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BWW Review: Two Nights in Seville, Part 2 - a New Gypsy in Town for Met's CARMEN BWW Review: Two Nights in Seville, Part 2 - a New Gypsy in Town for Met's CARMEN
by Richard Sasanow - January 24, 2017

It's that time of the year again, when the flu season gives artistic administrators big headaches, trying to fill in the blanks when a headliner calls in sick. CARMEN's been a particular headache, with mezzo Sophie Koch out of action in the title role after rehearsals had started. Luckily, Clementin... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Clementine Margaine, Michael Todd Simpson & More in WNO's CARMEN Photo Flash: First Look at Clementine Margaine, Michael Todd Simpson & More in WNO's CARMEN
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2015

Washington National Opera (WNO) opens its 2015-2016 season with a newto-Washington staging of Georges Bizet's popular classic Carmen, September 19 to October 3 in the Kennedy Center Opera House. Starring two French mezzo-sopranos-Clémentine Margaine and Géraldine Chauvet- in the title role, this pro... (more...)
Summer Stages: Summertime and the Opera is Easy in the Northeast Summer Stages: Summertime and the Opera is Easy in the Northeast
by Richard Sasanow - June 01, 2015

The new opera season doesn't start till September at the earliest. What's an opera fan to do until the Met's curtain goes up on September 21? Well, with a little bit of effort, opera in New York and the surrounding states during the summer months can offer quite a bit.... (more...)
Washington National Opera Releases Schedule for 2015-16 Season Washington National Opera Releases Schedule for 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

(WASHINGTON)—Washington National Opera (WNO), led by Artistic Director Francesca Zambello, today announced its 60th anniversary season, one that highlights classic, contemporary, and American works. The 2015-2016 season includes a new-to-Washington staging of Bizet's Carmen, the world premiere of a ... (more...)