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San Francisco Opera Presents New Production of Puccini's MADAME BUTTERFLY

San Francisco Opera’s 2023 Summer Season opens June 3 with Giacomo Puccini’s Madame Butterfly (Madama Butterfly) at the War Memorial Opera House. Caroline H. Hume Music Director Eun Sun Kim leads the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and a brilliant cast in a new production by visionary Japanese director Amon Miyamoto. San Francisco Opera Chorus Director John Keene prepares the artists of the Opera Chorus.

The Gerda Lissner Foundation Presents AN ENCHANTED EVENING: Lieder/Song, Opera, Operetta And Zarzuela

A free concert featuring some of today's most illustrious young vocal artists comes to Carnegie Hall this May! The Gerda Lissner Foundation, in association with the Liederkranz Foundation, presents An Enchanted Evening: Lieder/Song, Opera, Operetta and Zarzuela.

Opera Naples Explores The Life And Art Of Frida Kahlo in FRIDA This April

Audiences will enjoy an evening as colorful and enchanting as the surrealistic paintings and fiery personality of famed Mexican artist Frida Kahlo as Opera Naples presents 'Frida' Tuesday and Wednesday, April 4-5, at Cambier Park, 601 Park St., Naples.

Washington National Names 2023-2024 Cafritz Young Artists

Washington National Opera has announced the appointment of the 2023–2024 Cafritz Young Artists.

Opera San José to Conclude Season With TOSCA in April

Opera San José’s 2022-23 season will conclude with a vivid production of Puccini’s thriller Tosca.

Vallejo Center for the Arts to Present TCHAIKOVSKY'S STAR CROSSED LOVERS in January

The Vallejo Center for the Arts will present a unique musical offering, Tchaikovsky's Star-Crossed Lovers, at the historic Empress Theatre in Vallejo on Saturday, January 14 at 7:30 p.m.

Photos: First Look at San Francisco Opera's LA TRAVIATA

Check out photos from San Francisco Opera's La Traviata! San Francisco Opera presents Giuseppe Verdi’s La Traviata conducted by Caroline H. Hume Music Director Eun Sun Kim in a new staging by director Shawna Lucey.

Announcing Action For Artists, A New Nonprofit Organization Devoted To Assisting Emerging Artists

William Hicks, Founder and Chairperson, announces the launch of Action for Artists (AFA), a new public nonprofit dedicated to providing performing artists with the much-needed financial assistance, tools, and mentorship vital to their artistic and professional growth.

San Francisco Opera to Present New Production of Verdi's LA TRAVIATA Beginning in November

San Francisco Opera presents Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata conducted by Caroline H. Hume Music Director Eun Sun Kim in a new staging by director Shawna Lucey. This new vision of a beloved classic, the first new production of La Traviata to be built by the Company in 35 years, will open on November 11 simultaneously at the War Memorial Opera House and on the videoboard at Oracle Park in a free Opera at the Ballpark simulcast.

Two Classics Make Their Debut at Charlottesville Opera

Charlottesville Opera has announced plans to present two shows in the 2023 season that have never been produced in the company's 45-year history: Frank Loesser's Guys and Dolls and Giacomo Puccini's Tosca.

Christopher Cano Joins Washington National Opera As The Director Of The Cafritz Young Artists And American Opera Initiative

Christopher Cano will join Washington National Opera (WNO) as the Director of the Cafritz Young Artists (CYA) and American Opera Initiative (AOI) in September ahead of the WNO's 2022–2023 season. Cano will work closely with General Director Timothy O'Leary and Artistic Director Francesca Zambello to lead the two nationally recognized programs dedicated to advancing opera by training and giving voice to the next generation of singers, pianists/coaches, composers, and librettists.

Savannah VOICE Festival To Close 10th Season With Gala And Charles Gounod's FAUST

The Savannah VOICE Festival will close out its tenth season with a reception and special concert gala featuring 2022 Milnes VOICE Awardee, Frederica “Flicka” von Stade, at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20 at the historic Green Meldrim House, 14 W Macon St.

Opera San José Unveils 2022-23 Resident Artists & Announces Free Virtual Showcase

General Director Shawna Lucey has announced Opera San José’s 2022-23 Resident Company, a cohort of brilliant opera talent who will be featured in this season’s four California Theatre mainstage productions.

Classic Lyric Arts to Present A Celebration Of Mozart's Italian Operas At Bard College

From July 5-10, 2022, Classic Lyric Arts will present four concerts celebrating Mozart's Italian operas, performed by the 2022 artists selected for the institution's annual two-week summer training experience in the Berkshires devoted to mastering the artistry of Mozart's Italian operas.

Concert Featuring Pacifica Quartet and Soprano Karen Slack Has Been Rescheduled

 Shriver Hall Concert Series (SHCS) — Baltimore’s premier presenter of chamber music ensembles and solo recitalists — has rescheduled its concert featuring the two-time Grammy Award-winning Pacifica Quartet and soprano Karen Slack, to Sunday, June 19 at 5:30pm, due to Covid-related challenges (originally scheduled for May 15).

SHCS to Present The Pacifica Quartet And Karen Slack In Baltimore Premiere Of James Lee III's A DOUBLE STANDARD

On Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 5:30pm, Shriver Hall Concert Series (SHCS) - Baltimore's premier presenter of chamber music ensembles and solo recitalists - will present the two-time Grammy Award-winning Pacifica Quartet and soprano Karen Slack in the Baltimore premiere of A Double Standard, a new SHCS co-commission by Baltimore-based composer James Lee III.

New York Festival Of Song and Kaufman Music Center Present THE WIDER VIEW: SONGS BY BLACK COMPOSERS

The concert features mezzo-soprano Lucia Bradford, soprano Kearstin Piper Brown, and baritone Jorell Williams, together with pianists Nathaniel LaNasa and Steven Blier, in works by Black composers that include H. Leslie Adams, Margaret Bonds, Harry Burleigh, Adolphus C. Hailstork, Robert Owens, Hale Smith, and William Grant Still..

East Lynne Theater Company Presents Barbara Quintiliani In Concert

Barbara Quintiliani was the first American woman in twenty-five years to be awarded First Prize in the Francisco Viñas Singing Competition in Barcelona. She was also the recipient of the Grand Prize in the National Metropolitan Opera Council Auditions, First Place in the Marian Anderson International Vocal Arts Competition, First Place in the Eleanor McCollum Competition at The Houston Grand Opera, First Place of the Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation Competition in New York, and a Sarah Tucker Study Grant from the Richard Tucker Foundation.

Juilliard to Hold Its 116th Commencement Ceremony in June

The Juilliard School today announced that its 116th commencement ceremony will be held in person on Friday, June 18, 2021, at 11am, outdoors on the Lincoln Center campus for a limited audience. The ceremony will also be livestreamed for those unable to attend in person.

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.

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