THE MERRY WIDOW, ROCKING HORSE WINNER and More Set for Opera Saratoga's 2018 Summer Festival ProgramTHE MERRY WIDOW, ROCKING HORSE WINNER and More Set for Opera Saratoga's 2018 Summer Festival Program
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2018

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced that the company's 2018 Summer Festival will feature new productions of four operas at The Spa Little Theatre in Spa State Park, along with a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events from May 26 through July 15 at venues throughout the region. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kristin Chenoweth, Anna Chlumsky and More Celebrate Renee Fleming at Met Opera Guild's 83rd Annual LuncheonPhoto Flash: Kristin Chenoweth, Anna Chlumsky and More Celebrate Renee Fleming at Met Opera Guild's 83rd Annual Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Over 600 opera aficionados - including Honored Guests Martina Arroyo, Candice Bergen, Kristin Chenoweth, Marilyn Horne, James Morris, Diane Sawyer and Teresa Stratas - attended the 83rd Annual Metropolitan Opera Guild Luncheon at Cipriani 42nd Street on Thursday, December 7th. This year's honoree, Ren e Fleming, was acknowledged for her immense contribution to opera and music. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

Legendary Singer Renee Fleming Honored at 83rd Annual Metropolitan Opera Guild LuncheonLegendary Singer Renee Fleming Honored at 83rd Annual Metropolitan Opera Guild Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Over 600 opera aficionados including Honored Guests Martina Arroyo, Candice Bergen, Kristin Chenoweth, Marilyn Horne, James Morris, Diane Sawyer and Teresa Stratas attended the 83rd Annual Metropolitan Opera Guild Luncheon at Cipriani 42nd Street on Thursday, December 7th. This year's honoree, Ren e Fleming, was acknowledged for her immense contribution to opera and music. Spoken and musical tributes were delivered by Peter Gelb, Ann Patchett and Luca Pisaroni, along with a performance by The Metropolitan Opera Guild's Urban Voices, a choral music initiative that involves nearly 4,000 students and teachers every year. (more...)

New York City Opera to Present Dominick Argento's 90th Birthday ConcertNew York City Opera to Present Dominick Argento's 90th Birthday Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

New York City Opera will honor the 90th birthday of Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer Dominick Argento with a concert featuring two of his one-act operas on November 9, 2017 at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall. Soprano Heather Buck will perform Miss Havisham's Wedding Night and baritone Aaron Engebreth will sing A Water Bird Talk with Gil Rose conducting the New York City Opera Orchestra. (more...)

Rameau's SYMPATHY to Make American Premiere with Victory Hall OperaRameau's SYMPATHY to Make American Premiere with Victory Hall Opera
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2017

Victory Hall Opera will present the American Premiere of Jean-Philippe Rameau's Sympathy (1751, original title: Acante et Cephise ou La Sympathie), performed in French with English supertitles at The Haven, 112 Market Street, Charlottesville VA, 22902. (more...)

HERE's $100K HARP Residency Program Seeks ApplicantsHERE's $100K HARP Residency Program Seeks Applicants
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

HERE has announced that applications for the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP) are currently open. (more...)

Opera On Tap to Release Episode 1 of World's First Virtual Reality Horror Opera SeriesOpera On Tap to Release Episode 1 of World's First Virtual Reality Horror Opera Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Opera on Tap has announced the release of Episode 1 of the world's first virtual reality horror opera, entitled The Parksville Murders, on October 20 exclusively on Samsung VR. The episode will be featured exclusively on the Samsung VR app on Gear VR with Controller powered by Oculus and at samsungvr.com. (more...)

Memorial Concert for Violinist Paul Zukofsky to Feature MONKEYS AT PLAY Premiere and MoreMemorial Concert for Violinist Paul Zukofsky to Feature MONKEYS AT PLAY Premiere and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

The Graduate Center of the City University of New York will host a memorial concert for the late violinist Paul Zukofsky today evening, October 12th, 2017 at 7:30 pm at The Graduate Center, CUNY, 365 Fifth Avenue (between 34th and 35th Streets), New York, NY 10016. (more...)

New York City Opera to Present Dominick Argento's 90th Birthday ConcertNew York City Opera to Present Dominick Argento's 90th Birthday Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

New York City Opera will honor the 90th birthday of Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer Dominick Argento with a concert featuring two of his one-act operas on November 9, 2017 at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall. Soprano Heather Buck will perform Miss Havisham's Wedding Night and baritone Aaron Engebreth will sing A Water Bird Talk with Gil Rose conducting the New York City Opera Orchestra. (more...)

Memorial Concert for Violinist Paul Zukofsky to Feature MONKEYS AT PLAY Premiere and MoreMemorial Concert for Violinist Paul Zukofsky to Feature MONKEYS AT PLAY Premiere and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

The Graduate Center of the City University of New York will host a memorial concert for the late violinist Paul Zukofsky on Thursday evening, October 12th, 2017 at 7:30 pm at The Graduate Center, CUNY, 365 Fifth Avenue (between 34th and 35th Streets), New York, NY 10016. (more...)

Opera On Tap to Release Episode 1 of World's First Virtual Reality Horror Opera SeriesOpera On Tap to Release Episode 1 of World's First Virtual Reality Horror Opera Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Opera on Tap has announced the release of Episode 1 of the world's first virtual reality horror opera, entitled The Parksville Murders, on October 20 exclusively on Samsung VR. The episode will be featured exclusively on the Samsung VR app on Gear VR with Controller powered by Oculus and at samsungvr.com. (more...)

Cincinnati Opera to Release Premiere Recording of Gregory Spears' FELLOW TRAVELERSCincinnati Opera to Release Premiere Recording of Gregory Spears' FELLOW TRAVELERS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Cincinnati Opera releases the live audio recording of the world premiere production of Gregory Spears and Greg Pierce's ravishing new opera, Fellow Travelers, directed by Kevin Newbury and featuring the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra conducted by Mark Gibson (out September 15 (digital) and September 29 (physical) on Fanfare Cincinnati). (more...)

BWW Review: THE MADWOMAN OF CHAILLOT at the Stratford Festival is Unsettlingly ExhilaratingBWW Review: THE MADWOMAN OF CHAILLOT at the Stratford Festival is Unsettlingly Exhilarating
by Lauren Gienow - Sep 16, 2017

The very last production to ever open at the current incarnation of the Stratford Festival's Tom Patterson Theatre was David Edney's translation of Jean Giraudoux's THE MADWOMAN OF CHAILLOT. Directed by Donna Feore, this was the world premiere of this translation. It boasts an excellent company and it explores themes and issues that are certainly relevant today. (more...)

Cincinnati Opera to Release Premiere Recording of Gregory Spears' FELLOW TRAVELERSCincinnati Opera to Release Premiere Recording of Gregory Spears' FELLOW TRAVELERS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Cincinnati Opera releases the live audio recording of the world premiere production of Gregory Spears and Greg Pierce's ravishing new opera, Fellow Travelers, directed by Kevin Newbury and featuring the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra conducted by Mark Gibson (out September 15 (digital) and September 29 (physical) on Fanfare Cincinnati). (more...)

Cincinnati Opera to Release Premiere Recording of Gregory Spears' FELLOW TRAVELERSCincinnati Opera to Release Premiere Recording of Gregory Spears' FELLOW TRAVELERS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Cincinnati Opera releases the live audio recording of the world premiere production of Gregory Spears and Greg Pierce's ravishing new opera, Fellow Travelers, directed by Kevin Newbury and featuring the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra conducted by Mark Gibson (out September 15 (digital) and September 29 (physical) on Fanfare Cincinnati). (more...)

STAIRWAY TO STARDOM Launches HERE's 25th Anniversary Season TonightSTAIRWAY TO STARDOM Launches HERE's 25th Anniversary Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

HERE begins its 2017-2018 producing season with Stairway to Stardom, a world premiere Resident Artist production by Amanda Szeglowski / cakeface, commencing the 25th Anniversary of this award-winning, boundary-stretching institution. Stairway to Stardom, developed through the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP), will have 10 performances tonight, September 12, through September 23 at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue, just below Spring Street), launching this milestone season. (more...)

OPERA America's Onstage Announces Opera Center SeasonOPERA America's Onstage Announces Opera Center Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

OPERA America, the national service organization for opera and the nation's leading champion for American opera, announces its 2017 2018 season of Onstage at the Opera Center, which begins on Thursday, October 5, 2017, and runs through May 2018. (more...)

Rameau's SYMPATHY to Make American Premiere with Victory Hall OperaRameau's SYMPATHY to Make American Premiere with Victory Hall Opera
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Victory Hall Opera will present the American Premiere of Jean-Philippe Rameau's Sympathy (1751, original title: Acante et Cephise ou La Sympathie), performed in French with English supertitles at The Haven, 112 Market Street, Charlottesville VA, 22902. (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents THE PRINCIPLES OF UNCERTAINTYWorks & Process at the Guggenheim Presents THE PRINCIPLES OF UNCERTAINTY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2017

Choreographer John Heginbotham and author/illustrator Maira Kalmandiscuss their newest collaboration featuring imaginative production design and whimsical dance theater inspired by Kalman's written work and visual art. Following the world premiere at Jacob's Pillow and before the New York premiere at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Dance Heginbotham and members of The Knights orchestra will perform highlights set to a score composed, curated, and arranged by the orchestra's artistic director Colin Jacobsen. (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents Nico Muhly and the CountertenorWorks & Process at the Guggenheim Presents Nico Muhly and the Countertenor
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2017

Composer Nico Muhly discusses his music for countertenor with author and illustrator Maira Kalman and Guggenheim curator for performance and media Nat Trotman. (more...)

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