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New Programming Added to Lyric Opera of Chicago's 2020/21 Season Photo New Programming Added to Lyric Opera of Chicago's 2020/21 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2021

Lyric Opera of Chicago has announced additional programs to add to the variety of offerings in its reimagined 2020/21 Season. These include a concert honoring Sir Andrew Davis; a new approach to the annual Rising Stars in Concert by The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center Ensemble and more.

Theater Stories: WICKED, STARLIGHT EXPRESS, SWEENEY TODD, The Theater Hall of Fame &  Photo Theater Stories: WICKED, STARLIGHT EXPRESS, SWEENEY TODD, The Theater Hall of Fame & More About The Gershwin Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 28, 2021

Today's Theater Stories features the Gershwin Theatre! Learn about the theatre's longest running show, Wicked; the extravagant production of Starlight Express; the Theater Hall of fame featuring theater's biggest names, and more!

Houston Grand Opera Presents GIVING VOICE On HGO Digital Photo Houston Grand Opera Presents GIVING VOICE On HGO Digital
by Stephi Wild - Jan 7, 2021

After the triumphant sold-out concert at the Wortham last year‚ÄĒGiving Voice: Lawrence Brownlee and Friends Sing Opera, Gospel, and Standards‚ÄĒinternationally renowned tenor Lawrence Brownlee returns with his co-host, celebrated soprano, HGO Studio alumna, and frequent HGO collaborator Nicole Heaston.

Fort Worth Opera Announces World Premiere Film BERNADETTE'S COZY BOOK NOOK Photo Fort Worth Opera Announces World Premiere Film BERNADETTE'S COZY BOOK NOOK
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 18, 2020

Fort Worth Opera has announced the world premiere film of composer Joe Illick and librettist Mark Campbell's Bernadette's Cozy Book Nook. 

Music Academy Of The West Has Announced 2020 Keston MAX Fellows To Perform With Londo Photo Music Academy Of The West Has Announced 2020 Keston MAX Fellows To Perform With London Symphony Orchestra
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 13, 2020

Twelve outstanding Music Academy of the West musicians have been selected by audition to travel to London this April for ten days of intensive training with the London Symphony Orchestra [LSO] and its Music Director Sir Simon Rattle, as part of the second year of the Linda and Michael Keston Music Academy of the West Exchange (Keston MAX) with the LSO.

Austin Critics Table Announces 2018-2019 Award Nominees Photo Austin Critics Table Announces 2018-2019 Award Nominees
by Frank Benge - May 13, 2019

After considering hundreds of live stage productions, concerts, and art exhibitions in Austin between the dates of May 1, 2018, and April 30, 2019, members of the Austin Critics Table have announced their nominees for outstanding dance, classical music, visual art, and theatre with the nominees for the 2019 Critics Table Awards.

Cincinnati May Festival Explores The Great Beyond In 2019 Photo Cincinnati May Festival Explores The Great Beyond In 2019
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 23, 2018

The Cincinnati May Festival announces the program details for the 2019 Festival with seven unique concert programs taking place between May 15 and 25, 2019, and an additional performance on April 14, 2019. Joining the Festival's artistic leadership team of Principal Conductor Juanjo Mena, now in his second season, and Director of Choruses Robert Porco are Creative Partners Roomful of Teeth, a celebrated vocal ensemble, and acclaimed composer Sir James MacMillan for the 2019 Festival. Music Director Laureate James Conlon also returns to the May Festival for the first time since 2016, and Craig Hella Johnson makes his May Festival debut leading the Vocal Arts Ensemble. The annual May Festival features the May Festival Chorus and Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and is programmed to inspire audiences with fresh collaborations while also drawing on its rich tradition as Cincinnati's longest running arts organization. Cincinnati's Music Hall was originally built for the May Festival in 1878.

Austin Opera, Ballet Austin, Paramount Theatre And Zach Theatre Announce The 2018‚Ä"1 Photo Austin Opera, Ballet Austin, Paramount Theatre And Zach Theatre Announce The 2018‚Ä"19 ATX Arts Pass
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2018

Austin's four premier nonprofit performing arts organizations-Austin Opera, Ballet Austin, The Paramount Theatre, and ZACH Theatre-have partnered to create the ATX Arts Pass. The 2018-19 ATX Arts Pass gives a taste of Austin's performing arts organizations at one low price with four hand-picked performances: Shinyribs (The Paramount Theatre), The Nutcracker (Ballet Austin), Hedwig and the Angry Inch (ZACH Theatre), and La boheme (Austin Opera). ATX Arts Pass holders are encouraged to have their passport stamped at all four events, allowing them the opportunity to attend a special Passport Holder Season End Celebration.

American Symphony Orchestra Opens 2016-2017 Season With Troubled Days of Peace
by Molly Tracy - Sep 29, 2016

The American Symphony Orchestra, conducted by music director Leon Botstein, will open its 55th season at Carnegie Hall on Wednesday, October 19, 2016.  The four-concert Vanguard series begins with a program titled Troubled Days of Peacein which Botstein will lead the Orchestra and the Bard Festival Chorale in concert versions of two one-act operas that examine the turbulent period between the First and Second World Wars: Ernst Krenek's Der Diktator ('The Dictator') and Richard Strauss' Friedenstag ('Days of Peace').

Cincinnati May Festival's THE ORDERING OF MOSES Recording Now Available
by Tyler Peterson - May 23, 2016

The Cincinnati May Festival is proud to announce the release of a new recording on Bridge Records. Under the leadership of Music Director James Conlon, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and May Festival Chorus (Robert Porco, director) recorded R. Nathaniel Dett's oratorio, The Ordering of Moses, live at Carnegie Hall in May 2014 during the beloved invitational Spring for Music Festival.

James Conlon Conducts at 2014 Spring For Music Festival at Carnegie Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

James Conlon, Music Director of the Cincinnati May Festival since 1979, conducts the May Festival Chorus and Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra tonight, May 9 at 7:30 p.m. at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium during the fourth and final installment of the Spring For Music festival.

James Conlon to Conduct at 2014 Spring For Music Festival at Carnegie Hall, 5/9
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 1, 2014

James Conlon, Music Director of the Cincinnati May Festival since 1979, conducts the May Festival Chorus and Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra on Friday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m. at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium during the fourth and final installment of the Spring For Music festival. The centerpiece of the Carnegie Hall program is the New York premiere of The Ordering of Moses, a work by Robert Nathaniel Dett that received its world premiere at the 1937 May Festival, performed by a chorus of 350 with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra led by Eugene Goosens. Mr. Conlon will open the program with John Adams' Harmonium.

Nicholas Masters and More Honored at 2013 Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2013

The Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Center was the scene of a celebration this evening as The Dallas Opera Guild presented a rich variety of homegrown talent competing for top prizes in the 25th Annual 'Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition,' an on-stage showcase for young opera singers with Texas connections.

The Dallas Opera Guild Presents The 25th Annual Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition
by Kelsey Denette - Feb 20, 2013

The Dallas Opera Guild will present the 25th Annual "Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition," an on-stage showcase for talented young opera singers with Texas connections on Saturday, March 23, 2013 in the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Center, 2403 Flora Street, Dallas, TX 75201.

Madison Opera Celebrates 50th Anniversary During 2010-11 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2011

Madison Opera is excited to announce its 50th anniversary season, featuring Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, the company premiere of Kurt Weill's The Threepenny Opera, and Verdi's La Traviata. In July 2011, Madison Opera also celebrates the 10th anniversary of Opera in the Park, a Madison Summer Tradition.

Madison Opera Presents LA TRAVIATA 4/29, 5/1
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2011

Madison Opera presents Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata on Friday, April 29 and Sunday, May 1 at the Overture Center for the Arts.

Madison Opera Celebrates 50th Anniversary During 2010-11 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2011

Madison Opera is excited to announce its 50th anniversary season, featuring Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, the company premiere of Kurt Weill's The Threepenny Opera, and Verdi's La Traviata. In July 2011, Madison Opera also celebrates the 10th anniversary of Opera in the Park, a Madison Summer Tradition.

Madison Opera Presents LA TRAVIATA 4/29, 5/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2011

Madison Opera presents Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata on Friday, April 29 and Sunday, May 1 at the Overture Center for the Arts.

Madison Opera Presents LA TRAVIATA 4/29, 5/1
by Gabrielle Sierra - Mar 31, 2011

Madison Opera presents Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata on Friday, April 29 and Sunday, May 1 at the Overture Center for the Arts.

Madison Opera Celebrates 50th Anniversary During 2010-11 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2010

Madison Opera is excited to announce its 50th anniversary season, featuring Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, the company premiere of Kurt Weill's The Threepenny Opera, and Verdi's La Traviata. In July 2011, Madison Opera also celebrates the 10th anniversary of Opera in the Park, a Madison Summer Tradition.

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