PBS' GREAT PERFORMANCES to Present Bel Canto the Opera from Lyric Opera of Chicago, 1/13
by TV News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

The world premiere production of Bel Canto the Opera - recorded in Chicago last January - airs on Great Performances Friday, January 13 at 9 p.m. on PBS. (more...)

BEL CANTO To Premiere Nationally On GREAT PERFORMANCES PBS, 1/13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Lyric's world premiere production of the opera Bel Canto - recorded in Chicago last January - will air nationally on Great Performances Friday, January 13 at 9pm CST on PBS (Check local listings). B (more...)

LOVE HURTS Opera by Nicola Moro and L.S. Hilton to Premiere at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

After its world premiere last June at Milan's Piccolo Teatro Studio Melato, the Center for Contemporary Opera presents the U.S. premiere of Love Hurts, by librettist L.S. Hilton - author of the best-selling novel Maestra - and composer Nicola Moro, at Symphony Space in New York City on October 28. (more...)

Mannes School of Music Presents Kaija Saariaho's LA PASSION DE SIMONE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Mannes School of Music presents two performances of Kaija Saariaho's cornerstone oratorio La Passion de Simone. This "musical path in 15 stations" is a major work crafted by composer Kaija Saariaho and writer Amin Maalouf, and is a contemporary Passion play on the 'luminous trajectory' of philosopher and activist Simone Weil, who devoted her life to the oppressed and met an untimely death in 1943. (more...)

Mannes School of Music presents Kaija Saariaho's La Passion de Simone
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Mannes School of Music presents two performances of Kaija Saariaho's cornerstone oratorio La Passion de Simone. This 'musical path in 15 stations' is a major work crafted by composer Kaija Saariaho and writer Amin Maalouf, and is a contemporary Passion play on the 'luminous trajectory' of philosopher and activist Simone Weil, who devoted her life to the oppressed and met an untimely death in 1943. It will be performed in the critically-acclaimed production of the French music theater company La Chambre aux echos which has successfully toured in Europe (more...)

LOVE HURTS Opera by Nicola Moro and L.S. Hilton to Premiere at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

After its world premiere last June at Milan's Piccolo Teatro Studio Melato, the Center for Contemporary Opera presents the U.S. premiere of Love Hurts, by librettist L.S. Hilton - author of the best-selling novel Maestra - and composer Nicola Moro, at Symphony Space in New York City on October 28. (more...)

Harris Theatre Presents BEYOND THE ARIA, 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

The Harris Theater for Music and Dance, in association with Lyric Unlimited, has announced the return of Beyond the Aria - the highly acclaimed performance series produced by the Harris Theater which pairs internationally celebrated opera singers of Lyric's mainstage alongside rising stars from The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center at Lyric Opera of Chicago. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Encore The Met Opera in HD's COSSI FAN TUTTE Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

AAA Northeast at the Playhouse Live in HD Series brings a summer encore presentation of The Met Opera in HD: Mozart's Cosi fan tutte back to the big screen today, July 22 at 12 p.m.  (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Encore The Met Opera in HD's COSSI FAN TUTTE Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

AAA Northeast at the Playhouse Live in HD Series brings a summer encore presentation of The Met Opera in HD: Mozart's Cosi fan tutte back to the big screen on Friday, July 22 at 12 p.m.  (more...)

COSI FAN TUTTE Live in HD Summer Encore
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

Met music director Emeritus James Levine leads charismatic cast in Mozart's joyful and heartrendering masterpiece Cosi fan tutte on Wednesday July 20th at 7pm. (more...)

Playhouse Live in HD Series to Continue with THE MET OPERA IN HD: MOZART'S COSI FAN TUTTE , 7/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

AAA Northeast at the Playhouse Live in HD Series brings a summer encore presentation of The Met Opera in HD: Mozart's Cosi fan tutte back to the big screen on Friday, July 22 at 12 p.m. (more...)

The Mannes Opera of the New School to Present LITTLE WOMEN Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

The New School's College of Performing Arts is pleased to announce that the acclaimed Mannes Opera Young Artists, conducted by Artistic Director Joseph Colaneri, will give two fully-staged performances of Mark Adamo's LITTLE WOMEN with the Mannes Orchestra. (more...)

'THE MET: Live in HD' 2016 Summer Encores Series to Bring Top Performances to Select U.S. Theaters
by Movies News Desk - May 2, 2016

Fathom Events and The Metropolitan Opera present "The Met: Live in HD' 2016 Summer Encores," a series of four encore performances from past Live in HD seasons in select U.S. cinemas nationwide. (more...)

MACE to Perform at The New School's Ernst C. Stiefel Concert Hall, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The New School's Mannes School of Music is pleased to announce that the Mannes American Composers Ensemble (MACE) will perform on Wednesday, May 11, at The New School's Ernst C. Stiefel Concert Hall (55 West 13th Street, New York, New York). Conducted by Alan Pierson, the program will feature selections by Steve Reich, Thomas Weaver, and Caleb Burhans. True to the mission of MACE, the program exemplifies the ensemble's commitment to the work of living American composers. The concert will begin at 7:30pm. Admission is free. (more...)

The Mannes Opera of the New School to Present LITTLE WOMEN Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

The New School's College of Performing Arts is pleased to announce that the acclaimed Mannes Opera Young Artists, conducted by Artistic Director Joseph Colaneri, will give two fully-staged performances of Mark Adamo's LITTLE WOMEN with the Mannes Orchestra. (more...)

Edinburgh International Festival 2016 Announced! - Alan Cumming, Marin Alsop, Barry Humphries, John Tiffany's THE GLASS MENAGERIE and More; Aug. 29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Today Festival Director Fergus Linehan unveiled the 2016 Edinburgh International Festival programme. This year's International Festival runs from Friday 5 to Monday 29 August, welcoming 2,442 artists from 36 nations to perform in Scotland's capital city.  (more...)

International Opera Awards Announces Shortlist; Winners to Be Announced May 15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

The International Opera Awards are pleased to announce the shortlist for this year's Awards. These were selected by the jury chaired by John Allison, editor of Opera magazine and classical music critic with The Daily Telegraph. (more...)

Lyric Opera's BEL CANTO Set For PBS' Great Performances Series Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

Lyric Opera of Chicago is excited to announce that Thirteen Productions LLC for WNET New York has selected the world-premiere production of Bel Canto – The Opera to be part of the prestigiousGreat Performances series on PBS. The WNET team will be in Chicago to film performances tonight, January 5, and January 8. Bel Canto will air nationally during the 2016/17 television season.  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Danielle de Niese and More in Lyric Opera of Chicago's BEL CANTO
by Stage Tube - Dec 29, 2015

Ann Patchett's best-selling novel Bel Canto took the literary world by storm. Now, in a new work curated by Lyric's creative consultant, Renée Fleming, this riveting story inspired by a real-life event becomes a powerful opera. Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)

Lyric Opera's BEL CANTO Set For PBS' Great Performances Series, 1/5
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

Lyric Opera of Chicago is excited to announce that Thirteen Productions LLC for WNET New York has selected the world-premiere production of Bel Canto – The Opera to be part of the prestigiousGreat Performances series on PBS. The WNET team will be in Chicago to film performances January 5 and 8. Bel Canto will air nationally during the 2016/17 television season.  (more...)

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