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Country Duo Dan + Shay Debut at No. 1 on Billboard Country Albums Chart
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

Breakout country duo Dan + Shay (Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney) impressively debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Country Albums Chart (more...)

Warner Music Nashville Promotes Scott Hendricks to Executive Vice President, A&R
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

Warner Music Nashville (WMN), the Nashville-based recorded music operation of Warner Music Group, today announced the promotion of Scott Hendricks to Executive Vice President, A&R. Hendricks (more...)

Miranda Lambert, Tim McGraw Lead Nominations for 49th ANNUAL ACM AWARDS; Full List Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

Nominations were announced today for the 49th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, Country Music's Party of the Year®, honoring country music's superstars and hottest emerging talent. (more...)

Pierre Vallet to Conduct Metropolitan Opera's MADAMA BUTTERFLY Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2014

Pierre Vallet will conduct this evening's performance of Puccini's Madama Butterfly, replacing Philippe Auguin, who is ill. Auguin's illness also forced him to withdraw from the January 16 performance of Madama Butterfly, which was conducted by Marco Armiliato. (more...)

Marco Armiliato to Conduct Tonight's MADAMA BUTTERFLY at the Met
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Marco Armiliato will conduct this evening's performance of Puccini's Madama Butterfly, replacing Philippe Auguin, who is ill. (more...)

Three 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. 1/16
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...)

BWW Reviews: Houston Grand Opera's AIDA is Spellbinding and Sumptuous
by David Clarke - Oct 19, 2013

Giuseppe Verdi's 1871 opera AIDA is a worldwide phenomenon. It has been adapted into several films, Elton John and Tim Rice adapted it into a Broadway musical with the same title, and, as of 2007, New York City's Metropolitan Opera has given over 1,100 performances of the opera, making it their second most frequently produced work. Oozing with spectacle and pageantry, Houston Grand Opera's (HGO) current production of the beloved opera is a spellbinding and sumptuous beginning to their new season. (more...)

Houston Grand Opera to 2013-14 Season with AIDA Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2013

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) opens its 2013-14 season tonight with a revival of its classic production of Verdi's Aida. The production, which runs through November 9, is conducted by Italian maestro Antonino Fogliani and stars the National Opera of Ukraine's Liudmyla Monastyrska as Aida, the role that garnered her critical acclaim at the Metropolitan Opera last year. The New York Times described Monastyrska in her U.S. debut in the title role as "gifted with a luscious round soprano that maintains its glow even in the softest notes." Mezzo Dolora Zajick returns to one of her signature roles, Amneris; Italian tenor Riccardo Massi sings Radames; and Texas baritone and HGO Studio alumnus Scott Hendricks sings Aida's father, Amonasro. The production is designed by British designer Zandra Rhodes, directed by Jose Maria Condemi, and choreographed by Dominic Walsh in the inaugural collaboration between HGO and Walsh's Houston-based Dominic Walsh Dance Theater. (more...)

Houston Grand Opera Presents First RING CYCLE, American/World Premieres & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2013

Houston Grand Opera's (HGO) 2013–14 season includes the launch of the company's first Ring cycle, in a visionary and captivating production by the Catalan company La Fura dels Baus; the hotly anticipated American premiere of Mieczyslaw Weinberg's Holocaust opera The Passenger; the world premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon's A Coffin in Egypt, based on the play of the same name by renowned Texas writer Horton Foote and starring iconic mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade; a new HGO production of Carmen from Broadway sensation Rob Ashford; revivals of Aida, Rigoletto, and Die Fledermaus; and, in tribute to the nation's homegrown musical theater tradition, Stephen Sondheim's A Little Night Music designed by fashion star Isaac Mizrahi. Through its HGOco S o n g o f H o u s t o n project—winner of the National MultiCultural Institute's Leading Lights Diversity Award—the company continues to celebrate Houston's cultural diversity with the world premieres of two new commissions exploring the city's Vietnamese and Indian communities as part of the East + West series. (more...)

Houston Grand Opera Announces 2013-2014 Season, Including Favorites Like Sondheim as Well as World Premiere Pieces
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2013

Houston Grand Opera's (HGO) 2013-14 season includes the launch of the company's first Ring cycle, in a visionary and captivating production by the Catalan company La Fura dels Baus; the hotly anticipated American premiere of Mieczyslaw Weinberg's Holocaust opera The Passenger; the world premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon's A Coffin in Egypt, based on the play of the same name by renowned Texas writer Horton Foote and starring iconic mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade; a new HGO production of Carmenfrom Broadway sensation Rob Ashford; revivals of Aida, Rigoletto, and Die Fledermaus; and, in tribute to the nation's homegrown musical theater tradition, Stephen Sondheim's A Little Night Music designed by fashion star Isaac Mizrahi. Through its HGOco Song of Houston project-winner of the National MultiCultural Institute's Leading Lights Diversity Award-the company continues to celebrate Houston's cultural diversity with the world premieres of two new commissions exploring the city's Vietnamese and Indian communities as part of the East + West series. (more...)

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of Puccini's TOSCA - Director Jonathan Kent, Soprano Martina Serafin and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2013

Combining drama, passion Puccini's Tosca is one of the most performed of all of his operas. Jonathan Kent's naturalistic production is set against the turbulent backdrop of Rome in 1800. Director Jonathan Kent, Soprano Martina Serafin, who sings the role of Tosca, Tenor Aleksandrs Antonenko, who sings the role of Cavaradossi and Baritone Scott Hendricks, who sings the role of Scarpia, discuss what makes the opera so special. Check out the video below! (more...)

James Levine Returns to the Met to Conduct Three Operas; Full Season Announced Including Nico Muhly, Craig Lucas, Bartlett Sher & More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2013

The Metropolitan Opera's 2013-14 season will feature many of the world's greatest singers, conductors, and theater artists in 26 operas, including six new productions, of a varied repertory that ranges from the Baroque era to the 21st century. Met Music Director James Levine will return to the Met podium for the first time in two years, conducting three operas with which he has long been associated: a new production of Verdi's final masterpiece Falstaff, Mozart's Cosi fan tutte, and Berg's Wozzeck. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi will be conducting two operas in the 2013-14 season, Rossini's La Cenerentola and Puccini's Madama Butterfly. (more...)

Metropolitan Opera 2013/2014 Season to Feature FALSTAFF, DIE FLEDERMAUS, PRINCE IGOR and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2013

The Metropolitan Opera's 2013-14 season will feature many of the world's greatest singers, conductors, and theater artists in 26 operas, including six new productions, of a varied repertory that ranges from the Baroque era to the 21st century. Met Music Director James Levine will return to the Met podium for the first time in two years, conducting three operas with which he has long been associated: a new production of Verdi's final masterpiece Falstaff, Mozart's Cosi fan tutte, and Berg's Wozzeck. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi will be conducting two operas in the 2013-14 season, Rossini's La Cenerentola and Puccini's Madama Butterfly. (more...)

The Met's 2013-14 Season to Feature 26 Operas, With 6 New Productions, Including a U.S. Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2013

The Metropolitan Opera's 2013-14 season will feature many of the world's greatest singers, conductors, and theater artists in 26 operas, including six new productions, of a varied repertory that ranges from the Baroque era to the 21st century. Met Music Director James Levine will return to the Met podium for the first time in two years, conducting three operas with which he has long been associated: a new production of Verdi's final masterpiece Falstaff, Mozart's Cosi fan tutte, and Berg's Wozzeck. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi will be conducting two operas in the 2013-14 season, Rossini's La Cenerentola and Puccini's Madama Butterfly. (more...)

Houston Grand Opera Announces 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2013

Houston Grand Opera (HGO)-the only opera company with two Grammys, two Emmys, and a Tony - continues to raise the bar for American opera with next season's gripping new line-up. (more...)

VOICE OVER: The Top 10 Take Risks & Instigate Change
by Sally Henry - Nov 20, 2012

The Top 10 on NBC's The Voice took the stage tonight, vying to keep their spots on the show. The stakes were very high because the decision is completely up to America to vote for their favorite. No coaches can save them now. So Christina Aguilera's last two contestants performed, as well as Blake Shelton's two, Adam Levine's three, and CeeLo Green's three. (more...)

Restless Heart’s Holiday Show, ‘Seasons of Harmony,’ Comes to the Suncoast Showroom 12/1 & 2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2012

Country music chart-toppers Restless Heart will perform songs of the season and timeless hits at the Suncoast Showroom, December 1 and 2. (more...)

Eric Church Tops Nominees For 46th ANNUAL CMA AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Sep 05, 2012

Eric Church tops the list of final nominees for THE 46th ANNUAL CMA AWARDS with five nominations. The reigning CMA Female and Male Vocalist of the Year Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton each received four nominations. Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Kenny Chesney, Little Big Town, and Taylor Swift each received three nominations for Country Music's Biggest Night™. (more...)

Houston Grand Opera's New Rape of Lucretia Closes
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2012

Houston Grand Opera's new production of Benjamin Britten's intimate but intensely gripping chamber opera The Rape of Lucretia takes place through February 11, 2012 and features the young American theatre director Arin Arbus in her operatic debut. (more...)

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