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BWW Feature: ONLINE VIRTUAL OPERA TOUR at Home Computer Screens Photo BWW Feature: ONLINE VIRTUAL OPERA TOUR at Home Computer Screens
by Maria Nockin - Jul 17, 2021

After Hours: Songs of Protest honors and celebrates a wide range of passionate music that galvanizes activists for social justice. This program of iconic songs, made famous by performers like Nina Simone, Marvin Gaye, and Sam Cooke, is specially curated by Host and Artist in Residence Russell Thomas. Soprano Brandie Sutton, baritone Justin Austin.

San Francisco Opera Announces July 2021 Schedule Of Free Opera Streams Photo San Francisco Opera Announces July 2021 Schedule Of Free Opera Streams
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 17, 2021

San Francisco Opera's weekly, free opera streams continue in July with Janáček's intense family drama Jenůfa (July 10–11), Berlioz's massive epic Les Troyens (The Trojans) (July 17–18), Strauss' emotional thriller Elektra (July 24–25) and Verdi's Tyrolean tragedy Luisa Miller (July 31–August 1).

BWW Review: BRYAN HYMEL RECITAL FOR ARIZONA OPERA AND TUCSON DESERT SONG FESTIVAL Photo BWW Review: BRYAN HYMEL RECITAL FOR ARIZONA OPERA AND TUCSON DESERT SONG FESTIVAL
by Maria Nockin - Apr 29, 2021

On April 28, 2021, Arizona Opera, in partnership with Tucson Desert Song Festival, presented an online recital by dramatic tenor Bryan Hymel and pianist Michael Borowitz. They opened their streamed recital with the lyrical aria, 'Ombra mai fu” from Handel’s opera Xerxes. Sung by Xerxes I of Persia in praise of the shade offered by an old world sycamore tree, the aria contains one of Handel’s best-known melodies, his Largo.

Ryan Speedo Green Receives Met's Beverly Sills Artist Award Photo Ryan Speedo Green Receives Met's Beverly Sills Artist Award
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 29, 2021

Bass baritone Ryan Speedo Green was named as a winner of the 2021 Beverly Sills Artist Award by the Metropolitan Opera. Given in honor of the famed American soprano, this annual award is given to artists of exceptional ability with rising operatic careers at the Met.

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, December 16 with Norm Lewis, Betsy Wolfe, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, December 16 with Norm Lewis, Betsy Wolfe, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 16, 2020

Today (December 16) in live streaming: the cast of Estella Scrooge on Stars in the House, Norm Lewis visits Backstage Live, and so much more!

The Met Announces Four-Week Schedule for Nightly Met Opera Streams Photo The Met Announces Four-Week Schedule for Nightly Met Opera Streams
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2020

The Met has announced themed lineups for four 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 In Plain English, an Epic Proportions week, followed by a week of Holiday Fare, and more.

Rosenblatt Recitals Presents At Home Programmes In Aid Of Target Ovarian Cancer Photo Rosenblatt Recitals Presents At Home Programmes In Aid Of Target Ovarian Cancer
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 30, 2020

Twenty years after the launch of Rosenblatt Recitals and three years after the final concert, the series has returned in digital form to present a season of eight themed programmes - Rosenblatt Recitals at Home, in aid of Target Ovarian Cancer.

Met Announces Three-Week Schedule For Nightly Met Opera Streams Photo Met Announces Three-Week Schedule For Nightly Met Opera Streams
by Stephi Wild - Aug 20, 2020

The Met has announced a specially-curated, three-week schedule 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. The schedule includes an All-Verdi week, a 20th-Century Classics week, and an All-French week.

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, May 28- with Josh Groban, Steven Pasquale and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, May 28- with Josh Groban, Steven Pasquale and More!
by Nicole Rosky - May 28, 2020

Today (May 28) in live streaming: Josh Groban is back for movie night, Steven Pasquale has a Classic Conversation, and so much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, May 27- with Chad Kimball, Alex Brightman and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, May 27- with Chad Kimball, Alex Brightman and More!
by Nicole Rosky - May 27, 2020

Today (May 27) in live streaming: Chad Kimball visits Backstage Live, Debra Messing and Victoria Clark visit Stars in the House, and so much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, May 26- with Joshua Henry, Lynn Ahrens, Brandon Victo Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, May 26- with Joshua Henry, Lynn Ahrens, Brandon Victor Dixon and More!
by Nicole Rosky - May 26, 2020

Today (May 26) in live streaming: Star Trek Voyager reunites, a new episode of It's the Day of the Show Y'all, and so much more!

The Metropolitan Opera to Stream TOSCA, SALOME, and More! Photo The Metropolitan Opera to Stream TOSCA, SALOME, and More!
by A.A. Cristi - May 18, 2020

The Met has announced the Weeks 10 and 11 schedules for its Nightly Met Opera Streams, a free series of encore Live in HD presentations streamed on the company website during the coronavirus closure. 

VIDEO: Get An Extended Look At LA DAMNATION DE FAUST at The Met Photo VIDEO: Get An Extended Look At LA DAMNATION DE FAUST at The Met
by Alan Henry - Jan 30, 2020

In the video below watch The Met Orchestra, Chorus, and Children's Chorus perform an excerpt from the choral finale in the final dress rehearsal. Conductor: Edward Gardner.

BWW Review: BERLIOZ's DAMNATION OF FAUST Returns To The Met Photo BWW Review: BERLIOZ's DAMNATION OF FAUST Returns To The Met
by George Weinhouse - Jan 28, 2020

Saturday afternoon saw the return of Berlioz's DAMNATION OF FAUST to the Met, not seen there since 2009. Because of logistical considerations it was mounted in concert form on the stage rather than in Robert Lepage's previous staging. The concert style proved to be an extremely effective format for what Berlioz called a 'legende dramatique', a work that did not neatly fit into either the opera or oratorio category.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At LA DAMNATION DE FAUST at The Met Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At LA DAMNATION DE FAUST at The Met
by Alan Henry - Jan 23, 2020

In the video below watch Elīna Garanča sings an excerpt from Marguerite's Act  IV aria in the final dress rehearsal. Conductor: Edward Gardner.

The Academy of Vocal Arts Has Unveiled Details for BRAVA PHILADELPHIA! Photo The Academy of Vocal Arts Has Unveiled Details for BRAVA PHILADELPHIA!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2019

The Academy of Vocal Arts (AVA) has unveiled details for BrAVA Philadelphia! in celebration of its historic 85th Anniversary. On Saturday, March 28, 2020, AVA will present BrAVA Philadelphia!, a spectacular concert of opera stars at 'The Met Philadelphia', the beautifully restored opera house on North Broad Street.

San Francisco Opera Announces Casting Update For Gounod's ROMEO & JULIET Photo San Francisco Opera Announces Casting Update For Gounod's ROMEO & JULIET
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 3, 2019

San Francisco Opera today announced a cast change for Charles Gounod's Romeo and Juliet (Roméo et Juliette), which opens the Company's 97th season on September 6, 2019 and runs for seven performances through October 1 at the War Memorial Opera House. Samoan-born New Zealand tenor Pene Pati, originally scheduled to sing Romeo on October 1, will perform the role in all performances, replacing Bryan Hymel who has withdrawn for personal reasons.

OPERA IN THE PARK Caps Opening Weekend Of San Francisco Opera's 97th Season Photo OPERA IN THE PARK Caps Opening Weekend Of San Francisco Opera's 97th Season
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 30, 2019

San Francisco Opera and San Francisco Chronicle present the latest edition of the annual Opera in the Park concert at 1:30 pm on Sunday, September 8, 2019.

San Francisco Opera Opens 97th Season With ROMEO AND JULIET Photo San Francisco Opera Opens 97th Season With ROMEO AND JULIET
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 16, 2019

San Francisco Opera inaugurates its 97th season on Friday, September 6 with Charles Gounod's romantic Romeo and Juliet (Roméo et Juliette) and two season-opening benefit eventsa?"Opera Ball 2019: The Capulets' Masked Ball and BRAVO! CLUB's Opening Night Gala. The Company's opening weekend also includes Benjamin Britten's Billy Budd in director Michael Grandage's acclaimed production opening on September 7; and on September 8 San Francisco Chronicle Presents Opera in the Park, the annual free concert tradition celebrating the opening of the opera season.

Richard Tucker Music Foundation Will Present 2019 Gala Concert Featuring Lisette Orop Photo Richard Tucker Music Foundation Will Present 2019 Gala Concert Featuring Lisette Oropesa At Carnegie Hall
by Stephi Wild - Jul 9, 2019

The Richard Tucker Music Foundation presents one of the most highly anticipated events of the opera season, the 2019 Richard Tucker Gala, on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 6:00pm in Stern Auditorium Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall.

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