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Washington National Names 2023-2024 Cafritz Young Artists

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

The 2023 George London Award Winners Are Announced; Five Young Opera Singers Win $12,000 Prize

The winners of the 51st George and Nora London Foundation Competition for young American and Canadian opera singers, one of the opera world's oldest and most prestigious competitions, were announced at the conclusion of the competition's final round this evening, which took place at Gilder Lehrman Hall at The Morgan Library & Museum in New York City. The event took place before an in-person audience for the first time since 2020, and was also livestreamed.

Finalists Announced For the George and Nora London Foundation Competition

Following is the program of the George and Nora London Foundation Competition Finals, which will be livestreamed free of charge from The Morgan Library Museum's Gilder Lehrman Hall on Friday, February 17, at 4:00 pm ET.

George And Nora London Foundation Competition For Opera Singers Holds Final Round On February 17

The George and Nora London Foundation Competition for Opera Singers Holds its Final Round on Friday, February 17, 2023, at The Morgan Library and Museum for In-Person and Online Audiences.

92NY Presents Sharon Isbin, Guitar & Pacifica Quartet Play Boccherini, Schwantner, And More This Fall

The 92nd Street Y, New York (92NY), one of New York's leading cultural venues, presents Sharon Isbin, guitar & Pacifica Quartet play Boccherini, Schwantner, and more, on November 12, 2022 at 7:30pm ET at the Kaufmann Concert Hall.

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.

BWW Review: THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO at Santa Fe Opera

The singing in this performance made it one of the best Figaros I’ve seen in many years. Despite singing recitative, vocal runs, and high notes with silvery tones for three and a half hours, Ying Fang as Susanna never sounded the least bit tired. Her character was a 20th century woman with dreams of equality. At the behest of conductor Harry Bicket, she and all the other leading artists decorated the repeats in their arias.

Virtual Theatre This Week: July 19-25, 2021- with First Date, Next on Stage: Dance Edition, and More!

This week (July 19-25) in live streaming: First Date airs on Stellar, Next on Stage: Dance Edition Season 2 continues with the Top 15, Laura Bell Bundy teaches a master class, and so much more!

Nightly Met Opera Streams to Come to an End July 25

With Opening Night approaching and the return of live opera on the horizon, the Met has announced the end of its Nightly Met Opera Streams, the extremely popular series of encore Live in HD presentations and classic telecasts streamed on its website during the Covid-19 closure.

Wake Up With BWW 7/7: COMPANY Moves Reopening Date Up By One Month, and More!

Today's top stories: Company moves up its first performance back, Andrew Barth Feldman will kick off Live From Feinstein's/54 Below series, and more!

Met Announces STRAUSS WEEK Schedule For Nightly Met Opera Streams

The Met has announced a lineup of operas by Richard Strauss for its 69th week of Nightly Met Opera Streams, the company's ongoing series of encore Live in HD presentations and classic telecasts streamed on its website during the Covid-19 closure.

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, January 11- with Wayne Brady, Anna Deavere Smith and More!

Today (January 11) in live streaming: Isaac Mizrahi at the Carlyle, Donna McKechnie on Stars in the House, and so much more!

The Met Announces Two-Week Schedule for Nightly Met Opera Streams, Featuring LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, RUSALKA and More

The Met has announced themed lineups for two weeks of its Nightly Met Opera Streams, a free series of encore Live in HD presentations and classic telecasts streamed on the company's website during the coronavirus closure. The schedule includes a week of Epic Rivalries and an all-Renée Fleming week.

Opera San José Extends THREE DECEMBERS

Due to the overwhelming demand this holiday season, Opera San José is extending the run of the hit virtual production of Jake Heggie's chamber opera, Three Decembers through January 31, 2021.

Opera San José Unveils Free Online NYE Celebration With VIP Add-on Options

Eager to bid adieu, farewell, and even good riddance to 2020, Opera San José has announced it will present The Parting Glass, an online celebration for music-lovers on New Year's Eve.

Pittsburgh Festival Opera Announces Winners of the Mildred Miller International Vocal Competition, Mezzo-Soprano Edition

Pittsburgh Festival Opera has announced the winners of the 10th Annual Mildred Miller International Vocal Competition, Mezzo-Soprano Edition. The Mildred Miller International Voice Competition was founded in 2011 to identify and nurture talented young singers.

BWW Feature: ONLINE OPERA VIRTUAL TOUR NOV 6-14 at Home Computer Screens

Free digital tickets are now available for The Anonymous Lover which premieres online Saturday, November 14, at 5 PM Pacific Time. The Anonymous Lover is a 1780 comic romance by pioneering Black composer Joseph Bologne, known as the Chevalier de Saint-Georges. Conducted by Music Director James Conlon and directed by Bruce Lemon, Jr. 

Pittsburgh Festival Opera Presents Tribute to Mildred Miller Posvar During 10th Annual International Voice Competition

Premiering online Saturday, November 7 at 7:00pm EST, Pittsburgh Festival Opera will present a tribute to its founder, Mildred Miller Posvar, to celebrate her lifetime achievement and continuing contributions to the world of opera.

Pittsburgh Festival Opera Presents Mildred Miller International Voice Competition

This season, Pittsburgh Festival Opera will be presenting a Special Mezzo-Soprano Edition in a digital-only format in response to COVID-19 restrictions on public gatherings.

Opera San Jose Announces Superstar Susan Graham In THREE DECEMBERS

Opera San José has announced it will present a new fully staged production of Jake Heggie's chamber opera, Three Decembers, featuring world-renowned mezzo-soprano Susan Graham in the central role, alongside celebrated Opera San José Resident Artists soprano Maya Kherani and baritone Efraín Solís, in a world-class digital production offered via on-demand streaming beginning December 3, 2020.

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