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Lyric Fest Opens 22-23 Season With ELYSIAN FIELDS, 20th Anniversary Concert Celebrate Photo Lyric Fest Opens 22-23 Season With ELYSIAN FIELDS, 20th Anniversary Concert Celebrates Lyric Fest's Beginnings
by Stephi Wild - Aug 16, 2022

Lyric Fest opens its 20th anniversary season with Elysian Fields: Dawns, Dreams, Visions - A Celebration of Lyric Fest's Beginnings on Sunday, September 18, 2022 at 3:00pm at The Academy of Vocal Arts, and on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at 7:30pm at Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church.

Odyssey Opera Continues Tudor Season With Elisabetta, Regina D'Inghilterra Photo Odyssey Opera Continues Tudor Season With Elisabetta, Regina D'Inghilterra
by Stephi Wild - Feb 27, 2020

One of the nation's most adventurous opera companies, Odyssey Opera, continues its Tudor-inspired season with the fully-staged production of Elisabetta, Regina d'Inghilterra (1815) by Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868). With a libretto by Giovanni Schmidtfrom the play The Page of Leicester by Carlo Federici,this two-act Italian opera contrasts the public and private spheres of Queen Elizabeth I. This seldom-heard work by one of opera's most beloved composers is the first of the nine Rossini Neapolitan operas. Gil Rose conducts with the soprano Serena Farnocchia as Elizabeth making her Boston debut.

Odyssey Opera Premieres Rosner's CHRONICLES OF NINE, 2/1 Photo Odyssey Opera Premieres Rosner's CHRONICLES OF NINE, 2/1
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 12, 2019

Leading the vanguard of Boston's classical music scene, the Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP) and Odyssey Opera present the world premiere of The Chronicle of Nine: The Tragedy of Lady Jane by the late American composer Arnold Rosner (1945-2013). A semi-staged, English-language production led by conductor Gil Rose,The Chronicle of Nine unites Odyssey Opera (one of the nation's most innovative opera companies), BMOP(the nation's premier orchestra dedicated exclusively to commissioning, performing, and recording new orchestral music), and internationally renowned singers including soprano Megan Pachecano playing the lead role of Lady Jane Grey. This marks the third of six productions of Odyssey Opera'sseason-long exploration of operatic works inspired by the great English dynasty of the 16th century:the Tudors.

Boston Modern Orchestra Project and Odyssey Opera Present THE CHRONICLE OF NINE: THE  Photo Boston Modern Orchestra Project and Odyssey Opera Present THE CHRONICLE OF NINE: THE TRAGEDY OF LADY JANE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 12, 2019

Leading the vanguard of Boston's classical music scene, the Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP) and Odyssey Opera present the world premiere of The Chronicle of Nine: The Tragedy of Lady Janeby the late American composer Arnold Rosner (1945-2013). A semi-staged, English-language production led by conductor Gil Rose,The Chronicle of Nineunites Odyssey Opera (one of the nation's most innovative opera companies), BMOP(the nation's premier orchestra dedicated exclusively to commissioning, performing, and recording new orchestral music), andinternationally renowned singers including soprano Megan Pachecanoplaying the lead role of Lady Jane Grey. This marks the third of six productions of Odyssey Opera'sseason-long exploration of operatic works inspired by the great English dynasty of the 16th century:the Tudors.

Odyssey Opera Presents Fully-Staged Production Of MARIA, REGINA D'INGHILTERRA Next Mo Photo Odyssey Opera Presents Fully-Staged Production Of MARIA, REGINA D'INGHILTERRA Next Month
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 1, 2019

One of the nation's most adventurous opera companies, Odyssey Opera, continues its Tudor-inspired season with the fully-staged production of Maria, Regina d'Inghilterra (1843) by Giovanni Pacini. Mary Tudor, Queen of England is an Italian opera in three acts, from a libretto by Leopoldo Tarantini, which is based on the play Marie Tudor by Victor Hugo. This largely overlooked yet remarkable work is an interesting example of mid-19th century opera. Gil Rose conducts the Bel Canto masterwork with Amy Shoremount-Obra as Queen Mary and rising star Alisa Jordheim as Clotilde Talbot. 

Odyssey Opera Presents MARIA, REGINA D'INGHILTERRA Photo Odyssey Opera Presents MARIA, REGINA D'INGHILTERRA
by Stephi Wild - Oct 1, 2019

One of the nation's most adventurous opera companies, Odyssey Opera, continues its Tudor-inspired season with the fully-staged production of Maria, Regina d'Inghilterra (1843) by Giovanni Pacini. Mary Tudor, Queen of England is an Italian opera in three acts, from a libretto by Leopoldo Tarantini, which is based on the play Marie Tudor by Victor Hugo. This largely overlooked yet remarkable work is an interesting example of mid-19th century opera. Gil Rose conducts the Bel Canto masterwork with Amy Shoremount-Obra as Queen Mary and rising star Alisa Jordheim as Clotilde Talbot.

Odyssey Opera Begins Tudor-Centric Season With HENRY VIII Photo Odyssey Opera Begins Tudor-Centric Season With HENRY VIII
by Stephi Wild - Aug 25, 2019

One of the nation's most adventurous opera companies, Odyssey Opera, begins its seventh season with a concert performance of Henry VIII (1883) by French composer Camille Saint-Sa√ęns based on El cisma en Inglaterra (The schism in England) by Pedro Calder√≥n de la Barca. This kick-starts the company's 2019-20 season featuring concert and staged operas about the great English dynasty of the 16th century: the Tudors. With libretto by L√©once D√©troyat and Armand Silvestre, Henry VIII brings to life one of history's most infamous love triangles featuring baritone Michael Chioldi as King Henry, soprano Ellie Dehn as Henry's first wife, Catherine of Aragon, and mezzo-soprano Hilary Ginther as Henry's second wife, Anne Boleyn.

Odyssey Opera Resurrects HENRY VIII Photo Odyssey Opera Resurrects HENRY VIII
by Julie Musbach - Aug 13, 2019

One of the nation's most adventurous opera companies, Odyssey Opera, begins its seventh season with a concert performance of Henry VIII (1883) by French composer Camille Saint-Sa√ęns based on El cisma en Inglaterra (The schism in England) by Pedro Calder√≥n de la Barca.

Odyssey Opera Begins its 2019-20 Season with HENRY VIII Photo Odyssey Opera Begins its 2019-20 Season with HENRY VIII
by Sarah Hookey - Jul 18, 2019

One of the nation's most adventurous opera companies, Odyssey Opera, begins its seventh season with a concert performance of Henry VIII (1883) by French composer Camille Saint-Saens based on El cisma en Inglaterra (The schism in England) by Pedro Calderon de la Barca. 

Odyssey Opera Announces 2019-20 Season Photo Odyssey Opera Announces 2019-20 Season
by Stephi Wild - Jun 27, 2019

One of the nation's most adventurous opera companies, Odyssey Opera, today announced the company's 2019-20 season featuring concert and staged operas about the great English dynasty of the 16th century: the Tudors. Celebrating its seventh season, Odyssey Opera brings the drama of this famous family to life through six productions including the world premiere of Arnold Rosner's The Chronicle of Nine. (Please scroll down for complete details.)


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How many shows has Edward German written?
Edward German has written 5 shows including The Emerald Isle (Composer), Merrie England (Composer), A Princess of Kensington (Composer), Tom Jones (Composer), An Evening With W.S. Gilbert (Composer).