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San Francisco Opera Announces 2023â€"24 Season, Featuring OMAR, THE MAGIC FLUTE & Mor Photo San Francisco Opera Announces 2023â€"24 Season, Featuring OMAR, THE MAGIC FLUTE & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 24, 2023

San Francisco Opera has announced details for the Company’s 101st season, which opens September 8, 2023. See production details, how to purchase tickets and more!

Review: A Singular Sensation Returns to Philadelphia Opera with the O22 Festival Photo Review: A Singular Sensation Returns to Philadelphia Opera with the O22 Festival
by Richard Sasanow - Oct 6, 2022

O22, as Opera Philadelphia's festival was called this year, wasn’t exactly “something old, something new” but more like big fat sandwich cookie. On one side, there was a kind of “traditional” contemporary opera, Hosokawa’s THE RAVEN , a big filling of Rossini’s OTELLO opera seria in the middle, and finished with the Little-Waldman BLACK LODGE, a rock opera that was half ear-blasting concert performed live, half film.

Single Tickets To Opera Philadelphia's Entire 2022-2023 Season Go On Sale This Tuesda Photo Single Tickets To Opera Philadelphia's Entire 2022-2023 Season Go On Sale This Tuesday, July 19
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 18, 2022

Single tickets for Opera Philadelphia's 2022–2023 Season go on sale Tuesday, July 19, when opera fans can curate their experience with a wide array of options, starting with the much-anticipated return of the company's season-opening Festival O22, which takes the stage after a two-year hiatus, expanding into new spaces and genres.

BWW Review: A Revised, Dream-Haunted HARVEY MILK  at Opera Theatre Of Saint Louis Photo BWW Review: A Revised, Dream-Haunted HARVEY MILK at Opera Theatre Of Saint Louis
by Steve Callahan - Jun 13, 2022

A marvelously theatrical, dream-haunted evening tells of gay-rights activist Harvey Milk’s life and death.

Opera Philadelphia 2022-2023 Season Launches In September With The Return Of Festival Photo Opera Philadelphia 2022-2023 Season Launches In September With The Return Of Festival O
by Stephi Wild - Mar 15, 2022

Following a two-year, pandemic-induced hiatus, the annual 12-day gathering for opera lovers returns in September with its fourth iteration, O22, featuring live opera performances at multiple venues in Philadelphia as well as a series of film screenings and a panel discussion that explores whether the industry's recent foray into cinematic production was a temporary blip or a game-changer for the art form.

Opera Philadelphia's 2022-2023 Season Launches in September  with the Return of Festi Photo Opera Philadelphia's 2022-2023 Season Launches in September with the Return of Festival O
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 15, 2022

Debuting in 2017,  Opera Philadelphia’s annual, season-opening Festival O immediately garnered audience and  critical acclaim, proving to be “a hotbed of operatic innovation” (New York Times) and  “one of the most enjoyable additions to the fall calendar in years” (Washington Post).  Following a two-year, pandemic-induced hiatus, the annual 12-day gathering for opera lovers returns in September with its fourth iteration, O22, featuring live opera performances at  multiple venues in Philadelphia as well as a series of film screenings and a panel discussion that  explores whether the industry’s recent foray into cinematic production was a temporary blip or a  game-changer for the art form. 

Caramoor Announces 2022 Summer Season Photo Caramoor Announces 2022 Summer Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 1, 2022

Building on its long history of presenting adventurous music from across the genre spectrum, Caramoor’s 2022 summer season celebrates music’s power to unite people, heal divisions, and inspire discovery.

Des Moines Metro Opera Names Allen Perriello as Director of Artistic Administration Photo Des Moines Metro Opera Names Allen Perriello as Director of Artistic Administration
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2022

Des Moines Metro Opera announced today that Allen Perriello has been named to the position of Director of Artistic Administration for the company beginning February 16. He returns to DMMO having previously worked on the Company's music staff from 2011 to 2016.

BWW Feature: Streaming Opera For The Week Of 10/22 Photo BWW Feature: Streaming Opera For The Week Of 10/22
by Maria Nockin - Oct 22, 2021

Opera Phila streams La Traviata with Lisette Oropesa in her role debut as Violetta for $20.00. This 2015 production from director Paul Curran also stars Alek Shrader and Stephen Powell. Corrado Rovaris conducts, Gary McCann is the set and costume designer, Paul Hackenmueller is the lighting designer.

Opera In The Park Presents A Free Screening Of LA TRAVIATA Photo Opera In The Park Presents A Free Screening Of LA TRAVIATA
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2021

An extension of this summer's popular Arts on Center Stage series, this one-night-only “Opera in the Park” presentation will be shown on the big screen at Dilworth Park. Admission is free for guests of all ages.

Alek Shrader Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Washington National Opera's CANDIDE's 'Easily Assimilated' Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At Washington National Opera's CANDIDE's 'Easily Assimilated'

by Alan Henry - May 21, 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!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Washington National Opera's CANDIDE Starring Alek Shrader  Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At Washington National Opera's CANDIDE Starring Alek Shrader and Emily Pogorelc

by Alan Henry - May 15, 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!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Rehearsal Footage for THE MERRY WIDOW Starring Renee Fleming, Kelli O'Hara & More!
by Stage Tube - Dec 30, 2014

Renée Fleming will add a new role to her extensive repertory when she sings her first-ever performances of Hanna Glawari, the title role in Lehár's The Merry Widow, at the Met this season. Four-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman makes her Met debut as director and choreographer of a new production of the comic operetta, in which a wealthy widow's countrymen launch a romantic plot to keep her -- and her tax dollars -- within their borders.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Simon Keenlyside Stars in PBS's THE TEMPEST, Premiering Today
by TV News Desk - Mar 17, 2013

British composer Thomas Ades conducts the Met premiere of his contemporary Masterpiece THE TEMPEST, an English-language opera based on Shakespeare's final play. The Met's fantastical new production by Robert Lepage airs on Great Performances at the Met today, March 17 at 12 noon on PBS (check local listings). Get a sneak peek below!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Simon Keenlyside Stars in PBS's THE TEMPEST, Premiering 3/17
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 13, 2013

British composer Thomas Ades conducts the Met premiere of his contemporary Masterpiece THE TEMPEST, an English-language opera based on Shakespeare's final play. The Met's fantastical new production by Robert Lepage airs on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, March 17 at 12 noon on PBS (check local listings). Get a sneak peek below!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at The Met's THE BARBER OF SEVILLE
by Stage Tube - Jan 2, 2013

The Met presents an all-new holiday presentation: an abridged, English-language version of Rossini's classic comedy The Barber of Seville. Check out scenes from the production below!