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Wheeler Opera House Announces Full Roster Of Events Coming To Winter Season In Aspen Photo Wheeler Opera House Announces Full Roster Of Events Coming To Winter Season In Aspen
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2019

The Wheeler Opera House is pleased to announce the full roster of its jam-packed winter season, featuring theatrical events, concerts, comedy and films for the entire family to enjoy. Tickets go on sale Monday, November 25 at noon at the Wheeler Box Office (970.920.5770/ aspenshowtix.com). The Wheeler Opera House is located at 320 E. Hyman Ave., Aspen, CO.

Al Via Le Iscrizioni Al Corso Di Alto Perfezionamento In Repertorio Verdiano Dell'Acc Photo Al Via Le Iscrizioni Al Corso Di Alto Perfezionamento In Repertorio Verdiano Dell'Accademia Verdiana 2020
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2019

Prende il via il nuovo progetto formativo dell'Accademia Verdiana 2020, giunta al quarto anno di attività, che offrirà a 12 giovani cantanti lirici la possibilità di frequentare gratuitamente il corso di a?oeAlto perfezionamento in repertorio verdianoa??, grazie al sostegno della Regione Emilia Romagna e del Fondo Sociale Europeo (Operazione Rif. PA 2019-11946/RER approvata con Delibera di Giunta Regionale n.1381/2019 cofinanziata con risorse del Fondo Sociale Europeo e della Regione Emilia-Romagna).

VIDEO: Get A First Look At LA BOHEME at The Met Opera Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At LA BOHEME at The Met Opera
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019

Three casts of captivating artists bring Puccini's classic tragedy of bohemian friends and lovers to life in Franco Zeffirelli's immortal staging. Tenors Matthew Polenzani, Roberto Alagna, and Joseph Calleja trade off as the exuberant Rodolfo, alongside sopranos Ailyn Pérez, Hei-Kyung Hong, and Maria Agresta as the fragile Mimì. Marco Armiliato and Emmanuel Villaume share conducting duties.

London Actor Stephen Moore Dies at 81 Photo London Actor Stephen Moore Dies at 81
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019

According to The Stage, actor Stephen Moore has died at age 81.

French Institute Alliance Francaise Presents CHARLOTTE FOREVER Photo French Institute Alliance Francaise Presents CHARLOTTE FOREVER
by TV News Desk - Oct 18, 2019

This fall, the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) honors the career of the actress Charlotte Gainsbourg with a CinéSalon series devoted to her work on screen. Running from November 5 to December 17, Charlotte Forever presents eight films starring Gainsbourg, spanning four decades and multiple languages. The series also coincides with the presentation of FIAF's Trophée des Arts award to Gainsbourg at its annual gala held at the Plaza hotel on November 4. Tickets for the series are now available at fiaf.org.

Franco Zeffirelli's Iconic Production Of LA BOHEME Returns To The Met Stage Photo Franco Zeffirelli's Iconic Production Of LA BOHEME Returns To The Met Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019

The Metropolitan Opera presents Puccini's La Bohème, conducted by Marco Armiliato, with eight initial performances beginning October 25, 2019. Ailyn Pérez returns to the role of the seamstress Mimì; her lover, the poet Rodolfo, is portrayed by Matthew Polenzani in his Met role debut. Olga Kulchynska makes her Met debut as the singer Musetta, while David Bizic sings the role of the painter Marcello.

TURANDOT, MANON, And MADAMA BUTTERFLY Screen At The Players From The Met: Live In HD Photo TURANDOT, MANON, And MADAMA BUTTERFLY Screen At The Players From The Met: Live In HD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019

The first three offerings from the Met: Live in HD in the Peterborough Players Arts on Screen season are an opera lover's dream. Two Puccini masterworks and a timeless Massenet classic screen at the Players this October and early November. Broadcast live from the Metropolitan Opera and shown on the big screen at the Players in stunning HD, the programs also include exclusive, behind-the-scenes material that create a one-of-a-kind viewing experience.

BWW Review: TURANDOT At The Metropolitan Opera Photo BWW Review: TURANDOT At The Metropolitan Opera
by George Weinhouse - Oct 7, 2019

Birgit Nilsson, one of the greatest Turandots of our time, was fond of saying that Wagner made her famous but TURANDOT made her rich. Why was this so? Simply because very few sopranos can toss out the high notes, cut through the thick orchestration and sing over the huge chorus, which are the minimum requirements to approach this role. Those who can are amply rewarded.

Video: First Look at TURANDOT at Metropolitan Opera Photo Video: First Look at TURANDOT at Metropolitan Opera
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019

Turandot begins performances at the Metropolitan Opera this week and we have a first look for you. Check out the clips below!

2019��"20 Live In HD Season Opens With The Met's Dazzling Production Of Puccini's TUR Photo 2019��"20 Live In HD Season Opens With The Met's Dazzling Production Of Puccini's TURANDOT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019

The Met launches its 2019a?"20 Live in HD season with Franco Zeffirelli's classic production of Puccini's Turandot on October 12.

Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin Conducts His First Puccini Opera At The Met Photo Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin Conducts His First Puccini Opera At The Met
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019

Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the Metropolitan Opera's Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer Music Director, conducts Puccini's majestic Turandot, the maestro's first Puccini opera with the company, in performances beginning October 3, 2019.

Ridgefield Playhouse Will Screen the Met's TURANDOT Photo Ridgefield Playhouse Will Screen the Met's TURANDOT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019

Metropolitan Opera Music Director, Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Franco Zeffirelli's celebrated production of Turandot, which stars Christine Goerke in the title role of the icy Chinese princess who has renounced all men. Roberto Aronica sings Calàf, the suitor who risks his head for her hand and sings the famed aria a?oeNessun dorma.a?? Eleonora Buratto is the slave girl Liù, and James Morris is Calàf's long-lost father, Timur. Turandot comes to The Ridgefield Playhouse on the big screen in HD on Monday, October 14th at 2pm, part of the Classical Series underwritten by Jeanne Cook, Liz & Steven Goldstone, and Sabina & Walter Slavin, with support from Whistle Stop Bakery.

Francesca Campagna Named General Director Of Center For Contemporary Opera Photo Francesca Campagna Named General Director Of Center For Contemporary Opera
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019

Francesca Campagna has been named General Director of the Center for Contemporary Opera, effective immediately.  As a globally renowned artistic manager and consultant to cultural institutions, she has built a formidable reputation for her deep knowledge of opera, and her ability to extend the reach of preeminent artists and institutions to new audiences.  It is this rare combination that made her the CCO Board's choice.

The Warner Will Screen Puccini's TURANDOT Live From The Met Photo The Warner Will Screen Puccini's TURANDOT Live From The Met
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019

The 2019-2020 season of The Met: Live in HD will open at the Warner Theatre on Saturday, October 12 with Puccini's TURANDOT at 12:55 pm in the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre. The 2019-2020 season is sponsored by Viron Rondo Osteria. A complimentary 45 minute pre-opera lecture by Dr. Marguerite Mullee will be offered in the Studio Theatre Lobby two hours before the broadcast, sponsored by Land Rover Hartford.

Photo Flash: First Look at the Cast of SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS at Birmingham  Photo Photo Flash: First Look at the Cast of SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS at Birmingham Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019

This week, the cast of the fairest panto in the land came together for the first time in costume to officially launch Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs which plays atBirmingham Hippodrome from Saturday 21 December 2019 - Sunday 2 February 2020.

Puccini's TURANDOT Will Be Broadcast at the Warner Photo Puccini's TURANDOT Will Be Broadcast at the Warner
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019

The 2019-2020 season of The Met: Live in HD will open at the Warner Theatre on Saturday, October 12 with Puccini's TURANDOT at 12:55 pm in the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre.

Ridgefield to Screen the Met's TURANDOT Photo Ridgefield to Screen the Met's TURANDOT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019

Metropolitan Opera Music Director, Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Franco Zeffirelli's celebrated production of Turandot, which stars Christine Goerke in the title role of the icy Chinese princess who has renounced all men. Roberto Aronica sings Calàf, the suitor who risks his head for her hand and sings the famed aria a?oeNessun dorma.a?? Eleonora Buratto is the slave girl Liù, and James Morris is Calàf's long-lost father, Timur. Turandot comes to The Ridgefield Playhouse on the big screen in HD on Monday, October 14th at 2pm, part of the Classical Series underwritten by Jeanne Cook, Liz & Steven Goldstone, and Sabina & Walter Slavin, with support from Whistle Stop Bakery.

Metropolitan Opera Guild's 85th Annual Diamond Jubilee To Honor Martina Arroyo & Tere Photo Metropolitan Opera Guild's 85th Annual Diamond Jubilee To Honor Martina Arroyo & Teresa Stratas
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019

The Metropolitan Opera Guild today announced that the honorees of its “Diamond Jubilee” celebration will be luminaries Martina Arroyo and Teresa Stratas.  The Guild's 85th Annual Luncheon will take place on Wednesday, November 20th at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City.  Special remarks by Stephanie Blythe and musical tributes by Ailyn Pérez and Matthew Polenzani will be performed during the event.

50 SHADES OF FAIRYTALES Comes to The Drama Factory Photo 50 SHADES OF FAIRYTALES Comes to The Drama Factory
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2019

We start learning about fairytales and happily-ever-after before we can even walk. Then we grow up. Some of us wonder what ever happened to the fairytales and some of us, well... never believed in them in the first place.

The Met Opera's 2019-2020 Live In HD Season On Sale At The Majestic Theater July 17 Photo The Met Opera's 2019-2020 Live In HD Season On Sale At The Majestic Theater July 17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019

The Metropolitan Opera's 2019-2020 Live in HD season of satellite transmissions to movie theaters worldwide begins Oct. 12 with the late Franco Zeffirelli's sumptuous production of Puccini's "Turandot." The series brings live Met performances to movie theaters and performing arts centers in more than 70 countries on six continents, including Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, July 17 at noon.

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