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Palm Beach Opera Announces 2018 Mainstage Season and GalaPalm Beach Opera Announces 2018 Mainstage Season and Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Palm Beach Opera is thrilled to announce the 2018 mainstage opera season, which will include performances of Giacomo Puccini's Tosca January 26-28, Leonard Bernstein's Candide February 23-25, and Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart March 23-25. All mainstage opera performances will take place at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach. (more...)

Palm Beach Opera to Present MADAMA BUTTERFLY at the Kravis CenterPalm Beach Opera to Present MADAMA BUTTERFLY at the Kravis Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Palm Beach Opera presents Giacomo Puccini's Madama Butterfly for one weekend only, January 27-29, at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach. One of the most popular operas in the repertoire, Madama Butterfly is filled with recognizable melodies and passionate drama. (more...)

Opera Santa Barbara Receives $20,000 GrantOpera Santa Barbara Receives $20,000 Grant
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Opera Santa Barbara will receive a $20,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to help defray costs associated with its new production of Leoš Jana?ek's The Cunning Little Vixen, which the company will present at the Granada Theatre on March 3 and 5. (more...)

Season Tickets Now On Sale For Opera Santa BarbaraSeason Tickets Now On Sale For Opera Santa Barbara
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Single tickets are on sale now for Opera Santa Barbara's 2016-17 season, which will open November 4 and 6 with Georges Bizet's timeless drama Carmen, followed by productions of Leoš Jana?ek's imaginative The Cunning Little Vixen on March 3 and 5, and Giacomo Puccini's richly melodic La Rondine on April 28 and 30. Ranging in price from $29 to $204, tickets can be purchased at www.granadasb.org or by calling 805-899-2222. Performances will take place at the historic Granada Theatre, 1214 State Street in downtown Santa Barbara. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Allows Live Tweeting During Dress Rehearsal of CARMENSan Francisco Opera Allows Live Tweeting During Dress Rehearsal of CARMEN
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

The San Francisco Opera held its final dress rehearsal for Carmen on Wednesday afternoon, which is set to open this weekend.  During the rehearsal, they allowed live tweeting with the hashtag #CarmenSF. (more...)

Subscriptions for Opera Santa Barbara's New Season Now on SaleSubscriptions for Opera Santa Barbara's New Season Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Subscription sales have begun for Opera Santa Barbara's 2016-17 season, which will open with Georges Bizet's timeless drama Carmen on November 4 and 6, followed by productions of Leoš Janá?ek's imaginative The Cunning Little Vixen on March 3 and 5, and Giacomo Puccini's richly melodic La Rondine on April 28 and 30. Prices start at just $77, and subscriber benefits include children's discounts and free admission to the company's new “Opera Goes to the Movies” series that will launch in the fall. To purchase subscriptions, visit www.operasb.com/subscription.php or call 805-898-3890. (more...)

San Francisco Opera's Summer 2016 Season Opens with U.S. Premiere of Bizet's CARMENSan Francisco Opera's Summer 2016 Season Opens with U.S. Premiere of Bizet's CARMEN
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2016

San Francisco Opera's Summer 2016 Season at the War Memorial Opera House opens May 27 with Georges Bizet's Carmen. Opera's ultimate femme fatale returns in a bold staging by the daring Catalan opera and theater director Calixto Bieito in his U.S. opera debut. Mezzo-sopranos Irene Roberts and Ginger Costa-Jackson star in the passionate title role. In a casting change announced today, tenor Brian Jagde, originally scheduled to star as Don Jose in six of Carmen's eleven performances running through July 3, will now sing the role for all performances except May 28, which will be sung by Adam Diegel. Jagde and Diegel replace tenor Maxim Aksenov, who has withdrawn from the production for personal reasons. San Francisco Opera also returns to AT&T Park, home of the San Francisco Giants, for a free live simulcast of Carmen on July 2. (more...)

The Metropolitan Opera Rising Stars Concert Series Set for MPAC, 4/2The Metropolitan Opera Rising Stars Concert Series Set for MPAC, 4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Four up-and-coming opera singers will showcase their talents as The Metropolitan Opera Rising Stars Concert Series comes to  Mayo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 8 PM. Tickets are $29 - $59. (more...)

Arizona Opera to Present CARMEN in 2016Arizona Opera to Present CARMEN in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

Opera's most infamous seductress, CARMEN, will ignite downtown when Arizona Opera performs the sultry classic January 30 at 7:30 and January 31 at 2:00 pm in the Tucson Music Hall, and February 5 and 6 at 7:30 and February 7 at 2:00 pm in Symphony Hall.   (more...)

MADAMA BUTTERFLY Launches OPERA San Antonio's 2015-16 Season TonightMADAMA BUTTERFLY Launches OPERA San Antonio's 2015-16 Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

OPERA San Antonio's Board of Directors and Chairman Mel Weingart today announced the slate for OPERA San Antonio's second season as the Resident Opera Company of the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

BWW Reviews: **To Be Updated LIVE** HELPMANN AWARDS 2015 Announced At Sydney's Capitol Theatre **To Be Updated LIVE**BWW Reviews: **To Be Updated LIVE** HELPMANN AWARDS 2015 Announced At Sydney's Capitol Theatre **To Be Updated LIVE**
by Jade Kops - Jul 26, 2015

2015 HELPMANN AWARDS ***THIS ARTICLE WILL BE UPDATED LIVE ON MONDAY 27TH JULY 2015*** (more...)

BWW Reviews: HELPMANN AWARDS 2015 NOMINATIONS Announced Across AustraliaBWW Reviews: HELPMANN AWARDS 2015 NOMINATIONS Announced Across Australia
by Jade Kops - Jun 22, 2015

Tonight, the countdown to the 2015 HELPMANN AWARDS began with the announcement of the 2015 HELPMANN AWARDS Nominees. (more...)

MADAMA BUTTERFLY to Launch OPERA San Antonio's 2015-16 SeasonMADAMA BUTTERFLY to Launch OPERA San Antonio's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

OPERA San Antonio's Board of Directors and Chairman Mel Weingart today announced the slate for OPERA San Antonio's second season as the Resident Opera Company of the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

THE RABBITS World Premiere, MADAMA BUTTERFLY's Australian Premiere and THE GIANTS Set for 2015 Perth International Arts FestivalTHE RABBITS World Premiere, MADAMA BUTTERFLY's Australian Premiere and THE GIANTS Set for 2015 Perth International Arts Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

Giants, Rabbits and a Butterfly join the cast of thousands in what is shaping to be an outstanding year for the Perth International Arts Festival. (more...)

Seattle Opera Presents Puccini's TOSCA TodaySeattle Opera Presents Puccini's TOSCA Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2015

Seattle—This January, Seattle Opera heats up the winter with one of the most fiery melodramas of all time: Tosca. In this tale, an opera diva must save the man she loves from the clutches of the lecherous police chief whose lust for the leading lady is as strong as his hunger for power. The ultimate, high-stakes love triangle takes audiences on a full-throttle ride toward a shocking and heartbreaking conclusion. (more...)

Seattle Opera to Present Puccini's TOSCA, 1/10/15Seattle Opera to Present Puccini's TOSCA, 1/10/15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

Seattle—This January, Seattle Opera heats up the winter with one of the most fiery melodramas of all time: Tosca. In this tale, an opera diva must save the man she loves from the clutches of the lecherous police chief whose lust for the leading lady is as strong as his hunger for power. The ultimate, high-stakes love triangle takes audiences on a full-throttle ride toward a shocking and heartbreaking conclusion. (more...)

THE RABBITS World Premiere, MADAMA BUTTERFLY's Australian Premiere and THE GIANTS Set for 2015 Perth International Arts FestivalTHE RABBITS World Premiere, MADAMA BUTTERFLY's Australian Premiere and THE GIANTS Set for 2015 Perth International Arts Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Giants, Rabbits and a Butterfly join the cast of thousands in what is shaping to be an outstanding year for the Perth International Arts Festival. (more...)

Three New Sopranos Take on Title Role of MADAMA BUTTERFLY at the Met, Beg. TodayThree New Sopranos Take on Title Role of MADAMA BUTTERFLY at the Met, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Three sopranos will sing their first Met performances of the title role in Puccini's Madama Butterfly at the Met this season. (more...)

Three New Sopranos to Take on Title Role of MADAMA BUTTERFLY at the Met, Beg. 1/16Three New Sopranos to Take on Title Role of MADAMA BUTTERFLY at the Met, Beg. 1/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2013

Three sopranos will sing their first Met performances of the title role in Puccini's Madama Butterfly at the Met this season. (more...)

Vancouver Opera Opens 2013-14 Season With Puccini's TOSCA, 10/26Vancouver Opera Opens 2013-14 Season With Puccini's TOSCA, 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2013

Rollercoaster emotions, intense drama and beautiful music are in store this fall as Vancouver Opera opens the 2013-2014 season with Puccini's exhilarating masterpiece Tosca. (more...)

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