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The Met Opera to Open 2014-15 Season With New Production of Mozart's LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, 9/22The Met Opera to Open 2014-15 Season With New Production of Mozart's LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

The Metropolitan Opera will open its 130th season on Monday, September 22 with a new production of Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro, conducted by Met Music Director James Levine and directed by Richard Eyre. (more...)

James Levine Leads the MET Orchestra in Five Carnegie Hall Performances, Beg. 10/12James Levine Leads the MET Orchestra in Five Carnegie Hall Performances, Beg. 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

In the upcoming season, James Levine leads musicians from The MET Orchestra in five programs at Carnegie Hall with a wide array of acclaimed soloists as guest artists. The series begins with The MET Orchestra on Sunday, October 12 at 3:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, performing Mahler's Symphony No. 9 as well as Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K. 467 with soloist Maurizio Pollini (more...)

Kate Lindsey and Michael Spyres Join Utah Symphony in DAMNATION OF FAUST TonightKate Lindsey and Michael Spyres Join Utah Symphony in DAMNATION OF FAUST Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2013

Mezzo Soprano Kate Lindsey, a veteran of the Metropolitan Opera, and Michael Spyres, called 'one of today's finest tenors' by French Opera magazine join the Utah Symphony tonight and tomorrow, September 27 and 28 at Abravanel Hall in Hector Berlioz's dramatic interpretation of Goethe's tale of Faust and his fateful deal with the devil, The Damnation of Faust. (more...)

Kate Lindsey and Michael Spyres Join Utah Symphony in DAMNATION OF FAUST, 9/27Kate Lindsey and Michael Spyres Join Utah Symphony in DAMNATION OF FAUST, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2013

Mezzo Soprano Kate Lindsey, a veteran of the Metropolitan Opera, and Michael Spyres, called “one of today's finest tenors” by French Opera magazine join the Utah Symphony on September 27 and 28 at Abravanel Hall in Hector Berlioz's dramatic interpretation of Goethe's tale of Faust and his fateful deal with the devil, The Damnation of Faust. (more...)

Matthew Polenzani & Corinne Winters to Open George London Foundation for Singers' 2013-14 Season, 10/20Matthew Polenzani & Corinne Winters to Open George London Foundation for Singers' 2013-14 Season, 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2013

Tenor Matthew Polenzani, who has been praised as "perhaps the finest tenor voice of his generation" (Boston Phoenix), and fast-rising young star soprano Corinne Winters will launch the 2013-14 season of events of The George London Foundation for Singers with a recital at The Morgan Library and Museum on Sunday, October 20, 2013, at 4:30 PM. The George London Foundation Recital Series presents pairs of outstanding opera singers, many of whom were winners of a George London prize early in their careers or are recent George London Award recipients. Mr. Polenzani is a 1998 George London Award winner, and Ms. Winters won a George London Award in 2012 (watch Corinne Winters's George London Award-winning performance of Meyerbeer's "Robert, toi que j'aime"here). (more...)

ESPN Will Cover Seven of Top 10 College Football Teams Across NetworksESPN Will Cover Seven of Top 10 College Football Teams Across Networks
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2013

ESPN networks will combine to cover seven of the top 10 ranked programs in action during the fourth week of the season, beginning with No. 3 Clemson at undefeated ACC Atlantic division rival NC State on Thursday, Sept. 19, at 7:30 p.m. ET on ESPN and ESPN Radio (more...)

NYFOS Presents After Hours CD Release Concert for CANCIÓN AMOROSA: SONGS OF SPAIN, 11/17NYFOS Presents After Hours CD Release Concert for CANCIÓN AMOROSA: SONGS OF SPAIN, 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

On Monday, November 17, 2014 at 10:00 p.m., New York Festival of Songpresents a special NYFOS After Hours celebrating the record release ofCANCIÓN AMOROSA: SONGS OF SPAIN with Corinne Winters and Steven Blier. The album is released the same day on GPR Records, distributed by Naxos. (more...)

NBA TV to Present New Original Series & Studio CoverageNBA TV to Present New Original Series & Studio Coverage
by TV News Desk - Oct 8, 2013

NBA TV remains the destination for fans seeking the most comprehensive season-long coverage of the league with 97 live regular season games, new original series and the most expansive highlights, news and analysis from a leading roster of talent. (more...)

NBA TV's 'Real Training Camp' Returns Today, 10/4NBA TV's 'Real Training Camp' Returns Today, 10/4
by TV News Desk - Oct 4, 2012

NBA TV is gearing up for the 2012-13 NBA regular season with the return of NBA Real Training Camp today, Oct. 4, at 11 a.m. ET. In its 10th season, NBA Real Training Camp is an NBA TV original series providing an all-access pass to follow teams as they prepare for the start of the season. The first episode will feature the New Orleans Hornets and overall No. 1 draft pick Anthony Davis as they prepare for their home opener against the San Antonio Spurs on the network Wednesday, Oct. 31, at 8 p.m. ET. (more...)

BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM Stage Musical will Premiere at the Phoenix TheatreBEND IT LIKE BECKHAM Stage Musical will Premiere at the Phoenix Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

Gurinder Chadha will direct the world premiere of the new British stage musical Bend It Like Beckham. With original music by Howard Goodall and lyrics by Charles Hart, Bend It Like Beckham has a new book by Paul Mayeda Berges and Gurinder Chadha; choreography and musical staging by Aletta Collins; set design by Miriam Buether; costume design by Katrina Lindsay; lighting design by Neil Austin; sound design by Richard Brooker; musical direction by Nigel Lilley and orchestrations by Howard Goodalland Kuljit Bhamra. Casting for Bend It Like Beckham will be announced shortly. (more...)

Verdi's AIDA Returns to the Metropolitan Opera, 10/30Verdi's AIDA Returns to the Metropolitan Opera, 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Verdi's Egyptian tragedy Aida, one of the most-performed operas in company history, will return to the Met stage October 30 for a 16-performance revival with rotating casts of acclaimed artists and rising stars. The initial performances will star Ukrainian soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska, who made a notable Met debut in the role in 2012, as Aida; Olga Borodina in one of her best-known portrayals as the jealous princess Amneris; Marcello Giordani as the war hero Radamès, a role he first sang at the Met in 2012; Željko Lu?i? in his first-ever Met performances as Amonasro, Aida's father; Ukrainian bass Dmitri Belosselskiy in his Met role debut as the high priest Ramfis; and American bass Soloman Howard in his Met debut as the King. Italian tenor Antonello Palombi will make his Met debut as Radamès on November 22. (more...)

Patricia Racette and Sondra Radvanovsky Star as the Diva Heroine of Puccini's TOSCA at the Met, Beg. TonightPatricia Racette and Sondra Radvanovsky Star as the Diva Heroine of Puccini's TOSCA at the Met, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

Patricia Racette and Sondra Radvanovsky will reprise their acclaimed performances of one of the most famous roles in opera, the heroine of Puccini's Tosca, at the Met this season. Racette sings the role beginning tonight, October 29, opposite Roberto Alagna as Cavaradossi and George Gagnidze as Scarpia. (more...)

Kurt Weill's VIEL LÄRM UM NICHTS feiert Europa Premiere an der Staatsoperette DresdenKurt Weill's VIEL LÄRM UM NICHTS feiert Europa Premiere an der Staatsoperette Dresden
by Iris Moebius - Oct 25, 2013

Mit „Viel Larm um Liebe" („The Firebrand of Florence") hebt die Staatsoperette Dresden einen Schatz aus der amerikanischen Schaffensperiode von Kurt Weill. Als Vorlage fur diese 1945 am Broadway uraufgefuhrte Operette diente das 1924 entstandene Schauspiel „The Firebrand" von Edwin Justus Mayer uber die amourosen Eskapaden des Bildhauers und Goldschmieds Benvenuto Cellini: (more...)

Patricia Racette and Sondra Radvanovsky to Star as the Diva Heroine of Puccini's TOSCA at the MetPatricia Racette and Sondra Radvanovsky to Star as the Diva Heroine of Puccini's TOSCA at the Met
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

Patricia Racette and Sondra Radvanovsky will reprise their acclaimed performances of one of the most famous roles in opera, the heroine of Puccini's Tosca, at the Met this season. Racette sings the role beginning October 29, opposite Roberto Alagna as Cavaradossi and George Gagnidze as Scarpia. Radvanovsky takes the role on December 11, singing with Marcello Giordani as Cavaradossi and Gagnidze as Scarpia. Two Italian conductors, Riccardo Frizza and Marco Armiliato, lead this season's performances of Puccini's celebrated tragedy. On December 20, Portuguese soprano Elisabete Matos sings her first Met Tosca, and on December 17, Brazilian tenor Ricardo Tamura makes his Met debut as Cavaradossi. The November 9 matinee of Tosca, starring Racette, Alagna, and Gagnidze, will be transmitted live as part of the Met's Live in HD series, which now reaches more than 1,950 theaters in 64 countries around the world. (more...)

Turner Sports to Launch Kia NBA Tip-Off '13Turner Sports to Launch Kia NBA Tip-Off '13
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

Turner Sports will officially launch Kia NBA Tip-Off '13, the opening week of the 2013-14 NBA regular season, with three consecutive nights of doubleheader coverage across TNT and NBA TV. (more...)

All in the Family - Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU!All in the Family - Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU!
by Meet the Cast - Oct 18, 2014

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU opened on September 28, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). The production is directed by six-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Scott Ellis (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Twelve Angry Men, 1776). Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

NBA TV's 'Real Training Camp' Returns October 4NBA TV's 'Real Training Camp' Returns October 4
by TV News Desk - Oct 1, 2012

NBA TV is gearing up for the 2012-13 NBA regular season with the return of NBA Real Training Camp on Thursday, Oct. 4, at 11 a.m. ET. In its 10th season, NBA Real Training Camp is an NBA TV original series providing an all-access pass to follow teams as they prepare for the start of the season. The first episode will feature the New Orleans Hornets and overall No. 1 draft pick Anthony Davis as they prepare for their home opener against the San Antonio Spurs on the network Wednesday, Oct. 31, at 8 p.m. ET. (more...)

Tickets for UK's BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM Go on Sale TodayTickets for UK's BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM Go on Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Tickets go on sale today (7 November) for the world premiere of the new British stage musicalBend It Like Beckham. Directed by Gurinder Chadha, with original music by Howard Goodall and lyrics by Charles Hart, Bend It Like Beckham has a new book by Paul Mayeda Berges and Gurinder Chadha; choreography and musical staging by Aletta Collins; set design by Miriam Buether; costume design by Katrina Lindsay; lighting design by Neil Austin; sound design by Richard Brooker; musical direction by Nigel Lilleyand orchestrations by Howard Goodall and Kuljit Bhamra. Casting for Bend It Like Beckham will be announced shortly. (more...)

Corinne Winters to Celebrate Release of CANCION AMOROSA: SONGS OF SPAIN, 11/17Corinne Winters to Celebrate Release of CANCION AMOROSA: SONGS OF SPAIN, 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

On Monday, November 17, 2014 at 10:00 p.m., New York Festival of Song presents a special NYFOS After Hours celebrating the record release of CANCIÓN AMOROSA: SONGS OF SPAIN with Corinne Winters and Steven Blier. The album is released the same day on GPR Records, distributed by Naxos. (more...)

 ESPN's College Football Schedule This Week Includes Seven of the Top 10 Teams ESPN's College Football Schedule This Week Includes Seven of the Top 10 Teams
by TV News Desk - Nov 6, 2012

ESPN's college football schedule this week includes seven of the top 10 teams in the BCS Standings, highlighted by telecasts of undefeated No. 3 Oregon, No. 4 Notre Dame and No. 9 Louisville all on the road Saturday, Nov. 10. (more...)

ATC Opens 2012-13 Season with The Catholic Repertory: DOUBT and AGNES OF GOD, 9/27-11/4ATC Opens 2012-13 Season with The Catholic Repertory: DOUBT and AGNES OF GOD, 9/27-11/4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2012

American Theater Company announces two American classics never-before-paired on a single night-The Catholic Repertory: Doubt & Agnes of God-directed by ATC Artistic Director PJ Paparelli and featuring Ensemble Member Sadieh Rifai, Lance Baker, Penelope Walker and Kate Skinner. (more...)

Strauss's 'Der Rosenkavalier' Returns with Met Opera to Celebrate 100th Anniversary of U.S. Premiere, Beg. TonightStrauss's 'Der Rosenkavalier' Returns with Met Opera to Celebrate 100th Anniversary of U.S. Premiere, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2013

To commemorate the centennial of the opera's 1913 U.S. premiere at the Met, Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier returns for a series of performances conducted by Edward Gardner and featuring a cast of international singers making company debuts and role debuts. Viennese soprano Martina Serafin sings her first Met performances of one of her signature roles, the Marschallin. Alice Coote, who currently stars as Detective Anne Strawson in the North American premiere of Nico Muhly's Two Boys, sings the trouser role of the Marschallin's young lover, Octavian, while Mojca Erdmann makes her company role debut as Sophie, the innocent young woman who comes between the two. Peter Rose reprises his acclaimed interpretation of the Marschallin's oafish cousin, Baron Ochs; Hans-Joachim Ketelsen sings Sophie's protective father, Faninal; and Eric Cutler returns to the role of the Italian Singer. On December 3, German mezzo-soprano Daniela Sindram will make her Met debut as Octavian, a role she will also sing on December 7 and 10. On December 13, French mezzo-soprano Géraldine Chauvet will sing her first company performance of Octavian. At the December 3 performance, two graduates of the Met's Lindemann Young Artist Development Program will sing principal roles: Erin Morley as Sophie and Mario Chang as the Italian Singer. (more...)

James Levine to Conduct Series of Opera Scenes at Juilliard, 2/11-2/16James Levine to Conduct Series of Opera Scenes at Juilliard, 2/11-2/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

The Metropolitan Opera and The Juilliard School present an evening of opera featuring Act I of Mozart's Die Entführung aus dem Serail; Stravinsky's rarely-performed one-act comedy Mavra; Act I, scene 1 of Berlioz's Benvenuto Cellini; and Act I, part 2 of Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore in the fourth collaboration between the two institutions on Tuesday, February 11 and Friday, February 14, 2014 at 8 PM and Sunday, February 16, 2014 at 2 PM in Juilliard's Peter Jay Sharp Theater. Met Music Director James Levine conducts the Juilliard Orchestra and singers from the Met's Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, as well as singers from the Ellen and James S. Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts at Juilliard. Director Edward Berkeley will stage the program in a semi-staged concert version. (more...)

Strauss's 'Der Rosenkavalier' Returns with Met Opera to Celebrate 100th Anniversary of U.S. Premiere, Beg. 11/22Strauss's 'Der Rosenkavalier' Returns with Met Opera to Celebrate 100th Anniversary of U.S. Premiere, Beg. 11/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2013

To commemorate the centennial of the opera's 1913 U.S. premiere at the Met, Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier returns for a series of performances conducted by Edward Gardner and featuring a cast of international singers making company debuts and role debuts. Viennese soprano Martina Serafin sings her first Met performances of one of her signature roles, the Marschallin. Alice Coote, who currently stars as Detective Anne Strawson in the North American premiere of Nico Muhly's Two Boys, sings the trouser role of the Marschallin's young lover, Octavian, while Mojca Erdmann makes her company role debut as Sophie, the innocent young woman who comes between the two. Peter Rose reprises his acclaimed interpretation of the Marschallin's oafish cousin, Baron Ochs; Hans-Joachim Ketelsen sings Sophie's protective father, Faninal; and Eric Cutler returns to the role of the Italian Singer. On December 3, German mezzo-soprano Daniela Sindram will make her Met debut as Octavian, a role she will also sing on December 7 and 10. On December 13, French mezzo-soprano Géraldine Chauvet will sing her first company performance of Octavian. At the December 3 performance, two graduates of the Met's Lindemann Young Artist Development Program will sing principal roles: Erin Morley as Sophie and Mario Chang as the Italian Singer. (more...)

Alexander Sharp & More to Star in CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME on Broadway; Full Casting AnnouncedAlexander Sharp & More to Star in CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME on Broadway; Full Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

Casting has been announced for the National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME (more...)

Music Director James Levine Leads The MET Orchestra at Carnegie Hall TodayMusic Director James Levine Leads The MET Orchestra at Carnegie Hall Today
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2013

The MET Orchestra concludes its 2012-2013 season at Carnegie Hall with the much anticipated return of Music Director James Levine leading the orchestra today, May 19 at 3:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. Maestro Levine is set to conduct the prelude to Act I of Wagner's Lohengrin; Schubert's Symphony No. 9, 'Great'; and Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58, with pianist Evgeny Kissin. Maestro Levine last performed at Carnegie Hall with the MET Orchestra on Sunday, April 10, 2011 with Mr. Kissin. (more...)

Full Cast and Creatives Announced for Yale Rep's THESE PAPER BULLETS!Full Cast and Creatives Announced for Yale Rep's THESE PAPER BULLETS!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE presents the world premiere of THESE PAPER BULLETS!, a modish ripoff of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, adapted by Rolin Jones, with songs by Billie Joe Armstrong, and directed by Jackson Gay, March 14-April 5 at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, March 20. (more...)

Photo Flash: Terry Gilliam's BENVENUTO CELLINI Opens at English National OperaPhoto Flash: Terry Gilliam's BENVENUTO CELLINI Opens at English National Opera
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

One of the most hotly-anticipated arts events of 2014, Terry Gilliam's production of Benvenuto Cellini for English National Opera opened at the London Coliseum last night. (more...)

Experience Art and Design Announces PRIME Wire USA Inc. as Official Corporate Communications Firm of RecordExperience Art and Design Announces PRIME Wire USA Inc. as Official Corporate Communications Firm of Record
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2013

Experience Art and Design, Inc. (OTCQB: EXAD) ('EXAD' or 'the Company') is pleased to announce that it has officially engaged PRIME Wire USA Inc. ('PRIME' or 'The Consultants') to act as their official Corporate Communications Firm of Record. On behalf of EXAD, PRIME has been appointed to design, develop and manage a full-service Corporate Communications and Public Relations program. In doing so, PRIME will be responsible for all corporate communications activities on behalf of the Company and will represent the 'Experience Art and Design' brand and development story throughout the global capital markets. (more...)

SummerStage Announces FREE Shows in the Month of JulySummerStage Announces FREE Shows in the Month of July
by Louisa Brady - Jul 2, 2014

SummerStage Announces a series of FREE shows set for this July to take place in various parks throughout NYC! (more...)

Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2014 Airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, 8/22Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2014 Airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Led for the first time by a guest conductor Christoph Eschenbach, the world-renowned Vienna Philharmonic returns for their 11th open-air concert in the magnificent gardens of Austria's Imperial Schnbrunn Palace (more...)

Jesse Eisenberg, Vanessa Redgrave, Daniel Oreskes to Lead THE REVISIONIST at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater; Opens 2/28Jesse Eisenberg, Vanessa Redgrave, Daniel Oreskes to Lead THE REVISIONIST at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater; Opens 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2013

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere of The Revisionist, written by Jesse Eisenberg and directed by Kip Fagan. Previously announced cast members Jesse Eisenberg and Vanessa Redgrave will be joined by Daniel Oreskes. (more...)

Full Cast and Creatives Announced for Yale Rep's THESE PAPER BULLETS!Full Cast and Creatives Announced for Yale Rep's THESE PAPER BULLETS!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE presents the world premiere of THESE PAPER BULLETS!, a modish ripoff of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, adapted by Rolin Jones, with songs by Billie Joe Armstrong, and directed by Jackson Gay, March 14-April 5 at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, March 20. (more...)

New York Philharmonic Receives $2.4 Million Grant From Leon Levy Foundation to Complete Digitization of ArchivesNew York Philharmonic Receives $2.4 Million Grant From Leon Levy Foundation to Complete Digitization of Archives
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

The New York Philharmonic has received a $2.4 million grant from the Leon Levy Foundation to complete the digitization of its extensive Archives, beginning with its founding in 1842 through the present day. The grant builds on previous funding from the Leon Levy Foundation - now totaling $5 million since 2007 - which funded the digitization of the 1.3 million pages currently available. When completed, the New York Philharmonic Leon Levy Digital Archives will contain almost 3 million pages comprising all documents in the New York Philharmonic Archives - including correspondence, marked scores and parts, contracts, and Board minutes - from 1842 through 1970, as well as all public documents - including marketing materials, press releases, and annual reports - from 1970 through today. The Digital Archives' infrastructure will also be modified to integrate born-digital documents created today, as well as additional technological enhancements. Launched in February 2011, the Digital Archives currently includes historic material from 1943-70 including programs, marked scores and orchestral parts, business documents, photos, and more. The completion of the New York Philharmonic Leon Levy Digital Archives will create one of the world's most comprehensive online collections documenting a single cultural institution, as well as provide the structure for growth into the future. (more...)

Nylon Fusion to Present THE BIG FUNK & A SNOWFALL IN BERLIN in Rep, 3/12-4/6Nylon Fusion to Present THE BIG FUNK & A SNOWFALL IN BERLIN in Rep, 3/12-4/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Nylon Fusion Theatre Company presents two thoughtful and poignantly funny takes on the meaning of trying to define yourself in the world, and the nature of performance in life, on film and on stage with the world premiere of Don Nigro's noir comedy A Snowfall in Berlin (running March 12 - April 5) alternating with the revival of John Patrick Shanley's seldom-seen The Big Funk: A Casual Play (running March 13 - April 6). The plays will be presented in repertory at separate performances at Teatro LaTea @ Clemente Soto Velez, located at 107 Suffolk Street on Manhattan's Lower East Side. (more...)

FRANCESCA DI RIMINI Returns for Its First Met Performances in 27 YearsFRANCESCA DI RIMINI Returns for Its First Met Performances in 27 Years
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2013

Riccardo Zandonai's Francesca da Rimini will return to the Met March 4 for its first company performances since 1986. (more...)

Met Music Director James Levine to Conduct Berg's WOZZECK, Begin. 3/6Met Music Director James Levine to Conduct Berg's WOZZECK, Begin. 3/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

Met Music Director James Levine will conduct a revival of Berg's Wozzeck, opening March 6 and starring Thomas Hampson and Deborah Voigt in their first-ever performances of the leading roles, Wozzeck and Marie. Levine has led 43 performances of Berg's dark study of a man crushed by society—more than any other conductor in Met history. This season's revival will also star Simon O'Neill as the Drum-Major, Peter Hoare as the Captain, and English bass Clive Bayley as the Doctor. (more...)

ESPN to Carry 34 College Football Bowl Games Featuring Entire BCSESPN to Carry 34 College Football Bowl Games Featuring Entire BCS
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2012

ESPN's extensive college football coverage continues with 34 bowl games, highlighted by all five of the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) matchups, including the Discover BCS National Championship (No. 1 Notre Dame vs. No. 2 Alabama) on Monday, Jan. 7, at 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN, ESPN Deportes, ESPN Radio, ESPN 3D and WatchESPN. (more...)

Metropolitan Opera & The Juilliard School to Welcome Singers from Marcus Institute & More for A CONCERT OF OPERASMetropolitan Opera & The Juilliard School to Welcome Singers from Marcus Institute & More for A CONCERT OF OPERAS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

The Metropolitan Opera and The Juilliard School announce casting for 'A Concert of Comic Operas' featuring varied excerpts and scenes from operas by Berlioz, Donizetti, and Mozart, and Stravinsky's rarely-performed Mavra, conducted by James Levine. The program includes Mozart's Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Act 1); Stravinsky's Mavra; Berlioz's Benvenuto Cellini (Act 1, Scene 1); and Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore (Act 1, Part 2). Performances take place on Tuesday, February 11 and Friday, February 14, 2014 at 8 PM; and Sunday, February 16, 2014 at 2 PM in Juilliard's Peter Jay Sharp Theater. Met Opera Music Director James Levine conducts the Juilliard Orchestra and singers from the Met Opera's Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, as well as singers from the Ellen and James S. Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts at Juilliard. Director Edward Berkeley will direct the program in a semi-staged concert version. (more...)

English National Opera to Broadcast in Cinemas Worldwide in 2014English National Opera to Broadcast in Cinemas Worldwide in 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

English National Opera has announced that come this spring, it will be launching 'ENO Screen,' built around a new partnership with AltiveMedia, and bring their productions to cinemas worldwde, and in HD. The first to be screened will be Britten's Peter Grimes and Terry Gilliam's Berlioz's Benvenuto Cellini, which will broadcast live to cinemas in the UK and Ireland, and others, on Sunday 23 Feb. (more...)

George London Foundation to Present Angela Meade & Nicholas Pallesen in Recital Next MonthGeorge London Foundation to Present Angela Meade & Nicholas Pallesen in Recital Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Soprano Angela Meade is a 2008 George London Award winner who is the youngest singer ever to grace the cover of the annual "Diva" issue of Opera News (November 2014). Baritone Nicholas Pallesen is a 2013 George London Award winner making his New York recital debut. Joined by pianists Danielle Orlando and Craig Rutenberg, they will perform a duo recital on Sunday, January 11, 2015, at 4:30 PM at The Morgan Library & Museum, presented by the George London Foundation for Singers. Both singers were featured in The Audition, the documentary about the 2007 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. (more...)

Renee Fleming to Star in the Met's New Production of THE MERRY WIDOW, Beginning 12/31Renee Fleming to Star in the Met's New Production of THE MERRY WIDOW, Beginning 12/31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Renée Fleming will add a new role to her extensive repertory when she sings her first-ever performances of Hanna Glawari, the title role in Lehár's The Merry Widow, at the Met this season. Four-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman makes her Met debut as director and choreographer of a new production of the comic operetta, in which a wealthy widow's countrymen launch a romantic plot to keep her -- and her tax dollars -- within their borders. (more...)

James Levine & The MET Orchestra to Open Annual Series at Carnegie Hall, 10/13James Levine & The MET Orchestra to Open Annual Series at Carnegie Hall, 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2013

James Levine and The MET Orchestra return for their annual series at Carnegie Hall with three concerts this season in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. The series launches onSunday, October 13 at 3:00 p.m. with mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato singing Rossini'sGiovanna d'Arco as well as arias from Mozart'sLa clemenza di Tito. Also on the program are Verdi's Overture to I vespri Siciliani, Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 in A Major, and Elliott Carter's Variations for Orchestra. This marks Maestro Levine's first performance at Carnegie Hall since his triumphant return to the podium on May 19. (more...)

INTAR to Open New Season with TEACH, TEACHER, TEACHEST, 9/12-10/5INTAR to Open New Season with TEACH, TEACHER, TEACHEST, 9/12-10/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

INTAR presents the first production of its 2014 - '15 season: Teach, Teacher, Teachest by David Koteles, directed by Daniel Irizarry, beginning September 12th and continuing through October 5th only. Opening Night is set for Thursday, September 18th. (more...)

NuoDB Appoints Industry Leaders And Doubles Office SpaceNuoDB Appoints Industry Leaders And Doubles Office Space
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

Walmsley and Cellini Join NuoDB (more...)

Music Director James Levine to Lead The MET Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, 5/19Music Director James Levine to Lead The MET Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, 5/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2013

The MET Orchestra concludes its 2012-2013 season at Carnegie Hall with the much anticipated return of Music Director James Levine leading the orchestra on Sunday, May 19 at 3:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. Maestro Levine is set to conduct the prelude to Act I of Wagner's Lohengrin; Schubert's Symphony No. 9, 'Great'; and Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58, with pianist Evgeny Kissin. Maestro Levine last performed at Carnegie Hall with the MET Orchestra on Sunday, April 10, 2011 with Mr. Kissin. (more...)

AXS TV Broadcasts Indiana University's LITTLE 500 Intramural Collegiate Bike Race This WeekendAXS TV Broadcasts Indiana University's LITTLE 500 Intramural Collegiate Bike Race This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

AXS TV is live broadcasting Indiana University's famed LITTLE 500, the largest collegiate bike race in the United States, for the twelfth consecutive year. The exclusive coverage of this unique sporting event takes place over two days live from Bloomington, Ind. today, April 25 at 4pE/1pP for the women's race and Saturday, April 26 at 2pE/11aP for the men's. (more...)

Tade Biesinger, Emily Skinner, Daniel Oreskes & More to Lead BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL at The MUNY; Performances Begin 6/16Tade Biesinger, Emily Skinner, Daniel Oreskes & More to Lead BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL at The MUNY; Performances Begin 6/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

The Muny announced principal casting for the first show of its spectacular 96th season, Billy Elliot the Musical, directed by Steven Minning, choreographed by Alison Levenberg, with music direction by Colin Welford. Billy Elliot the Musical is sponsored by BMO Harris Bank. (more...)

AXS TV to Broadcast Indiana University's LITTLE 500 Intramural Collegiate Bike Race, 4/25-26AXS TV to Broadcast Indiana University's LITTLE 500 Intramural Collegiate Bike Race, 4/25-26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

AXS TV is live broadcasting Indiana University's famed LITTLE 500, the largest collegiate bike race in the United States, for the twelfth consecutive year. The exclusive coverage of this unique sporting event takes place over two days live from Bloomington, Ind. on Friday, April 25 at 4pE/1pP for the women's race and Saturday, April 26 at 2pE/11aP for the men's. (more...)

Tenor Michael Fabiano Wins 2014 Richard Tucker AwardTenor Michael Fabiano Wins 2014 Richard Tucker Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The Richard Tucker Music Foundation has announced that Michael Fabiano - 'the tenor that we have all been waiting for' (San Francisco Classical Voice) - is the winner of the 2014 Richard Tucker Award. (more...)

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