Placido Domingo News

Music Institute of Chicago Hosts Gala to Celebrate Violinist Rachel Barton Pine, 5/15Music Institute of Chicago Hosts Gala to Celebrate Violinist Rachel Barton Pine, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Music Institute of Chicago hosts its annual gala Monday, May 15 at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, 120 East Delaware Place. The oldest community music school in Illinois and one of the three largest community music schools in the nation, the Music Institute is planning a celebratory evening highlighted by the presentation of the Dushkin Award to acclaimed violinist Rachel Barton Pine. (more...)

RICHARD MOVE/MOVEOPOLIS! to Open New York Live Arts' LIVE IDEAS 2017 FestivalRICHARD MOVE/MOVEOPOLIS! to Open New York Live Arts' LIVE IDEAS 2017 Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Richard Move/MoveOpolis! opens New York Live Arts LIVE IDEAS 2017 festival with the world premiere of XXYY, a multilayered work conceived and directed by Move, with costumes by acclaimed theater artist Alba Clemente and an original score by Italian electronic music pioneer Martux_m. (more...)

Los Lonely Boys, Kris Kristofferson and More Coming Up This March at City Winery ChicagoLos Lonely Boys, Kris Kristofferson and More Coming Up This March at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The following acts are performing at City Winery Chicago (1200 W. Randolph St) throughout the month of March. (more...)

Warner Theatre to Screen Puccini's TOSCA: LIVE IN ROME to Benefit Opera ProgrammingWarner Theatre to Screen Puccini's TOSCA: LIVE IN ROME to Benefit Opera Programming
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

The Warner Theatre will show Puccini's TOSCA: Live in Rome starring Placido Domingo and Catherine Malfitano in the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre on Saturday, April 1 at 1:00 pm as a fundraiser to benefit opera programming at the Warner.  (more...)

Ben Forster Extends His Run as 'The Phantom' in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERABen Forster Extends His Run as 'The Phantom' in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Ben Forster will extend his run as 'The Phantom' until Saturday 2 September in the smash hit Andrew Lloyd Webber musical 'THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA'. Now in its 31st year at Her Majesty's Theatre in the West End, the show also stars Celinde Schoenmaker as 'Christine Daae' and Nadim Naaman as 'Raoul'. (more...)

Melbourne Opera Presents Gilbert and Sullivan's Comic Opera H.M.S. PINAFOREMelbourne Opera Presents Gilbert and Sullivan's Comic Opera H.M.S. PINAFORE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Melbourne Opera is bringing Gilbert & Sullivan (G&S) hilarity back to Melbourne, with a new production of H.M.S. Pinafore gallivanting onto The Athenaeum stage from 14 March. (more...)

LA Opera Announces 2017-18 Season - Ana Maria Martinez in CARMEN, Placido Domingo in NABUCCO and More!LA Opera Announces 2017-18 Season - Ana Maria Martinez in CARMEN, Placido Domingo in NABUCCO and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

To launch the season, the dazzling Ana María Martínez returns to Los Angeles as opera's most delectable femme fatale in a striking production, new to Los Angeles, of Carmen, filled with sensuality, danger, and intense theatricality. Another bonus: this will be the first time the world-renowned James Conlon conducts Carmen in LA. The season continues with one of LA Opera's favorite stars, soprano Nino Machaidze, taking the stage in The Pearl Fishers, a beautifully detailed production of one of Bizet's early treasures. (more...)

BWW Review: Two Nights in Seville, Part 2 - a New Gypsy in Town for Met's CARMENBWW Review: Two Nights in Seville, Part 2 - a New Gypsy in Town for Met's CARMEN
by Richard Sasanow - Jan 24, 2017

It's that time of the year again, when the flu season gives artistic administrators big headaches, trying to fill in the blanks when a headliner calls in sick. CARMEN's been a particular headache, with mezzo Sophie Koch out of action in the title role after rehearsals had started. Luckily, Clementine Margaine--scheduled for the second cast--was able to step into her flamenco shoes for the first night--and all to follow--doing a bang-up job. (more...)

Christiane Noll and David Harris to Star in NEXT TO NORMAL at TheatreWorksChristiane Noll and David Harris to Star in NEXT TO NORMAL at TheatreWorks
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

TheaterWorks (Rob Ruggiero, Producing Artistic Director) announced exciting casting news today for the theater's upcoming production of NEXT TO NORMAL. Tony nominated Christiane Noll will play Diana and David Harris will play Dan in the Pulitzer Prize winning drama (Music by Tom Kitt / Book and Lyrics by Brian Yorkey). Rob Ruggiero will direct. (more...)

Theo Croker, Matt Doyle, Toshi Reagon and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's PubTheo Croker, Matt Doyle, Toshi Reagon and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances from January 18-29, 2017. Scroll down for more information, and visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

Pacific Symphony Presents Michael Bolton For A Night Of Romantic Hits, 2/10-11Pacific Symphony Presents Michael Bolton For A Night Of Romantic Hits, 2/10-11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Get ready for a wonderfully romantic and memorable evening when Pacific Symphony Pops welcomes the iconic, multi-Grammy-Award winning singer/songwriter-Michael Bolton-for a special Valentine's Day weekend celebration! (more...)

2CELLOS to Return to the Fox Theatre with Songs from SCORE Album This Fall2CELLOS to Return to the Fox Theatre with Songs from SCORE Album This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

2CELLOS, music's most electric and dynamic instrumental duo, go to the movies for their new Portrait/Sony Music Masterworks album Score, available March 17, 2017. Bringing 2CELLOS' game-changing sound and style to the most popular melodies ever written for classic and contemporary movies and television, Score will be supported by a world tour presented by AEG Live, making a stop at the Fox Theatre on Friday, October 27 at 7 p.m. (more...)

2CELLOS Take Fans To The Movies Live at the Fabulous Fox Theatre2CELLOS Take Fans To The Movies Live at the Fabulous Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

2CELLOS, music's most electric and dynamic instrumental duo, go to the movies for their new Portrait/Sony Music Masterworks album Score, available March 17, 2017. (more...)

Christina Lyon's 5TH ANNUAL GALA DE DANZA EXPERIENCE: 30 Artists and 1 Epic PerformanceChristina Lyon's 5TH ANNUAL GALA DE DANZA EXPERIENCE: 30 Artists and 1 Epic Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

With each year that passes, collaborations between talented artists continue to grow; Derek Hough (Emmy Award Winning choreographer, Dancing with the Stars), Sammy Hagar (Grammy Award Winner & Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Legend), Josie Walsh (Artistic Director of BalletRED and Joffrey Ballet School Los Angeles & San Francisco), Misty Copeland (principal with American Ballet Theatre), Ekaterina Kondaurova (principal with Mariinsky Ballet), Daniel Ulbricht (principal with New York City Ballet), Yulia Zagoruychenko & Riccardo Cocchi (Six-Time World Latin Ballroom Champions) and Youth America Grand Prix finalists, just to name a few. Gala de Danza believes in collaborations and diversity within all forms of the performing arts, giving way for the future development of a music and dance festival. (more...)

Grammy Award Winner Susan Graham to Perform With Philadelphia Orchestra and Washington National OperaGrammy Award Winner Susan Graham to Perform With Philadelphia Orchestra and Washington National Opera
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Fresh from a triumphant turn as Didon in Chicago Lyric's production of Berlioz's Les Troyens, Grammy Award-winning mezzo-soprano Susan Graham takes the concert stage this winter, performing selections from Canteloube's Chants d'Auvergne with the Philadelphia Orchestra and Yannick Nezet-Seguin. (more...)

Soprano Julia Migenes Returns to Odyssey with Musical Portrait of Claude DebussySoprano Julia Migenes Returns to Odyssey with Musical Portrait of Claude Debussy
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Celebrated soprano Julia Migenes returns to L.A. with the world premiere of her newest musical portrait of a great composer. Accompanied on piano by Manuel Arellano and directed by Academy Award-nominated director Peter Medak (The Ruling Class with Peter O' Toole), Migenes' Debussy: His Letters and His Music opens at the Odyssey Theatre on Feb. 10 for a three-week run. (more...)

Il Volo Set to Return to the State Theatre in MarchIl Volo Set to Return to the State Theatre in March
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Il Volo, the critically acclaimed trio, will embark on a tour called "Notte Magica - a Tribute to the Three Tenors." Accompanied by a full orchestra, the trio will return to Easton with a stop at the State Theatre on Thursday, March 2. (more...)

Peterborough Players to Screen The Met Live in HD's NABUCCO, Starring Placido DomingoPeterborough Players to Screen The Met Live in HD's NABUCCO, Starring Placido Domingo
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

On Saturday, January 7 at 1pm, The Peterborough Players will present a streamed broadcast of the Metropolitan Opera's production of NABUCCO live in High Definition. (more...)

Aditi Brennan Kapil's IMOGEN SAYS NOTHING to Premiere at Yale Rep This WinterAditi Brennan Kapil's IMOGEN SAYS NOTHING to Premiere at Yale Rep This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of IMOGEN SAYS NOTHING by Aditi Brennan Kapil, directed by Laurie Woolery, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street), January 20-February 11. Opening Night is Thursday, January 26. (more...)

Los Lonely Boy, Tom Paxton and More on Sale at City Winery ChicagoLos Lonely Boy, Tom Paxton and More on Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Grammy Award winning Los Lonely Boys, folk icon Tom Paxton, left-handed guitar player Doyle Bramhall II, one of the oldest jazz repertory orchestras in the country, Chicago Jazz Orchestra, and more. (more...)

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