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Academy Of Vocal Arts Reveals 2022/23 Season Photo Academy Of Vocal Arts Reveals 2022/23 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 16, 2022

After their first, full, in-person season in over a year, AVA has announced their 2022/23 opera season! With last season's productions being called a 'complete triumph from its start to its finish' (Chestnut Hill Local), AVA's 88th season is sure to delight opera audiences.

New York City Opera Presents PRIDE IN THE PARK As Part Of Bryant Park Picnic Performa Photo New York City Opera Presents PRIDE IN THE PARK As Part Of Bryant Park Picnic Performances
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2022

New York City Opera will present the annual Pride in the Park concert on Friday, June 17, 2022 at 7pm as part of Bryant Park Picnic Performances presented by Bank of America.

Audiences Share the Spotlight at BROADWAY BLOCKBUSTER SideNotes Cabaret at Sunset Pla Photo Audiences Share the Spotlight at BROADWAY BLOCKBUSTER SideNotes Cabaret at Sunset Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2022

Versatile singer/pianist CAROLYN WEHNER will lead audiences through a selection of unforgettable hits from classic and contemporary Broadway shows in a cabaret titled BROADWAY BLOCKBUSTER SINGALONG, JUNE 8 - 12, 2022 in the SIDENOTES CABARET.

Festival Opera Presents Bellini's NORMA in July Photo Festival Opera Presents Bellini's NORMA in July
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2022

Walnut Creek's revitalized Festival Opera, led by General Director Zachary Gordin, continues its 31st season with an all-new production of Bellini's Norma, featuring acclaimed singer Shana Blake Hill (she/her) in the title role, directed by Mark Foehringer and conducted by Bryan Nies, with the Festival Opera Orchestra and Chorus. 

Bryant Park Picnic Performances to Present New York City Opera's PRIDE IN THE PARK Photo Bryant Park Picnic Performances to Present New York City Opera's PRIDE IN THE PARK
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 31, 2022

Bryant Park Picnic Performances presented by Bank of America will continue on June 17 with New York City Opera’s annual celebration Pride in the Park. City Opera will also be joined by the LaGuardia High School Choir, directed by Jeanne Cascio.

New York City Opera Presents THE BARBER OF SEVILLE As Part Of Bryant Park's Summer Pi Photo New York City Opera Presents THE BARBER OF SEVILLE As Part Of Bryant Park's Summer Picnic Performances
by A.A. Cristi - May 17, 2022

New York City Opera will present The Barber of Seville on Friday, May 27, 2022 at 7pm as part of Bryant Park's Picnic Performances presented by Bank of America. The one-night-only performance will be fully staged, costumed, and accompanied by live music.

Bryant Park Picnic Performances to Kick Off With New York City Opera's THE BARBER OF  Photo Bryant Park Picnic Performances to Kick Off With New York City Opera's THE BARBER OF SEVILLE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2022

Bryant Park Picnic Performances presented by Bank of America will officiall kick off its 2022 season on May 27 with New York City Opera’s staged and costumed production of Rossini’s The Barber of Seville. 

Metropolitan Opera to Present Company Premiere of Brett Dean's HAMLET Photo Metropolitan Opera to Present Company Premiere of Brett Dean's HAMLET
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

On May 13, the Metropolitan Opera will present the company premiere of Australian composer Brett Dean’s Hamlet, a bold adaptation of Shakespeare’s timeless drama, with six additional performances through June 9.

LE BUS FIGARO Comes to Théâtre du Capitole Next Week Photo LE BUS FIGARO Comes to Théâtre du Capitole Next Week
by Stephi Wild - May 5, 2022

Il Barbiere di Siviglia, créé au Teatro Argentina de Rome le 20 février 1816, a été composé en douze jours par un jeune homme de vingt-quatre ans ! Six-cents pages de partition écrites par Rossini comme en une décharge soudaine de surabondante énergie, et lancées dans le monde pour devenir l’un des opéras les plus réjouissants et les plus populaires du répertoire.

Charles Kaiman Paintings to Be Shown at Blue Mountain Gallery Photo Charles Kaiman Paintings to Be Shown at Blue Mountain Gallery
by Marissa Tomeo - May 4, 2022

Charles Kaiman is exhibiting new still life paintings at Blue Mountain Gallery from May 24 through June 18, 2022. He works in oil, directly from the motif, in natural light. He focuses on eschewing visual preconceptions while painting and pays careful attention to modulations of perceived color and value in the motif directly in front of him in the studio. He learned this technique when studying with Edwin Dickinson in the 1960's at the Art Students’ League.

Bel Canto Videos

VIDEO: New Trailer For The Metropolitan Opera's New, Modern-Day Production of Donizet VideoVIDEO: New Trailer For The Metropolitan Opera's New, Modern-Day Production of Donizetti's LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR
by Stage Tube - May 3, 2022

The Metropolitan Opera will present an audacious new production of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, which moves the bel canto masterpiece from 18th-century Scotland to a present-day town in the American Rust Belt, with nine performances April 23–May 21, 2022.

VIDEO: First Look At The Metropolitan New, Modern-Day Production of Donizetti's LUCIA VideoVIDEO: First Look At The Metropolitan New, Modern-Day Production of Donizetti's LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR
by Stage Tube - Apr 26, 2022

The Metropolitan Opera will present an audacious new production of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, which moves the bel canto masterpiece from 18th-century Scotland to a present-day town in the American Rust Belt, with nine performances April 23–May 21, 2022.

VIDEO: Renée Fleming, Heather Headley, and More Perform as Part of Lyric Opera of Ch VideoVIDEO: Renée Fleming, Heather Headley, and More Perform as Part of Lyric Opera of Chicago's FOR THE LOVE OF LYRIC
by Stage Tube - Sep 14, 2020

Lyric Opera of Chicago opened the company's reimagined fall season with For the Love of Lyric, a virtual concert from the stage of the Lyric Opera House, on Sunday, September 13.

Ju-eh + Hwarg Presents: THE LIVING DYING OPERA - An Innovative Musical Drama VideoJu-eh + Hwarg Presents: THE LIVING DYING OPERA - An Innovative Musical Drama
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 28, 2019

How can the art of opera relate to you? Maybe your experience has been dressing up nicely to attend the Met in New York, or seeing an opera at Milan's La Scala. Maybe it seems like something foreign and exclusive to the wealthy, or simply old-fashioned and too difficult to understand. Voice artist Ju-eh and composer Hwarg present a brand-new work with powerful singing and delicate electronics that makes the art of opera directly relatable to your emotions and experiences: The Living Dying Opera.

VIDEO: NY City Opera To Present Soprano Aprile Millo In Concert VideoVIDEO: NY City Opera To Present Soprano Aprile Millo In Concert
by Alan Henry - Dec 21, 2018

New York City Opera (under the direction of Michael Capasso, General Director) will present, in a rare New York appearance, beloved soprano Aprile Millo in concert Wednesday, January 30 at 7:30pm at Zankel Hall (881 Seventh Avenue, at 56th Street). 

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for BEL CANTO Starring Julianne Moore VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for BEL CANTO Starring Julianne Moore
by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2018

The first trailer for Bel Canto starring Julianne Moore has been released. The film follows the story of an opera singer caught in a hostage situation during a performance in South America.

VIDEO: Preview THE MET LIVE IN HD 2017-18 Season VideoVIDEO: Preview THE MET LIVE IN HD 2017-18 Season
by Alan Henry - Jul 2, 2018

Tickets go on sale today for the Met's Emmy® and Peabody Award-winning Live in HD series' 2017-18 season, which begins on October 7 with the company's new production of Bellini's Norma.

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals Of Lucia di Lammermoor at The Met VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals Of Lucia di Lammermoor at The Met
by Alan Henry - Apr 27, 2018

BroadwayWorld has an inside look at Lucia di Lammermoor at The Met! Check out the video below where soprano Pretty Yende and glass harmonica player Friedrich Heinrich Kern rehearse the mad scene from Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor.

VIDEO: Get A First Look at Lucia di Lammermoor at The Met VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look at Lucia di Lammermoor at The Met
by Alan Henry - Mar 20, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Lucia di Lammermoor at The Met! Check out the videos below!

VIDEO: STRANGER THINGS' Catherine Curtin Stars in Jimmy Lopez + Kevin Newbury's 'Epip VideoVIDEO: STRANGER THINGS' Catherine Curtin Stars in Jimmy Lopez + Kevin Newbury's 'Epiphany V'
by Emily Bruno - Dec 19, 2017

In the holiday season when matters of family, spirituality, identity, and survival are often acute, EPIPHANY V a gay fantasia in the form of a classical music-driven short film explores these tender issues through a uniquely queer lens.