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The Dallas Opera Presents DEATH AND THE POWERS, Now thru 2/16The Dallas Opera Presents DEATH AND THE POWERS, Now thru 2/16
February 12, 2014

The Dallas Opera is proud to present the second production in the 2013-2014 “By Love Transformed” Season: DEATH AND THE POWERS (The Robots' Opera) by acclaimed American composer and inventor Tod Macho... (more...)


Minnesota Opera Presents THE DREAM OF VALENTINO, 3/1-9Minnesota Opera Presents THE DREAM OF VALENTINO, 3/1-9
February 07, 2014

Minnesota Opera presents a major new revival of Dominick Argento's The Dream of Valentino as the sixth production of the New Works Initiative. A sultry young dancer is transformed from an unknown immi... (more...)


Opera Philadelphia Presents Osvaldo Golijov's AINADAMAR TonightOpera Philadelphia Presents Osvaldo Golijov's AINADAMAR Tonight
February 07, 2014

Opera Philadelphia continues its 39th Season in February with the only U.S. appearance of a vivid new Spanish production ofAinadamar, the Grammy Award-winning first opera from Argentinian composer Osv... (more...)


FWOpera's Pioneering New Works Showcase Frontiers Now Accepting SubmissionsFWOpera's Pioneering New Works Showcase Frontiers Now Accepting Submissions
February 05, 2014

Fort Worth Opera (FWOpera) announced today a call for submissions for its third annual Frontiers new works showcase that will take place during the 2015 Fort Worth Opera Festival. Praised by critics a... (more...)


BWW Reviews: THEODORA--With Daniels, Roschmann and English Concert--Scores a Touchdown on Super Bowl Sunday at CarnegieBWW Reviews: THEODORA--With Daniels, Roschmann and English Concert--Scores a Touchdown on Super Bowl Sunday at Carnegie
by Richard Sasanow - February 04, 2014

It wasn't Theodora, but the Carnegie Hall audience, who went wild on Sunday at the performance by the English Concert of Handel's rarely heard THEODORA. With the modern rebirth of interest in all-thin... (more...)


MADAME BUTTERFLY, THE PEARL FISHERS & More Set for Utah Opera's 2014-15 SeasonMADAME BUTTERFLY, THE PEARL FISHERS & More Set for Utah Opera's 2014-15 Season
January 31, 2014

Utah Opera Artistic Director Christopher McBeth today announced Utah Opera's 2014-15 season. The company's 37th season will feature four productions between October 2014 and May 2015, including the co... (more...)


Vancouver Opera Unveils Bold, New Look and FeelVancouver Opera Unveils Bold, New Look and Feel
by Kaitlin Milligan - January 31, 2014

Vancouver Opera unveils its bold, new look and feel - the first major rebranding of the company since 1985. The fresh contemporary look is part of the company's new long-term strategy aimed at broaden... (more...)


Opera Lafayette Presents GRAND VOYAGE Á	VERSAILLES II, Now thru 2/2Opera Lafayette Presents GRAND VOYAGE Á VERSAILLES II, Now thru 2/2
January 31, 2014

Have you ever dreamed of an all-access exploration of the famed Château de Versailles, dining in the palace between critically-acclaimed operas, and mingling with a cast of international artists? (more...)


Opera Theatre of the Rockies Announces Their 16th Season, A SEASON OF EXOTIC SPLENDOROpera Theatre of the Rockies Announces Their 16th Season, A SEASON OF EXOTIC SPLENDOR
January 30, 2014

Opera Theatre of the Rockies is excited to announce their 16th Season – “A Season of Exotic Splendor” featuring two full-scale productions that will transport audiences to mystical lands of passion, r... (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...)


Charlie Parker's YARDBIRD with Lawrence Brownlee & Opera Philadelphia to Premiere in 2015Charlie Parker's YARDBIRD with Lawrence Brownlee & Opera Philadelphia to Premiere in 2015
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...)


American Lyric Theater to Present Work by Vavrek and Vrebalov, 2/23American Lyric Theater to Present Work by Vavrek and Vrebalov, 2/23
January 27, 2014

American Lyric Theater (ALT) presents the work of two of its distinguished alumni from the Composer Librettist Development Program (CLDP) in concert at The National Opera Center, 330 7th Avenue in New... (more...)


BWW Reviews: An Unrivaled Performance from the Bronx OperaBWW Reviews: An Unrivaled Performance from the Bronx Opera
by Richard Sasanow - January 27, 2014

If your musical taste runs to Elliott Carter--or even Nico Muhly, whose TWO BOYS premiered at the Met this fall--then Kirke Mechem's THE RIVALS, which had its NY premiere this month at the Bronx Opera... (more...)


North Carolina Opera Presents Puccini's LA BOHEME TonightNorth Carolina Opera Presents Puccini's LA BOHEME Tonight
January 24, 2014

North Carolina Opera, under the leadership of General Director Eric Mitchko and Artistic Director & Principal Conductor Timothy Myers, presents Puccini's La bohème in Memorial Hall at the Duke Energy ... (more...)


The LA Opera Presents BILLY BUDD, 2/22-3/16The LA Opera Presents BILLY BUDD, 2/22-3/16
January 22, 2014

Part child and part saint, endowed with physical as well as spiritual beauty, a young sailor unwittingly undermines the chain of command on the high seas in British composer Benjamin Britten's Billy B... (more...)


The Dallas Opera Announces 2014-2015 Season - THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, LA BOHEME, IOLANTA & More!The Dallas Opera Announces 2014-2015 Season - THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, LA BOHEME, IOLANTA & More!
January 22, 2014

The Dallas Opera is proud to announce its return to fivemainstage productions (including one double-bill) for the company's adventurous 2014-2015 Seasonin the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at t... (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...)


Atlanta Opera Brings EN MIS PALABRAS and NIGHTLY NEWS to Venues Throughout the City, Now thru 4/12Atlanta Opera Brings EN MIS PALABRAS and NIGHTLY NEWS to Venues Throughout the City, Now thru 4/12
January 16, 2014

As part of its 2013-2014 Studio Tour, The Atlanta Opera will present a total of eight performances of En Mis Palabras and Knightly News in venues throughout the Atlanta area. (more...)


The Dallas Opera Presents DEATH AND THE POWERS, 2/12-16The Dallas Opera Presents DEATH AND THE POWERS, 2/12-16
January 15, 2014

The Dallas Opera is proud to present the second production in the 2013-2014 “By Love Transformed” Season: DEATH AND THE POWERS (The Robots' Opera) by acclaimed American composer and inventor Tod Macho... (more...)


Center for Contemporary Opera to Pay Tribute to Hans Werner Henze with Performance of THE RUNAWAY SLAVE, 1/16-17Center for Contemporary Opera to Pay Tribute to Hans Werner Henze with Performance of THE RUNAWAY SLAVE, 1/16-17
January 13, 2014

The Center for Contemporary Opera (CCO) is proud to pay tribute to composer Hans Werner Henze, who died in 2012 at the age of 86, with performances of his El Cimarron (The Runaway Slave), featuring b... (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...)


Washington National Opera Announces New Opera, PENNY, January 2015Washington National Opera Announces New Opera, PENNY, January 2015
January 08, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced the commission of a new hour-long opera for the 2014-2015 season of the American Opera Initiative, its comprehensive new commissioning program for conte... (more...)


Long Beach Opera to Present Duke Ellington's QUEENIE PIE at Warner Grand TheatreLong Beach Opera to Present Duke Ellington's QUEENIE PIE at Warner Grand Theatre
December 30, 2013

Opera heads to Harlem for a Big Band makeover in Long Beach Opera's (LBO) production of Duke Ellington's only opera, Queenie Pie, running January 26 through February 2 at the historic Warner Grand The... (more...)


Gotham Chamber Opera to Present Two Shows at Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2/26-27Gotham Chamber Opera to Present Two Shows at Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2/26-27
December 20, 2013

Met Museum Presents and Gotham Chamber Opera presents a double bill co-produced with and staged at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, consisting of Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda by Monteverdi, ... (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...)



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