Heather Johnson News

 

Heather Johnson News

Latest News on Heather Johnson

 

Boston Lyric Opera's THE RAKE'S PROGRESS Brings Stravinsky Back to BostonBoston Lyric Opera's THE RAKE'S PROGRESS Brings Stravinsky Back to Boston
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Boston Lyric Opera's (BLO) production of The Rake's Progress, which opens March 12 for a four-performance run at Emerson/Cutler Majestic Theatre, brings to life the traditional story of a young man seduced by monetary and carnal pleasures at the hand of a devilish valet.  The work hasn't been presented in a fully staged professional production since BLO produced it in 1987.  A professional concert version and several conservatories have been staged, but productions in Boston are infrequent. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

(more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

(more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

(more...)

New York Choral Society and Orchestra to Present U.S. Debut of Joseph Vella's THE HYLAND MASSNew York Choral Society and Orchestra to Present U.S. Debut of Joseph Vella's THE HYLAND MASS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Music Director David Hayes will lead the New York Choral Society and Orchestra (NYChoral) in the United States premiere of Maltese composer Joseph Vella's The Hyland Mass: A Prayer for Unity in Diversity. (more...)

New York Choral Society and Orchestra to Present U.S. Debut of Joseph Vella's THE HYLAND MASSNew York Choral Society and Orchestra to Present U.S. Debut of Joseph Vella's THE HYLAND MASS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Music Director David Hayes will lead the New York Choral Society and Orchestra (NYChoral) in the United States premiere of Maltese composer Joseph Vella's The Hyland Mass: A Prayer for Unity in Diversity. (more...)

Brooklyn Yard to Present Two Powerhouse Plays Out of AustinBrooklyn Yard to Present Two Powerhouse Plays Out of Austin
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

New play incubator Brooklyn Yard returns with Austin Exchange featuring East Coast premieres of two fiercely funny two-woman plays by Hannah Kenah, Jenny Larson, and Diana Lynn Small. (more...)

Brooklyn Yard to Present Two Powerhouse Plays Out of AustinBrooklyn Yard to Present Two Powerhouse Plays Out of Austin
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

New play incubator Brooklyn Yard returns with Austin Exchange featuring East Coast premieres of two fiercely funny two-woman plays by Hannah Kenah, Jenny Larson, and Diana Lynn Small. (more...)

Boston Lyric Opera Announces 40th Anniversary SeasonBoston Lyric Opera Announces 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

Boston Lyric Opera's Stanford Calderwood General and Artistic Director Esther Nelson announced today that each of the company's 40th anniversary season productions will be presented on a different, iconic Boston stage, starting with its largest-ever undertaking—a spectacular international production of the beloved Georges Bizet opera Carmen in a provocative staging by director Calixto Bieito, co-produced with San Francisco Opera and making its American East Coast premiere at the Boston Opera House on September 23, 2016. (more...)

LITTLE WOMEN to Make Company Premiere at Madison Opera This FebruaryLITTLE WOMEN to Make Company Premiere at Madison Opera This February
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Madison Opera presents the company premiere of Mark Adamo's LITTLE WOMEN today, February 5 and Sunday, February 7 in the Capitol Theater at the Overture Center for the Arts. (more...)

LITTLE WOMEN to Make Company Premiere at Madison Opera This FebruaryLITTLE WOMEN to Make Company Premiere at Madison Opera This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

Madison Opera presents the company premiere of Mark Adamo's LITTLE WOMEN on Friday, February 5 and Sunday, February 7 in the Capitol Theater at the Overture Center for the Arts. (more...)

Six Women Conductors Showcase Talent with The Dallas Opera TonightSix Women Conductors Showcase Talent with The Dallas Opera Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2015

The Dallas Opera is thrilled to present six women conductors of international stature making music with The Dallas Opera Orchestra and a host of outstanding young artists in one great evening designed to showcase the work of the inaugural Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors at The Dallas Opera. (more...)

Six Women Conductors to Showcase Talent with The Dallas Opera This DecemberSix Women Conductors to Showcase Talent with The Dallas Opera This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

The Dallas Opera is thrilled to present six women conductors of international stature making music with The Dallas Opera Orchestra and a host of outstanding young artists in one great evening designed to showcase the work of the inaugural Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors at The Dallas Opera. (more...)

American Lyric Theater Alumni Series to Begin at National Sawdust Next WeekendAmerican Lyric Theater Alumni Series to Begin at National Sawdust Next Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

American Lyric Theater is proud to launch a new series, ALT Alumni: Composers and Librettists in Concert, celebrating the successes of its Composer Librettist Development Program. The series includes two upcoming concerts at the brand new National Sawdust, November 15, 2015 and February 7, 2016, each featuring excerpts from five different operas with scores and/or librettos written by alumni of the CLDP. (more...)

BWW Preview: Westmont Has a GOOD DAY and Goes MAD & A GOAT with Alumni TalentBWW Preview: Westmont Has a GOOD DAY and Goes MAD & A GOAT with Alumni Talent
by Maggie Yates - Oct 16, 2015

Westmont's many-tiered theatre program offers student shows as well as professional shows produced by Lit Moon theatre company. This month, Westmont produces two plays that feature the writing and acting of Westmont Theatre Program's Alumni. (more...)

BWW Review: I'M STILL GETTING MY ACT TOGETHER - Some Beautiful Songs Performed Ever So BeautifullyBWW Review: I'M STILL GETTING MY ACT TOGETHER - Some Beautiful Songs Performed Ever So Beautifully
by Gil Kaan - Oct 12, 2015

An incredibly talented cast populate the West Coast premiere of Gretchen Cryer's I'M STILL GETTING MY ACT TOGETHER (AND TAKING IT ON THE ROAD). This production actually includes the original 1978 I'm Getting My Act Together and Taking It On the Road as the first act with the newly written second act set 30 years later. (more...)

Opera Saratoga & Words After War Present Writing Workshop Alongside THE LONG WALK This WeekendOpera Saratoga & Words After War Present Writing Workshop Alongside THE LONG WALK This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2015

Saratoga Springs, NY -- Opera Saratoga, in partnership with the literary organization Words After War, will present a writing workshop to civilians, veterans and military families today and tomorrow, July 11 and July 12, 2015 at The New York State Military Museum in Saratoga Springs, NY. The two-day event will be held in conjunction with the world premiere of The Long Walk, by Composer Jeremy Howard Beck and Librettist Stephanie Fleischmann. The opera is based upon the critically acclaimed memoir of war and homecoming by Brian Castner. (more...)

LA CENERENTOLA, THE LONG WALK and More Set for Opera Saratoga's 2015 Summer Festival SeasonLA CENERENTOLA, THE LONG WALK and More Set for Opera Saratoga's 2015 Summer Festival Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

Opera Saratoga kicks off its 2015 Summer Festival season, which will run from today, July 2 - July 26, 2015 at multiple venues throughout Saratoga Springs, New York. (more...)

LA CENERENTOLA, DIDO AND AENEAS and THE LONG WALK Set for Opera Saratoga's 2015 Summer SeasonLA CENERENTOLA, DIDO AND AENEAS and THE LONG WALK Set for Opera Saratoga's 2015 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

Opera Saratoga announces its 2015 Summer Festival season, which will run from July 2 - July 26, 2015 at multiple venues throughout Saratoga Springs, New York. (more...)

Opera Saratoga & Words After War to Present 7/11-12 Writing Workshop Alongside THE LONG WALKOpera Saratoga & Words After War to Present 7/11-12 Writing Workshop Alongside THE LONG WALK
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

Saratoga Springs, NY -- Opera Saratoga, in partnership with the literary organization Words After War, will present a writing workshop to civilians, veterans and military families on July 11 and July 12, 2015 at The New York State Military Museum in Saratoga Springs, NY. The two-day event will be held in conjunction with the world premiere of The Long Walk, by Composer Jeremy Howard Beck and Librettist Stephanie Fleischmann. The opera is based upon the critically acclaimed memoir of war and homecoming by Brian Castner. (more...)

 1  2  3  4  5