Odyssey Opera Continues Tudor Season With Elisabetta, Regina D'Inghilterra Odyssey Opera Continues Tudor Season With Elisabetta, Regina D'Inghilterra
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020

One of the nation's most adventurous opera companies, Odyssey Opera, continues its Tudor-inspired season with the fully-staged production of Elisabetta, Regina d'Inghilterra (1815) by Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868). With a libretto by Giovanni Schmidtfrom the play The Page of Leicester by Carlo Federici,this two-act Italian opera contrasts the public and private spheres of Queen Elizabeth I. This seldom-heard work by one of opera's most beloved composers is the first of the nine Rossini Neapolitan operas. Gil Rose conducts with the soprano Serena Farnocchia as Elizabeth making her Boston debut. (more...)

Odyssey Opera Premieres Rosner's CHRONICLES OF NINE, 2/1 Odyssey Opera Premieres Rosner's CHRONICLES OF NINE, 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019

Leading the vanguard of Boston's classical music scene, the Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP) and Odyssey Opera present the world premiere of The Chronicle of Nine: The Tragedy of Lady Jane by the late American composer Arnold Rosner (1945-2013). A semi-staged, English-language production led by conductor Gil Rose,The Chronicle of Nine unites Odyssey Opera (one of the nation's most innovative opera companies), BMOP(the nation's premier orchestra dedicated exclusively to commissioning, performing, and recording new orchestral music), and internationally renowned singers including soprano Megan Pachecano playing the lead role of Lady Jane Grey. This marks the third of six productions of Odyssey Opera'sseason-long exploration of operatic works inspired by the great English dynasty of the 16th century:the Tudors. (more...)

Boston Modern Orchestra Project and Odyssey Opera Present THE CHRONICLE OF NINE: THE TRAGEDY OF LADY JANE Boston Modern Orchestra Project and Odyssey Opera Present THE CHRONICLE OF NINE: THE TRAGEDY OF LADY JANE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019

Leading the vanguard of Boston's classical music scene, the Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP) and Odyssey Opera present the world premiere of The Chronicle of Nine: The Tragedy of Lady Janeby the late American composer Arnold Rosner (1945-2013). A semi-staged, English-language production led by conductor Gil Rose,The Chronicle of Nineunites Odyssey Opera (one of the nation's most innovative opera companies), BMOP(the nation's premier orchestra dedicated exclusively to commissioning, performing, and recording new orchestral music), andinternationally renowned singers including soprano Megan Pachecanoplaying the lead role of Lady Jane Grey. This marks the third of six productions of Odyssey Opera'sseason-long exploration of operatic works inspired by the great English dynasty of the 16th century:the Tudors. (more...)

Odyssey Opera Presents Fully-Staged Production Of MARIA, REGINA D'INGHILTERRA Next Month Odyssey Opera Presents Fully-Staged Production Of MARIA, REGINA D'INGHILTERRA Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019

One of the nation's most adventurous opera companies, Odyssey Opera, continues its Tudor-inspired season with the fully-staged production of Maria, Regina d'Inghilterra (1843) by Giovanni Pacini. Mary Tudor, Queen of England is an Italian opera in three acts, from a libretto by Leopoldo Tarantini, which is based on the play Marie Tudor by Victor Hugo. This largely overlooked yet remarkable work is an interesting example of mid-19th century opera. Gil Rose conducts the Bel Canto masterwork with Amy Shoremount-Obra as Queen Mary and rising star Alisa Jordheim as Clotilde Talbot.  (more...)

Odyssey Opera Presents MARIA, REGINA D'INGHILTERRA Odyssey Opera Presents MARIA, REGINA D'INGHILTERRA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019

One of the nation's most adventurous opera companies, Odyssey Opera, continues its Tudor-inspired season with the fully-staged production of Maria, Regina d'Inghilterra (1843) by Giovanni Pacini. Mary Tudor, Queen of England is an Italian opera in three acts, from a libretto by Leopoldo Tarantini, which is based on the play Marie Tudor by Victor Hugo. This largely overlooked yet remarkable work is an interesting example of mid-19th century opera. Gil Rose conducts the Bel Canto masterwork with Amy Shoremount-Obra as Queen Mary and rising star Alisa Jordheim as Clotilde Talbot. (more...)

Odyssey Opera Begins Tudor-Centric Season With HENRY VIII Odyssey Opera Begins Tudor-Centric Season With HENRY VIII
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2019

One of the nation's most adventurous opera companies, Odyssey Opera, begins its seventh season with a concert performance of Henry VIII (1883) by French composer Camille Saint-Saëns based on El cisma en Inglaterra (The schism in England) by Pedro Calderón de la Barca. This kick-starts the company's 2019-20 season featuring concert and staged operas about the great English dynasty of the 16th century: the Tudors. With libretto by Léonce Détroyat and Armand Silvestre, Henry VIII brings to life one of history's most infamous love triangles featuring baritone Michael Chioldi as King Henry, soprano Ellie Dehn as Henry's first wife, Catherine of Aragon, and mezzo-soprano Hilary Ginther as Henry's second wife, Anne Boleyn. (more...)

Odyssey Opera Resurrects HENRY VIII Odyssey Opera Resurrects HENRY VIII
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019

One of the nation's most adventurous opera companies, Odyssey Opera, begins its seventh season with a concert performance of Henry VIII (1883) by French composer Camille Saint-Saëns based on El cisma en Inglaterra (The schism in England) by Pedro Calderón de la Barca. (more...)

Odyssey Opera Begins its 2019-20 Season with HENRY VIII Odyssey Opera Begins its 2019-20 Season with HENRY VIII
by Sarah Hookey - Jul 18, 2019

One of the nation's most adventurous opera companies, Odyssey Opera, begins its seventh season with a concert performance of Henry VIII (1883) by French composer Camille Saint-Saens based on El cisma en Inglaterra (The schism in England) by Pedro Calderon de la Barca.  (more...)

Odyssey Opera Announces 2019-20 Season Odyssey Opera Announces 2019-20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019

One of the nation's most adventurous opera companies, Odyssey Opera, today announced the company's 2019-20 season featuring concert and staged operas about the great English dynasty of the 16th century: the Tudors. Celebrating its seventh season, Odyssey Opera brings the drama of this famous family to life through six productions including the world premiere of Arnold Rosner's The Chronicle of Nine. (Please scroll down for complete details.) (more...)

Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company Presents MERRIE ENGLAND Today-17 Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company Presents MERRIE ENGLAND Today-17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

In a break with tradition, The Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company will step outside the Gilbert & Sullivan canon for the first time to present Merrie England, by Basil Hood and Edward German, at the University of Chicago's Mandel Hall, March 15-17, 2019. (more...)

Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company Presents MERRIE ENGLAND March 15-17 Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company Presents MERRIE ENGLAND March 15-17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

In a break with tradition, The Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company will step outside the Gilbert & Sullivan canon for the first time to present Merrie England, by Basil Hood and Edward German, at the University of Chicago's Mandel Hall, March 15-17, 2019. (more...)

CCBC's Baltimore Symphonic Band Presents 'Romeo and Juliet: In Concert'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

'A Year of Shakespeare,' the Community College of Baltimore County Performing Arts' yearlong celebration of the Bard of Avon, continues with 'Romeo and Juliet: In Concert.' The 55-member Baltimore Symphonic Band with Maestro Christopher Wolfe conducting, will present two matinee concerts in February as CCBC's gift to the community. (more...)

ANDY CAPP - THE MUSICAL to Play Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

In a production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, the first professional UK production in more than 30 years of Andy Capp The Musical by Alan Price and Trevor Peacock runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 7 February (Press Night: Monday, 8 February 2016 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Finborough Theatre to Present PRINCESS IDA, Beginning 24 March
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

The Finborough Theatre's acclaimed Celebrating British Music Theatre series continues with the first professional London production in over twenty years of Gilbert and Sullivan's Princess Ida opening at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 (Press Night: Thursday, 26 March 2015 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Finborough Theatre to Present Centenary Production of Longest-Running British Opera, Aug 10-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Rutland Boughton's record-breaking 'music-drama' The Immortal Hour, plays at the Finborough Theatre for a limited nine performance run of Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinee performances from Sunday, 10 August 2014-26 August 2014. (more...)

Tarquin Productions' VALLEY OF SONG Original Cast Recording to Launch July 1 at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

After a sell-out show in January 2014 by Tarquin Productions, the WestEnders are delighted to invite you to the launch of the original cast recording of Valley of Song today, 1 July at 3.00pm at the Finborough Theatre. (more...)

Tarquin Productions' VALLEY OF SONG Original Cast Recording to Launch July 1 at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

After a sell-out show in January 2014 by Tarquin Productions, the WestEnders are delighted to invite you to the launch of the original cast recording of Valley of Song on Tuesday, 1 July at 3.00pm at the Finborough Theatre. (more...)

SOMMER 14 - A DANCE OF DEATH & THE IMMORTAL HOUR to Play Finborough Theatre this Autumn
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Commissioned by the Finborough Theatre from Cerberus Theatre, the UK premiere and the English world premiere of controversial German playwright Rolf Hochhuth's Sommer 14 - A Dance of Death in a brand new translation opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 5 August 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 7 August at 7.30pm). (more...)

Unexpected Opera Brings New Series - OPERA NAKED THE CHAT SHOW to St. James Studio, Now thru July 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2014

Following on from the successful run of Opera Naked at the St. James Studio last year, Unexpected Opera presents a new series - Opera Naked the chat show - a series of zesty operatic cabaret shows, spiked with comedy. (more...)

THERESE RAQUIN Opens at Finborough Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Following the sell-out success of its workshop as part of Vibrant 2012 - A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, and as part of the Finborough Theatre's acclaimed Celebrating British Music Theatre series, the world premiere of a new musical adaptation of the classic French novel Therese Raquin opens at the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre for a four week run, opening tonight, 25 March 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 27 March 2014 at 7.30pm), starring Julie Atherton and Olivier Award nominee Tara Hugo. (more...)

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