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Dallas Opera Announces Semi-Finalists For Biennial Lone Star Vocal Competition

​​​​​​​The Dallas Opera announced 18 semi-finalists for the second annual Biennial Lone Star Vocal Competition presented by The Dallas Opera Guild and co-chaired by Jana and Mac Irwin.

Dallas Opera Closes Season With COSI FAN TUTTE, March 24- April 1

The Dallas Opera is set to close their 65th Anniversary Season with the new-to-Dallas production of Mozart's Così fan tutte. The production from San Francisco Opera opens at the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House (2403 Flora St., Dallas, TX) on Friday, March 24, at 7:30pm with three performances to follow on March 26 (m), 29, and April 1.

Review: THE DAUGHTER OF THE REGIMENT at Minnesota Opera

What did our critic think of THE DAUGHTER OF THE REGIMENT at Minnesota Opera?

Julie Taymor's Family-Friendly THE MAGIC FLUTE to Kick Off The Metropolitan Opera Holiday Season

The Metropolitan Opera’s annual holiday presentation of Mozart’s The Magic Flute will return for nine performances, starting December 16. A holiday treat for audiences of all ages, this English-language adaptation runs under two hours, with special ticket prices starting from $35.


Artistic Partner Richard Egarr returns with a program that opens with works by British composers, including Benjamin Britten's evocative Serenade featuring tenor David Portillo and the SPCO's own Principal Horn, Jay Ferree. The concert bids farewell to England and continues with two beloved arias by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Finishing the program is Franz Schubert's 'Little C Major' Symphony - a deceptive nickname - it was Schubert's first fully symphonic work with a substantial wind section.

Dallas Opera To Livestream 2022/2023 Mainstage Productions

​​​​​​​ The Dallas Opera unveiled plans to livestream their 2022/2023 Mainstage Season, beginning with Verdi's Rigoletto starring George Gagnidze, René Barbera, and Madison Leonard on Sunday, October 16, 2022, at 2:00pm.

Interview: David Portillo of CONCERT: DAVID PORTILLO AND WARREN JONES at Song Source Festival

Song Source Festival presents their feature recital with international acclaimed musicians David Portillo and Warren Jones. Both heard in previous festivals, these two artists combine for an unforgettable evening of song and celebration of the individual with music by Mozart, Beethoven's An die ferne Geliebte, Schumann, Turina, Guastavino, and Ginastera. Sure to be unvergesslich and inolvidable!

Merola Opera Program Kicks Off 2022 Summer Festival With A Celebration Of American Song

San Francisco’s acclaimed Merola Opera Program, one of the most prestigious and selective opera training programs in the world, kicks off its historic 2022 Summer Festival with A Celebration of American Song, an exuberant recital curated by Grammy Award winner Craig Terry.

Strauss's THE SILENT WOMAN Opens At Bard SummerScape

Opening Friday, July 22, Richard Strauss's comic opera, The Silent Woman (“Die Schweigsame Frau”), receives a rare American presentation at Bard SummerScape. Harold Wilson, “a stentorian bass … with impressive focus, carrying power and quiet charisma” (New York Times), heads a strong cast in a new production by Christian Räth, whose SummerScape staging of Das Wunder der Heliane prompted Musical America to declare: “Opera productions don't get much better than this.”

Merola Opera Program to Kick Off 2022 Season With A CELEBRATION OF AMERICAN SONG

San Francisco’s acclaimed Merola Opera Program, one of the most prestigious and selective opera training programs in the world, kicks off its historic 2022 Summer Festival with A Celebration of American Song, an exuberant recital curated by Grammy Award winner Craig Terry.

Tulsa Opera Announces 75th Anniversary Season

 General Director Ken McConnell and Artistic Director Tobias Picker today announced Tulsa Opera’s 75th anniversary season, which opens October 28 & 30 with the company premiere of Rossini’s The Italian Girl (L’italiana in Algeri).

Bard SummerScape Presents THE SILENT WOMAN in July

Since its inception, the annual Bard SummerScape festival has presented a series of stellar revivals of important but neglected operas. This year's immersion in “Rachmaninoff and His World” features The Silent Woman (“Die Schweigsame Frau”), the only true comic opera by Rachmaninoff's close contemporary Richard Strauss.

Dallas Opera Announces 2022-23 Season

Programming for The Dallas Opera’s 2022/2023 Season was announced today by Ian Derrer, The Dallas Opera’s Kern Wildenthal General Director and CEO, and Emmanuel Villaume, the Mrs. Eugene McDermott Music Director, in celebration of the company’s 65th Anniversary.

The Metropolitan Opera Announces 2022"23 Season, Featuring Renée Fleming, Kelli O'Hara & More

The Metropolitan Opera today announced its 2022–23 season, which features seven new productions, the most in ten seasons. Opening Night is September 27 with the company premiere of Cherubini’s Medea, starring soprano Sondra Radvanovsky in the title role alongside tenor Matthew Polenzani in David McVicar’s new staging, conducted by Carlo Rizzi.

Bard SummerScape 2022 Announced

 Bard SummerScape will return this year with eight weeks of live dance, theater, music, and opera in New York’s Hudson Valley, June 23–August 14, 2022. SummerScape 2022 presents the world premieres of new commissions in both dance and theater.

Des Moines Metro Opera Names Allen Perriello as Director of Artistic Administration

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.

Victory Hall Opera to Present FAT PIG

When Tom (a man in a normative body) begins to date Helen (a fat woman) his colleagues at the office are confused and alarmed. As Tom and Helen’s relationship deepens, the voices of  judgement in Tom’s head become louder.

The Metropolitan Opera's Free Summer HD Festival to Return to Lincoln Center

The Met’s popular Summer HD Festival returns on Saturday, August 28, featuring a lineup of ten free encore presentations from the company’s popular Live in HD series, as well as a special pre-festival screening of Susan Froemke’s acclaimed documentary The Opera House.

BWW Reviews: Santa Fe's Back with a MIDSUMMER Treat and a LORD-ly Mishap

There are a number of parallels between the two operas I saw in Santa Fe (NM) this past weekend: The Benjamin Britten/Peter Pears treatment of Shakespeare’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM and the world premiere of the John Corigliano/Mark Adamo THE LORD OF CRIES. The first was, for me at least, an all-around, marvelous success, while the other was a disappointment.

Wake Up With BWW 7/1: Cabello, Menzel, and Porter in CINDERELLA Trailer, and More!

Today's top stories: watch an all new Cinderella trailer starring Camila Cabello, Billy Porter, & Idina Menzel, Trevor the Musical announced a virtual casting call, and more!

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