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Photo Flash: Cincinnati Opera Presents ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL, A Pink Floyd Opera Photo Flash: Cincinnati Opera Presents ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL, A Pink Floyd Opera
by BWW News Desk - July 19, 2018

Transforming Pink Floyd's 1979 album The Wall onto the operatic stage, Another Brick in the Wall tells the semi-autobiographical story of a rock star's troubled journey after lashing out at an admiring concertgoer. Another Brick in the Wall completely transforms Roger Waters's original work into a s... (more...)
BWW Review: H.M.S. Pinafore is a Bright, Merry Musical Romp! BWW Review: H.M.S. Pinafore is a Bright, Merry Musical Romp!
by Steve Callahan - July 09, 2018

The Union Avenue Opera opens its 24th season with a splendid production of Gilbert & Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore, and it brims with glorious music, wonderful voices, and bright, delightful, timeless comedy.... (more...)
Photo Flash: PELLEAS ET MELISANDE at the Glyndebourne Festival Photo Flash: PELLEAS ET MELISANDE at the Glyndebourne Festival
by BWW News Desk - July 05, 2018

Stefan Herheim, one of Europe's most exciting directors, makes his company debut with Glyndebourne's first new production of Pelleas in nearly 20 years. Check out production photos below!... (more...)
BWW Review: St. Petersburg Opera Presents Meredith Willson's THE MUSIC MAN at the Palladium BWW Review: St. Petersburg Opera Presents Meredith Willson's THE MUSIC MAN at the Palladium
by Peter Nason - July 03, 2018

Fantastic barbershop quartet as well as the dance ensemble stand out in this production of the iconic musical.... (more...)
BWW Review: ORFEO & EURIDICE at OTSL Dazzles BWW Review: ORFEO & EURIDICE at OTSL Dazzles
by Steve Callahan - June 15, 2018

Orpheus could charm the very stones with his lyre and his singing. Just such magic can be seen on the stage of Opera Theatre St. Louis when Jennifer Johnson Cano portrays the mythical superstar in the company's current production. She gives an utterly stunning performance.... (more...)
Photo Flash: Merola Opera Program Presents THE RAKE'S PROGRESS Photo Flash: Merola Opera Program Presents THE RAKE'S PROGRESS
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2018

San Francisco's acclaimed Merola Opera Program, one of the most prestigious and selective opera training programs in the world, offers audiences a look at the opera stars of tomorrow with a lively, fully-staged production of The Rake's Progress. Based loosely on the eponymous eight paintings and eng... (more...)
Photo Flash: New York City Opera Presents BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN Photo Flash: New York City Opera Presents BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2018

Following the success of last season's production of Peter Eotvos's Angels in America, New York City Opera presents Charles Wuorinen's Brokeback Mountain as the second installment in its annual LGBT Pride Series. Annie Proulx, author of the original short story that also inspired the 2005 blockbuste... (more...)
BWW Review: Opera Theatre St. Louis Gives Us An Utterly Flawless REGINA BWW Review: Opera Theatre St. Louis Gives Us An Utterly Flawless REGINA
by Steve Callahan - May 29, 2018

Opera Theatre St. Louis has produced many wonderful productions, and a handful of simply perfect ones. Their production of 'Regina' is among the latter.... (more...)
BWW Review: Works Old and New Show THEA MUSGRAVE Still the Life of the Party BWW Review: Works Old and New Show THEA MUSGRAVE Still the Life of the Party
by Richard Sasanow - May 29, 2018

Now into her 10th decade, the venerable composer Thea Musgrave is still full-steam ahead. The Scotch-born musician celebrated her 90th birthday last night (May 27) at a New York concert with world premieres, US premieres and NY premieres.... (more...)
Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Seattle Opera's O+E Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Seattle Opera's O+E
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Next week, join Seattle Opera for O+E-a chamber opera retelling of Gluck's classic Orpheus and Eurydice with a twist! Stage Director Kelly Kitchens brings this groundbreaking adaptation to life with Seattle Opera's first ever all-female creative team and cast of principal singers. ... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at TRIOPERAS at the Peacock Theatre Photo Flash: First Look at TRIOPERAS at the Peacock Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Pamela Tan-Nicholson's explosive new production, TriOperas, opens at the Peacock Theatre in under three weeks, and the sensational cast have been taking every 'opera-tunity' to rehearse, for the show's groundbreaking opening. Inspired by three of the best-known female characters in opera, Turandot, ... (more...)
BWW Review: TRAVIATA Triumphs at Opera Theatre of St. Louis BWW Review: TRAVIATA Triumphs at Opera Theatre of St. Louis
by Steve Callahan - May 22, 2018

Of all the composers in the world Giuseppe Verdi is by far the most popular. Of all the operas in the world his 'La traviata' is by far the most frequently performed. Have you missed out on this mega hit? You can fill in that cultural gap with the splendid production now offered by Opera Theatre of ... (more...)
BWW Interview: Thea Musgrave at 90, Queen of SCOTS and Composer for all Seasons BWW Interview: Thea Musgrave at 90, Queen of SCOTS and Composer for all Seasons
by Richard Sasanow - May 22, 2018

Composer Thea Musgrave is celebrating these days. It's not just that she's marking her 90th birthday on May 27 with a concert in New York, but that the concert is showcasing a gaggle of world premieres, US premieres and NY premieres (along with more familiar works), which highlight her rich musical ... (more...)
Photo Flash: THE MONKEY KING MAKING HAVOC IN HEAVEN at the CCP, 5/18-19 Photo Flash: THE MONKEY KING MAKING HAVOC IN HEAVEN at the CCP, 5/18-19
by Oliver Oliveros - May 18, 2018

Qingdao Peking Opera's 'The Monkey King Making Havoc in Heaven' plays the Cultural Center of the Philippines' (CCP) Little Theatre tonight, May 18, at 7:30 p.m., and tomorrow night, May 19, at 7:30 p.m. ADMISSION IS FREE!... (more...)
BWW Review: The Bantam of the Opera Strikes Again! BWW Review: The Bantam of the Opera Strikes Again!
by Steve Callahan - May 15, 2018

For several seasons I've searched for a term to describe Gateway Opera. In a city flush with larger companies-Opera Theater St. Louis, Union Avenue Opera, and Winter Opera-which offer truly 'grand opera', what can one call this little company which gives us such delicious bite-sized treats? They're... (more...)
Photo Flash: Get A First Look At Washington National Opera's CANDIDE Starring Alek Shrader and Emily Pogorelc Photo Flash: Get A First Look At Washington National Opera's CANDIDE Starring Alek Shrader and Emily Pogorelc
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

Washington National Opera concludes its 2017-2018 season with the company premiere of Leonard Bernstein's biting satire Candide, running now through May 26, 2018, in the Kennedy Center Opera House. Check out photos of the production below!... (more...)
Photo Flash: 13th Annual OPERA NEWS Awards at The Plaza Hotel Photo Flash: 13th Annual OPERA NEWS Awards at The Plaza Hotel
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2018

More than 400 opera aficionados and performers – including opera stars Alice Coote, Jennifer Rowley and Laurent Naouri – were among those who attended the 13th Annual OPERA NEWS Awards at The Plaza Hotel last night.... (more...)
BWW REVIEW: Amanda Muggleton Channels One Of Opera's Greatest Divas As She Reprises Her Portrayal Of Maria Callas In Terrence McNally's MASTERCLASS. BWW REVIEW: Amanda Muggleton Channels One Of Opera's Greatest Divas As She Reprises Her Portrayal Of Maria Callas In Terrence McNally's MASTERCLASS.
by Jade Kops - March 24, 2018

Sydney audiences were treated to a new immersive expression of Terrence McNally's award winning MASTERCLASS with Amanda Muggleton returning to the role that won her a Helpmann Award in 2002.... (more...)
BWW Review: Winter Opera of St. Louis Presents L'ELISIR D'AMORE BWW Review: Winter Opera of St. Louis Presents L'ELISIR D'AMORE
by Steve Callahan - March 12, 2018

We went out into the chilly spring evening - and it became, for me, one of the most totally pleasing evenings of opera I've ever experienced. Winter Opera of St. Louis presented Donizetti's 'L'Elisir d'Amore' in a production that was as near perfection as one could ever ask.... (more...)
Photos: Kelli O'Hara Stars in COSI FAN TUTTE at The Met Photos: Kelli O'Hara Stars in COSI FAN TUTTE at The Met
by BWW News Desk - March 07, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Cosi Fan Tutte at The Met, starring Kelli O'Hara! A winning cast comes together for Phelim McDermott's clever vision of Mozart's comedy about the sexes, set in a carnival-esque, funhouse environment inspired by 1950s Coney Island-complete with bearded ladies, fire e... (more...)
BWW Review: WNO's Passionate DON CARLO BWW Review: WNO's Passionate DON CARLO
by Benjamin Tomchik - March 06, 2018

Giuseppe Verdi's epic opera is being staged for the first time in two decades at WNO and features a sterling cast in a grand production.... (more...)
Photo Flash: A Simple Bet Puts Love to the Test at Lyric Opera's COSÌ FAN TUTTE Photo Flash: A Simple Bet Puts Love to the Test at Lyric Opera's COSÌ FAN TUTTE
by BWW News Desk - February 16, 2018

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Photo Flash: Inside Pittsburgh Opera's ASHES & SNOW Photo Flash: Inside Pittsburgh Opera's ASHES & SNOW
by BWW News Desk - February 16, 2018

Pittsburgh Opera is proud to produce our second world premiere in two years. Ashes & Snow, composed by Douglas J. Cuomo and directed by Jonathan Moore, will premiere in the intimate environs of Pittsburgh Opera's historic headquarters in Pittsburgh's Strip District in February, 2018.... (more...)
Photo Flash: The Royal Opera House Stages Classic CARMEN Photo Flash: The Royal Opera House Stages Classic CARMEN
by BWW News Desk - February 08, 2018

Carmen is the best-known work by French composer Georges Bizet, and one of the most famous operas in the entire art form - numbers such as the Habanera and the Toreador Song have permeated the popular consciousness as little else has. The opera's heady combination of passion, sensuality and violence... (more...)
Photo Flash: Pittsburgh Opera Presents The World Premiere Of ASHES & SNOW Photo Flash: Pittsburgh Opera Presents The World Premiere Of ASHES & SNOW
by BWW News Desk - February 06, 2018

Pittsburgh Opera produces their second world premiere in two years. Ashes & Snow, composed by Douglas J. Cuomo and directed by Jonathan Moore, will premiere in the intimate environs of Pittsburgh Opera's historic headquarters in Pittsburgh's Strip District in February, 2018.... (more...)