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BRODSKY / BARYSHNIKOV to Make U.S. Premiere This Spring at BACBRODSKY / BARYSHNIKOV to Make U.S. Premiere This Spring at BAC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) presents the U.S. Premiere of the solo theater work BRODSKY / BARYSHNIKOV, based on poems by the late Nobel laureate Joseph Brodsky, and performed by actor and BAC artistic director Mikhail Baryshnikov. The one-man show was created for Baryshnikov in collaboration with Alvis Hermanis, noted Latvian director of The New Riga Theatre. (more...)

2016 Schwabacher Debut Recitals to be Presented by San Francisco Opera Center & Merola Opera Program2016 Schwabacher Debut Recitals to be Presented by San Francisco Opera Center & Merola Opera Program
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

San Francisco Opera Center and the Merola Opera Program present the 33rd season of the Schwabacher Debut Recitals. This season, the recitals move to the state-of-the-art Dianne and Tad Taube Atrium Theater in San Francisco Opera's new Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera, located on the fourth floor of the Veterans Building (401 Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco). The February 28 series-opener—Ports of Call with New York Festival of Song Artistic Director Steven Blier and 2016 San Francisco Opera Adler Fellows Amina Edris, Edward Nelson and Brad Walker—marks the inaugural public performance in the Taube Atrium Theater, which boasts the innovative Meyer Sound Constellation acoustic system. The 5:30 p.m. Sunday recital series continues on March 6 with bass-baritone Daniel Okulitch and pianist John Churchwell; March 20 with baritone Efraín Solís accompanied by pianist Robert Mollicone; and April 24 with baritone Kihun Yoon and pianist Mark Morash. (more...)

Baritone Paulo Szot to Play 'Henry Higgins' in Brazil's MY FAIR LADYBaritone Paulo Szot to Play 'Henry Higgins' in Brazil's MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

Baritone Paulo Szot is set to play Henry Higgins in MY FAIR LADY with Jorge Takla directing.  It will debut in Brazil where Szot became popular as an opera singer.  (more...)


by Richard Sasanow - Jan 4, 2016

No more carping about out-of-tune singing (for the rest of 2015). No more bemoaning opera directors who don't seem to like the art of opera (for the next five minutes). No more worrying whether traditional opera will go the way of all flesh (for the next few days, at least). It's time to give up on my Scrooge tendencies and be thankful for the gifts that opera gave me, in and around New York this past year, alphabetically speaking. (more...)

Anna Netrebko Leads Starry Cast in Verdi's  'Il Trovatore' on PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES, 1/24Anna Netrebko Leads Starry Cast in Verdi's 'Il Trovatore' on PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES, 1/24
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

Verdi's dramatic and tuneful favorite Il Trovatore kicks off the new season ofTHIRTEEN'S Great Performances at the Met Friday, January 22 at 9 p.m. on PBS, and repeated Sunday, January 24 at 12 p.m. (Check local listings.) (more...)

Patricia Racette to Receive the Merola Opera Program Distinguished Alumni AwardPatricia Racette to Receive the Merola Opera Program Distinguished Alumni Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

The Merola Opera Program is pleased to recognize Merola 1988 alumna Patricia Racette with the Merola Distinguished Alumni Award in a ceremony on Monday, January 7, 2016, in San Francisco. (more...)

Patricia Racette to Receive Merola Distinguished Alumni AwardPatricia Racette to Receive Merola Distinguished Alumni Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

The Merola Opera Program is pleased to recognize Merola 1988 alumna Patricia Racette with the Merola Distinguished Alumni Award in a ceremony on Monday, January 7, 2016, in San Francisco. The ceremony is an invitation-only event for members of Merola's Gold Circle and above. Those wishing to join Merola may find information at www.merola.org. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 12/6/2015 - 12/13/2015Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 12/6/2015 - 12/13/2015
by BWW - Dec 13, 2015

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Opera News Announces Winners for 2016 OPERA NEWS AWARDSOpera News Announces Winners for 2016 OPERA NEWS AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2015

New York, NY (December 10, 2015) – OPERA NEWS Editor in Chief F. Paul Driscoll today announced the recipients of the 11th Annual OPERA NEWS Awards. This year's honorees — Joseph Calleja, El?na Garan?a, Waltraud Meier, Anna Netrebko, and José van Dam — will be feted at a black tie gala celebration on April 10th at the Plaza Hotel in New York City.  (more...)

Dallas Opera to Simulcast Mark Adamo's BECOMING SANTA CLAUS at Lincoln Center, 12/6Dallas Opera to Simulcast Mark Adamo's BECOMING SANTA CLAUS at Lincoln Center, 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

DALLAS, TX, NOVEMBER 23, 2015 – The Dallas Opera is proud to announce that the gift of Christmas will come early this year for opera lovers in New York City!  The Texas opera company's world premiere production of Mark Adamo's Becoming Santa Claus will be simulcast—live—to 150 lucky music lovers in the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, located at 61 West 62nd Street, NY, NY 10023. (more...)

Dallas Opera's BECOMING SANTA CLAUS to Be Simulcast at Lincoln Center, 12/6Dallas Opera's BECOMING SANTA CLAUS to Be Simulcast at Lincoln Center, 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

DALLAS, TX, NOVEMBER 23, 2015 – The Dallas Opera is proud to announce that the gift of Christmas will come early this year for opera lovers in New York City!  The Texas opera company's world premiere production of Mark Adamo's Becoming Santa Claus will be simulcast—live—to 150 lucky music lovers in the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, located at 61 West 62nd Street, NY, NY 10023. (more...)

The Dallas Opera Presents World Premiere of BECOMING SANTA CLAUS, 12/4The Dallas Opera Presents World Premiere of BECOMING SANTA CLAUS, 12/4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

The Dallas Opera is delighted to present an original, musically compelling and visually stunning world premiere: Mark Adamo's BECOMING SANTA CLAUS, opening on Friday, December 4th at 7:30 p.m. in the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Center.  (more...)

Dallas Opera to Premiere Mark Adamo's BECOMING SANTA CLAUS, 12/4Dallas Opera to Premiere Mark Adamo's BECOMING SANTA CLAUS, 12/4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

DALLAS, NOVEMBER 11, 2015 – The Dallas Opera is delighted to present an original, musically compelling and visually stunning world premiere: Mark Adamo's BECOMING SANTA CLAUS, opening on Friday, December 4that 7:30 p.m. in the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Center.   (more...)

Julie Taymor Curates, Hosts First National Sawdust+ Concert in Brooklyn TonightJulie Taymor Curates, Hosts First National Sawdust+ Concert in Brooklyn Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Visionary director Julie Taymor curates and hosts the first National Sawdust+ concert tonight, November 6 at 7:30pm. MADE IN BROOKLYN, an evening inspired by that artistically fertile corner of New York City, will feature music by Brooklyn-born composers including the great George Gershwin and Oscar-winners Aaron Copland, John Corigliano and Elliot Goldenthal. The concert will feature the world concert premiere of Goldenthal's String Quartet No. 1 'The Stone Cutters' performed by Flux Quartet, the 'Chaconne' from Corigliano's Academy Award-winning score for The Red Violin, performed by Tim Fain & Stephen Gosling, and much more. (more...)

The Dallas Opera to Present TOSCA, TodayThe Dallas Opera to Present TOSCA, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

DALLAS, OCTOBER 16, 2015 – Expect edge-of-your-seat excitement and experience Grand Opera at its finest as The Dallas Opera presents Giacomo Puccini's immortal TOSCA, opening on Today, November 6, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Center.   (more...)

BWW Review: Live from New York - It's the 2015 Tchaikovsky Competition WinnersBWW Review: Live from New York - It's the 2015 Tchaikovsky Competition Winners
by Richard Sasanow - Nov 4, 2015

The recital at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall on October 24 by the winners of the XV International Tchaikovsky Competition was like an “amuse bouche”--a gift from the chef at the start of a meal at a fine French restaurant to tickle your tongue. It was absolutely delicious, but left you hungering for more. (more...)

BWW Interview: Olga Peretyatko, the Met's Shimmering Gilda in RIGOLETTOBWW Interview: Olga Peretyatko, the Met's Shimmering Gilda in RIGOLETTO
by Richard Sasanow - Nov 2, 2015

When singers seem to come out of nowhere, it's usually not the case at all, but the culmination of years of hard work. But for Russian soprano Olga Peretyatko--the Met's current Gilda in the lively 'Ratpack' production of Verdi's RIGOLETTO--it certainly seemed like it. (more...)


by Iris Moebius - Oct 29, 2015

Andrew Lloyd Webbers und Tim Rices mit 7 Tony Awards, 6 Drama Desk Awards, einem Oscar und einem Grammy ausgezeichneter Welterfolg EVITA wird endlich wieder in Wien zu sehen sein! Am 9. Marz 2016 ist große Gala-Premiere im Wiener Ronacher. In der Titelrolle der Eva Peron wird die mit vielfachen Preisen ausgezeichnete, bekannte deutsche Sangerin, Schauspielerin und Songwriterin Katharine Mehrling zu sehen sein. An ihrer Seite in den weiteren Hauptrollen darf man sich auf die Wiener Publikumslieblinge Drew Sarich als „Che" und Thomas Borchert als „Juan Peron" freuen.  (more...)

PBS Announces DOWNTON ABBEY Premiere Date; Full Winter/Spring ProgrammingPBS Announces DOWNTON ABBEY Premiere Date; Full Winter/Spring Programming
by TV News Desk - Oct 19, 2015

PBS' winter/spring primetime schedule offers a number of exciting new beginnings, awaited returns and a few goodbyes: most notably to one of television's most beloved dramas, “Downton Abbey” on MASTERPIECE (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 10/11/2015 - 10/18/2015Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 10/11/2015 - 10/18/2015
by BWW - Oct 18, 2015

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