Francesca Zambello News

 
Gender: Female
TWITTER WATCH

@FZambello - 2/1/16 09:37am If it is February it is time to: 1) Get your season tickets for Glimmerglass and 2) Come down to DC and see LOST... https://t.co/dJ5nHgxOop


@FZambello - 1/25/16 02:26pm It's #singleticketday at The Glimmerglass Festival! Buy all your tickets for 2016, today! #2016ggf https://t.co/fZpX95fQ6V


MORE TWEETS
 

Francesca Zambello News

Gender: Female
Broadway, Chicago Stars Round Out Principal Cast of Lyric Opera's THE KING AND IBroadway, Chicago Stars Round Out Principal Cast of Lyric Opera's THE KING AND I
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Lyric Opera of Chicago announced today casting for the remaining principal roles in its grand-scale production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I, featuring Broadway stars Kate Baldwin and Paolo Montalban as Anna Leonowens and the King of Siam. Additional Broadway artists Ali Ewoldt (Tuptim), Alan Ariano (The Kralahome) and Rona Figueroa (Lady Thiang) join the cast, along with Sam Simahk (Lun Tha) and Chicagoland artists Charlie Babbo (Louis Leonowens), Jomar Ferreras (Interpreter), John Lister (Captain Orton), David Parkes (Sir Edward Ramsay), Peter Sipla (Phra Alack) and Matthew Uzarraga (Prince Chulalongkorn). All but Lister make their Lyric debuts with The King and I. (more...)

The Dallas Opera Presents MANON, 3/4The Dallas Opera Presents MANON, 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

 The Dallas Opera resumes the 2015-2016 Season in early spring with Jules Massenet's heart-wrenching and seductive tale of love, lust, and spectacularly bad choices: MANON, opening March 4, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. in the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House for the first of four performances. (more...)

Washington National Opera to Present Leah Crocetto in Recital, 2/26Washington National Opera to Present Leah Crocetto in Recital, 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

(WASHINGTON)—Washington National Opera (WNO) continues its 60th anniversary season with Leah Crocetto in Recital, featuring the celebrated star of last season's Dialogues of the Carmelites, on Friday, February 26, 2016 at 7 p.m. in the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. Accompanied by acclaimed pianist Mark Markham, Ms. Crocetto will perform art songs by Strauss, Duparc, and Barber, as well as popular opera arias and a few of her favorite jazz standards. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Sets New Screenings With Sundance Kabuki Cinemas for February and MarchSan Francisco Opera Sets New Screenings With Sundance Kabuki Cinemas for February and March
by Louisa Brady - Jan 28, 2016

San Francisco Opera partners again with Sundance Kabuki Cinemas to present the latest installment of the San Francisco Opera Grand Opera Cinema Series for winter 2016. (more...)

OPERA America Announces Recipients of its 2016 National Opera Trustee Recognition AwardsOPERA America Announces Recipients of its 2016 National Opera Trustee Recognition Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

OPERA America, the national service organization for opera, is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2016 National Opera Trustee Recognition Awards. Now in its ninth year, these awards honor outstanding trustees of U.S. opera companies for their exemplary leadership, generosity and audience-building efforts on behalf of their respective opera companies. (more...)

The Dallas Opera Announces 2016-17 Season - MADAME BUTTERFLY, MOBY DICK and More!The Dallas Opera Announces 2016-17 Season - MADAME BUTTERFLY, MOBY DICK and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

The Dallas Opera is proud to announce its spectacular 2016-2017 Season, consisting of five brilliant mainstage productions, including two repertoire classics never before performed by this company.  (more...)

San Francisco Opera Announces 2016-17 SeasonSan Francisco Opera Announces 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

San Francisco Opera General Director David Gockley and Music Director Nicola Luisotti today announced the Company's 2016–17 Season repertory and roster of international guest artists, conductors and creative teams scheduled to appear at the War Memorial Opera House, as well as initial programming for SF Opera Lab 2017 presentations at the Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera's Taube Atrium Theater. The Company's 94th Season will also mark Matthew Shilvock's inaugural year as San Francisco Opera's new general director, succeeding his mentor and internationally respected impresario, David Gockley, who will step down on July 31, 2016. (more...)

Washington National Opera to Open 2016 with Apartheid-Era Opera LOST IN THE STARSWashington National Opera to Open 2016 with Apartheid-Era Opera LOST IN THE STARS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

Washington National Opera (WNO) continues its 60th anniversary season with the company premiere of Kurt Weill and Maxwell Anderson's LOST IN THE STARS, February 12-20 in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater. (more...)

BWW Review: BETTER GODS Soars at the Kennedy CenterBWW Review: BETTER GODS Soars at the Kennedy Center
by Keith Tittermary - Jan 11, 2016

The Washington National Opera has always been a champion for young artists, both on stage and off. The WNO's American Opera Initiative's premier production of Better Gods is a testimony to that. Composed with ethnical truth by Luna Pearl Woolf, Better Gods is a stirring portrait of a determined Queen who must decide whether she should give up her crown or her soul. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 11/29/2015 - 12/6/2015Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 11/29/2015 - 12/6/2015
by BWW - Dec 6, 2015

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 11/29/2015 - 12/6/2015. (more...)

Luna Pearl Woolf's BETTER GODS Set for  Washington National OperaLuna Pearl Woolf's BETTER GODS Set for Washington National Opera
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

Better Gods, a new opera by composer Luna Pearl Woolf, will have its world premiere at the Kennedy Center on January 8 and 9 presented by Washington National Opera, Francesca Zambello, Artistic Director. The story of the last queen of Hawaii and the fall of the Hawaiian monarchy, with a libretto by Caitlin Vincent, the one-hour opera is part of WSO's ambitious American Opera Initiative.  The music of Luna Pearl Woolf, praised for its “psychological nuances and emotional depth,” by The New York Times, is also featured on several new recordings and is the focus of major composer portraits in Washington, DC and in Montreal in 2016. (more...)

AUDIO: Listen to Glimmerglass Festival's CANDIDE on WQXR's SATURDAY AT THE OPERAAUDIO: Listen to Glimmerglass Festival's CANDIDE on WQXR's SATURDAY AT THE OPERA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

Over the summer, the Glimmerglass Festival presented Bernstein's take on Candide. As philosophical as it is satirical, the productiontransports Voltaire's novella and its Enlightenment-era ideas to the stage, and features classic tunes such as 'The Best of All Possible Worlds,' 'Glitter and Be Gay' and 'Make our Garden Grow.' WQXR just featured the show as a part of its Saturday at the Opera series, and you can check out audio of the broadcast below! (more...)

San Francisco Opera Announces Details of New Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera; Opens Feb. 2016San Francisco Opera Announces Details of New Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera; Opens Feb. 2016
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

San Francisco Opera today announced new details of its soon-to-be-completed $21 million renovation of 38,000 square feet in the Veterans Building's fourth floor and basement named the Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera. Adjacent to the War Memorial Opera House, the Wilsey Center for Opera is scheduled to open in late February 2016, and consolidates most of the Company's operations into a single campus in the vibrant and emerging arts district of San Francisco's Civic Center. The 1932 Beaux Arts-designed Veterans Building recently reopened in September following a 26-month, City-financed $156 million seismic retrofit and renovation of the historic Herbst Theatre, Green Room, meeting rooms, offices and corridors throughout the first three floors. (more...)

Washington National Opera to Kick Off American Opera Initiative with Three World Premieres, 12/2Washington National Opera to Kick Off American Opera Initiative with Three World Premieres, 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

(WASHINGTON)—Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced complete details and casting for the fourth season of the American Opera Initiative, its comprehensive commissioning program that brings contemporary American stories to the stage while fostering the talents of rising American composers and librettists. Three pairings of new opera composers and librettists— Sarah Hutchings and Mark Sonnenblick (Twenty Minutes or Less), David Clay Mettens and Joshua McGuire (Alexandra), and Christopher Weiss and John de los Santos (Service Provider)—will premiere new one-act operas, each based on a contemporary American story, in semi-staged concert performances on December 2, 2015 in the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. The 7 p.m. performance is sold out; a second performance at 9 p.m. has just been added to accommodate demand. (more...)

The Glimmerglass Festival Announces 2016 Season - Stephen Sondheim, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Deborah Voigt and More!The Glimmerglass Festival Announces 2016 Season - Stephen Sondheim, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Deborah Voigt and More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

The Glimmerglass Festival, which presents four mainstage productions of opera and musical theater every summer, rounds out each season with a schedule of guest appearances, concerts, public master classes, youth opera performances and more. (more...)

LA BOHEME, SWEENEY TODD, THE CRUCIBLE and More Set for 2016 at Glimmerglass FestivalLA BOHEME, SWEENEY TODD, THE CRUCIBLE and More Set for 2016 at Glimmerglass Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

The Glimmerglass Festival, which presents four mainstage productions of opera and musical theater every summer, rounds out each season with a schedule of guest appearances, concerts, public master classes, youth opera performances and more. (more...)

Fiddlehead Theatre Adds THE LITTLE MERMAID MatineesFiddlehead Theatre Adds THE LITTLE MERMAID Matinees
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Fiddlehead Theatre Company announces the addition of 2 matinee performances during the company's production of Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID from November 27-December 6, 2015 at the Strand Theatre (543 Columbia Rd, Dorchester, MA 02125).  (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...)

The Tenors Come to The McCoy TonightThe Tenors Come to The McCoy Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2015

The multi-platinum, JUNO Award-winning band The Tenors have been thrilling audiences around the world with their powerful voices and memorable melodies. Blending classical music and contemporary pop, the vocal supergroup has achieved international success, showcasing their undeniable charm and diverse vocal styles in their newest release, Under One Sky (June, 2015). The music of Clifton Murray, Victor Micallef, Remigio Pereira, and Fraser Walters is rich and soulful with powerful anthems, classic covers, and songs written and co-written by The Tenors themselves. (more...)

GREAT SCOTT and BECOMING SANTA CLAUS World Premieres Set for Dallas Opera's 2015-2016 SeasonGREAT SCOTT and BECOMING SANTA CLAUS World Premieres Set for Dallas Opera's 2015-2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

The Dallas Opera is proud to announce the five phenomenal mainstage productions of the 2015-2016 Season, “Seeking the Human Element,” to be presented in the magnificent Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Center located in the Dallas Arts District. (more...)

 1  2  3  4 … 39   

BROADWAYWORLD TV

Musicals
Plays