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East Passyunk Opera Project Teams Up With Top Dog Cocktails For Night Of Opera, Art And Cocktails

East Passyunk Opera Project teams up with Society Hill Dance Academy and Top Dog Cocktails to present Love Notes 3: Notes to Self on Saturday, January 13th with shows at 6:30pm and 9:30pm.
San Francisco Opera Presents Gordon Getty With The Spirit Of The Opera Award

At the conclusion of San Francisco Opera's December 9 fall season final performance of The Elixir of Love, the Company honored composer and philanthropist Gordon Getty in an onstage ceremony.
Interview: J'Nai Bridges of INTELLIGENCE at Houston Grand Opera

Grammy Award winner J'Nai Bridges sits down with Alric Davis to chat about Intelligence, the new Opera making waves and bringing the Heat to Houston!
Gianandrea Noseda To Receive The Puccini Award

Gianandrea Noseda will receive the Puccini Award in the city of the composer's birth. He concludes a tour with the Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia at the Puccini Festival.
Dayton Performing Arts Alliance Presents MARIA CALLAS: A CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

Dayton Performing Arts Alliance presents an Opera Star Recital honoring prima donna Maria Callas Sunday, February 5 at 2:30 pm in the Schuster Center. Dayton native and University of Dayton alum, pianist Howard Watkins joins four young rising stars as they honor the centennial celebration of Maria Callas' birth.
Photos: First Look At CCAE Theatrical's AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'

Get a FIRST LOOK at one of the most popular musical revues of all time, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Ain’t Misbehavin’ The Fats Waller Musical Show, running September 23 – October 8, 2022 at The California Center for the Arts, Escondido!  Check out photos here!
OPERA America Announces 2022 Opera Hall of Fame Inductees and 2022 National Opera Trustee Recognition Awards

OPERA America has announced honors for exemplary artists, administrators, advocates, and trustees in two prestigious award programs, the Opera Hall of Fame and National Opera Trustee Recognition Awards.

This holiday season, Whoville's celebrated cabaret star, Mabeline 'Grinchester' Diorio, better known as the ex-wife of the Grinch who stole Christmas, comes to Philadelphia for a limited-engagement cabaret experience that's sure to light the tree and spill the tea on the holiday's most notorious villain.
BWW Interview: Sidney Outlaw of MOZART AND SALIERI at Opera San José Finds Himself Entering the Prime of His Career

It would appear that acclaimed baritone Sidney Outlaw is having the busiest year of his career. In addition to starring as composer Antonio Salieri in Opera San José’s new virtual production of Rimsky-Korsakov’s 'Mozart and Salieri,' Outlaw will be performing 'Barber of Seville,' 'Porgy and Bess,' and 'La Bohème.' BroadwayWorld speaks with Outlaw.
Wigmore Hall Opens 2021/22 Concert Season Tomorrow

A particular highlight, on 14 October, Wigmore Hall Associate Artist the British soprano Gweneth Ann Rand joins film star Adjoa Andoh for a special concert celebrating the artistry of African-American singers – Marian Anderson, Jessye Norman and Grace Bumbry.
Amazon to Sponsor Merola Presents WHAT THE HEART DESIRES Recital and Residencies of Two World Renowned Artists

Amazon offers its support for diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts in the music and arts community with a sponsorship of Merola Opera Program's What the Heart Desires recital featuring works by women and people of color, as well as two master classes by world renowned artists.
Schedule Updates Announced for San Francisco Opera's RING FESTIVAL

San Francisco Opera's online Ring Festival continues throughout March with free streaming of Richard Wagner's four-part The Ring of the Nibelung and live ticketed events online. The Ring Festival schedule featuring an array of interviews, panel discussions and lectures with artists and scholars has been updated, including the addition of two new free events.
André De Shields to Star in The St. Louis Shakespeare Festival's KING LEAR as Part of its 2021 Summer Season

The St. Louis Shakespeare Festival announced today that Tony, Emmy and Grammy award-winner André De Shields will star in King Lear as part of its 21st summer of free Shakespeare in Forest Park. The production marks the theater's return to live outdoor performance, one of the first scheduled in the country.
San Francisco Opera Returns To Live Performances, Presents Online Ring Festival and Launches New Original Digital Programming

San Francisco Opera Tad and Dianne Taube General Director Matthew Shilvock announces re-envisioned Spring 2021 programming including a return to live performances with a new production of Gioachino Rossini's The Barber of Seville and concerts offered in a drive-in setting at San Rafael's Marin Center in April and May.
Opera America Announces Ten Inductees To The Newly Formed Opera Hall Of Fame 

OPERA America has announced the inaugural group of inductees to the Opera Hall of Fame. The Opera Hall of Fame recognizes the achievements of outstanding living American artists, administrators, and advocates who have strengthened the art form and the field. It was established in 2020 on the occasion of OPERA America's 50th anniversary, a celebration of the progress of the industry over the past half-century.
Laverne Cox, Anna Deavere Smith, Richard Smallwood, Dance Theatre Of Harlem Join Cast Jessye Norman At 75: A Celebration

Black Opera Productions LLC, and Presenting Partner, Brookfield Place, will present Jessye Norman at 75: A Celebration LIVE on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 6:00 PM ET, to commemorate the legendary singer's first birthday in memoriam, presented in support of the Estate of Jessye Norman and Jessye Norman School of the Arts, and the forthcoming documentary film Black Opera. 
Metropolitan Opera Guild's 85th Annual Diamond Jubilee To Honor Martina Arroyo & Teresa Stratas

The Metropolitan Opera Guild today announced that the honorees of its “Diamond Jubilee” celebration will be luminaries Martina Arroyo and Teresa Stratas.  The Guild's 85th Annual Luncheon will take place on Wednesday, November 20th at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City.  Special remarks by Stephanie Blythe and musical tributes by Ailyn Pérez and Matthew Polenzani will be performed during the event.
BWW Interview: Sean Patrick Murtagh Debuts MARIO! at The Green Room 42

Sean Patrick Murtagh pays tribute to his mentor from beyond, famed tenor Mario Lanza, in his NYC solo nightclub debut at Green Room 42
Dr Jonathon Welch AM Will Direct Play It Forward's New Brisbane Branch Of MEN ALOUD!

All Dads, brothers, uncles, grandfathers, cousins and mates are invited to join MEN ALOUD! A very special choir for men and boys of all ages, that will rehearse once a month leading up to Queensland Music Festival's ground breaking mass choral event Help Is On Its Way with Glenn Shorrock on Saturday July 27.
Review Roundup: Darko Tresnjak's SAMSON ET DALILA at The Met

BroadwayWorld has a first look at SAMON ET DALILA at The Met Opera! Check out photos of the Darko Tresnjak directed production below!

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