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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...)
Photo Flash: Royal Opera House Cinema Series Continues With David McVicar's Production Of Verdi's RIGOLETTO Photo Flash: Royal Opera House Cinema Series Continues With David McVicar's Production Of Verdi's RIGOLETTO
by BWW News Desk - February 02, 2018

The Royal Opera House's 2017/2018 Cinema Series continues with director David McVicar's production of Giuseppe Verdi's RIGOLETTO, with libretto by Francesco Maria Piave after Victor Hugo's play, Le roi s'amuse.... (more...)
Photo Flash: Yannick Nezet-Seguin Conducts Wagner's PARSIFAL Photo Flash: Yannick Nezet-Seguin Conducts Wagner's PARSIFAL
by BWW News Desk - January 29, 2018

Klaus Florian Vogt will sing the title role in the first revival of one of the most acclaimed Met productions in recent years, Wagner's final opera, Parsifal, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin and directed by François Girard.... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Kelsey Grammer, Christine Ebersole & More in LA Opera's CANDIDE! Photo Flash: First Look at Kelsey Grammer, Christine Ebersole & More in LA Opera's CANDIDE!
by BWW News Desk - January 29, 2018

LA Opera will present its premiere of Candide, Leonard Bernstein's 1956 musical comedy classic. Music Director James Conlon will conduct a cast led by Emmy winner Kelsey Grammer and Tony winner Christine Ebersole, both making their company debuts. Performances take place at the Dorothy Chandler Pavi... (more...)
BWW Review: JONAS KAUFMANN at Carnegie Hall BWW Review: JONAS KAUFMANN at Carnegie Hall
by Joanna Barouch - January 22, 2018

Wondering if Jonas Kaufmann is going to go out onstage on any given night is something of a parlor game for many opera fans... The most recent worries about whether or not he would make it to his January 20th recital at Carnegie Hall were put to rest when he strode through the doors with his piani... (more...)
Photo Flash: TOSCA Lives for Her Art at the Met Photo Flash: TOSCA Lives for Her Art at the Met
by BWW News Desk - December 29, 2017

Emmanuel Villaume will conduct the Met's new production of Puccini's Tosca, on December 31, 2017, and January 3, 6, 9, 12, 23, and 27, 2018, replacing James Levine.... (more...)
BWW Feature: When Marketing Works - NYGASP's HMS PINAFORE at Kaye Playhouse BWW Feature: When Marketing Works - NYGASP's HMS PINAFORE at Kaye Playhouse
by Cole Grissom - December 13, 2017

These days, targeted ads are flying at us at every turn. I find myself in constant inner struggle, because I keep getting pulled in though I never truly enjoy myself, because I know what they're doing to me! So, imagine my surprise when I found myself delightfully lost in the New York Gilbert and Su... (more...)
Photo Flash: Kristin Chenoweth, Anna Chlumsky and More Celebrate Renee Fleming at Met Opera Guild's 83rd Annual Luncheon Photo Flash: Kristin Chenoweth, Anna Chlumsky and More Celebrate Renee Fleming at Met Opera Guild's 83rd Annual Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - December 11, 2017

Over 600 opera aficionados - including Honored Guests Martina Arroyo, Candice Bergen, Kristin Chenoweth, Marilyn Horne, James Morris, Diane Sawyer and Teresa Stratas - attended the 83rd Annual Metropolitan Opera Guild Luncheon at Cipriani 42nd Street on Thursday, December 7th. This year's honoree, R... (more...)
Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Tommy Tune and More Honored at Martina Arroyo Foundation's 2017 Gala Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Tommy Tune and More Honored at Martina Arroyo Foundation's 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - December 04, 2017

The Martina Arroyo Foundation's 13th Annual Gala, a celebration of Prelude to Performance, Role Class and Outreach Programs, was held on Monday, November 13, 2017 beginning 6:30pm in the Grand Salon of the JW Marriott Essex House,160 Central Park South, NYC. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event b... (more...)
Photo Flash: San Francisco Opera Stages Reimagined MANON Photo Flash: San Francisco Opera Stages Reimagined MANON
by BWW News Desk - November 04, 2017

San Francisco Opera presents six performances of Jules Massenet's Manon at the War Memorial Opera HouseNovember 4 22.... (more...)
Photo Flash: Pittsburgh Festival Opera Honors Meghan Kasanders at 7th Mildred Miller Competition Photo Flash: Pittsburgh Festival Opera Honors Meghan Kasanders at 7th Mildred Miller Competition
by BWW News Desk - October 25, 2017

First Place Winner Meghan Kasanders, 26, led the field of nine finalists at Pittsburgh Festival Opera's 7th Annual Mildred Miller International Voice Competition with her performances of Dich, teure Halle from Wagner's Tannh user and 'Come scoglio' from Mozart's Cosi fan tutte on Sunday, Oct. 22 at ... (more...)
Photo Flash: Pittsburgh Opera presents TOSCA Photo Flash: Pittsburgh Opera presents TOSCA
by BWW News Desk - September 29, 2017

Pittsburgh Opera opens its 79th season with Puccini's powerful Tosca, at the Benedum Center October 7th -15th.... (more...)
Photo Flash: San Francisco Opera Mounts LA TRAVIATA Photo Flash: San Francisco Opera Mounts LA TRAVIATA
by BWW News Desk - September 25, 2017

San Francisco Opera presents Verdi's La Traviata in ten performances at the War Memorial Opera House, September 23 through October 17. Company Music DirectorNicola Luisotti leads an international cast featuring three artists making their Company debuts in leading roles: Romanian soprano Aurelia Flor... (more...)
Photo Flash: New Staging of ELEKTRA Thrills at San Francisco Opera Photo Flash: New Staging of ELEKTRA Thrills at San Francisco Opera
by BWW News Desk - September 10, 2017

San Francisco Opera's production of Richard Strauss'Elektra opens in a new staging by acclaimed English director Keith Warner at the War Memorial Opera House on Saturday, September 9. Absent from the Company's repertory for two decades, Strauss' 1909 opera, with a libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal a... (more...)