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Met Opera's New Production of Bizet's CARMEN Opens New Years Eve
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2009

A new production of Bizet's Carmen, directed by Richard Eyre and starring El?na Garan?a in the title role and Roberto Alagna as Don José, premieres at a New Year's Eve gala performance. Garan?a makes her Met role debut as the gypsy femme fatale, reuniting with Alagna following their recent success in these parts at London's Royal Opera, Covent Garden.

TOSCA E LE ALTRE DUE (TOSCA AND THE TWO DOWNSTAIRS) Comes To The Cell 2/3/2010
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2009

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.

Met Opera's New Production of Bizet's CARMEN Opens New Years Eve
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2009

A new production of Bizet's Carmen, directed by Richard Eyre and starring El?na Garan?a in the title role and Roberto Alagna as Don José, premieres at a New Year's Eve gala performance. Garan?a makes her Met role debut as the gypsy femme fatale, reuniting with Alagna following their recent success in these parts at London's Royal Opera, Covent Garden.

Puccini's TURANDOT Broadcast Live in HD from the Met at Town Hall Theater, 11/7 & 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2009

The Metropolitan Opera's dazzling production of the epic fairy tale, 'Turandot,' Puccini's final grand-scale masterpiece, will be broadcast at Town Hall Theater, Middlebury on Saturday, November 7, with an Encore showing on Tuesday afternoon, December 1.

Puccini’s TURANDOT Plays Encore Presentation from the Met at Town Hall Theater 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2009

Franco Zeffirelli's breathtaking production of 'Turandot' stars Maria Guleghina in the title role of the ruthless princess. As Calàf, Marcello Giordani sings 'Nessun dorma.' Andris Nelsons conducts. Encore presentation of the Metropolitan Opera broadcast at Town Hall Theater, Tuesday, 12/1 at 7:00 pm.

Puccini's TURANDOT Broadcast Live in HD from the Met at Town Hall Theater, 11/7 & 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2009

The Metropolitan Opera's dazzling production of the epic fairy tale, 'Turandot,' Puccini's final grand-scale masterpiece, will be broadcast at Town Hall Theater, Middlebury on Saturday, November 7, with an Encore showing on Tuesday afternoon, December 1.

Met Opera Brings Four Live Opera Transmissions to Public School Students Around the Country for Free
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2009

The Met: HD Live in Schools, the acclaimed educational program that brings live transmissions of opera to students in 18 school districts in 13 states, kicks off its second season on Saturday, November 7, at 1:00 pm with Puccini's Turandot.

Puccini’s TURANDOT Plays Encore Presentation from the Met at Town Hall Theater 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2009

Franco Zeffirelli's breathtaking production of 'Turandot' stars Maria Guleghina in the title role of the ruthless princess. As Calàf, Marcello Giordani sings 'Nessun dorma.' Andris Nelsons conducts. Encore presentation of the Metropolitan Opera broadcast at Town Hall Theater, Tuesday, 12/1 at 7:00 pm.

MIDEM Classical Awards 2010: Four Artists and a Label Already Confirmed
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2009

The MIDEM Classical Awards Jury today announces the first Special Awards for the 2010 edition. The winners are Italian soprano Mirella Freni, Canadian pianist Angela Hewitt, Latvian mezzo-soprano Elina Garanca, German baritone Christian Gerhaher and the label Naïve.

Puccini's TURANDOT Broadcast Live in HD from the Met at Town Hall Theater, 11/7 & 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2009

The Metropolitan Opera's dazzling production of the epic fairy tale, 'Turandot,' Puccini's final grand-scale masterpiece, will be broadcast at Town Hall Theater, Middlebury on Saturday, November 7, with an Encore showing on Tuesday afternoon, December 1.

Puccini's TURANDOT Returns To The Stage 10/28, Broadcast Live Via The Met: Live In HD On 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2009

Franco Zeffirelli's glittering production of Puccini's Turandot returns on October 28 with Maria Guleghina in the title role and Marcello Giordani as Calàf, both singing these demanding roles for the first time in their Met careers. Marina Poplavskaya and Samuel Ramey make company role debuts as Liù and Timur respectively, and conductor Andris Nelsons makes his Met debut.

Town Hall Theater Broadcasts Puccini’s "Turandot" Live in HD from the Met 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2009

Puccini's 'Turandot' gets broadcast live in HD from the Met at Town Hall Theater Franco Zeffirelli's breathtaking production of 'Turandot' stars Maria Guleghina in the title role of the ruthless princess.

The Met: Live in HD Kicks Off 10/10 With a New Production of Puccini's TOSCA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2009

Tickets for the fourth season of The Met: Live in HD, the Metropolitan Opera's popular, award-winning series of live transmissions in movie theaters around the world, are now on sale to the general public in the U.S. The 2009-10 season, featuring nine live opera transmissions, kicks off on Saturday, October 10 at 1:00 p.m. ET with a new production of Puccini's Tosca starring Karita Mattila.

59E59 Theaters Welcomes Origin Theatre Co With The World Premiere Of SPINNING THE TIMES 9/2-9/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2009

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer) proudly welcomes the return of Origin Theatre Company with the world premiere of SPINNING THE TIMES, an evening of five short plays by Geraldine Aron, Lucy Caldwell, Rosalind Haslett, Rosemary Jenkinson and Belinda McKeon, part of 1st Irish at 59E59 Theaters.

The Met: Live in HD Kicks Off 10/10 With a New Production of Puccini's TOSCA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2009

Tickets for the fourth season of The Met: Live in HD, the Metropolitan Opera's popular, award-winning series of live transmissions in movie theaters around the world, are now on sale to the general public in the U.S. The 2009-10 season, featuring nine live opera transmissions, kicks off on Saturday, October 10 at 1:00 p.m. ET with a new production of Puccini's Tosca starring Karita Mattila.

The Metropolitain Opera Presents A Free Outdoor Summer HD Festival Series 8/29-9/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2009

The Metropolitan Opera will present a free outdoor Summer HD Festival featuring ten of its award winning productions from the popular The Met: Live in HD series. The HD performances will be shown on a giant screen in front of the opera house in Lincoln Center Plaza for ten consecutive nights Saturday, August 29 through Monday, September 7.

59E59 Theaters Welcomes Origin Theatre Co With The World Premiere Of SPINNING THE TIMES 9/2-9/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2009

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer) proudly welcomes the return of Origin Theatre Company with the world premiere of SPINNING THE TIMES, an evening of five short plays by Geraldine Aron, Lucy Caldwell, Rosalind Haslett, Rosemary Jenkinson and Belinda McKeon, part of 1st Irish at 59E59 Theaters.

MET Opera Announces Free Outdoor Events, New Ten-Day Summer HD Festival 8/29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2009

The Metropolitan Opera announced plans for its free outdoor events this summer, which will take place in the Lincoln Center Plaza and in parks throughout New York City. In a brand new initiative, the Met's Summer HD Festival will feature screenings of ten productions from the Met's Peabody and Emmy Award-winning Live in HD series in Lincoln Center Plaza on consecutive nights, beginning Saturday, August 29.

The Metropolitain Opera Presents A Free Outdoor Summer HD Festival Series 8/29-9/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2009

The Metropolitan Opera will present a free outdoor Summer HD Festival featuring ten of its award winning productions from the popular The Met: Live in HD series. The HD performances will be shown on a giant screen in front of the opera house in Lincoln Center Plaza for ten consecutive nights Saturday, August 29 through Monday, September 7.

The Metropolitan Opera Sells Record $2.5 Million In Tickets For Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2009

The Metropolitan Opera has reason to celebrate; $2.5 million worth of tickets were sold on Sunday, the first day of sales, through its box office, telephone call center and Web site, up from $2 million on the first day of sales last year, according to the Associated press.

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