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BWW Preview: More Music in the Northeast This Summer BWW Preview: More Music in the Northeast This Summer
by Richard Sasanow - June 21, 2018

If you didn't find a performance to attend in the first part of this series--or you simply can't get enough operas, symphonic concerts and musical theatre pieces thrown in for good measure--here's more to choose from. It covers the gamut from the Mozart REQUIEM to Bernstein, Bernstein and more Berns... (more...)
Tickets On Sale Today For Cerise Jacobs Video Game Opera Tickets On Sale Today For Cerise Jacobs Video Game Opera
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

Cerise Jacobs (photo credit: James Daniel­­­) ; Dan Visconti (photo credit: SnoStudios Photography) Tickets go on sale today for the latest brainchild of creator and librettist Cerise Jacobs, the video game opera PermaDeath. Hailed by Opera magazine as “intrepid and artistically ambitious,” Jacobs i... (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...)
American Lyric Theater Presents INSIGHTALT: Opera In Eden Featuring Three New One-Act Operas In Concert, 5/17 American Lyric Theater Presents INSIGHTALT: Opera In Eden Featuring Three New One-Act Operas In Concert, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2018

 American Lyric Theater concludes the 10th Anniversary of its nationally acclaimed Composer Librettist Development Program this season with InsightALT: Opera in Eden, a one-night-only concert featuring three new one-act operas written by ALT Resident Artists, hosted by composer/librettist Mark Adamo... (more...)
2018 Richard Tucker Award Goes To Christian Van Horn 2018 Richard Tucker Award Goes To Christian Van Horn
by BWW News Desk - April 09, 2018

The Richard Tucker Music Foundation announced today that Christian Van Horn – “one of those treasurable singers in whose presence one can entirely relax, assured that everything he does will be delivered with solid interpretive insight and unfailingly attractive tone” (Opera News) – has been named a... (more...)
Opera Philadelphia Announces 2018-2019 Season Opera Philadelphia Announces 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2018

When Opera Philadelphia's inaugural Festival O launched the present season, the opera world responded with a standing ovation, welcoming it as 'one of the most enjoyable additions to the fall calendar in years'... (more...)
BWW Review: Meade Fearlessly Outruns Dazzlingly Difficult SEMIRAMIDE at the Met BWW Review: Meade Fearlessly Outruns Dazzlingly Difficult SEMIRAMIDE at the Met
by Richard Sasanow - February 21, 2018

A lot of risk, fast rotations in perfect unison, a precarious balance point. No, I'm not talking about doing a twizzle in Olympic ice-dancing--but starring in SEMIRAMIDE by Gioacchino Rossini, a man who believed there was no such thing as too many runs, roulades and high notes. Neither did soprano A... (more...)
The Met: Live In HD's 2018–19 Season Kicks Off On October 6 With Anna Netrebko In The Title Role Of Verdi's AIDA The Met: Live In HD's 2018–19 Season Kicks Off On October 6 With Anna Netrebko In The Title Role Of Verdi's AIDA
by BWW News Desk - February 15, 2018

The Met: Live in HD, the Metropolitan Opera's award-winning series of live high-definition cinema simulcasts, will begin its 13th season on October 6, with the Met's grand production of Verdi's Aida, starring one of the world's most acclaimed sopranos, Anna Netrebko.... (more...)