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South Street Seaport Museum Announces OPERA IN DEPTH: EXPLORING WHAT LIES BENEATH Photo South Street Seaport Museum Announces OPERA IN DEPTH: EXPLORING WHAT LIES BENEATH
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2021

South Street Seaport Museum has announced Opera In Depth: Exploring What Lies Beneath, a virtual discussion on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 7:30pm, in advance of On Site Opera's upcoming production of What Lies Beneath specifically designed for the 1885 tall ship Wavertree.

On Site Opera Resumes Live Performances on Tall Ship Wavertree at South Street Seapor Photo On Site Opera Resumes Live Performances on Tall Ship Wavertree at South Street Seaport Museum
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 7, 2021

On Site Opera, New York's pioneering opera company rooted in site-specific storytelling and the immersive experience, in partnership with the South Street Seaport Museum, brings opera aboard the deck of the historic tall ship Wavertree with What Lies Beneath, August 28-September 2, 2021.

Long Beach Opera Announces Dr. Derrell Acon As Its Assoc. Artistic Director And Chief Photo Long Beach Opera Announces Dr. Derrell Acon As Its Assoc. Artistic Director And Chief Impact Officer
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 17, 2021

Long Beach Opera announced today that the company is promoting Dr. Derrell Acon to the position of Associate Artistic Director & Chief Impact Officer effective immediately. Dr. Acon has served as the company's Director of Engagement and Equity since 2019, as well as performing the role of Antron McCray in the Pulitzer Prize-winning opera The Central Park Five, and curating and managing the Community Conversations Initiative.

Trevor Weston Selected as Winner of First Annual Emerging Black Composers Project Photo Trevor Weston Selected as Winner of First Annual Emerging Black Composers Project
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2021

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music, in partnership with the San Francisco Symphony, and the SFCM President's Advisory Council on Equity and Inclusion, announced today that Trevor Weston will receive the first commission of the annual Emerging Black Composers Project.

New York City Opera Returns To Bryant Park Picnic Performance Series This Friday Photo New York City Opera Returns To Bryant Park Picnic Performance Series This Friday
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2021

New York City Opera will return to Bryant Park this weekend for its fourth season of operas as the centerpiece of Bank of America’s Bryant Park Picnic Performance series, beginning this Friday, June 18 with NYCO’s annual LGBTQ Pride concert, Pride in the Park.

New York City Opera Announces Appointment of Constantine Orbelian as Music Director a Photo New York City Opera Announces Appointment of Constantine Orbelian as Music Director and Principal Conductor
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2021

New York City Opera has announced the appointment of internationally acclaimed conductor and pianist Constantine Orbelian as the company’s Music Director and Principal Conductor.  Maestro Orbelian will conduct his first NYCO production this summer when the company performs a newly created version of Rigoletto on Sunday, August 29.

Scenes from ANGELS IN AMERICA, Liesl Tommy and More Take Home 2021 Drama League Award Photo Scenes from ANGELS IN AMERICA, Liesl Tommy and More Take Home 2021 Drama League Awards
by Nicole Rosky - May 21, 2021

Tonight's the night!  The 87th Annual Drama League Awards will be streamed today, May 21, 2021 at 7:00PM ET. Who will win? BroadwayWorld is updating the list live!

Schedule Announced For Afro-Diasporic Opera Forum Photo Schedule Announced For Afro-Diasporic Opera Forum
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2021

The International Contemporary Ensemble, in partnership with Opera Omaha and FringeArts, presents the Afro-Diasporic Opera Forum online from May 26-28, 2021 with an opening session on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 7pm ET.

Untitled Lakers Docuseries Joins Hulu Originals Lineup Photo Untitled Lakers Docuseries Joins Hulu Originals Lineup
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 10, 2021

Starting from his acquisition of the team in 1979, the docuseries captures Jerry Buss‚Äô remarkable journey to build, sustain and pass on a family-run sports empire. The project will offer a fresh and revealing look inside the legendary ‚ÄúShowtime‚ÄĚ era that saw the team win five NBA titles.

Philadelphia Orchestra Announces Fall 2021 Season: FORWARD
by Stephi Wild - May 7, 2021

Following more than a year of disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the closing of concert halls internationally, The Philadelphia Orchestra will return to its home, Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, in October 2021 to resume live concerts with in-person audiences.

UMS and The Philadelphia Orchestra Announce Creative Partnership Photo UMS and The Philadelphia Orchestra Announce Creative Partnership
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2021

The University Musical Society announces a new, multi-faceted creative partnership with The Philadelphia Orchestra for the 2021-22 season, reigniting and capitalizing on its long history with the ensemble, which served as the residency orchestra for the May Festival for 49 years, from 1936-1984.

The Annenberg Center Appoints Marc Baylin as Artistic Advisor and Programming Consult Photo The Annenberg Center Appoints Marc Baylin as Artistic Advisor and Programming Consultant
by Stephi Wild - Apr 8, 2021

Marc Baylin, a longtime leader in the national performing arts landscape, has been appointed Artistic Advisor and Programming Consultant at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Pennsylvania.

Tulsa Opera Announces Additional Performance and Livestream Of GREENWOOD OVERCOMES Photo Tulsa Opera Announces Additional Performance and Livestream Of GREENWOOD OVERCOMES
by Stephi Wild - Apr 6, 2021

Due to high demand, Tulsa Opera has announced a second performance of Greenwood Overcomes featuring a program of works by 23 living Black composers performed by eight Black artists to commemorate the centennial of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. The performances will be Saturday, May 1 at 7:30 p.m. CT and Sunday, May 2 at 2:30 p.m. CT at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center.

American Lyric Theater Presents FROM ERASED TO SELF-EMPOWERED: CELEBRATING BIPOC OPER Photo American Lyric Theater Presents FROM ERASED TO SELF-EMPOWERED: CELEBRATING BIPOC OPERA COMPOSERS AND LIBRETTISTS
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 1, 2021

From April 6-10, American Lyric Theater (ALT) presents FROM ERASED TO SELF-EMPOWERED: CELEBRATING BIPOC OPERA COMPOSERS AND LIBRETTISTS, a three-part online seminar and roundtable, culminating in a free virtual concert performance April 10th at 7:30 pm et. The program is open to composers, librettists, educators and the general public. Advance registration is required.

Portland Opera Announces TOSCA, WHEN THE SUN COMES OUT & More As Part of 2021-2022 Se Photo Portland Opera Announces TOSCA, WHEN THE SUN COMES OUT & More As Part of 2021-2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2021

 It is a new chapter at Portland Opera, as the company shares a rearticulated vision for the future, built on foundational progress accomplished during COVID-19 closures, and upcoming programming shaped by a new mission and values for the organization. 

Nominees Announced for 2021 Drama League Awards, Honoring Digital and Socially-Distan Photo Nominees Announced for 2021 Drama League Awards, Honoring Digital and Socially-Distanced Theatre Across the Country
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 30, 2021

The Drama League has just announced the 2021 Nominees and Special Recognition Honorees for The 87th Annual Drama League Awards. Keeping in the tradition of honoring the outstanding accomplishments of the theatrical community, as they have since 1935, this year the organization has established five unique categories to honor the extraordinary achievements of artists across the nation who created digital and socially-distanced theatrical productions during this challenging year of suspension for live arts.

LISTEN: Melanated Moments in Classical Music Podcast Launches Season Two Photo LISTEN: Melanated Moments in Classical Music Podcast Launches Season Two
by Stephi Wild - Mar 28, 2021

The second season of Melanated Moments in Classical Music podcast from Classical Music Indy is streaming now. 

Michigan Opera Theatre Will Present X: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF MALCOLM X Photo Michigan Opera Theatre Will Present X: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF MALCOLM X
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2021

Michigan Opera Theater has announced that it will present X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X in Detroit in May 2022.

American Lyric Theater Expands Composer Librettist Development Program Photo American Lyric Theater Expands Composer Librettist Development Program
by Stephi Wild - Mar 18, 2021

Today, American Lyric Theater (ALT) announced significant changes to its flagship Composer Librettist Development Program (CLDP), the only full-time, multi-year professional mentorship initiative for opera composers, librettists and dramaturgs in the country.

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis Presents 'Belonging in Opera: 
Learning from Our Past,  Photo Opera Theatre of Saint Louis Presents 'Belonging in Opera: Learning from Our Past, Engaging with Our Future'
by Stephi Wild - Mar 18, 2021

Join co-presenters Opera Theatre of Saint Louis and Washington University‚Äôs Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, & Equity for ‚ÄúBelonging in Opera: Learning from Our Past, Engaging with Our Future.‚ÄĚ

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