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Mozart's DON GIOVANNI Announced At The Atlanta Opera

A new staging of Don Giovanni, the famed opera by Mozart with a libretto by Lorenzo DaPonte, performed by a cast of top international singers, comes to The Atlanta Opera and Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in January.

Opera North Brings Opera To Venues Across The North This Winter

Exploring themes of love, loss and laughter, Opera North Announces Its Winter Productions

Asmik Grigorian Als Jenůfa An Der Wiener Staatsoper

Uraufgeführt bereits 1904 startete Leoš Janáceks bekannteste Oper 1918 nach der Wiener Erstaufführung ihre Weltkarriere – nun wird das Meisterwerk Jenufa am 9. Oktober 2022 im Haus am Ring hochkarätig besetzt wieder aufgenommen.

92NY Presents Eric Owens, Bass-baritone, And Singers From The Curtis Opera Theatre

The 92nd Street Y, New York (92NY), one of New York's leading cultural venues, presents Eric Owens, bass-baritone, and singers from the Curtis Opera Theatre, on October 25, 2022 at 7:30pm ET at the Kaufmann Concert Hall.

Welsh National Opera Presents Brand New Commission MIGRATIONS

The ground-breaking new opera by Welsh National Opera, Migrations will receive its world premiere in Summer 2022 with further performances in Autumn 22. 

Opera North Announces 2022-23 Season

Opera North today announces a year of cultural encounters and myths retold, in eight productions for its 2022-23 season.

WNO's Spring Season Arrives In Milton Keynes

Welsh National Opera brings Spring 2022 Season to Milton Keynes which features Mozart's Don Giovanni and Janáček's Jenůfa. The Company's critically acclaimed new production of Puccini's Madam Butterfly which opened in Autumn 2021 will also be performed during the Season.

Welsh National Opera Announces 2021/22 Season

Welsh National Opera has announced that the Company will return to touring in Wales and England from Autumn this year. The details announced include touring opera productions, engagement and outreach work and orchestral concert activity. 

Summer Movies At Sarasota Opera House To Begin Saturday, June 5

Sarasota Opera has announced the initial lineup for the 2021 summer movie series, which will open with “La Cage aux Folles” on Saturday, June 5.

Winners Announced For the 2021 International Opera Awards

The much-anticipated winners of the 2021 International Opera Awards sponsored by Mazars were announced in an online ceremony watched around the world. The Awards, considered opera's answer to the Oscars, celebrate achievements in opera around the globe over the last calendar year in a wide range of categories.

BWW Feature: ONLINE VIRTUAL OPERA TOUR N0. 51 at Home Computer Screens

Have you watched Los Angeles Opera’s digital short Brown Sounds yet? Brown Sounds celebrates Black history by beginning with the Garden of Eden. Conceived by Raehann Bryce-Davis, a rising star in the LA firmament, it's a stunning vocal piece. Composer Ayanna Witter-Johnson set poet Henry Dumas's evocative verses to music with Bryce-Davis’s ravishing mezzo-soprano in mind.

San Diego Opera Announces Spring Drive-In Season Featuring THE BARBER OF SEVILLE and ONE AMAZING NIGHT

Inspired by the success from their safe drive-in performances of La bohème in the Fall, which heralded the return of live, in-person, opera to San Diego County since the start of the pandemic, and provided over 300 jobs to many, San Diego Opera has announced a Spring season of safe, socially-distanced, drive-in performances.

Scottish Opera Announces Programme of Activity for Winter 20/21

Scottish Opera has unveiled a programme of digital and live performance as part of its 2020/21 Winter activity, including filmed productions of Così fan tutte and Hansel and Gretel.

Grange Park Opera Will Present A FEAST IN THE TIME OF PLAGUE in September

With a libretto by opera-giant Sir David Pountney and music by Alex Woolf, A Feast in the Time of Plague is the only new opera to have been commissioned during lockdown.


On Saturday, July 25, 2020, at six oa??clock sharp, it was time to hook the computer up to the television set and watch Santa Fe Operaa??s celebration of Antonín Dvořáka??s extraordinary opera Rusalka. In the background, the Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra of Košice, conducted by Robert Stankovsky, played a scintillating rendition of the operaa??s overture as we viewed the opera ranch.

The Santa Fe Opera Presents Rusalka Tribute This Saturday

Bask in the Radiance of The Santa Fe Opera's Rusalka tribute!

BWW Feature: FREE ONLINE OPERA/SONG JULY 10-17 at Home Computer Screens

Pacific Opera Project (POP) presents a watch party of their critically acclaimed production of Madama Butterfly on July 15 at 5:00 PM Los Angeles time. This is the first true-to-story bilingual production of the opera. Performed in Los Angeles' Little Tokyo and Houston's Opera in the Heights, the opera now has a new libretto written by POP Artistic Director Josh Shaw and Opera in the Heights Artistic Director Eiki Isomura.

BWW Feature: FREE ONLINE OPERA/SONG JUNE 26 - JULY 3 at Home Computer Screens

Los Angeles Opera (LAO) has an array of 25 a?oeLiving Room Recitalsa?? available for the enjoyment of those who visit the LAO website. Among them are personal concerts by: Morris Robinson, Rod Gilfry, Amanda Woodbury, Christopher Maltman, and Angel Blue. Having made a monumental impression on the American public with her portrayal of Bess in Gershwin's Porgy and Bess at the Met, Blue shows her charismatic personality and her love for the music of Richard Strauss in her a?oeLiving Room Recital.a??

John Tavener's Last Opera KRISHNA Will Be Staged For the First Time in 2024

According to The Guardian, a newly discovered opera, Krishna, by the late composer Sir John Tavener, will be staged for the first time.

Lyric Opera Of Chicago RING Cycle Performances Canceled

Lyric Opera of Chicago, following the lead of the city, state, and federal elected officials, as well as the recommendations of the Chicago Department of Public Health, has made the difficult decision to cancel all performances of Wagner's Ring cycle.

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