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GROUNDED by Jeanine Tesori to Open The Metropolitan Opera's 2024�"25 Season

The Metropolitan Opera has unveiled the 2024–25 season lineup. Learn about the operas being presented and see how to purchase tickets.

San Francisco Opera Announces 2024�"25 Season Including CARMEN, LA BOHÈME And More

The 2024–25 Season includes six mainstage opera productions along with concert presentations including a one-night-only performance of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony on October 26, honoring the work's 200th anniversary and, in the summer of 2025, a special Pride Concert celebrating San Francisco's LGBTQIA+ community.

The 2024 George London Award Winners Have Been Announced

The 2024 George London Award winners have been announced, including soprano Katerina Burton, mezzo-sopranos Emily Treigle and Erin Wagner, tenor Samuel White, and baritones Benjamin Dickerson and Darren Drone.

Finalists Announced For The George And Nora London Foundation Competition

The George and Nora London Foundation Competition 2024 finalists have been announced. The finals will be livestreamed on Friday, February 16, at 4:00 pm ET. Tune in to watch the talented performers showcase their skills.

Video: Mezzo-Soprano Aigul Akhmetshina on Singing CARMEN at The Met

Watch as During intermission of the Live in HD transmission of Bizet’s Carmen, host Matthew Polenzani speaks with mezzo-soprano Aigul Akhmetshina about her experience singing the title role. 

Opera Saratoga and Artists From Juilliard Collaborate on AMERICA SINGS at Caffè Lena

Opera Saratoga's America Sings recital series continues with a unique spin - passing the mic to young artists from The Juilliard School.

The George and Nora London Foundation Competition for Opera Singers Holds its Final Round Next Month

The George and Nora London Foundation Competition for American and Canadian opera singers, one of the opera world’s oldest and most prestigious competitions, will hold its 52nd event in 2024, with a public final round at New York’s Morgan Library and Museum on Friday, February 16, at 4:00 pm.

VIDEO: Get A First Look at Met Opera's MADAMA BUTTERFLY for the 2023/24 Season

Get a first look at Puccini’s Madama Butterfly which returns to the Met stage for 16 performances, starting January 11.

George and Nora London Foundation for Singers Receives Gift of $215,000 from the Estate of Lois Kirschenbaum

The George and Nora London Foundation for Singers has received a gift of $215,000 from the estate of Lois Kirschenbaum, the famously devoted and ubiquitous New York opera fan who passed away in March 2021 at the age of 88.

Puccini's MADAMA BUTTERFLY to Return to the Metropolitan Opera This Month

Puccini’s Madama Butterfly will return to the Met stage for 16 performances, starting January 11.

Park Ave Armory Unveils 2024 Season Featuring ILLINOISE NYC Premiere & More

Park Avenue Armory has revealed its 2024 season, which will include exuberant performances created by groundbreaking choreographers, enveloping musical experiences, and more.

Review: Plenty of High Notes at Unusually Low-Key Richard Tucker Awards Gala

An historic recording of golden age tenor Richard Tucker singing “Sound an Alarm” from Handel’s JUDAS MACCABEUS” set the tone for the Richard Tucker Music Foundation’s Gala concert at Carnegie Hall. There was wonderful singing ahead of us—but of a certain kind. Like many other classical organizations, the Tucker Foundation, has found that, as Charles Dickens said in “A Tale of Two Cities,” “It was the best of times, the worst of times.” The “best” is for the quality of the singers that the foundation has supported through varying kinds of grants. The “worst”? Money from the usual donor pool is in shorter supply than usual, which meant a less elaborate evening

Houston Grand Opera Announces New Partnership with Apple Music Classical

As part of the new partnership, the company will be presenting new recordings of classic and contemporary operas from current and future seasons alongside special remastered releases from its rich back catalogue, which spans decades and includes history-making productions such as Treemonisha (1975) and Porgy and Bess (1976).

Therese Lee's RIDING THE BUS TO THE RED CARPET to Return to Don't Tell Mama in October

THERESE LEE  will return to New York for an encore performance of RIDING THE BUS TO THE RED CARPET which received the 2023 Bistro Award for Outstanding Autobiographical Show. Learn how to purchase tickets!

The Met to Perform Verdi's REQUIEM This Moth Led by Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin

The Met’s Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer Music Director, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, will conduct Verdi’s Requiem for three performances only, on September 27, 29, and 30.

George & Nora London Foundation Presents Mezzo-Soprano Lindsay Kate Brown, October 22

Join us for an enchanting recital by mezzo-soprano Lindsay Kate Brown, presented by the George & Nora London Foundation. 'Serenading the Hours: A Day to Night Recital' will take place on October 22, 2023, at The Morgan Library and Museum.

Richard Tucker Music Foundation Hosts 2023 Gala in October

The Richard Tucker Music Foundation presents its annual Gala on Sunday, October 29, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. in Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall. Learn more about the gala and how to attend here!

Franco Zeffirelli's Staging of Puccini's LA BOHEME to Return to The Metropolitan Opera in October

Get ready to be transported by Franco Zeffirelli’s timeless production of Puccini’s La Bohème, which is returning to the Metropolitan Opera stage in October. Find out all the important details about the dates and venue for this iconic opera performance.

RIDING THE BUS TO THE RED CARPET to Return to Los Angeles in August

THERESE LEE will return to L.A. for an encore performance of  RIDING THE BUS TO THE RED CARPET which received the 2023 Bistro Award for Outstanding Autobiographical Show.

Video: Yannick Nézet-Séguin and Met Orchestra Members Surprise Park-Goers With Concert at Little Island

Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the Grammy Award-winning conductor and Metropolitan Opera Music Director, led a surprise concert on Little Island on Tuesday, June 20, 2023. Joining Nézet-Séguin at this urban oasis on the Hudson River were a quartet of Met Orchestra horn players – Erik Ralske, Roy Femenella, Javier Gándara and Barbara Jöstlein Currie.  

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