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Chicago Opera Theater Names Lawrence Edelson as New General Director

After a three-month nationwide search, the Chicago Opera Theater Board of Directors has named veteran artistic leader and stage director Lawrence Edelson as next General Director of the company.

Chicago Opera Theater Announces 50th Anniversary Season In 2023/24

Chicago Opera Theater (COT), Chicago's foremost producer of new and reimagined opera, has announced its 50th Anniversary season in 2023/24. Reflecting on the company's first fifty years, the golden anniversary offers all the hallmarks that have made COT a staple in the Chicago community and the greater opera world including World Premieres, boldly reimagined classics from the opera canon, and underperformed masterpieces.

Music of Remembrance Presents a Double Bill of Jake Heggie & Gene Scheer Operas

​​​​​​​Music of Remembrance is a Seattle-based performing arts organization with a robust history of commissioning “testimonies for tomorrow” – works that explore the consequences of intolerance toward the other.

The Metropolitan Opera Announces 2023"24 Season Featuring Four Met Premieres & More

The Metropolitan Opera has announced a 2023–24 season with the most new works in the company’s modern history. See show details, performances dates, and how to purchase tickets!

Director Anne Bogart to Helm Bartók's BLUEBEARD'S CASTLE at Boston Lyric Opera

​A brand-new production that blends Bela Bartók’s 1918 one-act opera Bluebeard’s Castle with 1915’s Four Songs (Vier Lieder) by his contemporary Alma Maria Schindler-Mahler – and immerses audiences in a multi-room installation including a pre-show musical salon – arrives at the Flynn Cruiseport Boston for four performances March 22-26.

Pacific Chorale Presents Monteverdi's Rarely-Performed VESPERS OF 1610, March 4

Pacific Chorale, conducted by Artistic Director Robert Istad, displays its considerable vocal dexterity when special guests Bach Collegium San Diego (BCSD), one of the country's premier early music ensembles, and its founder, organist Ruben Valenzuela, join the choir for a highly anticipated, historically-informed performance of Monteverdi's “Vespers of 1610,” a pillar of the Baroque music canon whose splendor and virtuosity has captivated audiences for centuries

Wolf Trap Announces First Opera, Classical, Music, Film, And Dance Performances For The 2023 Season

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts has announced the initial lineup for the Summer 2023 season, including the Wolf Trap Opera (WTO) season, classical, symphony, and dance programming, and films with live orchestral music. The performances take place at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts at the Filene Center and The Barns at Wolf Trap.

Jamez McCorkle Brings His Acclaimed Lead Performance To Boston In Rhiannon Giddens And Michael Abel's OMAR

Casting and production announcements for Boston Lyric Opera's spring 2023 performances are being released today, including performers in BLO's premiere production of Bluebeard's Castle/Four Songs in March 2023 and the New England premiere of Rhiannon Giddens and Michael Abels' new opera, Omar in May 2023.

Seattle Opera to Present TRISTAN AND ISOLDE in October

Seattle Opera will continue its 2022/23 season with Richard Wagner’s sensual epic, Tristan and Isolde. Building on the proud tradition of Wagner productions in Seattle, Tristan and Isolde brings Wagner to the McCaw Hall stage for the first time since 2016.

Single Tickets For Houston Grand Opera's 2022"23 Season Now On Sale

Houston Grand Opera's mainstage 2022–23 season has something for everyone and is comprised of 46 performances across seven productions.

Houston Grand Opera Appoints Maureen Zoltek as Music Director of the HGO Studio

Houston Grand Opera has announced Dr. Maureen Zoltek as the incoming Music Director of the HGO Studio, the company’s prestigious training program for the next generation of opera artists. When she assumes the position in September 2022, Zoltek will occupy the Mr. & Mrs. Albert B. Alkek Chair.


If ever an opera could be described as “easy listening” and flawlessly engaging, Figaro would qualify hands down

Find Out Who Won at the 2022 GRAMMY Awards - All the Winners!

The 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards featured a tribute to Stephen Sondheim, a win for Barlow and Bear's 'Unofficial Bridgerton Musical,' Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett for their 'Love For Sale' Cole Porter duets album, Olivia Rodrigo, and more. Check out the full list of winners now!

THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, and More Announced as Part of Spring Events at Seattle Opera

Seattle Opera's 2021/22 season goes out with a bang as the company mounts a cherished opera alongside a host of events that highlight up-and-coming voices.

Pacific Chorale To Hold Auditions For 2022-2023 Season

The Grammy-nominated Pacific Chorale, led by Artistic Director Robert Istad, is holding auditions for singers in all sections – soprano, alto, tenor and bass – for entry in the ensemble's 2022-23 season.

Houston Grand Opera Announces Bold New 2022-2023 Season

Houston Grand Opera has announced its 2022–23 season, featuring a new production of Dame Ethel Smyth's rarely-performed masterpiece The Wreckers, the triumphant return of HGO-commissioned mariachi opera El Milagro del Recuerdo, the U.S. premieres of Opéra National de Paris and Royal Opera House's production of Werther and the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía of Valencia's production of Salome, and beloved HGO classics La traviata, The Marriage of Figaro, and Tosca.

LA Opera Announces Details Of 2022/23 Season

Music Director James Conlon will conduct three mainstage productions and Colombian-American conductor Lina González-Granados will make her company debut as Resident Conductor, the first Latina to hold a high-ranking conducting position with a major U.S. opera company. 

Mozart's LE NOZZE DI FIGARO to Return to the Met

The Metropolitan Opera will present Mozart’s classic comedy Le Nozze di Figaro for six performances, January 8–28, 2022. Maestro Daniele Rustioni, currently conducting the Met’s new production of Verdi’s Rigoletto, takes the podium to lead the revival of Richard Eyre’s fast-paced production, which sets the action in 1930s Seville.

Metropolitan Opera Announces a Cast Change For LE NOZZE DI FIGARO

Adam Plachetka will sing Count Almaviva in the January performances of Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro, replacing Christian Gerhaher, who has withdrawn due to a non-Covid-related illness.

Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Houston Awards; Playhouse 1960's GYPSY Leads Best Musical!

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

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