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The Santa Fe Opera Holds High Note This SeasonThe Santa Fe Opera Holds High Note This Season
August 08, 2014

At a time when things seem challenging for opera, the Santa Fe Opera holds strong. Santa Fe is among the oldest opera festivals in America and is the largest and most important. It has made its reputa... (more...)


Erica Papillion-Posey Named Paris Opera Awards Semi-FinalistErica Papillion-Posey Named Paris Opera Awards Semi-Finalist
August 08, 2014

Mezzo- Soprano, Erica Papillion-Posey has been selected as a semi-finalist in the 2014 Paris Opera Awards. (more...)


The Dallas Opera Season Kicks Off With FIRST SIGHT FASHION SHOW AND LUNCHEON, 10/23The Dallas Opera Season Kicks Off With FIRST SIGHT FASHION SHOW AND LUNCHEON, 10/23
August 07, 2014

It's the place to see and be seen this fall – FIRST SIGHT FASHION SHOW AND LUNCHEON! The Dallas Opera 2014-15 “Heights of Passion” Season opens with a stunning fashion show featuring styles by world-c... (more...)


The LA Opera's ARIA Young Professionals Celebrates New Season with Kick-Off Party, 8/14The LA Opera's ARIA Young Professionals Celebrates New Season with Kick-Off Party, 8/14
August 07, 2014

LA Opera's ARIA Young Professionals are celebrating the start of a new season with a Kick-Off Party on Thursday, August 14, 7-9pm. ARIA, a group designed for opera enthusiasts aged 21-35, is an excit... (more...)


The Washington National Opera Announces Productions in the 2014-2015 Season of the American Opera InitiativeThe Washington National Opera Announces Productions in the 2014-2015 Season of the American Opera Initiative
August 07, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced details for the third season of the American Opera Initiative, its comprehensive commissioning program that brings contemporary American stories to the ... (more...)


Pacific Opera Project to Present TOSCAPacific Opera Project to Present TOSCA
August 06, 2014

To kick off their Fall 2014 Season, Pacific Opera Project will present 6 performances of a daring new production of Puccini's Tosca in Pasadena. Made possible by funding from over 150 backers through ... (more...)


Verismo Opera to Celebrate 25th Season with Open House, Silent Auction on 9/6Verismo Opera to Celebrate 25th Season with Open House, Silent Auction on 9/6
August 06, 2014

The Bergen Performing Arts Center's house opera company, New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera (Verismo Opera), will celebrate its 25th anniversary season at an Open House and a silent auction fundr... (more...)


New Works THE INVESTMENT, DAUGHTERS OF THE BLOODY DUKE and AN AMERICAN MAN Set for WNO's 2014-15 American Opera InitiativeNew Works THE INVESTMENT, DAUGHTERS OF THE BLOODY DUKE and AN AMERICAN MAN Set for WNO's 2014-15 American Opera Initiative
August 06, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced details for the third season of the American Opera Initiative, its comprehensive commissioning program that brings contemporary American stories to the ... (more...)


Olivier Award-Winning Opera Company Returns to Blackpool in May 2015Olivier Award-Winning Opera Company Returns to Blackpool in May 2015
August 06, 2014

English Touring Opera (ETO), the 2014 Olivier Award winner for Outstanding Achievement in Opera, is returning to The Grand Theatre, Blackpool, in May 2015, for its first performances at the theatre in... (more...)


Stephen Costello and Ailyn Perez Launch 2014-15 with U.S. LOVE DUETS Recital TourStephen Costello and Ailyn Perez Launch 2014-15 with U.S. LOVE DUETS Recital Tour
August 05, 2014

On a U.S. duo recital tour this September, Stephen Costello and Ailyn Pérez -- the husband-and-wife team dubbed “Pérello” by the BBC and “the Jay-Z and Beyoncé” of opera by Vanity Fair -- sing romanti... (more...)


San Francisco Opera to Open 2014 Season with Bellini's NORMA, 9/5-30San Francisco Opera to Open 2014 Season with Bellini's NORMA, 9/5-30
August 05, 2014

San Francisco Opera's 2014-15 Season opens September 5, 2014 with a dramatic new production of Vincenzo Bellini's bel canto masterpiece Norma, starring American soprano Sondra Radvanovsky in one of op... (more...)


Excerpts from TOSCA, CAROUSEL and More Set for Lyric Opera Chorus's 2014-15 Season Preview Concerts, 9/12 & 11/22Excerpts from TOSCA, CAROUSEL and More Set for Lyric Opera Chorus's 2014-15 Season Preview Concerts, 9/12 & 11/22
August 04, 2014

This fall, the Lyric Opera Chorus will give two special concerts that will feature the world-class ensemble performing operatic excerpts from Lyric's 60th-anniversary season. Led by Chorus Master Mich... (more...)


Next Weekend to Salute Speight Jenkins with Wagner Competition, Seattle Opera Day and Special DinnerNext Weekend to Salute Speight Jenkins with Wagner Competition, Seattle Opera Day and Special Dinner
August 04, 2014

After three decades, 92 productions, and more than 1,200 individual performances, Speight Jenkins is retiring from Seattle Opera in style! The company will celebrate the end of the Jenkins era, as wel... (more...)


The North Carolina Opera Names C. Thomas Kunz Named Board PresidentThe North Carolina Opera Names C. Thomas Kunz Named Board President
August 04, 2014

C. Thomas Kunz has recently been named President of North Carolina OperaBoard of Directors effective July 1, 2014. Kunz said, “I am pleased to continue my association with NCO in this new role and my ... (more...)


Speight Jenkins Retires from Seattle Opera After 31 YearsSpeight Jenkins Retires from Seattle Opera After 31 Years
August 04, 2014

After 31 years of artistic excellence and inspirational leadership, General Director Speight Jenkins passes the baton to Aidan Lang this summer. (more...)


C. Thomas Kunz Appointed President of NC OperaC. Thomas Kunz Appointed President of NC Opera
August 04, 2014

C. Thomas Kunz has recently been named President of North Carolina Opera Board of Directors effective July 1, 2014. Kunz said, “I am pleased to continue my association with NCO in this new role and my... (more...)


San Francisco Opera Celebrates 92nd Season Opening with Bellini's NORMA Starring Sondra Radvanovsky, 9/5San Francisco Opera Celebrates 92nd Season Opening with Bellini's NORMA Starring Sondra Radvanovsky, 9/5
by Jillian Gaier - August 01, 2014

San Francisco Opera celebrates the opening of its 92nd Season on Friday, September 5, 2014 with a gala performance of Vincenzo Bellini's Norma, conducted by San Francisco Opera Music Director Nicola L... (more...)


Annual Stars of Lyric Opera at Millennium Park Concert to be Held 9/6Annual Stars of Lyric Opera at Millennium Park Concert to be Held 9/6
August 01, 2014

Lyric Opera of Chicago kicks off its 60th-anniversary celebration with the 14th annual Stars of Lyric Opera at Millennium Park concert at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion on Saturday, September 6, at 7:30 pm... (more...)


From the Musicians Union: Met Opera Musicians Rally to Extend Good Faith NegotiationsFrom the Musicians Union: Met Opera Musicians Rally to Extend Good Faith Negotiations
August 01, 2014

This morning, the Met Orchestra and supporters rallied in Dante Park in front of Lincoln Center before resuming federally mediated negotiations under a 72-hour threat of lockout imposed by opera manag... (more...)


LA Opera to Tour SONGS IN THE KEY OF LOS ANGELES Next MonthLA Opera to Tour SONGS IN THE KEY OF LOS ANGELES Next Month
May 29, 2014

Generations of songwriters have answered the call of the west, finding musical inspiration in the beauty, geography and diverse cultures of Southern California. Throughout the month of June, the Song... (more...)


Capitol City Opera Company Founder Wins Lifetime Achievement AwardCapitol City Opera Company Founder Wins Lifetime Achievement Award
May 29, 2014

Capitol City Opera Company Founder and Artistic Director Emeritus Donna Angel will be given the Partners in Excellence Lifetime Award by Opera Volunteers International at their annual conference which... (more...)


Gordon Getty's USHER HOUSE to Premiere at Welsh National Opera, 13-15 JuneGordon Getty's USHER HOUSE to Premiere at Welsh National Opera, 13-15 June
May 28, 2014

Composer Gordon Getty's opera Usher House will receive its world stage premiere as part of Welsh National Opera's double bill titled The Fall of the House of Usher on Friday, June 13, and Sunday, June... (more...)


Greater Worcester Opera presents COSI FAN TUTTE OR HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, 5/24-6/8Greater Worcester Opera presents COSI FAN TUTTE OR HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, 5/24-6/8
May 28, 2014

Greater Worcester Opera proudly presents this staged, costumed concert version of Mozart's gorgeous opera, performed in English translation. Our version unfolds this tale of romance, deception and hap... (more...)


International Conductor Ramon Tebar Named New Opera Naples' Artistic DirectorInternational Conductor Ramon Tebar Named New Opera Naples' Artistic Director
May 28, 2014

Spanish conductor Ramon Tebar was named Artistic Director of Opera Naples today. (more...)


Grant Gershon Extends Contract as LA Opera's Resident Conductor Through June 2017Grant Gershon Extends Contract as LA Opera's Resident Conductor Through June 2017
May 27, 2014

General Director Plácido Domingo announced today that Grant Gershon has renewed his contract at LA Opera's Resident Conductor, effective through June of 2017. (more...)



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