Wolf Trap News

Starry, Harold Prince-Helmed CANDIDE Adds Performances at New York City OperaStarry, Harold Prince-Helmed CANDIDE Adds Performances at New York City Opera
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

This January, the legendary Broadway visionary Harold Prince returns to New York City Opera to direct a new production of Leonard Bernstein's Candide. The production, choreographed by Emmy Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated choreographer Patricia Birch, brings together a versatile cast of Broadway veterans and rising opera stars to tell the story of Candide's adventures and tribulations in the "best of all possible worlds."  (more...)

Falu's Bollywood Orchestra and More Join The Barns at Wolf Trap 2016-17 SeasonFalu's Bollywood Orchestra and More Join The Barns at Wolf Trap 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Wolf Trap has announced new shows added to The Barns at Wolf Trap lineup for 2016-2017: Punch Brothers' banjoist Noam Pikelny, beautiful Indian melodies from Falu and her Bollywood Orchestra, Virginia rockers Pat McGee Band, soul-stirring world music with Idan Raichel, and country/bluegrass songstress Kathy Mattea. (more...)

American Lyric Theater and MasterVoices to Present 'InsightALT: The Life and Death(s) of Alan Turing'American Lyric Theater and MasterVoices to Present 'InsightALT: The Life and Death(s) of Alan Turing'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

American Lyric Theater (ALT) in partnership with MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale), presents The Life and Death(s) of Alan Turingon on January 12, 2017 at 7:30pm in the Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center, 129 W 67th Street, New York City. (more...)

Get in the Holiday Spirit at Wolf Trap!Get in the Holiday Spirit at Wolf Trap!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

What better way to get in the holiday spirit than with songs of the season?  (more...)

Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana Join NSO Holiday Pops in ConcertLaura Osnes and Santino Fontana Join NSO Holiday Pops in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Frequent collaborators, Broadway stars, and Tony Award nominees Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana join the NSO Pops and Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke for the National Symphony Orchestra's annual A Holiday Pops! concerts on Friday, December 9, at 8 p.m., and Saturday, December 10, at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. (more...)

Natalie Weiss to Join Jonathan Reid Gealt at the London Hippodrome 2/16/2017Natalie Weiss to Join Jonathan Reid Gealt at the London Hippodrome 2/16/2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2016

Club 11 London and The Hippodrome are pleased to announce american composer Jonathan Reid Gealt is returning to London on 16th February 2017at his first concert at the London Hippodrome Casino. He will be joined* by Natalie Weiss, Craig Colton, Rebecca Trehearn and Andy Coxon along side the Club 11 London band, lead by Marc McBride. Other guests are to be announced. (more...)

Brevard Symphony Presents RUSSIAN MASTERS With Terrence Wilson, 11/19Brevard Symphony Presents RUSSIAN MASTERS With Terrence Wilson, 11/19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Fanfare trumpets will herald the opening of Tchaikovsky's thrilling "Polonaise" from his opera "Eugene Onegin" when the Brevard Symphony Orchestra takes the stage on November 19th at the King Center for the Performing Arts in Melbourne. Audience favorite Terrence Wilson returns to perform with the BSO for one of the most beloved concertos ever written - Rachmaninoff's Second Piano Concerto. (more...)

Eric Paslay, Salvant & Diehl and More Join The Barns at Wolf Trap's 2016-17 LineupEric Paslay, Salvant & Diehl and More Join The Barns at Wolf Trap's 2016-17 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Today, Wolf Trap announced new shows to The Barns at Wolf Trap lineup for 2016-2017. (more...)

Lyric Opera of Kansas City to Present All-New Co-Production of THE MARRIAGE OF FIGAROLyric Opera of Kansas City to Present All-New Co-Production of THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

Lyric Opera of Kansas City continues its 59th season with the Lyric Opera debut co-production of Mozart's masterpiece The Marriage of Figaro November 5, 9, 11 and 13 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Doug Varone and Dancers to Premiere New Piece at The PAC Next MonthDoug Varone and Dancers to Premiere New Piece at The PAC Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

THE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, PURCHASE COLLEGE (PAC) is gearing up for November, which begins with a World-Premiere from one of their own, Purchase alum and professor in the Conservatory of Dance, Doug Varone and Dancers celebrating their 30th Anniversary season with a new co-commissioned piece by The PAC. (more...)

Alliance Will Be Renamed the Coca-Cola Stage Following RenovationAlliance Will Be Renamed the Coca-Cola Stage Following Renovation
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

The Alliance Theatre announced today that it will name its main stage the Coca-Cola Stage at Alliance Theatre following its upcoming renovation. The name recognizes a major contribution from The Coca-Cola Company to the Woodruff Arts Center's Transformation Campaign designated for the complete remodel of the Alliance Theatre's facility, the first renovation in its 48 year history.  (more...)

Cast and Creative Team Set for Bush & Shaffer's New Musical TROUBADOUR at Alliance TheatreCast and Creative Team Set for Bush & Shaffer's New Musical TROUBADOUR at Alliance Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Atlanta's Tony Award winning Alliance Theatre has announced the cast and creative team behind its upcoming world premiere musical, Troubadour, by playwright Janece Shaffer (The Geller Girls, Broke) with original music by Grammy Award-winning recording artist Kristian Bush. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Announces 2017 Adler FellowsSan Francisco Opera Announces 2017 Adler Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

San Francisco Opera Center Director Sheri Greenawald today announced the thirteen recipients of the 2017 Adler Fellowship. Nine singers, three pianist/apprentice coaches and one director will take part in the program-a multi-year performance-oriented residency offering advanced young artists intensive individual training, coaching and professional seminars, as well as a wide range of performance opportunities. Adler Fellows are selected from the young artists who have participated in the Merola Opera Program. The prestigious fellowship has nurtured the development of more than 175 young artists since its inception. (more...)

On Site Opera Presents RHODA AND THE FOSSIL HUNT, Premieres In Fall 2017On Site Opera Presents RHODA AND THE FOSSIL HUNT, Premieres In Fall 2017
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Known for staging “the ultimate in intimate productions” (The New York Times), On Site Opera (OSO) announces the world premiere of Rhoda and the Fossil Hunt, a new site-specific opera for family audiences with music by John Musto and libretto by Eric Einhorn. Co-commissioned and co-produced with Lyric Opera of Chicago's Lyric Unlimited and Pittsburgh Opera, Rhoda and the Fossil Hunt is based on the real-life experiences of Rhoda Knight Kalt and her trips to the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) with her grandfather Charles R. Knight, the famous naturalist artist who was commissioned to create paintings and sculptures of prehistoric creatures – many still on display at the AMNH today. (more...)

On Site Opera's RHODA AND THE FOSSIL HUNT to Premiere Next Fall at American Museum of Natural HistoryOn Site Opera's RHODA AND THE FOSSIL HUNT to Premiere Next Fall at American Museum of Natural History
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Known for staging 'the ultimate in intimate productions' (The New York Times), On Site Opera (OSO) announces the world premiere of Rhoda and the Fossil Hunt, a new site-specific opera for family audiences with music by John Musto and libretto by Eric Einhorn. (more...)

Doug Varone and Dancers to Premiere New Piece at The PAC Next MonthDoug Varone and Dancers to Premiere New Piece at The PAC Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

THE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, PURCHASE COLLEGE (PAC) is gearing up for November, which begins with a World-Premiere from one of their own, Purchase alum and professor in the Conservatory of Dance, Doug Varone and Dancers celebrating their 30th Anniversary season with a new co-commissioned piece by The PAC. (more...)

Bryce Dessner Featured in NSO DECLASSIFIEDBryce Dessner Featured in NSO DECLASSIFIED
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

The National Symphony Orchestra, led by guest conductor Jacomo Bairos, launches its second season of DECLASSIFIED at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall on Friday, November 18, with composer/performer Bryce Dessner, the multifaceted guitarist of the indie rock band The National. This season builds on the momentum of last year's inaugural season of DECLASSIFIED concerts, with integrated activities and aesthetics in the Kennedy Center Grand Foyer, pre- and post- concert. All tickets are $39. (more...)

Joan Armatrading to Release 'Me Myself I World Tour' DVD & CD, 11/11Joan Armatrading to Release 'Me Myself I World Tour' DVD & CD, 11/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Joan Armatrading, legendary songstress and purveyor of finely tuned, emotionally charged music, is back with a new release,'Me Myself I World Tour'a concert DVD and CD release documenting her 2014/2015 solo world tour which was billed as both her first world tour and 'the last major tour' of her career. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

The Barber of Seville is one of the most sparkling, effervescent comedies ever created and Opera San Jose is pleased to observe the 200th anniversary of this richly entertaining comedy by making it our second production of the 2016-17 season. This joke-a-minute masterpiece spread across the world like wildfire from its 1816 premiere, and it remains among one of the most popular works for the stage today. Charged with vocal fireworks, Rossini's Barber of Seville received 989 performances in 227 productions at 154 cities across the globe in the past two years alone. It made Rossini world famous and has become the most popular comic opera of all time. (more...)

Lyric Opera of Kansas City to Present All-New Co-Production of THE MARRIAGE OF FIGAROLyric Opera of Kansas City to Present All-New Co-Production of THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

Lyric Opera of Kansas City continues its 59th season with the Lyric Opera debut co-production of Mozart's masterpiece The Marriage of Figaro November 5, 9, 11 and 13 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

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