Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 6/21/2015 - 6/28/2015

Below are BWWOperaWorld.com's most popular articles from 6/21/2015 - 6/28/2015. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week!

1) Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 6/21/2015 - 6/28/2015 The Glimmerglass Festival Announces 2016 Season - LA BOHEME, SWEENEY TODD and More!
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2015

The Glimmerglass Festival, Central New York's opera and musical theater company, has announced its 2016 season. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 6/21/2015 - 6/28/2015 David Hertzberg Named Composer in Residence at Opera Philadelphia
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2015

Opera Philadelphia, in collaboration with Gotham Chamber Opera and Music-Theatre Group in New York, is proud to announce that composer David Hertzberg, whose music 'demonstrates that a gifted young composer can be inspired by masters and still speak with a vibrantly personal style' (the New York Times), has been selected as its fifth Composer in Residence (CIR). Hertzberg was chosen from over 150 applicants for the position and now has the opportunity to follow a personalized development track focused on the advancement of his skills as an operatic composer. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 6/21/2015 - 6/28/2015 Box Office for LA Opera's 30th Anniversary Season Opens Sunday
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2015

Tickets for LA Opera's 30th Anniversary Season, featuring beloved classics, exciting fan favorites and invigorating new works, will go on sale to the general public this Sunday, June 28, at 10am. Tickets may be purchased online at LAOpera.org, by phone at 213.972.8001 or in person, from 10am to 6pm, at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Box Office, located at 135 North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, 90012. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 6/21/2015 - 6/28/2015 Seattle Opera to Premiere AN AMERICAN DREAM in August
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2015

When Seattle Opera's brand-new opera, An American Dream, premieres this August, Japanese Americans will see the story of their community coming to life onstage. s (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 6/21/2015 - 6/28/2015 BWW Reviews: Israeli Opera Festival Takes the Leap with TOSCA, Staged at the Foot of the Historic Masada Fortress
by Richard Sasanow - June 25, 2015

At Masada-the mountain fortress in Israel's Judean Desert--a group of besieged Jewish rebels killed themselves rather than be taken alive by the Romans almost 2000 years ago. In Puccini's TOSCA, the eponymous heroine jumps from Rome's Castel Sant'Angelo rather than being taken prisoner for killing the evil chief of police, Scarpia. So much for the logic of staging this intimate work as part of the fifth edition of the Israeli Opera Festival--but, remarkably, the very traditional production by French director Nicolas Joel worked very well indeed in the great outdoors. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 6/21/2015 - 6/28/2015 New Rochelle Opera Opens CARMEN Tonight
by BWW News Desk - June 25, 2015

?New Rochelle Opera's year-long 30th anniversary celebration reaches its apex with a revival of Georges Bizet's CARMEN this weekend, June 25-28, 2015 in the Frank J. Auriana Theatre at the Ursuline School, 1345 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 6/21/2015 - 6/28/2015 EMV to Present DIDO AND AENEAS as Part of Summer Festival
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2015

Early Music Vancouver (EMV) announces its first ever presentation of Henry Purcell's iconic Baroque masterpiece, and England's first and most beloved opera Dido and Aeneas on Thursday, July 30, 2015, 7:30pm at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC as part of the EMV 2015 Summer Festival.  (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 6/21/2015 - 6/28/2015 Opera On Tap Performs at The Brick's First Ever F*ckfest, Now thru 6/29
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2015

 Opera on Tap presents an immersive evening of sex education, opera-style, as part of The Brick's first ever F*ckfest (a 'sextival' featuring new works with unique, playful, and subversive approaches to sexuality). Coursework includes scenes from The Inner Circle (www.theinnercircleopera.com), a sexually blunt new opera about the charismatic visionary Dr. Alfred Kinsey, by the "fascinating and engaging" (Washington Post) composer Daniel Felsenfeld paired with provocative performances and readings by burlesque star Nasty Canasta (and friends). Eye candy and condoms provided free of charge with class enrollment. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 6/21/2015 - 6/28/2015 Opera San Jose Brings Opera Sets Summer Performances
by BWW News Desk - June 25, 2015

Opera San Jose has announced it is taking opera into the community through two venues this summer. On July 12 in Redwood City, Principal artists from the Opera San Jose resident company will present a concert highlighting some of the greatest arias and ensembles in opera repertoire, from Mozart to Puccini, and give viewers a preview of the company's 2015-16 season. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 6/21/2015 - 6/28/2015 OperaDelaware Announces New Season - HAMLET, FALSTAFF and More!
by BWW News Desk - June 25, 2015

OperaDelaware's next spring festival will feature performances of two fully staged productions at The Grand Opera House in Wilmington, including the East Coast Premiere of Franco Faccio's Hamlet and Giuseppe Verdi's masterpiece Falstaff. Both are adapted by librettist Arrigo Boito, from William Shakespeare's plays.   (more...)



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