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Utah Opera Opens Season With Puccini's TOSCA, 10/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (Sept. 28, 2015) – Utah Opera takes audiences on a heart-stopping journey of forbidden love, loyalty, betrayal and tragedy in the 2015-16 season opening production of Puccini's “Tosca”. The performances, held at the Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theater, are October 10, 12, 14, and 16 at 7:30 PM, then October 18 at 2 PM. Tickets, priced from $18-$89, are available for purchase through www.utahopera.org or by calling (801) 355-2787. (more...)

IlluminArts to Present SONGS OF THE CITY, SONGS IN THE DARK, 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

IlluminArts presents immersive musical performance in conjunction with LISTEN TO THIS BUILDING: A collaboration by Exile Books, the Miami Center for Architecture and Design, and the Miami Lighthouse for the Blind. Called SONGS OF THE CITY, SONGS IN THE DARK, the concert is set for October 1, 2015 from 6:30PM to 8:30 PM at the Miami Center for Architecture and Design, 100 NE 1st Avenue, Miami, FL 33132. (more...)

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Presents DEMO: HEROES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Following the success of last season's new DEMO series, Damian Woetzel continues to unite artists from across fields around a common theme in a performance on October 10, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater. This installment of the multi-genre series brings together acclaimed artists for a special one-night performance to celebrate their heroes and artistic inspirations. The cast of Heroes features soprano Jacqueline Bolier, singer/songwriter Kate Davis, Broadway and New York City Ballet star Robert Fairchild, tap dance powerhouse Jared Grimes, acclaimed ballerina Carla Korbes, visual art curator, author, and historian Sarah Lewis, Memphis jookin' dance pioneer Lil Buck (last seen as part of DEMO: Place), the MusiCorps Wounded Warrior Band, and jazz prodigy Matthew Whitaker. (more...)

9/11 TABLE OF SILENCE Returns to Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2016

Artistic Director Jacqulyn Buglisi and Buglisi Dance Theatre are honored to be welcomed back by Lincoln Center for a sixth presentation of the transcendent  '9/11 Table of Silence,' a public performance tribute to 9/11 and prayer for peace and healing, conceived and choreographed by Jacqulyn Buglisi.  The tribute will take place Sunday September 11, beginning at 8:15 AM and concluding at 8:46 AM, the moment when American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the North Tower.  Buglisi was inspired to create the 9/11 Table of Silence by Italian visual artist Rossella Vasta's sculptural installation of 100 ceramic plates that represent a banquet table uniting humanity.   Given the unrelenting and tragic acts of terror and violence that continue in the world,  '9/11 Table of Silence' remains as relevant and timely today as when it was first performed six years ago at Lincoln Center.   (more...)

Buglisi's 'Friday Table of Silence' Set for Lincoln Center Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

Artistic Director Jacqulyn Buglisi and Buglisi Dance Theatre are honored to be welcomed back by Lincoln Center for a fifth presentation of the transcendent '9/11 Table of Silence,' a public tribute to 9/11 and prayer for peace, conceived and choreographed by Jacqulyn Buglisi in collaboration with Italian visual artist Rossella Vasta. The tribute will take place today, September 11, beginning at 8:15 AM and concluding at 8:46 AM, the moment when American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the North Tower. (more...)

Deborah Nansteel Steps in for Marietta Simpson in 'IN THEIR FOOTSTEPS' with the New York Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

Mezzo-soprano Deborah Nansteel, in her New York Philharmonic debut, will replace Marietta Simpson, who has withdrawn due to illness, in In Their Footsteps: Great African American Singers and Their Legacy. (more...)

Theatre francais de Toronto's Artistic Director Announces Retirement
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

The Board of Directors of Theatre francais de Toronto (TfT), headed by Michael Davenport, announced today that Guy Mignault would retire from his position as artistic director in June 2016 after a term of 19 exceptional years as the head of the company. Indeed, during the meeting that brought together TfT's board as well as the administrative team, Mr. Mignault expressed the wish to leave his post at the dawn of Theatre francais' 50th anniversary: (more...)

The Swedish-American Chambers of Commerce (SACC) of Florida Honors KEMET Corporation CEO Per-Olof Loof with 2015 Swede of the Year Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

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The Swedish-American Chambers of Commerce (SACC) of Florida Honors KEMET Corporation CEO Per-Olof Loof with 2015 Swede of the Year Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

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The Swedish-American Chambers of Commerce (SACC) of Florida Honors KEMET Corporation CEO Per-Olof Loof with 2015 Swede of the Year Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

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National Sawdust to Premiere Keeril Makan and Jay Scheib's PERSONA, Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

On October 23 & 24, Persona, a new opera from composer Keeril Makan and adaptor / librettist / director Jay Scheib, will make its world premiere at National Sawdust. Commissioned by Beth Morrison Projects and National Sawdust, and adapted by Scheib from Ingmar Bergman's film of the same name, Persona is a provocative, highly cerebral, and artistically complex depiction of human frailty, cruelty and identity. These world premiere performances—which represent the first opera staged at National Sawdust—feature music direction by Evan Ziporyn and music by the ensemble Either/Or. (more...)

2015 Chicago South Asian Film Festival Announces Winning Films
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

The Chicago South Asian Film Festival, presented by Zee Cinema, announced the winners of Jury and Audience Awards for Best Feature and Short Films of the 2015 Festival and presented a Lifetime Achievement Award to Ms. Sharmila Tagore (more...)

Eventcrowd Sponsors South Florida Digital Growth by Granting Free Access to Social Media Week Content
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

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Deborah Nansteel Steps in for Marietta Simpson in 'IN THEIR FOOTSTEPS' with the New York Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Mezzo-soprano Deborah Nansteel, in her New York Philharmonic debut, will replace Marietta Simpson, who has withdrawn due to illness, in In Their Footsteps: Great African American Singers and Their Legacy. (more...)

National Sawdust to Premiere Keeril Makan and Jay Scheib's PERSONA, 10/23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

On October 23 & 24, Persona, a new opera from composer Keeril Makan and adaptor / librettist / director Jay Scheib, will make its world premiere at National Sawdust. Commissioned by Beth Morrison Projects and National Sawdust, and adapted by Scheib from Ingmar Bergman's film of the same name, Persona is a provocative, highly cerebral, and artistically complex depiction of human frailty, cruelty and identity. These world premiere performances—which represent the first opera staged at National Sawdust—feature music direction by Evan Ziporyn and music by the ensemble Either/Or. (more...)

Keeril Makan & Jay Scheib's Adaptation of PERSONA to Premiere at National Sawdust
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

On October 23 & 24, Persona, a new opera from composer Keeril Makan and adaptor / librettist / director Jay Scheib, will make its world premiere at National Sawdust. Commissioned by Beth Morrison Projects and National Sawdust, and adapted by Scheib from Ingmar Bergman's film of the same name, Persona is a provocative, highly cerebral, and artistically complex depiction of human frailty, cruelty and identity. These world premiere performances-which represent the first opera staged at National Sawdust-feature music direction by Evan Ziporyn and music by the ensemble Either/Or. (more...)

Utah Opera Opens Season With Puccini's TOSCA Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2015

Utah Opera takes audiences on a heart-stopping journey of forbidden love, loyalty, betrayal and tragedy in the 2015-16 season opening production of Puccini's "Tosca". The performances, held at the Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theater, are tonight, October 10, October 12, 14, and 16 at 7:30 PM, then October 18 at 2 PM. (more...)

IlluminArts Presents SONGS OF THE CITY, SONGS IN THE DARK Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

IlluminArts presents immersive musical performance in conjunction with LISTEN TO THIS BUILDING: A collaboration by Exile Books, the Miami Center for Architecture and Design, and the Miami Lighthouse for the Blind. Called SONGS OF THE CITY, SONGS IN THE DARK, the concert is set for tonight, October 1, 2015 from 6:30PM to 8:30 PM at the Miami Center for Architecture and Design, 100 NE 1st Avenue, Miami, FL 33132. (more...)

Playwright Jordan Ramirez Puckett to Receive Abingdon's Wolk Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

Abingdon Theatre Company announces that San Francisco-based playwright Jordan Ramirez Puckett will receive its 2015 Christopher Brian Wolk Award for her play RESTORE. A presentation of the award and staged reading of the play is set for Monday, December 14, at 7:00pm in the June Havoc Theatre, 312 West 36th Street, in Manhattan. (more...)

Woodbury Business School Assistant Dean Pens Business Book
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

BURBANK, Calif., Nov. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Hard-nosed management practices and policies would seem to be in vogue during times of economic and financial stress, but Joan Marques, Ph.D., assistant dean of Woodbury University's School of Business, envisions a different path. (more...)

Vancouver Resume Writer to Share Expertise at Career Night
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

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BookExpo America Hosts Chinese Delegation In Historic First Cultural And Commercial Exchange
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

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Saints Award $125,000 to Chicago Performing Arts Groups for 2016
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

The Saints, Chicago's Volunteers for the Performing Arts, have announced that it is awarding $125,000 in grants to 28 performing arts groups in the Chicago metropolitan area for 2016. (more...)

Opera San Jose Names New Resident Singers for 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Opera San José is pleased to announce it has added four new singers to its resident company, bringing the total number of members to six for the 2016-17 season. The new singers are soprano Sylvia Lee, soprano Ksenia Popova, baritone Brian James Meyer, and bass-baritone Colin Ramsey. (more...)

Florida Grand Opera Welcomes New Board Members
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

The Board of Directors of Florida Grand Opera (FGO) recently announced the appointment of Carla Albarran and George Riggs III as its newest members. Additionally both Mrs. Albarran and Mr. Riggs have been selected to join the Board's Executive Committee, with Mrs. Albarran serving as the Assistant Secretary and Mr. Riggs serving as the Assistant Treasurer. (more...)

Curtis Opera Theatre Presents ARIADNE AUF NAXOS This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

When the wealthiest man in Vienna hosts a lavish night of music and fireworks, the entertainment is in no short supply-and neither is the drama-in Richard Strauss's Ariadne auf Naxos. The Curtis Opera Theatre, in association with Opera Philadelphia and Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, presents three sold-out performances this weekend, March 4, 6, and 8 in the Perelman Theater at Philadelphia's Kimmel Center. (more...)

Curtis Opera Theatre Presents ARIADNE AUF NAXOS, Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

MARCH 4, 2015 When the wealthiest man in Vienna hosts a lavish night of music and fireworks, the entertainment is in no short supply—and neither is the drama—in Richard Strauss's Ariadne auf Naxos. The Curtis Opera Theatre, in association with Opera Philadelphia and Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, presents three sold-out performances March 4, 6, and 8 in the Perelman Theater at Philadelphia's Kimmel Center. (more...)

BWW Review: If It's Monday, It Must Be Puccini - Opolais is a Ravishing MADAMA BUTTERFLY at the Met
by Richard Sasanow - Mar 25, 2016

MADAMA BUTTERFLY was never my favorite Puccini until the current production conceived by Anthony Minghella. Before, Butterfly always seemed too submissive, Pinkerton too brutish and their child, well, too cute. Now—particularly with the current cast, headed by the magnificent Kristine Opolais as the young geisha and the dashing Roberto Alagna as the clueless Pinkerton, her American husband--seemed to put my past reservations to rest. The result was a magnificent performance, from beginning to end. (more...)

Bay Street Theater to Present DON PASQUALE, 4/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce Donizetti's Classic Comedic Masterpiece, Don Pasquale, a night of Opera on Saturday, April 16 at 8 pm. Tickets are $25 side section, $35 middle section, $50 premium and available online at www.baystreet.org or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500, open Tuesday through Saturday 11 am to 5 pm. (more...)

Seattle Opera to Present ARIADNE AUF NAXOS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

The shows must go on! Seattle Opera concludes its 2014/15 season with Richard Strauss' delightful opera-within-an-opera: Ariadne auf Naxos. A rich Seattleite is throwing a dinner party and asks his hired entertainment for the impossible: the capering troupe of comedians must combine their performance with an opera company's rendition of the mythical love and loss of the ancient Greek princess Ariadne. Comedy meets tragedy, and fireworks result! (more...)

Dallas Opera Presents LA BOHEME Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

DALLAS, FEBRUARY 20, 2015 – The Dallas Opera is preparing to whisk audiences away to the Latin Quarter of Paris for the blockbuster opera of the season: Giacomo Puccini's 1896 masterpiece, LA BOHÈME, based on Henri Murger's newspaper serial-turned-novel, Scènes de la vie de bohème. (more...)

Photo Flash: LIVING ON LOVE's Renee Fleming Honored with Cross of the Order of Merit
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

American soprano Renee Fleming has been awarded the Cross of the Order of Merit by President of the Federal Republic of Germany Joachim Gauck, for her 'outstanding work in German-American relations.' The award is the only federal decoration given by Germany. It was be presented at a private reception at the New York residence of The Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany, Brita Wagener, last night, Thursday, March 12. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Ramon Tebar Named Principal Guest Conductor of Spain's Renowned Plau de les Arts Reina Sofia
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

Valencia-born conductor Ramon Tebar was named Principal Guest Conductor of Spain's Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in a triple-post announcement about the leadership and direction of the renowned international house. Tebar joins celebrated Italian conductors Roberto Abbado and Fabio Biondi , who have been named co-Music Directors, of the new leadership. The posts begin this coming 2015- 16 season. (more...)

Opera Saratoga Sets 2016 Summer Festival Program
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2016

Lawrence Edelson, Artistic and General Director of Opera Saratoga, announced the program for the 2016 Summer Festival, which will run from May 28 through July 17, 2016. The season will feature three new productions at The Spa Little Theater in Spa State Park in Saratoga Springs, New York, along with a diverse slate of recitals and concerts at multiple locations in Saratoga Springs, Glens Falls, and Albany. (more...)

17th Annual DANCE THIS! Set for Next Month at the Moore Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

For nearly 20 years now, STG's signature dance program, DANCE This, has been providing the perfect opportunity to see dance from around the world, have your heart be touched, and witness the building of cross-cultural embrace through the art of dance. (more...)

BWW Interview: David Bennett, Part 2: New Seasons, New Concepts
by Erica Miner - Jul 9, 2015

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NYFOS @ North Fork to Showcase Songs from Latin America in Orient & Bellport, 8/22-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

New York Festival of Song returns to the peace and natural beauty of the North Fork of Long Island to launch the 2015-16 NYFOS Emerging Artists series with a residency and pair of performances: Sunday, August 23, 2015, 5:00 p.m. at Poquatuck Hall in Orient, NY and Saturday, August 22, 2015, 5:00 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church in Bellport, NY. (more...)

Elements Theatre to Crown Summer 2016 with Shakespeare's KING LEAR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Crowning its year-long tribute to Shakespeare's 400th anniversary, Elements Theatre Company presents King Lear under the direction of Danielle Dwyer, CJ. In the striking outdoor setting of the Atrium of the Church of the Transfiguration, the members of Elements Theatre Company bring all of their passionate dedication and expertise to the Bard's riveting portrayal of a kingdom and families torn apart. Press night is Opening night, August 12, 7:00pm guest lecture Dr. Kathryn Moncrief, followed by outdoor performance 8:00pm. (more...)

The Philippines' JNS Dance Crew Compete for Gold at WCOPA 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

The Junior New System (JNS) is an all-Filipino dance crew of young boys formed in 2009, which gives a new twist to the hip-hop dance. They are best known as one of the Grand Finalists of the first season of 'Asia's Got Talent' having captured the international audience by giving hip-hop their own flair. (more...)

17th Annual DANCE THIS! Set for This Weekend at the Moore Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

For nearly 20 years now, STG's signature dance program, DANCE This, has been providing the perfect opportunity to see dance from around the world, have your heart be touched, and witness the building of cross-cultural embrace through the art of dance. (more...)

Three New Productions Slated for Opera Saratoga's 2016 Summer Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

Lawrence Edelson, Artistic and General Director of Opera Saratoga, announced the program for the 2016 Summer Festival, which will run from May 28th through July 17, 2016. (more...)

K.J. Rodgers Pens MOGUL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

Kimberly and John Rodgers, a husband-wife writing team, parents, teachers, devoted writers and authors, have completed their new book, 'Mogul': a coming-of-age book that describes what happens when Regan is forced to question everything she knows to be true. (more...)

Buglisi's '9/11 Table of Silence' Set for Lincoln Center, 9/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

Artistic Director Jacqulyn Buglisi and Buglisi Dance Theatre are honored to be welcomed back by Lincoln Center for a fifth presentation of the transcendent '9/11 Table of Silence,' a public tribute to 9/11 and prayer for peace, conceived and choreographed by Jacqulyn Buglisi in collaboration with Italian visual artist Rossella Vasta. The tribute will take place Friday September 11, beginning at 8:15 AM and concluding at 8:46 AM, the moment when American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the North Tower. (more...)

Buglisi's 9/11 TABLE OF SILENCE Returns to Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Artistic Director, Jacqulyn Buglisi, and Buglisi Dance Theatre have been welcomed back by Lincoln Center for a sixth presentation of the transcendent  '9/11 Table of Silence,' a public performance tribute to 9/11 and prayer for peace and healing, conceived and choreographed by Jacqulyn Buglisi in collaboration with Italian visual artist Rossella Vasta.   (more...)

NYFOS @ North Fork Showcases Songs from Latin America in Orient & Bellport This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2015

New York Festival of Song returns to the peace and natural beauty of the North Fork of Long Island to launch the 2015-16 NYFOS Emerging Artists series with a residency and pair of performances: tomorrow, August 23, 2015, 5:00 p.m. at Poquatuck Hall in Orient, NY and tonight, August 22, 2015, 5:00 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church in Bellport, NY. (more...)

LA Chamber Orchestra Fundraisers Pair Salon Performances with International Cuisine & Spectacular Homes
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra pairs exclusive musical performances with delectable international cuisine at "LACO a la carte," five intimate, elegant fundraising evenings celebrating Austria, Brazil, Mexico, Turkey and Finland in the spectacular private homes of members of the region's international community.  (more...)

Donizetti's LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR Opens in San Jose, 9/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Opera San Jose opens its 2016-17 season with Gaetano Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor. Donizetti drew inspiration for this opera from Sir Walter Scott's The Bride of Lammermoor. The story revolves around a feud between two families, the Ashtons and the Ravenswoods. Lucia Ashton loves Edgar, master of Ravenswood, whose land her family has taken by force. When Lucia's brother, out of political necessity, forces her into an arranged marriage, there are dire consequences. Donizetti expertly combines the epic story of Lucia with some of the most wonderful melodies from his pen and the most affecting mad scene in theatre. (more...)

Bay Street Theatre to Present DON PASQUALE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Bay Street Theater in collaboration with Divaria Productions and Spanish opera company Rioja Lirica will present Donizetti's classic comedic masterpiece, DON PASQUALE.    (more...)

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra to Present Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra will present Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto from the opening theme to its grand finale on April 28 and 30 at Music Hall. (more...)

The Anne Frank Center USA Presents 'The Helpers of the Secret Annex'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

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