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COT Presents MOSES IN EGYPT at Harris Theater, 4/17-4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2010

Chicago Opera Theater (COT) presents the opening production of the 2010 Spring Festival Season - Rossini's Moses in Egypt (Mosè in Egitto) on April 17, 21, 23 and 25 at the Harris Theater in Millennium Park.

Steven White To Conduct Met's LA TRAVIATA 4/7, 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2010

Steven White, in his Met debut, will conduct the performance of La Traviata on April 7. As previously announced, White will also lead La Traviata on April 10, and Yves Abel will conduct on April 13, 17 matinee, 21, and 24.

Steven White To Conduct Met's LA TRAVIATA 4/7, 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2010

Steven White, in his Met debut, will conduct the performance of La Traviata on April 7. As previously announced, White will also lead La Traviata on April 10, and Yves Abel will conduct on April 13, 17 matinee, 21, and 24.

Steven White To Conduct Met's LA TRAVIATA 4/7, 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2010

Steven White, in his Met debut, will conduct the performance of La Traviata on April 7. As previously announced, White will also lead La Traviata on April 10, and Yves Abel will conduct on April 13, 17 matinee, 21, and 24.

Kohl, Marcus et al. Join Patinkin, Baldwin, Opel in PARADISE FOUND; Rehearsals Start 5th April; Opens 19th May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2010

Rehearsals begin today, Monday, April 5 for the World Premiere production of PARADISE FOUND, a new musical under the combined direction of Theater legend and 21-time Tony Award winner Harold Prince (the original productions of Cabaret, Sweeney Todd, A Little Night Music, The Phantom of the Opera, Company, Follies, Evita) and 5-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman (Crazy For You, Show Boat, The Producers, Contact). This is their first collaboration since the landmark, Tony Award-winning revival of Show Boat. Following the New York rehearsal period, the production will open at London's acclaimed Menier Chocolate Factory with performances running May 19 through June 26.

Metropolitan Opera Announces Cast Change Advisory For LA TRAVIATA 4/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2010

Conductor Leonard Slatkin has withdrawn from the remaining performances of La Traviata this season for personal reasons. Marco Armiliato will replace him at the April 3 evening performance, after conducting the matinee of Aida.

Metropolitan Opera Announces Cast Change Advisory For LA TRAVIATA 4/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2010

Conductor Leonard Slatkin has withdrawn from the remaining performances of La Traviata this season for personal reasons. Marco Armiliato will replace him at the April 3 evening performance, after conducting the matinee of Aida.

LA TRAVIATA Returns Starring Angela Gheorghiu, Closes 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2010

Verdi's La Traviata returns to the Met with Angela Gheorghiu reprising her acclaimed interpretation of Violetta, a role the New York Times called a 'supercharged star turn' when she performed it in 2006.

Metropolitan Opera Announces Cast Change Advisory For LA BOHEME 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2010

Angela Gheorghiu will sing the role of Mimì in La Bohème on Saturday, March 20 at 1 p.m., replacing Anna Netrebko who is ill.

Metropolitan Opera Announces Cast Change Advisory For LA BOHEME 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2010

Angela Gheorghiu will sing the role of Mimì in La Bohème on Saturday, March 20 at 1 p.m., replacing Anna Netrebko who is ill.

TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards Honor Lee & Wolsky, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2010

Legendary costume designer ALBERT WOLSKY and world renowned scenic designer MING CHO LEE are among the 2010 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients. The awards will be presented at a ceremony on Friday, April 23 at 6:30pm at the Hudson Theatre (145 West 44th Street). Two-time Academy Award-winner Albert Wolsky will receive the 2010 TDF/Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award for costume design, and Tony Award-winning scenic designer and educator Ming Cho Lee will receive the TDF/Irene Sharaff Robert L.B. Tobin Award for Sustained Excellence in Theatrical Design.

COT Presents MOSES IN EGYPT at Harris Theater, 4/17-4/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2010

Chicago Opera Theater (COT) presents the opening production of the 2010 Spring Festival Season - Rossini's Moses in Egypt (Mosè in Egitto) on April 17, 21, 23 and 25 at the Harris Theater in Millennium Park.

Seven New Productions, Including Two Met Premieres, Headline Met's '10-11 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2010

Seven new productions, including two company premieres and the first two parts of a new Ring cycle, featuring many of the world's greatest singers and conductors, will highlight the Metropolitan Opera's 2010-11 season.

TOSCA AND THE TWO DOWNSTAIRS Closes on Feb. 21 at KIT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2010

The U.S. premiere of 'Tosca e le altre due' (Tosca and The Two Downstairs), a satirical, behind-the-scenes sister-story to Puccini's 'Tosca', will close on February 21 at Kairos Italy Theatre (KIT).

Anna Netrebko and Piotr Beczala Star in Puccini's LA BOHEME
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2010

Puccini's love story La Bohème returns to the Metropolitan Opera on Saturday, February 20, with Russian soprano Anna Netrebko and Polish tenor Piotr Becza?a as Puccini's star-crossed lovers, Mimì and Rodolfo.

TOSCA E LE ALTRE DUE (TOSCA AND THE TWO DOWNSTAIRS) Comes To The Cell 2/3/2010
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2010

From February 3 to 21, 2010, Kairos Italy Theater (KIT) and The Cell will present the U.S. premiere of 'Tosca e le altre due' (Tosca and The Two Downstairs), a satirical behind-the-scene of the Puccini's 'Tosca' as imagined by one of the wittiest and most admired Italian playwright and actresses, Franca Valeri.

TOSCA AND THE TWO DOWNSTAIRS Plays The Cell 2/3-21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2010

From February 3 to 21, 2010, Kairos Italy Theater (KIT) and The Cell will present the U.S. premiere of 'Tosca e le altre due' (Tosca and The Two Downstairs), a satirical, behind-the-scenes sister-story to Puccini's 'Tosca' as imagined by one of the wittiest and most admired Italian playwright and actresses, Franca Valeri.

French Institute Alliance Française Presents CinémaTuesdays
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2010

The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, will be starting off the New Year with CinémaTuesdays film programming in January and February dedicated to the fashionable French film icon and personality, Charlotte Gainsbourg.

Behind-the-scenes Documentary 'The Audition' Premieres on Thirteen's Great Performances at the Met on PBS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2010

Award-winning filmmaker Susan Froemke looks at the intense pressures young opera singers face as they struggle to succeed in one of the difficult professions in the performing arts in The Audition.

Chicago Opera Theater Announces Cast for 2010 Spring Festival Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2010

Chicago Opera Theater (COT) General Director Brian Dickie has completed casting principal roles for COT's 2010 Spring Festival Season: Gioachino Rossini's Moses in Egypt (Mose in Egitto) starring Andrea Concetti; Francesco Cavalli's Jason (Giasone) starring Franco Fagioli; and Jake Heggie's Three Decembers starring Frederica von Stade in her final opera performances in Chicago before retirement.

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