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VIDEO: John Tomlinson The Ring Masterclass (The Royal Opera)VIDEO: John Tomlinson The Ring Masterclass (The Royal Opera)
March 01, 2014

From: Royal Opera House, Perhaps the most successful Wotan of his generation, join Sir John Tomlinson as he coaches mezzo soprano Rhonda Browne in the role of Erda from Wagner's epic Ring Cycle. (more...)


The Dallas Opera Guild Presents the 26th Annual DALLAS OPERA GUILD VOCAL COMPETITION, 3/15The Dallas Opera Guild Presents the 26th Annual DALLAS OPERA GUILD VOCAL COMPETITION, 3/15
February 27, 2014

The Dallas Opera Guild is proud to present the 26th Annual “Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition,” an on-stage showcase for talented young opera singers with Texas connections on Saturday, March 15, 2... (more...)


Houston Grand Opera Launches New RING Cycle and MoreHouston Grand Opera Launches New RING Cycle and More
February 26, 2014

The critical response to Houston's American premiere production of The Passenger was overwhelming. Classical Voice America proclaimed the opera “a masterpiece,” and the Chicago Tribune found it an “en... (more...)


The Dallas Opera Presents DIE TOTE STADT with Mardi Byers in Dual Roles, 3/21-4/6The Dallas Opera Presents DIE TOTE STADT with Mardi Byers in Dual Roles, 3/21-4/6
February 25, 2014

The Dallas Opera has announced a cast change for the third production of the company's 2013-2014 “By Love Transformed” Season, Erich Wolfgang Korngold's late-Romantic masterpiece, DIE TOTE STADT (“The... (more...)


Mardi Byers to Perform Dual Roles for Dallas OperaMardi Byers to Perform Dual Roles for Dallas Opera
February 25, 2014

The Dallas Opera has announced a cast change for the third production of the company's 2013-2014 'By Love Transformed' Season, Erich Wolfgang Korngold's late-Romantic masterpiece, DIE TOTE STADT ('The... (more...)


BWW TV: First Look at Jonas Kaufmann Singing 'O Nature' From WERTHER at The MetBWW TV: First Look at Jonas Kaufmann Singing 'O Nature' From WERTHER at The Met
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 25, 2014

Tenor Jonas Kaufmann stars in the title role of the tortured poet in the Met's new production of Massenet's Werther, running through March 15, 2014. Check out the video below of Jonas singing 'O Natu... (more...)


Pacific Symphony's 'Symphonic Voices' Initiative Continues with LA TRAVIATA, Now thru 2/25Pacific Symphony's 'Symphonic Voices' Initiative Continues with LA TRAVIATA, Now thru 2/25
February 20, 2014

Led by Music Director Carl St.Clair, Pacific Symphony's vocal initiative, “Symphonic Voices,” continues with Giuseppe Verdi's thrilling but tragic tale about a dying courtesan willing to give up every... (more...)


Merola Opera to Host Young Professional Meet-Up at The Plough and the Stars in San Francisco, 2/23Merola Opera to Host Young Professional Meet-Up at The Plough and the Stars in San Francisco, 2/23
February 19, 2014

We start your St. Patrick's Day early with a Merola Opera Program meet up at the city's best Irish bar. Heck...even the first drink is on us! (more...)


DAS RHEINGOLD, A COFFIN IN EGYPT and More Set for Spring 2014 at Houston Grand OperaDAS RHEINGOLD, A COFFIN IN EGYPT and More Set for Spring 2014 at Houston Grand Opera
February 19, 2014

The new year has already brought notable success for Houston Grand Opera (HGO), where the hotly anticipated American premiere of the long-lost Holocaust opera The Passenger-hailed by the Associated Pr... (more...)


Juliane Banse Replaces Genia Kuhmeier in Metropolitan Opera's ARABELLAJuliane Banse Replaces Genia Kuhmeier in Metropolitan Opera's ARABELLA
February 19, 2014

Juliane Banse will make her Met debut as Zdenka in this season's performances of Strauss's Arabella, replacing Genia Kühmeier, who has withdrawn for personal reasons. (more...)


Lyric Opera of Chicago Announces Ana María Martínez and Eric Owens as Ambassadors for the Lyric Unlimited InitiativeLyric Opera of Chicago Announces Ana María Martínez and Eric Owens as Ambassadors for the Lyric Unlimited Initiative
February 19, 2014

Lyric Opera of Chicago is pleased to announce that soprano Ana María Martínezand bass-baritone Eric Owens will serve as the inaugural Community Ambassadors as part of the Lyric Unlimited initiative. T... (more...)


Jonas Kaufmann Sings Title Role in New Production of WERTHER at the Met, Beg. TonightJonas Kaufmann Sings Title Role in New Production of WERTHER at the Met, Beg. Tonight
February 18, 2014

Tenor Jonas Kaufmann will star in the title role of the tortured poet in the Met's new production of Massenet's Werther, opening tonight, February 18. (more...)


Met Music Director James Levine to Conduct Berg's WOZZECK, Begin. 3/6Met Music Director James Levine to Conduct Berg's WOZZECK, Begin. 3/6
February 17, 2014

Met Music Director James Levine will conduct a revival of Berg's Wozzeck, opening March 6 and starring Thomas Hampson and Deborah Voigt in their first-ever performances of the leading roles, Wozzeck a... (more...)


The Metropolitan Opera's 2014-2015 Season Includes THE DEATH OF KLINGHOFFER, LA DONNA DEL LAGO, and MoreThe Metropolitan Opera's 2014-2015 Season Includes THE DEATH OF KLINGHOFFER, LA DONNA DEL LAGO, and More
February 13, 2014

The Metropolitan Opera's 2014-15 season will feature 26 operas, three of them company premieres, in six new productions and 18 revivals showcasing the talents of the world's leading singers, conductor... (more...)


THE MERRY WIDOW, LES CONTES D'HOFFMANN and More Set for The Met's 2014-15 Live in HD SeasonTHE MERRY WIDOW, LES CONTES D'HOFFMANN and More Set for The Met's 2014-15 Live in HD Season
February 12, 2014

The Met: Live in HD, the Metropolitan Opera's award-winning series of live transmissions to more than 2,000 movie theaters in 65 countries around the world, will feature ten operas in the 2014-15 seas... (more...)


THE DEATH OF KLINGHOFFER, LA DONNA DEL LAGO, THE MERRY WIDOW and More Set for The Metropolitan Opera's 2014-15 SeasonTHE DEATH OF KLINGHOFFER, LA DONNA DEL LAGO, THE MERRY WIDOW and More Set for The Metropolitan Opera's 2014-15 Season
February 12, 2014

The Metropolitan Opera's 2014-15 season will feature 26 operas, three of them company premieres, in six new productions and 18 revivals showcasing the talents of the world's leading singers, conductor... (more...)


George London Foundation to Welcome Lori Guilbeau & John Relyea in Recital, 3/9George London Foundation to Welcome Lori Guilbeau & John Relyea in Recital, 3/9
February 11, 2014

Renowned bass John Relyea, who is performing in the Metropolitan Opera's current production of Rusalka with Renée Fleming; rising young soprano Lori Guilbeau, a 2010 George London Award winner; and pi... (more...)


Sarasota Opera Opens 2014 Winter Festival TodaySarasota Opera Opens 2014 Winter Festival Today
February 08, 2014

Following the critical success of last fall's production of Die Fledermaus, Sarasota Opera will open its 2014 Winter Festival Season today, February 8, 2014 marking the company's 55th consecutive seas... (more...)


BWW Interviews: In RUSALKA or RIGOLETTO, Piotr Beczala's a Tenor with StyleBWW Interviews: In RUSALKA or RIGOLETTO, Piotr Beczala's a Tenor with Style
by Richard Sasanow - February 07, 2014

He was the dashing yet fickle prince in the Met's HD Live broadcast of Dvorak's RUSALKA and the womanizing Duke who concluded that “La donna e mobile” (“Woman is fickle”) in last year's “Ratpack” RIGO... (more...)


Sarasota Opera to Host Exhibition from the Rome Opera House, HOMAGE TO GIUSEPPE VERDI, 3/8-25Sarasota Opera to Host Exhibition from the Rome Opera House, HOMAGE TO GIUSEPPE VERDI, 3/8-25
February 06, 2014

Sarasota Opera is thrilled to announce it will be host to an exhibition from the Rome Opera House entitled 'Homage to Giuseppe Verdi; Celebrating the Bicentennial of his Birth' March 8 - March 25, 201... (more...)


Borodin's Russian Epic PRINCE IGOR Returns to the Met TonightBorodin's Russian Epic PRINCE IGOR Returns to the Met Tonight
February 06, 2014

Borodin's operatic masterpiece Prince Igor will return to the Met tonight, February 6 for the first time since 1917, in a new production by acclaimed director Dmitri Tcherniakov in his Met debut. (more...)


Mary Phillips to Play 'Jezibaba' in Metropolitan Opera's RUSALKA TonightMary Phillips to Play 'Jezibaba' in Metropolitan Opera's RUSALKA Tonight
February 04, 2014

Mary Phillips will sing the role of Ježibaba in this evening's performance of Dvorák's Rusalka, replacing Dolora Zajick, who is ill. (more...)


Deborah Voigt Set for Metropolitan Opera's WOZZECK, 3/6-22Deborah Voigt Set for Metropolitan Opera's WOZZECK, 3/6-22
February 03, 2014

With James Levine on the podium, and Thomas Hampson in the title role, Deborah Voigt will make her role debut as Marie in Alban Berg's harrowing opera Wozzeck at New York's Metropolitan Opera (March 6... (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 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...)





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