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Matthew Loeb Releases Statement on Met Opera SettlementMatthew Loeb Releases Statement on Met Opera Settlement
August 20, 2014

Breaking: Statement by Matthew Loeb, International President, I.A.T.S.E. on Settlement at the Metropolitan Opera with Local 1: (more...)


Metropolitan Opera and Union Reach Agreement - Season Continues!Metropolitan Opera and Union Reach Agreement - Season Continues!
August 20, 2014

The Metropolitan Opera announced tonight that a new labor agreement has been secured with IATSE Local One, the union representing the company's stagehands. Final negotiations will take place tomorro... (more...)


Opera Philadelphia Presents THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, 9/26-10/5Opera Philadelphia Presents THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, 9/26-10/5
August 19, 2014

Opera Philadelphia opens its 40th Anniversary Season in grand fashion this September, with a New Production of The Barber of Seville. Rossini's comic masterpiece will be presented in five performances... (more...)


Opera Singer, Licia Albanese, Dies at 105Opera Singer, Licia Albanese, Dies at 105
August 19, 2014

Licia Albanese was an Italian-born American operatic soprano. She passed away at the age of 105. (more...)


Center Stage Opera Presents LA TRAVIATA, 9/21-28Center Stage Opera Presents LA TRAVIATA, 9/21-28
August 18, 2014

Tickets for Dylan F. Thomas' new production of Verdi's immortal La Traviata are already going fast! One of the most beloved operas of all time, La Traviata was also the inspiration for the hit film 'P... (more...)


Met Opera Reaches Tentative Agreements - Calls Off LockoutMet Opera Reaches Tentative Agreements - Calls Off Lockout
August 18, 2014

According to the NY Times, The Metropolitan Opera has reached 'tentative agreements' this morning after pulling an all-nighter negotiation. The threat of a lock out has been called off. (more...)


Youthful Cast to Bring Mozart's COSI FAN TUTTE to Life on PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES, Airing 8/24Youthful Cast to Bring Mozart's COSI FAN TUTTE to Life on PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES, Airing 8/24
August 15, 2014

Met Music Director James Levine conducts Mozart's barbed romance Cosi fan tutte, a comic masterpiece about the romantic complications that ensue when a pair of friends decide to test their fiancees' f... (more...)


Julianna Di Giacomo to Take Over Lead Role in San Francisco Opera's UN BALLO IN MASCHERA This FallJulianna Di Giacomo to Take Over Lead Role in San Francisco Opera's UN BALLO IN MASCHERA This Fall
August 15, 2014

San Francisco Opera today announced a cast change for the Company's revival of Giuseppe Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera (A Masked Ball), presented October 4 -22, 2014 at the War Memorial Opera House. Bu... (more...)


Cynthia Vaughn Opens New Magnolia Music Studio Location in Tri-CitiesCynthia Vaughn Opens New Magnolia Music Studio Location in Tri-Cities
August 15, 2014

Cynthia Vaughn, founder and director of Magnolia Music Studio-Old Town in Fort Collins, Colorado and co-author of the leading class college textbook and song anthology, The Singing Book, is opening a ... (more...)


The LA Opera Adds Extra Performance of LA TRAVIATA, 9/19The LA Opera Adds Extra Performance of LA TRAVIATA, 9/19
August 15, 2014

Due to exceptional ticket demand, LA Opera has added a seventh performance of Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata, the opening production of the 2014/15 season. The added performance will take place at 8pm o... (more...)


Erica Papillion-Posey & Clayton G. Williams to Bring SOULS OF THE SOIL to DetroitErica Papillion-Posey & Clayton G. Williams to Bring SOULS OF THE SOIL to Detroit
August 15, 2014

Following a sold-out summer European tour, Erica Papillion-Posey, mezzo-soprano and Clayton G. Williams, baritone will perform their blockbuster concert series, Souls of the Soil, for Detroit audience... (more...)


Glimmerglass Festival Features Christine Goerke in Concert, 8/15Glimmerglass Festival Features Christine Goerke in Concert, 8/15
August 15, 2014

2014 Artist in Residence Christine Goerke, whose recent performances at the Metropolitan Opera garnered high praise, will perform in concert, returning to the same stage where she began her career as ... (more...)


LA Opera's Adds 9/19 Performance of LA TRAVIATALA Opera's Adds 9/19 Performance of LA TRAVIATA
August 15, 2014

Due to exceptional ticket demand, LA Opera has added a seventh performance of Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata, the opening production of the 2014/15 season. The added performance will take place at 8pm ... (more...)


Soprano Ailyn Perez to Crown 2014-15 with Debuts at The Met and Houston Grand OperaSoprano Ailyn Perez to Crown 2014-15 with Debuts at The Met and Houston Grand Opera
August 14, 2014

Described by Opera News as the “lyric soprano who truly seems to have it all,” Ailyn Pérez takes the stage at leading opera houses on both sides of the Atlantic in 2014-15 for an exciting new season t... (more...)


The Dallas Opera in Partnership with Klyde Warren Park Presents THE 2014 OPENING NIGHT SIMULCAST IN THE PARK, 10/24The Dallas Opera in Partnership with Klyde Warren Park Presents THE 2014 OPENING NIGHT SIMULCAST IN THE PARK, 10/24
August 14, 2014

Now anyone and everyone can join in the thrill of opening night at the opera! The Dallas Opera and the Sheila and Jody Grant Opera Discovery Program, with support from the AT&T Performing Arts Cente... (more...)


The Odyssey Opera Opens the Fall Arts Season with Korngold's DIE TOTE STADT, 9/13The Odyssey Opera Opens the Fall Arts Season with Korngold's DIE TOTE STADT, 9/13
August 14, 2014

ODYSSEY OPERA, a new, Boston-based opera company dedicated to exploring the full spectrum of adventurous repertoire, revives an important 20th century masterpiece, Erich Wolfgang Korngold's Die tote ... (more...)


San Francisco Opera Presents Four Televised Operas - ATTILA, RIGOLETTO and More!San Francisco Opera Presents Four Televised Operas - ATTILA, RIGOLETTO and More!
August 14, 2014

San Francisco Opera and KQED 9 partner once again bring the glory of grand opera to the living rooms of the Bay Area. Recorded in impressive high-definition and in 5.1 surround sound at the War Memori... (more...)


The LA Opera Presents FLORENCIA EN EL AMAZONAS, 11/22-12/20The LA Opera Presents FLORENCIA EN EL AMAZONAS, 11/22-12/20
August 14, 2014

General Director Plácido Domingo has announced final details for LA Opera's first revival of Florencia en el Amazonas, an enchanting and romantic opera by composer Daniel Catán. Co-commissioned by LA ... (more...)


Amanda Majeski To Star In LE NOZZE DI FIGAROAmanda Majeski To Star In LE NOZZE DI FIGARO
August 13, 2014

American Soprano Amanda Majeski will be singing the role of Countess Almaviva in Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro in replacement of Marian Poplavskaya, who has withdrawn due to health reasons. (more...)


American Opera Projects to Debut New Works at COMPOSERS & THE VOICE: SIX SCENES 2014, 9/12 & 14American Opera Projects to Debut New Works at COMPOSERS & THE VOICE: SIX SCENES 2014, 9/12 & 14
August 13, 2014

A Stonewall-era drag queen and the cop entranced by her. A princess manipulates her captor during the Crusades. A man's literal vacation from Hell. On­­­­ Friday, September 12 and Sunday, September 14... (more...)


Bergen County's 'Bring the Family to the Opera' Program to Begin 9/11Bergen County's 'Bring the Family to the Opera' Program to Begin 9/11
August 13, 2014

Introducing children and the extended family to live and complete performances of grand opera, as the composer intended, is a priority of the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera's Bring the Family... (more...)


San Francisco Opera to Present Company Premiere of Carlisle Floyd's SUSANNAH, 9/6-21San Francisco Opera to Present Company Premiere of Carlisle Floyd's SUSANNAH, 9/6-21
August 12, 2014

San Francisco Opera presents the Company premiere of Carlisle Floyd's two-act opera Susannah September 6 at the War Memorial Opera House. Soprano Patricia Racette returns to San Francisco Opera in her... (more...)


Greg Weber Named Tulsa Opera Managing DirectorGreg Weber Named Tulsa Opera Managing Director
August 12, 2014

Tulsa Opera today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Greg Weber to the position of Managing Director. Currently Director of Production at San Francisco Opera, Weber brings more than 2... (more...)


Seattle Opera's Speight Celebration Concert Nets $1 MillionSeattle Opera's Speight Celebration Concert Nets $1 Million
August 12, 2014

With some of the greatest voices in opera gathering together for one night only in a red-carpet affair, Seattle Opera's Speight Celebration Concert and Dinner thrilled more than 2,500 fans at McCaw Ha... (more...)


The Washington National Opera Presents FLORENCIA IN THE AMAZON, 9/20-28The Washington National Opera Presents FLORENCIA IN THE AMAZON, 9/20-28
August 12, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) opens its 2014-2015 season with the company premiere of Daniel Cata?n and Marcela Fuentes-Berain's Florencia in the Amazon, September 20-28 in the Kennedy Center Opera ... (more...)



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