and redemption, Gounod's FAUST, with libretto by Barbier and Carre, is pretty tame stuff. In the wrong hands, it can be dull as well. Well, you can't accuse the Dut... (more...)


Photo Flash: First Look at Guerilla Opera's GALLOPhoto Flash: First Look at Guerilla Opera's GALLO
May 23, 2014

Guerilla Opera presents Gallo: a fable in music in one act, a world premiere chamber opera with music and libretto by Rome-Prize winning composer Ken Ueno, and direction by Metropolitan Opera stage di... (more...)


Guerilla Opera Presents a Live Stream of the World Premiere of GALLO TonightGuerilla Opera Presents a Live Stream of the World Premiere of GALLO Tonight
May 22, 2014

Guerilla Opera will live stream the World Premiere performance of Gallo, a fable in music in one act, a world premiere chamber opera with music and libretto by Rome-Prize winning composer Ken Ueno, an... (more...)


Opera Philadelphia, Gotham Chamber Opera, and Music-Theatre Group Announce David T. Little as Fourth Composer in ResidenceOpera Philadelphia, Gotham Chamber Opera, and Music-Theatre Group Announce David T. Little as Fourth Composer in Residence
May 16, 2014

Opera Philadelphia, in collaboration with Gotham Chamber Opera and Music-Theatre Group in New York, is proud to announce that composer David T. Little has been selected as its fourth Composer in Resid... (more...)


On Site Opera with Figaro Systems Present a Special Performance of Rameau's PYGMALION for Google Glass Users, 6/19On Site Opera with Figaro Systems Present a Special Performance of Rameau's PYGMALION for Google Glass Users, 6/19
May 15, 2014

On Site Opera, which creates immersive, site-specific opera productions, has partnered with Figaro Systems, developer of groundbreaking libretto simultexting technology, to preview a future in which o... (more...)


Guerilla Opera Present a Live Stream of the World Premiere of GALLO, 5/22Guerilla Opera Present a Live Stream of the World Premiere of GALLO, 5/22
May 13, 2014

Guerilla Opera will live stream the World Premiere performance of Gallo, a fable in music in one act, a world premiere chamber opera with music and libretto by Rome-Prize winning composer Ken Ueno, an... (more...)


Guerilla Opera to Live Stream GALLO, 5/22Guerilla Opera to Live Stream GALLO, 5/22
May 13, 2014

Guerilla Opera will live stream the World Premiere performance of Gallo, a fable in music in one act, a world premiere chamber opera with music and libretto by Rome-Prize winning composer Ken Ueno, an... (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...)


Opera Philadelphia Presents A COFFIN IN EGYPT, 6/6-15Opera Philadelphia Presents A COFFIN IN EGYPT, 6/6-15
May 12, 2014

Legendary mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade has performed many of opera's greatest roles in her storied career that began in 1970. In June, she makes her Opera Philadelphia debut in an incredible new... (more...)


Opera Company of Middlebury to Present THE ITALIAN GIRLS IN ALGIERS, 5/30-6/7Opera Company of Middlebury to Present THE ITALIAN GIRLS IN ALGIERS, 5/30-6/7
May 09, 2014

A critic once wrote that if the Three Stooges had written an opera libretto, it would look something like Rossini's The Italian Girl in Algiers (L'Italiana in Algeri). (more...)



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