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2nd Princeton Festival Week Begins with COSÌ FAN TUTTE and an Evening of Music and Dance

The second week of this year's Princeton Festival kicks off with performances of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's comic masterpiece Così fan tutte on Friday, June 14 at 7pm and Sunday, June 16 at 4pm, with a final 7pm performance on Tuesday, June 18.
Santino Fontana Joins Princeton Festival Line-Up

The Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) recently added Tony Award-winning actor and television star Santino Fontana to its artistic line-up for this year's Princeton Festival.
Sarasota Opera Will Perform Haydn's DECEIT OUTWITTED This Week

Once again Sarasota Opera will produce a rarely heard work by a major composer when Joseph Haydn’s Deceit Outwitted (L’infedeltà delusa) opens, the last work in the company’s 2024 Winter Opera Festival.
Sierra Boggess, Angel Blue & More to Perform at 2024 Princeton Festival

The Princeton Symphony Orchestra has revealed its artistic line-up for this year’s Princeton Festival. See who is performing and learn how to purchase tickets.
Full Cast Set For North Carolina Opera's THE BARBER OF SEVILLE

North Carolina Opera (NCO) will present Gioachino Rossini's rom-com opera, THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, on Friday, February 2 and Sunday, February 4 in downtown Raleigh. The production is currently the fastest-selling opera in company history.
Full Cast Set for North Carolina Opera's THE BARBER OF SEVILLE

North Carolina Opera will present Gioachino Rossini's rom-com opera, THE BARBER OF SEVILLE. Learn how to purchase tickets!
Sarasota Opera Reveals Casting For its 2024 Winter Opera Festival

Casting has been announced for the 2024 Winter Opera Festival.  Audiences can look forward to a thrilling season, which opens on February 17th, featuring Bizet’s Carmen, Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, Verdi’s Luisa Miller, and Haydn's Deceit Outwitted (L’infedeltà delusa). 
Review: DIE CSÁRDÁSFÜRSTIN (THE CSARDAS PRINCESS) at Opera On The Lake

What did our critic think of DIE CSÁRDÁSFÜRSTIN (THE CSARDAS PRINCESS) at Opera On The Lake?
Opera Parallele to Present THE SHINING in June

Opera Parallèle, San Francisco's leading producer of contemporary opera, will present the West Coast premiere of The Shining, the critically acclaimed opera by the Pulitzer Prize and Grammy Award-winning team of composer Paul Moravec and librettist Mark Campbell, for three performances June 2, 3 and 4 at the Blue Shield of California Theater, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.
Opera Parallele Announces Cast Changes in THE SHINING

Opera Parallèle announced baritone singer Robert Wesley Mason will now sing the role of Jack Torrance and bass-baritone Kevin Deas will sing the role of Dick Hallorann in the company's upcoming West Coast premiere of The Shining, the critically acclaimed opera by Grammy Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning team of composer Paul Moravec and librettist Mark Campbell. Opera Parallèle welcomes both acclaimed singers in their company debut.
Rossini's CINDERELLA to be Presented as Part of Kentucky Opera's 70th Anniversary Season

Kentucky Opera's 70th Anniversary Season will bubble over with the comedic genius of Rossini's Cinderella at The Brown Theatre this February. One of the oldest fairy tales, with many variations, Cinderella will be performed Friday, February 24 at 8pm and Sunday, February 26 at 2pm.
POWER BOOK II: GHOST to Premiere in March on STARZ

Season three of the popular drama series returns with new twists and new turns as the Tariq, Brayden, Monet, and the Tejadas have to Level Up or Get Taken Down. Fresh off the murder of Zeke, everyone is grieving, but they won’t get much time as a new set of problems and questions arise. Watch a teaser trailer video now!
Review: Minnesota premiere of Missy Mazzoli's 2018 opera Proving Up at Southern Theater

What did our critic think of PROVING UP at Southern Theater?
Opera Parallèle Announces Tickets On Sale For EVEREST: AN IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE

Opera Parallèle (OP), the Bay Area's leading producer of contemporary opera, has announced tickets for the company's upcoming Everest: An Immersive Experience, are now on sale beginning with an initial allotment of nine performances spanning February 3 – 12.
90.9 WGUC to Broadcast Cincinnati Opera's 2022 SUMMER FESTIVAL on Sunday Evenings in November

On Sunday evenings this November, Cincinnati Opera will partner with 90.9 WGUC, Cincinnati's classical public radio station, to broadcast select productions from its 2022 Summer Festival. Each broadcast will begin at 8 p.m. ET. You can listen on air at 90.9 FM and online at wguc.org.
Cincinnati Opera 2022 Summer Festival Continues With FIERCE And THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE

This July 6 through 10, Cincinnati Opera continues its 2022 Summer Festival with two uplifting productions: the world premiere of Fierce (July 6, 9, 10 at SCPA's Corbett Theater), with music by William Menefield and libretto by Sheila Williams, and Gilbert and Sullivan's hilarious The Pirates of Penzance (July 7, 8, 10 at Cincinnati Music Hall).
VIDEO: See Official Trailer for LA BOHÈME at the Ritz Theatre

This passionate, timeless, and indelible story of love among young artists in Paris, can stake its claim as the world’s most popular opera. Theater Latté Da brings Peter Rothstein’s innovative, award-winning staging to the intimate Ritz Theater. Lyrical and touchingly beautiful, La Bohème is the definitive depiction of the joys and sorrows of love and loss, and a celebration of art in the face of adversity. It is sung in Italian with English surtitles.
Theater Latte Da Announces 2021-2022 Season, Celebrating Re-imagined Classics and Impactful New Work

The lineup includes a re-opening concert PUTTIN' ON THE RITZ, the return of the Latté Da original docu-musical ALL IS CALM: THE CHRISTMAS TRUCE OF 1914, the return of Peter Rothstein’s award-winning staging of Puccini's beloved opera LA BOHÈME, the area premiere of JELLY’S LAST JAM, the world premiere musical adaptation of TWELVE ANGRY MEN, and the company’s annual NEXT FESTIVAL.
BWW Review: A GRIM AND POWERFUL 'GLORY DENIED' at Union Avenue Opera

A soldier gone to a far off war, absent for years. His wife in anguish, not knowing whether she's a widow. It's a story far older than The Odyssey.
Union Avenue Opera Celebrates 25th Festival Season

Over 21 artists will make their Union Avenue Opera (UAO) debut this summer as the company celebrates its 25th Anniversary Season. The seven-week summer season will open Friday, July 5 with Bernstein's hilarious, philosophical, and fast-paced take on Voltaire's 1759 biting satire of the same name, Candide and will feature the return of Christine Brewer to the UAO stage. The season continues through August 24th with performances of Puccini's operatic blockbuster La boheme, a tribute to UAO's tradition of presenting operas in original languages, and the St. Louis premiere of Tom Cipullo's Glory Denied, the true saga of Vietnam veteran Colonel Jim Thompson, the longest-held American POW in US history.

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