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Washington National Opera Presents the World Premiere of AN AMERICAN SOLDIER, 6/13-14
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) presents the world premiere of An American Soldier, June 13-14, 2014 in the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. An American Soldier features music by composer Huang Ruo and a libretto by David Henry Hwang. This new work, to be performed in English, is the second hourlong opera created under the auspices of the American Opera Initiative, WNO's commissioning program for contemporary American opera. An American Soldier is directed by David Paul and a chamber orchestra is conducted by Steven Jarvi; both are alumni of WNO's Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program. (more...)

Washington National Opera Presents an English-Language Production of THE MAGIC FLUTE, 5/3-18
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) continues its 2013-2014 season with a new English-language production of one of the most beloved and family-friendly operas in the repertory: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's The Magic Flute, May 3-18 in the Kennedy Center Opera House. The eye-popping new production features set and costume design by Japanese- American artist Jun Kaneko in his WNO debut, and will be sung in a new English version by WNO dramaturg Kelley Rourke. The opening-night performance on May 3 will be simulcast free to thousands of fans at Nationals Park as part of M&M'S® Opera in the Outfield. A special (more...)

Sarasota Opera Hosts Exhibition from the Rome Opera House, HOMAGE TO GIUSEPPE VERDI, Now thru 3/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2014

Sarasota Opera is thrilled to announce it will be host to an exhibition from the Rome Opera House entitled 'Homage to Giuseppe Verdi; Celebrating the Bicentennial of his Birth' today, March 8 - March 25, 2014. (more...)

Washington National Opera Announces 2014-2015 Season - FLORENCIA IN THE AMAZON, LA BOHEME and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO), led by Artistic Director Francesca Zambello, today announced its 2014-2015 season. It includes the company premiere of Daniel Catán's Spanish-language Florencia in the Amazon, a brand-new production of Puccini's classic La bohčme, the company premiere of Rachel Portman's family opera The Little Prince, an English-language production of Poulenc's 20th-century drama Dialogues of the Carmelites, a revival of Wagner's epic The Flying Dutchman, and an acclaimed new-to- Washington staging of Rossini's Cinderella. A third season of the American Opera Initiative, including the world premiere of Penny by two alumni of the program, continues WNO's efforts to commission new works and expand the American repertory. Highlights from the 2014-2015 season will be performed by the WNO Orchestra and special guests at a free preview concert on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 6 p.m. in the Kennedy Center Opera House. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 3/3/2014
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This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 3/3/2014. (more...)

Julie Taymor to Receive First Time Fest's 2014 John Huston Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Tony Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated director Julie Taymor will be the FIRST TIME FEST'S 2014 John Huston Award For Achievement In Cinema recipient, announced FTF Co-Founders Johanna Bennett and Mandy Ward. Ms. Taymor will also be represented in the Fest's 'First Exposure' Retrospective Program where she will attend to present and discuss with the audience her first feature film, Titus. (more...)

Sarasota Opera Announces 2014-2015 Season, Which Includes TOSCA, THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Sarasota Opera has announced its 2014 – 2015 Fall and Winter season, one of the grandest seasons in the company's history. Highlights include the return of some of Sarasota Opera's most popular productions, acclaimed artists, and the Sarasota Opera premieres of Rimsky-Korsakov's The Golden Cockerel as well as the Verdi masterpiece Don Carlos in its original form. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 3/24/2014
by - Mar 24, 2014

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 3/24/2014. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Charlotte - Week of 3/23/2014
by BWW - Mar 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/23/2014 for Charlotte (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 3/17/2014
by - Mar 17, 2014

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 3/17/2014. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Charlotte - Week of 3/16/2014
by BWW - Mar 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/16/2014 for Charlotte (more...)

LA Opera Presents LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR, 3/15-4/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2014

(Los Angeles) December 19, 2013 - General Director Placido Domingo announced updated details for LA Opera's first production of Lucia di Lammermoor since 2003. Conducted by Music Director James Conlon and directed by Elkhana Pulitzer in her LA Opera debut, the new production stars Albina Shagimuratova in the title role as the dagger-wielding Scottish lass and Saimir Pirgu as her secret lover, Edgardo. Lucia di Lammermoor will open today, March 15, 2014, and run for a total of six performances through April 6 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 3/10/2014
by - Mar 10, 2014

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 3/10/2014. (more...)

Christoph Von Dohnanyi Returns and Paul Lewis Makes Debut With BRAHM'S PIANO CONCERTO NO. 1 at the New York Philharmonic, 4/10-12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

Christoph von Dohnanyi will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 1, featuring Paul Lewis in his Philharmonic debut, and Schumann's Symphony No. 2, Thursday, April 10, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, April 11 at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, April 12 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Julie Taymor Wraps Film Version of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM; Aims for Toronto Debut
by Movies News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Vulture writes that Tony-winning director Julie Taymor has finished the film version of her staged production of Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, which ran at the Polonsky Shakespeare Center in Brooklyn this winter, produced by Theatre for a New Audience. (more...)

THE MAGIC FLUTE, MACBETH, CATO IN UTICA and CANDIDE Set for the 2015 Glimmerglass Festival in Cooperstown
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

The Glimmerglass Festival has announced its 2015 Festival, which will celebrate the company's 40th anniversary. The 2015 Festival will feature Mozart's The Magic Flute, Verdi's Macbeth, Vivaldi's Cato in Utica and Bernstein's Candide. The productions will run in repertory in the Alice Busch Opera Theater on Otsego Lake in Cooperstown July 10 through August 23. These mainstage offerings will be complemented by lectures, concerts and other special events. (more...)

The Washington National Opera Announces the Roster for the 13th Season of Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced the roster of emerging artists and renowned vocal coaches engaged for the 13th season of its Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program. Under the leadership of program director Michael Heaston, the Domingo- Cafritz Young Artist Program continues to increase its number of performances throughout the season and expand its training regimen to include mentorship by its returning Artist in Residence, the acclaimed American soprano Deborah Voigt. Additional faculty members include voice teachers Diana Soviero and William Stone; guest vocal coaches Be?ne?dicte Jourdois, Kathleen Kelly, and Danielle Orlando; career consultants Ken Benson and Matthew Epstein; and guest drama coaches Peter Kazaras and Alan Paul, among others. The new class of young artists will participate in several world premiere productions during the 2014-2015 season as part of (more...)

Opera San Jose to Open 31st Season with RIGOLETTO, 9/6-21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Opera San José opens its 31st season with Giuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto. This tale of innocence lost and vengeance gone tragically awry will be conducted by Joseph Marcheso, with stage direction by Brad Dalton. Rigoletto will be sung in Italian with English supertitles. Six performances are scheduled from September 6 through 21 at the California Theatre, 345 South First Street in downtown San José. Tickets are on sale at the Opera San José Box Office, online at operasj.org or by phone at (408) 437-4450. The production of Rigoletto is made possible, in part, by a Cultural Affairs Grant from the City of San José. (more...)

Minnesota Opera Presents Verdi's MACBETH, 1/25-2/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

Minnesota Opera is pleased to announce its first production of 2014. Verdi's dark-hued Macbeth examines the corrosive consequences of tyranny. At the urging of his wife, Macbeth murders the king to claim the crown. His desperate and deadly reign of terror devastates his country and hastens his doom in this masterwork based upon Shakespeare's classic thriller. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 1/27/2014
by - Jan 27, 2014

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 1/27/2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the Minnesota Opera's Production of MACBETH with Greer Grimsley and Brenda Harris
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 27, 2014

Minnesota Opera is pleased to announce its first production of 2014. Verdi's dark-hued Macbeth examines the corrosive consequences of tyranny. At the urging of his wife, Macbeth murders the king to claim the crown. His desperate and deadly reign of terror devastates his country and hastens his doom in this masterwork based upon Shakespeare's classic thriller. The Show Premieres Saturday, January 25th, and runs through February 2nd at Ordway, 345 Washington Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102. The show is sung in Italian with English surtitles projected above the stage. (more...)

Minnesota Opera Presents Verdi's MACBETH, Now thru 2/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2014

Minnesota Opera is pleased to announce its first production of 2014. Verdi's dark-hued Macbeth examines the corrosive consequences of tyranny. At the urging of his wife, Macbeth murders the king to claim the crown. His desperate and deadly reign of terror devastates his country and hastens his doom in this masterwork based upon Shakespeare's classic thriller. (more...)

North Carolina Opera Presents Puccini's LA BOHEME Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

North Carolina Opera, under the leadership of General Director Eric Mitchko and Artistic Director & Principal Conductor Timothy Myers, presents Puccini's La bohčme in Memorial Hall at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh tonight, Jan. 24 at 8 p.m.and Sun., Jan. 26, 2014 at 3 p.m. (more...)

Sarasota Opera Launches New Student Season Pass Program
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Sarasota Opera has announced the launch of the new Student Season Pass program for the 2014 Winter Festival Season. For only $25, current full time students under the age of 22 can purchase the Student Season Pass and attend unlimited performances at Sarasota Opera during the 2014 Winter Festival Season. (more...)

The Sarasota Opera Announces New Student Season Pass Program for the 2014 Winter Festival Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Sarasota Opera is proud to announce the launch of the new Student Season Pass program for the 2014 Winter Festival Season. For only $25, current full time students under the age of 22 can purchase the Student Season Pass and attend unlimited performances at Sarasota Opera during the 2014 Winter Festival Season. (more...)

Eric Owens, Christine Goerke to Star in Lyric Opera of Chicago's RING Cycle in 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

Anthony Freud, general director of Lyric Opera of Chicago, announced today that the company will present a new production of Richard Wagner's monumental four-opera masterpiece, Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung) starting in 2016-17. (more...)

Sarasota Opera Opens 55th Consecutive Season February 8, 2014!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Following the critical success of last fall's production of Die Fledermaus, Sarasota Opera will open it's 2014 Winter Festival Season on Saturday, February 8, 2014 marking the company's 55th consecutive season of bringing grand opera to the Florida gulf coast. Season highlights include the return of some of Sarasota Opera's most acclaimed productions, the Sarasota Opera premiere of Verdi's Jérusalem as part of the ongoing Verdi Cycle, and the debut of new concerts as part of the Sarasota Opera Concert Series. (more...)

Sarasota Opera to Open 2014 Winter Festival, 2/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

Following the critical success of last fall's production of Die Fledermaus, Sarasota Opera will open its 2014 Winter Festival Season on Saturday, February 8, 2014 marking the company's 55th consecutive season of bringing grand opera to the Florida gulf coast. (more...)

Sarasota Opera Opens 2014 Winter Festival Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2014

Following the critical success of last fall's production of Die Fledermaus, Sarasota Opera will open its 2014 Winter Festival Season today, February 8, 2014 marking the company's 55th consecutive season of bringing grand opera to the Florida gulf coast. (more...)

Sarasota Opera to Host Exhibition from the Rome Opera House, HOMAGE TO GIUSEPPE VERDI, 3/8-25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

Sarasota Opera is thrilled to announce it will be host to an exhibition from the Rome Opera House entitled 'Homage to Giuseppe Verdi; Celebrating the Bicentennial of his Birth' March 8 - March 25, 2014. The exhibition, underwritten by Piero and Rachele Rivolta, tells the story of the most famous performances of Verdi's operas, and of the great performers, singers, set designers, and costume designers who have kept the legend of Giuseppe Verdi alive. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 2/3/2014
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This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 2/3/2014. (more...)

Pegasus Books Releases THE TENOR by Peter Danish
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Pegasus Books is proud to release and advance The Tenor by Peter Danish of New York, NY, an exciting, well-written fiction involving a sweeping tale of historical fiction involving a young impressionable Italian World War II soldier who meets young opera diva Marie Callas, during the Greek occupation and risks his life to save her for music and love. On [Date], 2014 Peter Danish will be autographing copies of her book at… (more...)

ROMEO AND JULIET in Three Incarnations, Works of Lerner & Loewe and Much More Set for Ravinia's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Ravinia's 2014 season, dubbed 'Summer of Love/Season of Stars,' was announced today by Ravinia President and CEO Welz Kauffman. Brimming with talent and romance, the festival's 2014 schedule brings some the biggest names in the world of music as well as repertoire that explores the theme of great love in its various manifestations. No fewer than three musical incarnations of the most famous love story of all time, Romeo and Juliet, will be featured, with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra performing Tchaikovsky's Overture-Fantasy (July 27), a suite from Prokofiev's ballet setting of the story (July 16) and the score of West Side Story as the classic film is shown (July 17-18). In other examples of love, soprano Deborah Voigt describes it as 'Something Wonderful' on a Broadway evening (July 13), the legendary Broadway team of Lerner and Loewe will be celebrated (July 20), and Chanticleer even jabs at the battle of the sexes in an evening titled 'She Said/He Said' (July 6). In fact, love lurks, longs and lingers across genres in most of the more than 130 events that Ravinia will present in 2014, its 110th year and its 78th as the summer residence of the CSO. (more...)

Atlanta Fair Returns to Turner Field Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Celebrating more than three decades of family fun, Atlanta's favorite fair is returning to Turner Field! Beginning February 28 and running nightly through April 6, visitors can soar over 90 feet in the air taking flight on the new Flying Dutchman and scream while spinning on the 'CLAW' enjoy all of the midway munchies the fair has to offer! (more...)

North Carolina Opera Presents RUSALKA, 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

North Carolina Opera, under the leadership of General Director Eric Mitchko and Artistic Director & Principal Conductor Timothy Myers, presents Antonín Dvorák's Rusalka in Meymandi Concert Hall at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh on Sun. Mar. 30 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $27-$85 and may be purchased online at www.ncopera.org or by phone at 919.792.3850. This production ofRusalka is sung in Czech with English surtitles. Timothy Myers conducts the performance, which is staged by Crystal Manich. This production of Rusalka, with lighting design by Ross Kollman, is “semi-staged” in that the conductor and orchestra appear on stage behind the principal singers and stage action. NCO's previous semi-staged productions include Aida, Il trovatore and Faust. (more...)

NC Opera to Present RUSALKA, 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

North Carolina Opera, under the leadership of General Director Eric Mitchko and Artistic Director & Principal Conductor Timothy Myers, presents Antonín Dvorák's Rusalka in Meymandi Concert Hall at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh on Sun. Mar. 30 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $27-$85 and may be purchased online at www.ncopera.org or by phone at 919.792.3850. This production of Rusalka is sung in Czech with English surtitles. Timothy Myers conducts the performance, which is staged by Crystal Manich. This production of Rusalka, with lighting design by Ross Kollman, is “semi-staged” in that the conductor and orchestra appear on stage behind the principal singers and stage action. NCO's previous semi-staged productions include Aida, Il trovatore and Faust. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 2/24/2014
by - Feb 24, 2014

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 2/24/2014. (more...)

Minnesota Opera's 2014–2015 Season Includes HANSEL AND GRETEL, THE ELIXIR OF LOVE and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

Minnesota Opera announces its 2014–2015 season, which presents a world premiere, a company premiere, two masterpieces not seen at Minnesota Opera in nearly three decades and a new production of an operatic blockbuster. All five productions are new to Minnesota audiences. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 2
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Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, February 2, 2014. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 2/17/2014
by - Feb 17, 2014

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 2/17/2014. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 2/10/2014
by - Feb 10, 2014

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 2/10/2014. (more...)

New Harriet Tubman Opera to Preview at Harlem's Schomburg Center, Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2013

AOP (American Opera Projects), and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture will co-present an evening of scenes from Nkeiru Okoye's folk opera Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line to Freedom that tells of how a young girl born in slavery, becomes Harriet Tubman, the legendary Underground Railroad conductor. The musical excerpts will be followed by an artist Q&A moderated by WQXR's Terrance McKnight. The concert will be presented today, December 9, 2013 at 6:30 PM at the Langston Hughes Auditorium: 515 Malcolm X Boulevard, New York, NY 10037-1801. (more...)

Recording Academy' Announces 2014 GRAMMY Hall Of Fame' Inductees
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2013

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Continuing the tradition of preserving and celebrating great recordings, The Recording Academy has announced the newest additions to its legendary GRAMMY Hall Of Fame . This latest round of inducted recordings continues to highlight diversity and recording excellence, and acknowledges both singles and album recordings of all genres at least 25 years old that exhibit qualitative or historical significance. Recordings are reviewed annually by a special member committee comprised of eminent and knowledgeable professionals from all branches of the recording arts, with final approval by The Recording Academy's National Board of Trustees. With 27 new titles, the list currently totals 960 and is on display at the GRAMMY Museum at L.A. LIVE. (more...)

Julie Taymor Talks SPIDER-MAN & New Audience's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM in New Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2013

The story of alleged treachery and bureaucratic co-collaborators working backstage to force Taymor out after creative differences is widely known. In the podcast, the Tony-winner opened up about her work was affected by the issues. (more...)

LA Opera Presents LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR, 3/15-4/6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

(Los Angeles) December 19, 2013 — General Director Plácido Domingo announced updated details for LA Opera's first production of Lucia di Lammermoor since 2003. Conducted by Music Director James Conlon and directed by Elkhana Pulitzer in her LA Opera debut, the new production stars Albina Shagimuratova in the title role as the dagger-wielding Scottish lass and Saimir Pirgu as her secret lover, Edgardo. Lucia di Lammermoor will open on Saturday, March 15, 2014, and run for a total of six performances through April 6 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. (more...)

WNO's THE LION, THE UNICORN, AND ME Runs Now thru 12/22 at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2013

Washington National Opera (WNO) continues its 2013-2014 season with the world premiere of a new holiday family opera: The Lion, The Unicorn, and Me, today, December 14-22 in the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. (more...)

Vancouver Opera Announces New Strategy to Make Deeper Connections with the Community
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

Vancouver, BC ~ Vancouver Opera announced today a bold new long-term strategy aimed at broadening and deepening its connection with the communities it serves, while building a new generation of opera goers. (more...)

Washington National Opera Presents an English-Language Production of THE MAGIC FLUTE, 5/3-18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) continues its 2013-2014 season with a new English-language production of one of the most beloved and family-friendly operas in the repertory: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's The Magic Flute, May 3-18 in the Kennedy Center Opera House. The eye-popping new production features set and costume design by Japanese- American artist Jun Kaneko in his WNO debut, and will be sung in a new English version by WNO dramaturg Kelley Rourke. The opening-night performance on May 3 will be simulcast free to thousands of fans at Nationals Park as part of M&M'S® Opera in the Outfield. A special (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Anchorage - Week of 4/20/2014
by BWW - Apr 20, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2014 for Anchorage (more...)

Christoph Von Dohnanyi Returns and Paul Lewis Makes Debut With BRAHM'S PIANO CONCERTO NO. 1 at the New York Philharmonic, Now thru 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Christoph von Dohnanyi will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 1, featuring Paul Lewis in his Philharmonic debut, and Schumann's Symphony No. 2, tonight, April 10, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, April 11 at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, April 12 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

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