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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...)


Amore Opera Presents MADAMA BUTTERFLY, Now thru 5/25Amore Opera Presents MADAMA BUTTERFLY, Now thru 5/25
May 09, 2014

This spring, Amore presents Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) in a JapaneseKabuki inspired production. Conducted by Douglas Martin with stage direction by Nathan Hull, Madama Butterfly o... (more...)


Fort Worth Opera's New Works Program, FRONTIERS, Presents Eight Unpublished Works Tonight and TomorrowFort Worth Opera's New Works Program, FRONTIERS, Presents Eight Unpublished Works Tonight and Tomorrow
May 08, 2014

Fort Worth Opera (FWOpera) revealed today the names of the eight composer and librettist teams from the Americas whose works have been selected for participation in the second season of the company's ... (more...)


Washington National Opera Presents the World Premiere of AN AMERICAN SOLDIER, 6/13-14Washington National Opera Presents the World Premiere of AN AMERICAN SOLDIER, 6/13-14
May 06, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) presents the world premiere of An American Soldier, June 13-14, 2014 in the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. An American Soldier features music by composer Huang Ruo and... (more...)


On Site Opera Presents Rameau's PYGMALION at Madame Tussauds New York, 6/17; Comes to Lifestyle-Trimco Showroom, 6/20-21On Site Opera Presents Rameau's PYGMALION at Madame Tussauds New York, 6/17; Comes to Lifestyle-Trimco Showroom, 6/20-21
May 06, 2014

On Site Opera, which has garnered acclaim for immersive, site-specific productions, will perform Rameau's one-act Pygmalion in two unusual-and unusually apt-venues this summer, just before the 250th a... (more...)


Opera San Antonino Announces Its 2014-2015 Inaugural Season, Which Includes FANTASTIC MR. FOX, SALOME, and MoreOpera San Antonino Announces Its 2014-2015 Inaugural Season, Which Includes FANTASTIC MR. FOX, SALOME, and More
May 06, 2014

Interim General Director Plato Karayanis and Artistic Director Tobias Picker announce OPERA San Antonio's inaugural season as the Resident Opera Company of the new Tobin Center for the Performing Arts... (more...)


Joseph Toltz and Opera Prometheus with Sydney Jewish Museum Present BRUNDIBÁR, 8/14Joseph Toltz and Opera Prometheus with Sydney Jewish Museum Present BRUNDIBÁR, 8/14
May 05, 2014

The children's opera Brundiba?r was the most popular cultural activity and a powerful symbol of hope when performed by the Jewish people imprisoned in the Terezi?n Ghetto (Theresienstadt), in Nazi-occ... (more...)


The Vancouver Opera Presents Verdi's DON CARLO, Now thru 5/11The Vancouver Opera Presents Verdi's DON CARLO, Now thru 5/11
May 03, 2014

For the first time in 40 years Vancouver audiences will experience the magnificence of Verdi's spectacular masterpiece, Don Carlo, the emotionally gripping drama of a king's brutal power and a son's... (more...)


THE LARIAT Set for Center for Contemporary Opera's Development ProgramTHE LARIAT Set for Center for Contemporary Opera's Development Program
May 01, 2014

The Center for Contemporary Opera, San Francisco International Arts Festival (SFIAF) and Scolavox are pleased to present the first public rendition of the score and libretto from a new opera titled Th... (more...)


Opera in the Heights Sets 2014-15 Season: RIGOLETTO, HANSEL UND GRETEL & MoreOpera in the Heights Sets 2014-15 Season: RIGOLETTO, HANSEL UND GRETEL & More
April 25, 2014

Opera in the Heights (Oh!) announces its 2014-2015 season presenting a fresh new look at some classic works, including Rigoletto, Hänsel und Gretel, La clemenza di Tito and Carmen. Audiences will expe... (more...)


Opera Philadelphia Presents DON GIOVANNI, Now thru 5/4Opera Philadelphia Presents DON GIOVANNI, Now thru 5/4
April 25, 2014

Widely regarded as one of the greatest operas ever composed, Don Giovanni returns to Philadelphia in five performances at the Academy of Music, today, April 25-May 4, 2014, weaving the tale of the leg... (more...)


Guerilla Opera Presents GALLO: A FABLE IN MUSIC IN ONE ACT, 5/22-24 and 5/29-31Guerilla Opera Presents GALLO: A FABLE IN MUSIC IN ONE ACT, 5/22-24 and 5/29-31
April 24, 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...)



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