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The Met Cancels 2020-21 Opera Season, Announces Premieres for 2021-22 Photo The Met Cancels 2020-21 Opera Season, Announces Premieres for 2021-22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2020

The Metropolitan Opera announced today that the ongoing health crisis has resulted in the cancellation of the entire 2020-21 season, but the company also announced ambitious artistic plans for its 2021-22 season, which will open with the Met premiere of Terence Blanchard's Fire Shut Up in My Bones.

San Diego Opera Announces Live Drive-In Performances of LA BOHEME Photo San Diego Opera Announces Live Drive-In Performances of LA BOHEME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2020

San Diego Opera has announced drive-in performances of La bohème at the Pechanga Arena San Diego parking lot (3500 Sports Arena Blvd, San Diego, CA 92110), starting October 24, 2020 at 7:30 PM.

VIDEO: Renée Fleming, Heather Headley, and More Perform as Part of Lyric Opera of Ch Photo VIDEO: Renée Fleming, Heather Headley, and More Perform as Part of Lyric Opera of Chicago's FOR THE LOVE OF LYRIC
by Stage Tube - Sep 14, 2020

Lyric Opera of Chicago opened the company's reimagined fall season with For the Love of Lyric, a virtual concert from the stage of the Lyric Opera House, on Sunday, September 13.

The Met Announces Week 27 Schedule for Nightly Met Opera Streams Photo The Met Announces Week 27 Schedule for Nightly Met Opera Streams
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2020

The Met has announced a specially-curated 'Bel Canto Favorites' week for its Nightly Met Opera Streams, a free series of encore Live in HD presentations and classic telecasts streamed on the company website during the coronavirus closure.

Opera At Florham Presents 'Our Three Tenors, A Tribute To Luciano Pavarotti' Photo Opera At Florham Presents 'Our Three Tenors, A Tribute To Luciano Pavarotti'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2020

Come out of quarantine and enjoy an afternoon of beautiful music with an optional dinner. Join in on Sunday September 20th at 2 p.m. for 'Our Three Tenors, a tribute to Luciano Pavarotti.

BWW Feature: ONLINE OPERA VIRTUAL TOUR SEPT 5-12 at Home Computer Screens Photo BWW Feature: ONLINE OPERA VIRTUAL TOUR SEPT 5-12 at Home Computer Screens
by Maria Nockin - Sep 4, 2020

On Tuesday, Sept. 10, tenor Anthony Ciaramitaro joins forces with pianists Miah Im and Louis Lohraseb in a program of Italian songs and American music. Back now for a return engagement is Latonia Moorea??s tremendously popular recital featuring a?oeTatianaa??s Letter Scenea?? from Tchaikovskya??s Eugene Onegin. 

Lawrence Brownlee and Michael Spyres To Release New Erato Album 'Amici E Rivali' Photo Lawrence Brownlee and Michael Spyres To Release New Erato Album 'Amici E Rivali'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2020

Two of today's most brilliant tenors, Michael Spyres and Lawrence Brownlee, celebrate the art of the trailblazing star singers of Rossini's time.

VIDEO: Watch Clips Of Renée Fleming in Concert Photo VIDEO: Watch Clips Of Renée Fleming in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2020

On August 1, Americaa??s favorite diva presented a program of popular arias and lesser-known gems at Dumbarton Oaks in Washington, D.C., transmitted live via satellite. Check out clips of the concert below!

VIDEO: Renée Fleming Talks her Latest Live Stream Concert and More on ARTIST CHECK-I Photo VIDEO: Renée Fleming Talks her Latest Live Stream Concert and More on ARTIST CHECK-IN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2020

Renée Fleming recently appeared on WQXR's Artist-Check in series. She and host Elliott Forrest spend time talking about her latest live-stream concert for the Met Opera, the science of music and her past and future projects. You'll also hear about Renée's memories of the Mostly Mozart Festival... and see Elliott dressed as Mozart!

Lyric Opera of Chicago to Open Fall Season With FOR THE LOVE OF LYRIC Featuring Heath Photo Lyric Opera of Chicago to Open Fall Season With FOR THE LOVE OF LYRIC Featuring Heather Headley, Renée Fleming and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2020

Lyric Opera of Chicago will open the company's reimagined fall season with For the Love of Lyric, a virtual concert from the stage of the Lyric Opera House, on Sunday, September 13, available for free streaming starting at 6:00pm CDT.

BWW Review: SONGS FROM THE SANTA FE OPERA at Home Computer Screens Photo BWW Review: SONGS FROM THE SANTA FE OPERA at Home Computer Screens
by Maria Nockin - Aug 2, 2020

The story of David Henry Hwanga??s play  M. Butterfly, while entwined with that of Puccinia??s opera Madama Butterfly, is basically about the relationship between French diplomat Bernard Boursicot and Shi Pei Pu, a Peking Opera singer. The singer, thought by all who knew her to be female, was actually male. Premiering on Broadway in 1988, the play won that yeara??s Tony Award for Best Play.

Charlottesville Opera Appoints Sharin Apostolou as Ader Artist-in-Residence Photo Charlottesville Opera Appoints Sharin Apostolou as Ader Artist-in-Residence
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2020

Charlottesville Opera has announced Soprano Sharin Apostolou as CO's first Ader Artist-in-Residence. Sharin is an accomplished professional singer who has graced Charlottesville Opera's stage in leading roles for the past five seasons.

Charlottesville Opera Appoints Sharin Apostolou As Ader Artist In Residence Photo Charlottesville Opera Appoints Sharin Apostolou As Ader Artist In Residence
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2020

Charlottesville Opera (CO) announced Soprano Sharin Apostolou as CO's first Ader Artist-in-Residence. Sharin is an accomplished professional singer who has graced Charlottesville Opera's stage in leading roles for the past five seasons.

The Metropolitan Live in Concert Series to Continue with Renee Fleming, August 1 Photo The Metropolitan Live in Concert Series to Continue with Renee Fleming, August 1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020

The acclaimed new Met Stars Live in Concert series continues August 1 with Americaa??s beloved diva performing favorite arias from the historic Dumbarton Oaks estate in Washington, D.C.

Met Opera Screenings Continue at The Ridgefield Playhouse Photo Met Opera Screenings Continue at The Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020

As the Met Opera remains dark through the end of the year, opera fans can still experience thrilling opera, special interviews, and behind-the-scenes features with The Met Opera Summer Encore in HD broadcasts at The Ridgefield Playhouse - all in a socially distanced and safe environment.

Don't Miss These 10 Operas Streaming The Week of July 6 Photo Don't Miss These 10 Operas Streaming The Week of July 6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2020

This week, you can stream opera from all over the world - from Cincinnati to New York to Barcelona, and more!

BWW Feature: FREE ONLINE OPERA/SONG JULY 3-10 at Home Computer Screens Photo BWW Feature: FREE ONLINE OPERA/SONG JULY 3-10 at Home Computer Screens
by Maria Nockin - Jul 3, 2020

Los Angeles Opera's Music Director James Conlon sets the stage for the company's upcoming audio-stream of Richard Wagner's epic, four-part cycle, Der Ring des Nibelungen with a new podcast. Commemorating the ten-year anniversary of the company's first complete presentation of the Ring Cycle, opera fans can watch a marathon, back-to-back audio stream of all four works on Saturday, July 25. LAOpera.org/LAOatHome has more information on the audio-stream.

LAO At Home Events Announced for the Week Of July 5 Photo LAO At Home Events Announced for the Week Of July 5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020

During its hiatus from public performances, LA Opera has created an extensive array of online programming under the banner LAO At Home. Here's what's on tap for the week to come.

Donizetti's DON PASQUALE in HD Returns to The Ridgefield Playhouse Next Month Photo Donizetti's DON PASQUALE in HD Returns to The Ridgefield Playhouse Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020

Audiences can once again enjoy encore broadcasts of the Metropolitan Opera productions this summer, when The Ridgefield Playhouse brings classic works to the silver screen. 

Lyric's Ryan Opera Center Presents LAWRENCE BROWNLEE AND FRIENDS: THE NEXT CHAPTER Photo Lyric's Ryan Opera Center Presents LAWRENCE BROWNLEE AND FRIENDS: THE NEXT CHAPTER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2020

Lyric Opera of Chicago's general director, president and CEO Anthony Freud announced today that the previously announced 'Sunday in the Park with Lyric's Rising Stars'' concert at Millennium Park has been reimagined as Lawrence Brownlee and Friends: The Next Chapter.

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