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Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think Of Boston Lyric Opera's THE HANDMAID'S TALE? Photo Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think Of Boston Lyric Opera's THE HANDMAID'S TALE?
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2019

This weekend Boston Lyric Opera concluded the run of THE HANDMAID'S TALE - the first performances of a new edition by composer Poul Ruders, commissioned by Boston Lyric Opera. The production starred Jennifer Johnson Cano and Caroline Worra....
Odyssey Opera Presents the Boston Premiere of THE EGYPTIAN HELEN Photo Odyssey Opera Presents the Boston Premiere of THE EGYPTIAN HELEN
by TV News Desk - March 14, 2019

One of the nation's most adventurous opera companies, Odyssey Opera, presents the Boston premiere of Richard Strauss's little-known opera Die agyptische Helena (The Egyptian Helen) with libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal. As part of Odyssey Opera's sixth season, this marks the second of three works t...
Boston Lyric Opera Announces 2019 Season Photo Boston Lyric Opera Announces 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - March 11, 2019

Proving the enduring vibrancy and relevancy of the art form (while celebrating a milestone for its leader), Boston Lyric Opera's 2019/20 Season of new productions spans three centuries of composers -- focusing on works that reflect the highs and lows of power and politics, bringing passionate opera ...
Opera Theater Of Cape Cod Announces Valentine's Celebration Gala Photo Opera Theater Of Cape Cod Announces Valentine's Celebration Gala
by BWW News Desk - February 16, 2019

Love is in the air with Opera Theater of Cape Cod's (OTCC) Valentine's weekend benefit concert Some Enchanted Evening: A Valentine's Gala today, February 16, 7:00 pm, Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main St., Wellfleet. Joseph Turbessi serves as music director, and Ethan DePuy is stage director. Bl...
Opera Theater Of Cape Cod Announces Valentine's Celebration Gala Photo Opera Theater Of Cape Cod Announces Valentine's Celebration Gala
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2019

Love is in the air with Opera Theater of Cape Cod's (OTCC) Valentine's weekend benefit concert Some Enchanted Evening: A Valentine's Gala on Saturday, February 16, 7:00 pm, Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main St., Wellfleet. Joseph Turbessi serves as music director, and Ethan DePuy is stage direct...
Guerilla Opera Appoints New Artistic Directors Photo Guerilla Opera Appoints New Artistic Directors
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2018

In their twelfth season, Guerilla Opera's board of directors appoints Aliana de la Guardia and Julia Noulin-Merat as co-artistic directors. De la Guardia and Noulin-Merat have been working together to produce the experimental company's world premiere operas and productions since 2009. Together, now ...
Odyssey Opera Continues Gounod Voyage With Boston Premiere Photo Odyssey Opera Continues Gounod Voyage With Boston Premiere
by BWW News Desk - October 01, 2018

One of the nation's most adventurous opera companies, Odyssey Opera, continues its sixth season with the Boston premiere of the rarely performed 1858 opera Le medecin malgre lui (The Doctor in Spite of Himself). On the occasion of the bicentenary of Charles Gounod's birth (1818-1893), Odyssey Opera ...
World Premiere of Video Game Opera PERMADEATH Comes to Boston Photo World Premiere of Video Game Opera PERMADEATH Comes to Boston
by BWW News Desk - September 27, 2018

The world premiere of the video game opera PermaDeath, written by creator and librettist Cerise Jacobs and composed by Dan Visconti, the composer of Opera Philadelphia's recent Andy Warhol-themed ANDY: A Popera, takes place at Boston's Emerson Cutler Majestic Theater from September 27-29. ...
World Premiere of Video Game Opera PERMADEATH Comes to Boston Photo World Premiere of Video Game Opera PERMADEATH Comes to Boston
by BWW News Desk - August 20, 2018

The world premiere of the video game opera PermaDeath, written by creator and librettist Cerise Jacobs and composed by Dan Visconti, the composer of Opera Philadelphia's recent Andy Warhol-themed ANDY: A Popera, takes place at Boston's Emerson Cutler Majestic Theater from September 27-29. ...
New Opera Company Premieres On Cape Cod With THE TRAGEDY OF CARMEN Photo New Opera Company Premieres On Cape Cod With THE TRAGEDY OF CARMEN
by BWW News Desk - August 13, 2018

In two debut performances, Opera Theater of Cape Cod (OTCC) premieres with The Tragedy of Carmen on Friday, September 7, 7:30 pm, Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main St., Wellfleet, and Sunday, September 9, 2 pm at Cotuit Center for the Arts, 4404 Falmouth Rd., Cotuit. The chamber opera is Peter B...
Odyssey Opera Presents US Premiere Of LA REINE DE SABA Photo Odyssey Opera Presents US Premiere Of LA REINE DE SABA
by BWW News Desk - August 08, 2018

One of the nation's most adventurous opera companies, Odyssey Opera, begins its sixth season with the U.S. premiere of La reine de Saba by French composer Charles Gounod (1818-1893). This powerful love story of the famed Queen of Sheba will be presented as a concert performance in French with Englis...
Boston Lyric Opera Renews Music Director's Contract Photo Boston Lyric Opera Renews Music Director's Contract
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2018

Internationally recognized conductor David Angus has signed a three - year renewal to his contract as Music Director for Boston Lyric Opera ( BLO ), taking him through the 2020 / 21 Season in a key role on the company's leadership team, as well as its principal conductor....
Elements Theatre Company Presents Noël Coward's Witty Comedy, BLITHE SPIRIT Photo Elements Theatre Company Presents Noël Coward's Witty Comedy, BLITHE SPIRIT
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

This summer, don't miss Elements Theatre Company's production of Noel Coward's comedy, Blithe Spirit, directed by Joanna Weir Ouston (Oxford School of Drama, UK & guest director for Elements' production of All My Sons, by Arthur Miller in 2016)....
Odyssey Opera Ends Season with Verdi's GIOVANNA D'ARCO Photo Odyssey Opera Ends Season with Verdi's GIOVANNA D'ARCO
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2018

One of the nation's most innovative opera companies, Odyssey Opera, culminates Trial by Fire: Joan of Arc and the Hundred Years' War, a season-long exploration of operatic works inspired by martyr, saint, and military leader Joan of Arc (1412-1431). For two nights, Odyssey Opera presents an Italian-...
The Boston Modern Orchestra Project Ends Season With Focus On China 4/21 Photo The Boston Modern Orchestra Project Ends Season With Focus On China 4/21
by BWW News Desk - March 13, 2018

The Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), the nation's premier orchestra dedicated exclusively to commissioning, performing, and recording new orchestral music, ends its 22nd season with A Thousand Mountains, A Million Streams: a one-night only concert of Chinese-influenced orchestral music. BMOP ...
WholeTone Opera's LA ZOMBIATA Reanimates Romance in Davis Square Photo WholeTone Opera's LA ZOMBIATA Reanimates Romance in Davis Square
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2018

WholeTone Opera's mission to feature and uplift female, femme and non-binary artists continues with an encore of their maiden production, La Zombiata: A Zombie Love Story. Composer Jillian Flexner has written additional music for this fresh rendition, and the WTO crew has added UV reactive elements ...
Welcome 2018 with SALUTE TO VIENNA NEW YEAR'S CONCERT at Symphony Hall Photo Welcome 2018 with SALUTE TO VIENNA NEW YEAR'S CONCERT at Symphony Hall
by BWW News Desk - December 27, 2017

Welcome 2018 in a triumphant celebration with Salute to Vienna New Year's Concert at Symphony Hall....
A.R.T. Announces Inaugural 'Run AMOC!' Festival Photo A.R.T. Announces Inaugural 'Run AMOC!' Festival
by BWW News Desk - December 15, 2017

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Producer Diane Borger, announces that it will present the inaugural Run AMOC! Festival, performed by the new American Modern Opera Company (AMOC) December 15 18, 2017....
Librettist Cerise Jacobs Honored by Musical America Magazine Photo Librettist Cerise Jacobs Honored by Musical America Magazine
by BWW News Desk - December 06, 2017

Jacobs has been recognized as a 'Mover and Shaper' by Musical America. Each year the magazine and performing arts directory releases a special report honoring 30 industry professionals - selected from nominations by colleagues and readers - as thought leaders and visionaries in the performing arts....