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Warner Theatre Announces THE MET: LIVE IN HD 2022-23 SEASON Photo Warner Theatre Announces THE MET: LIVE IN HD 2022-23 SEASON
by A.A. Cristi on July 01, 2022 in Opera

The Warner Theatre has announced the 2022-2023 season of The Met: Live in HD, featuring ten Saturday matinee simulcasts streaming live from The Metropolitan Opera House in New York City.  
Salon/Sanctuary Concerts Partners With Razom For Ukraine For Benefit Concert Photo Salon/Sanctuary Concerts Partners With Razom For Ukraine For Benefit Concert
by A.A. Cristi on June 30, 2022 in Opera

Salon/Sanctuary Concerts will lift its voice to help Razom for Ukraine provide urgently needed humanitarian relief where it is desperately needed in Kyiv, Kharkiv, Sumy, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, Odesa, Dnipro, and Zaporizhzhia.
Pentabus Announces 2022 Season Featuring New Commissions and More Photo Pentabus Announces 2022 Season Featuring New Commissions and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz on June 30, 2022 in Opera

Today Pentabus announced their 2022 Season which features a new commission touring in the autumn, the return of Pentabus Young Writers live production and three new digital projects. 
Watch: Lyric Opera of Chicago's VERDI VOICES Concert Now Available for Free Digi Photo Watch: Lyric Opera of Chicago's VERDI VOICES Concert Now Available for Free Digital Streaming
by Chloe Rabinowitz on June 29, 2022 in Opera

Lyric Opera of Chicago’s recent Verdi Voices concert starring three of the world’s most accomplished Verdians — soprano Tamara Wilson, tenor Russell Thomas, and conductor and Lyric Opera of Chicago Music Director Enrique Mazzola — is now available digitally and can be streamed for free here starting today.
New Camerata Opera to Present Summer Concerts Hosted By Chashama At Anita's Way Photo New Camerata Opera to Present Summer Concerts Hosted By Chashama At Anita's Way
by Chloe Rabinowitz on June 28, 2022 in Opera

New Camerata Opera will present Summer Concerts, a FREE live performance of favorite opera excerpts hosted by Chashama, on Thursday, August 4, 2022 at 2pm, 4pm & 6pm at Anita's Way.
Greek National Opera Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring World Premiere of New GN Photo Greek National Opera Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring World Premiere of New GNO Production of Verdi's FALSTAFF
by Chloe Rabinowitz on June 28, 2022 in Opera

The Greek National Opera’s 2022-23 season curated by GNO Artistic Director Giorgos Koumendakis will feature ten new opera and ballet productions, one newly commissioned opera, five revivals of past productions, music concerts, major co-productions with some of the world’s foremost opera houses, collaborations with leading conductors and more.
Interview: Brian Watkins Talks New Play EPIPHANY, OUTER RANGE on Amazon Prime Vi Photo Interview: Brian Watkins Talks EPIPHANY, OUTER RANGE & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz on June 28, 2022 in Opera

Brian Watkins is the writer of Epiphany, which just opened at Lincoln Center Theater. He is also the creator, and showrunner, and executive producer of Outer Range on Amazon Prime Video, and has a film project in the works. Read BroadwayWorld's interview with Watkins about Epiphany, the differences in writing for theatre vs. television, and more. 
On Site Opera Presents Comedy And Tragedy Under The Stars At Caramoor Photo On Site Opera Presents Comedy And Tragedy Under The Stars At Caramoor
by A.A. Cristi on June 27, 2022 in Opera

​​​​​​​On Site Opera, New York's pioneering opera company rooted in site-specific storytelling and the immersive experience, returns to Katonah's Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts for a one-night-only performance entitled A Night at the Opera with Stephanie Blythe and Laquita Mitchell, July 22 at 8:00 p.m. Reimagining the company's winter digital production of Lesson Plan for the live and in-person stage, along with arias and duets from the timeless opera, Carmen, the evening, presented in partnership with Caramoor brings comedy and tragedy to the stage under the billowing tent of the outdoor Venetian Theater.
Seattle Opera Appoints Michaella Calzaretta Chorus Master & Head Of Music Staff Photo Seattle Opera Appoints Michaella Calzaretta Chorus Master & Head Of Music Staff
by A.A. Cristi on June 27, 2022 in Opera

Seattle Opera announced today its new chorus master & head of music staff is Michaella Calzaretta, an experienced conductor acclaimed for her high standards and superb preparation skills.
Opera Naples Hosts Exclusive Summer Opera Film Series Featuring MADAMA BUTTERFLY Photo Opera Naples Hosts Exclusive Summer Opera Film Series Featuring MADAMA BUTTERFLY and More
by A.A. Cristi on June 27, 2022 in Opera

Opera Naples, one of Naples' leading performing arts organizations, has announced tickets are on sale for HD at Opera Naples, a summer film series of classic European operas. Showings will take place on the first and third Wednesday of each month July 6 through Oct. 19, 2022, at the Wang Opera Center.
Cincinnati Opera 2022 Summer Festival Continues With FIERCE And THE PIRATES OF P Photo Cincinnati Opera 2022 Summer Festival Continues With FIERCE And THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE
by A.A. Cristi on June 27, 2022 in Opera

This July 6 through 10, Cincinnati Opera continues its 2022 Summer Festival with two uplifting productions: the world premiere of Fierce (July 6, 9, 10 at SCPA's Corbett Theater), with music by William Menefield and libretto by Sheila Williams, and Gilbert and Sullivan's hilarious The Pirates of Penzance (July 7, 8, 10 at Cincinnati Music Hall).
Nashville Opera Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring LA BOHÈME & More Photo Nashville Opera Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring LA BOHÈME & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz on June 27, 2022 in Opera

Nashville Opera has announced its 2022-23 season with a lineup of classic favorites and noteworthy company premieres. The season opens in September with La Bohème.
Opera Naples Announces Summer Opera Film Series Featuring Renée Fleming & More Photo Opera Naples Announces Summer Opera Film Series Featuring Renée Fleming & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz on June 27, 2022 in Opera

Opera Naples has announced tickets are on sale for HD at Opera Naples, a summer film series of classic European operas. Showings will take place on the first and third Wednesday of each month July 6 through Oct. 19, 2022, at the Wang Opera Center.
Wolfgang Koch Steps Down From Performing In DIE TEUFEL VON LOUDUN Photo Wolfgang Koch Steps Down From Performing In DIE TEUFEL VON LOUDUN
by Grace Cutler on June 25, 2022 in Opera

Wolfgang Koch, who was supposed to sing the part of the Grandier, unfortunately had to cancel the premiere due to illness. The opera Die Teufel von Loudun has been performed only a few times since its first performance, which made the search for singers who had the role in their repertoire difficult.