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MADAMA BUTTERFLY, IL TROVATORE, and More Among Met Opera's Summer Encore Screenings MADAMA BUTTERFLY, IL TROVATORE, and More Among Met Opera's Summer Encore Screenings
by BWW News Desk - June 05, 2018

This summer, the Met will rebroadcast four popular operas from the groundbreaking Live in HD series as part of the Summer Encores in select cinemas worldwide. The 2018 Summer Encore titles include: Puccini's Madama Butterfly, Verdi's Il Trovatore, Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin, and Puccini's Turandot.... (more...)
Angela Meade and Elizabeth DeShong Star In Rossini Rarity, SEMIRAMIDE Angela Meade and Elizabeth DeShong Star In Rossini Rarity, SEMIRAMIDE
by BWW News Desk - February 16, 2018

Rossini's Semiramide is presented at the Met for the first time in 25 years, with eight performances beginning February 19, 2018, led by Maurizio Benini. The cast, comprised of artists considered by many to be amongst the world's leading bel canto singers, includes Angela Meade in the title role, El... (more...)
Works & Process at the Guggenheim Spotlights The Met Opera's COSI FAN TUTTE Starring Kelli O'Hara Works & Process at the Guggenheim Spotlights The Met Opera's COSI FAN TUTTE Starring Kelli O'Hara
by BWW News Desk - February 02, 2018

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presents The Metropolitan Opera: Cosi fan tutte on Monday, February 12, 2018 at 7:30pm.... (more...)
Met Opera Fires Director John Copley Following Reports of Inappropriate Behavior Met Opera Fires Director John Copley Following Reports of Inappropriate Behavior
by BWW News Desk - February 01, 2018

The illustrious Metropolitan Opera has been facing their share of sexual harassment reports and now The New York Times reports that long-time stage director John Copley has been fired from his most recent project due to claims of 'inappropriate behavior in the rehearsal room.'... (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...)
Metropolitan Opera Cast Change Advisory: Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci Metropolitan Opera Cast Change Advisory: Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci
by BWW News Desk - January 25, 2018

Alexey Lavrov, who stepped into the role of Silvio for performances of Leoncavallo's Pagliacci on January 13th and 17th, will sing the role at all remaining performances, replacing Alessio Arduini, who is ill. Performances are tonight, Thursday January 25 at 8.00pm, Monday January 29 at 7.30pm, and ... (more...)
Jennifer Rowley, Yonghoon Lee and Anita Rachvelishvili star in Verdi's IL TROVATORE Jennifer Rowley, Yonghoon Lee and Anita Rachvelishvili star in Verdi's IL TROVATORE
by BWW News Desk - January 15, 2018

Verdi's Il Trovatore returns to the Met January 22 for eight performances starring Jennifer Rowley in her Met role debut as the heroine Leonora, with Yonghoon Lee as Manrico, a role he sang to acclaim with the company in 2015.... (more...)
Jennifer Rowley Takes Over Role of Leonora in The Met's IL TROVATORE Jennifer Rowley Takes Over Role of Leonora in The Met's IL TROVATORE
by BWW News Desk - January 11, 2018

Jennifer Rowley will sing the role of Leonora in all performances of the Met's production of Verdi's Il Trovatore opening January 22, replacing the originally scheduled Maria Agresta, who is ill.... (more...)
Ekaterina Semenchuk Takes Over Role of Santuzza in The Met's CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA Ekaterina Semenchuk Takes Over Role of Santuzza in The Met's CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2018

Ekaterina Semenchuk, already scheduled to sing the role of Santuzza in the first three performances of the current season of Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana, will now sing at all the performances, replacing Eva-Maria Westbroek, who is ill. Westbroek had been scheduled to sing later in the season fro... (more...)
Review Roundup: The Critics Weigh in on TOSCA at The Met Review Roundup: The Critics Weigh in on TOSCA at The Met
by BWW News Desk - January 02, 2018

Emmanuel Villaume conducts 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...)
Pretty Yende and Matthew Polenzani Star in Donizetti's Romantic Comedy L'ELISIR D'AMORE Pretty Yende and Matthew Polenzani Star in Donizetti's Romantic Comedy L'ELISIR D'AMORE
by BWW News Desk - January 02, 2018

Donizetti's L'Elisir d'Amore returns to the Met on January 16 for ten performances through to February 17, starring South African sopranoPretty Yende as wealthy landowner Adina, and American tenor Matthew Polenzani as Nemorino, the poor villager hopelessly in love with her.... (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...)
New York City Opera to Present NY Premiere of World's First Mariachi Opera CRUZAR LA CARA DE LA LUNA New York City Opera to Present NY Premiere of World's First Mariachi Opera CRUZAR LA CARA DE LA LUNA
by BWW News Desk - December 15, 2017

Following the success of its fall productions of Puccini's beloved La Fanciulla del West and the New York premiere of Tobias Picker's Dolores Claiborne, New York City Opera continues the 2017/2018 season in January 2018 with the New York premiere of Jos 'Pepe' Mart nez and Leonard Foglia's Cruzar l... (more...)
ICE to Reprise David Lang's THE WHISPER OPERA at NYU Skirball ICE to Reprise David Lang's THE WHISPER OPERA at NYU Skirball
by BWW News Desk - December 13, 2017

From January 24 to February 3, 2018, the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) reprises Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lang's the whisper opera in 13 performances at NYU Skirball.... (more...)
The Met's HANSEL AND GRETEL to Open Next Week with Special Family Pricing The Met's HANSEL AND GRETEL to Open Next Week with Special Family Pricing
by BWW News Desk - December 12, 2017

The Met presents the second of its popular family presentations this holiday season, Richard Jones's acclaimed production of Humperdinck's fairy-tale opera based on the Brothers Grimm story Hansel and Gretel. The English-language production opens December 18 for seven performances through to January... (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...)
Marilyn Horne Leads Carnegie Hall's 'The Song Continues' Series in Final Season as Artistic Advisor Marilyn Horne Leads Carnegie Hall's 'The Song Continues' Series in Final Season as Artistic Advisor
by BWW News Desk - December 11, 2017

From January 23 28, 2018, Carnegie Hall celebrates the legendary mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne, who will lead The Song Continues in her final season as Artistic Advisor before passing the torch to acclaimed soprano Ren e Fleming, who will continue this beloved tradition in years to come.... (more...)
Susan Graham to Star in THE MERRY WIDOW, Helmed by Susan Stroman, at The Met Opera Susan Graham to Star in THE MERRY WIDOW, Helmed by Susan Stroman, at The Met Opera
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2017

Tony Award winner Susan Stroman's staging of Franz Leh r's The Merry Widow, which premiered in the Met's 2014-15 season, has its first revival beginning December 14, with nine performances through to January 11.... (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...)
Brooklyn Opera Works to Present First Annual LIEDERABEND: ART SONG RECITAL Brooklyn Opera Works to Present First Annual LIEDERABEND: ART SONG RECITAL
by BWW News Desk - November 28, 2017

Brooklyn Opera Works presents their first annual Liederabend: Art Song Recital on December 19, 2017 at 7:30pm at BMS Playhouse, 126 St. Felix Street, Brooklyn, NY.... (more...)
Met Opera Performances of Verdi's REQUIEM Dedicated to Dmitri Hvorostovsky Met Opera Performances of Verdi's REQUIEM Dedicated to Dmitri Hvorostovsky
by BWW News Desk - November 22, 2017

The Metropolitan Opera's performances of Verdi's Requiem, beginning this Friday, November 24, will be dedicated to the memory of Dmitri Hvorostovsky. The Russian baritone passed away last night on November 21 at age 55 after a battle with brain cancer.... (more...)
Susan Graham to Reprise Title Character THE MERRY WIDOW at The Met Opera Susan Graham to Reprise Title Character THE MERRY WIDOW at The Met Opera
by BWW News Desk - November 20, 2017

Fresh from a rapturously received account of Berlioz's La damnation de Faust with the Boston Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Charles Dutoit, Grammy Award-winning mezzo-soprano Susan Graham reprises her 'vivacious and creamy-voiced' (New York Times) star turn as the wealthy widow Hanna Glawari ... (more...)
Chamber Opera LADY OF THE CASTLE to Play Scandinavia House Next Weekend Chamber Opera LADY OF THE CASTLE to Play Scandinavia House Next Weekend
by BWW News Desk - November 16, 2017

The Aviva Players and Algonquin Theater Productions in association with Diodati Productions, Original Cast Records and The New York Association present Lady of the Castle, a ghostly post-Holocaust chamber opera based on a true story and an Israeli play by Lea Goldberg with music and lyrics by Mira J... (more...)
Hudson Area Library to Screen A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS Opera Hudson Area Library to Screen A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS Opera
by BWW News Desk - November 08, 2017

The opera A Thousand Splendid Suns is totally concerned with the political upheavals that have transformed Afghanistan over the past half-century. It is also the story of how the lives of women in that country have been transformed. And, yes, it features human drama. What else should one expect f... (more...)
Marjorie Owens & Quinn Kelsey Set for George London Foundation Recital at Morgan Library Marjorie Owens & Quinn Kelsey Set for George London Foundation Recital at Morgan Library
by BWW News Desk - November 03, 2017

The 2009 winner of the George London-Leonie Rysanek Award and American opera's latest Rigoletto: Marjorie Owens, soprano, and Quinn Kelsey, baritone, with Myra Huang, piano, will offer the second event in the season's George London Foundation Recital Series at The Morgan Library & Museum on Sunday, ... (more...)