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Utah Opera Reveals 2024-25 Season Lineup

In Utah Opera's 2024-25 season, four distinct productions will be held at Salt Lake City’s Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre.  Learn more about the full season lineup here!

Review: A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS at Seattle Opera

Expectation and electricity spark the air and light the eyes of everyone waiting to witness this moment. With a collaboration of talents from around the world and spanning years of work, Seattle Opera presents the world premiere of A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS. Haunting and beautiful, the story and music merge as one in this formidable show. The central truths of hope and love will echo long past the last note and curtain fall.

World Premiere of A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS to Open at Seattle Opera in February

On February 25, 2023, McCaw Hall will host the world premiere of A Thousand Splendid Suns, written by composer Sheila Silver and librettist Stephen Kitsakos, based on the gripping novel by Khaled Hosseini.

THE OCEAN OF ETERNITY �" THE SONGS OF LORI LAITMAN Out Now

Acis has released THE OCEAN OF ETERNITY - THE SONGS OF LORI LAITMAN Themes of life, longing and legacy permeate this new recording of songs by the celebrated American composer LORI LAITMAN.

BWW Review: Lise Davidsen Soars Over Naxos in Strauss's ARIADNE at the Met

I flipped over Lise Davidsen when she made her Met debut in QUEEN OF SPADES—the voice, the acting, the overall subtlety--but I was still unprepared for the performance she gave as the Prima Donna who became Princess Ariadne of Crete in Strauss’s ARIADNE AUF NAXOS. She was altogether divine.

Bravo! Vail Music Festival Announces 35th Season, June 23 - August 4, 2022

The internationally acclaimed Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra joins Bravo! Vail for its second year in residency at the Festival. World-renowned resident orchestras-the New York Philharmonic, The Philadelphia Orchestra, and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra-return with 17 inspiring programs led by seven prominent conductors, including Jaap van Zweden, Fabio Luisi, and Nathalie Stutzmann.

Seattle Opera Announces 2022/23 Season

Seattle Opera’s 2022/23 season will bring a poignant world premiere (A Thousand Splendid Suns), a concert performance of an alluring French powerhouse (Samson and Delilah), and stagings of three cherished favorites (The Elixir of Love, Tristan and Isolde, and La traviata) to the Seattle Opera stage.

Photo Flash: See Jessie Mueller, Michelle Williams and More in ONE VOICE: THE SONGS WE SHARE, Airing On PBS

The “Broadway” episode features show tunes recorded by the Rat Pack, Johnny Mathis and other chart-topping artists, as well as musical theater songs that have become anthems outside of the theater and given a broader voice to our changing society. 

Acis Presents ARE WOMEN PEOPLE? - THE SONGS OF LORI LAITMAN

Acis will present ARE WOMEN PEOPLE? - THE SONGS OF LORI LAITMAN, an album of new music with the issue of women's suffrage at its core. New York Tribune's ALICE DUER MILLER (1874-1942) ran her column, 'Are Women People?' from 1914-1917, greatly influencing public opinion about the participation of women in democracy.

Jessie Mueller, Justin Guarani to Appear on PBS's ONE VOICE Series

Two additional episodes of the ONE VOICE: THE SONGS WE SHARE series are planned for release later this year, including “Country” and “American Roots.”

Lincoln Center Extends Mostly Mozart Festival Music Director Louis Langrée's Contract Through 2023

On the eve of the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra's (MMFO) opening performances at the 2019 Mostly Mozart Festival, Ehrenkranz Artistic Director Jane Moss has announced that Lincoln Center has extended the contract of Renee and Robert Belfer Music Director Louis Langree through the summer of 2023. Langree has held the position since 2003, fostering the Festival Orchestra's profile as an established ensemble and steadfast presence on the Lincoln Center campus, furthering its scope of repertoire beyond music of the classical era, and heightening its reputation as one of America's premier chamber orchestras. Langree made his Mostly Mozart Festival debut in 1998 and began his tenure as music director in 2003. 2023 will be his twenty-first season in the role. American Express is the lead sponsor of the Mostly Mozart Festival.

Opera Colorado Closes Season With Mozart's THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO

Opera Colorado closes its triumphant 2018-19 season with a lavish production of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, an opera frequently lauded as the pinnacle of the art form. The Marriage of Figaro opens Saturday, May 4, at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in downtown Denver, with additional performances on May 7, 10, and 12.

BWW Review: COSI FAN TUTTE at KC Lyric Opera

Kansas City Lyric Opera's 2018-2019 season continues with a production of Mozart's comic opera.

Lyric Opera Of KC Continues Season with COSI FAN TUTTE

Lyric Opera of Kansas City continues its 2018-2019 season with Mozart's sophisticated comedy Cosi fan tutte March 16, 20, 22 and 24 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. The production will be sung in Italian with English subtitles. 

The Met Celebrates The Centennial Of Puccini's IL TRITTICO With Performances Beginning November 23

The Metropolitan Opera marks the 100th anniversary of the world premiere of Puccini's Il Trittico, which took place at the Met's original opera house in 1918, with performances November 23 to December 15, 2018.  The three one-act operas of Il Trittico include the verismo-inspired Il Tabarro, featuring Amber Wagner as Giorgetta, Marcelo Álvarez as Luigi, George Gagnidze as Michele, MaryAnn McCormick as Frugola, and Maurizio Muraro as Talpa. Suor Angelica, a tale of religious redemption, features Kristine Opolais in the title role, Stephanie Blythe as La Principessa, and Maureen McKay as Suor Genovieffa.

The Met's HANSEL AND GRETEL to Open Next Week with Special Family Pricing

The Met presents the second of its popular family presentations this holiday season, Richard Jones's acclaimed production of Humperdinck's fairy-tale opera based on the Brothers Grimm story Hansel and Gretel. The English-language production opens December 18 for seven performances through to January 6, with special family pricing.

Family Fun at the Players with PETER PAN and HANSEL AND GRETEL!

In the coming weeks the Peterborough Players will present two productions that the entire family can enjoy as part of their ARTS ON SCREEN SEASON! And in the spirit of the season, the Players are offering discounted tickets for children.

Family Fun at the Players with PETER PAN and HANSEL AND GRETEL!

In the coming weeks the Peterborough Players will present two productions that the entire family can enjoy as part of their ARTS ON SCREEN SEASON! And in the spirit of the season, the Players are offering discounted tickets for children.

BWW Review: THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE at San Diego Civic Center

The Pirates of Penzance--opera or operetta? The answer to that question seems important to some opera lovers who believe a 'serious' opera company doesn't do operettas. Too bad for them if their doubts made them miss out on San Diego Opera's hugely entertaining production. A nearly sold-out audience laughed frequently as Gilbert and Sullivan made fun of inept but kind-hearted pirates, cowardly policeman trying their best, and even Queen Victoria, who made a non-singing appearance with the signature rotation of the raised royal hand. While musicologists, historians and purists at home argued about the correct classification of the work, excellent operatic singers delivered clever lyrics and threw themselves into the light-heartedly silly plot.

Opera Saratoga 2017 Summer Festival Presents FALSTAFF

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced today complete casting for the three exciting new productions that will comprise the company's 2017 Summer Festival, which will build on the company's commitment to producing masterpieces from the operatic cannon, important American works, and works in which dance plays an integral role.

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