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Georges Bizet News

 
Date of Birth: October 25, 1838
Date of Death: June 03, 1875 (36)

Birth Place: Paris, FRANCE
New York City Ballet Digital Season Announces Week Three Programming Photo New York City Ballet Digital Season Announces Week Three Programming
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2020

New York City Ballet has announced week three programming for their digital season. 'See The Music' episode on Johannes Brahms' score for George Balanchine's Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet, featuring NYCB Resident Conductor Clotilde Otranto captured during a 2019 'See the Music' presentation, with an introduction by NYCB Music Director Andrew Litton.

Sarasota Opera To Present HD AT THE OPERA HOUSE Beginning Sunday October 4 Photo Sarasota Opera To Present HD AT THE OPERA HOUSE Beginning Sunday October 4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2020

Sarasota Opera is pleased to announce a preliminary lineup for the 2020 season of a?oeHD at the Opera Housea?? opening on Sunday, October 4th. The presentations will include Bizet's Carmen from the Zürich Opera House, Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty ballet from Teatro alla Scala in Milan, and Puccini's Madama Butterfly from Teatro Real in Madrid. Each presentation will begin at 1:30pm. More titles may be added to the schedule in coming weeks.

Dallas Opera Free CARMEN Simulcast Stream Begins October 9 Photo Dallas Opera Free CARMEN Simulcast Stream Begins October 9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2020

The Dallas Opera will be making the company's 2018 hit production of Georges Bizet's Carmena?"originally simulcast live in high definition to an audience in Klyde Warren Parka?"available free for home viewing for a limited time.

Cincinnati Opera Announces 2021 SUMMER FESTIVAL Photo Cincinnati Opera Announces 2021 SUMMER FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2020

Evans Mirageas, The Harry T. Wilks Artistic Director of Cincinnati Opera, today announced details of the company's 2021 Summer Festival, which is currently scheduled to open June 13 and continue through July 25. The season marks a return to the stage following the cancellation of the company's 100th Anniversary Season due to the pandemic.

New York City Ballet Announces Digital Fall 2020 Season Photo New York City Ballet Announces Digital Fall 2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2020

York City Ballet announced today that the Company will launch a digital fall season on Monday, September 28 which will continue for five weeks through Saturday, October 31, 2020.

2020-21 Opera On The Mainstage Moves to Fall; Lineup Announced Photo 2020-21 Opera On The Mainstage Moves to Fall; Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2020

Opera Orlando's 2020-21 season continues to evolve as COVID-19 numbers remain in flux. Having already transitioned summer concerts and other events online, the Opera is delaying the “On the Mainstage” series from October to December.

CARMEN Will Return to Beijing at the National Center for the Performing Arts Photo CARMEN Will Return to Beijing at the National Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2020

The Chinese-produced opera film Carmen will be shown at the National Center for the Performing Arts (NCPA) on August 16.

SUNDAYS WITH THE SYMPHONY Continues July 19 Photo SUNDAYS WITH THE SYMPHONY Continues July 19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2020

The Santa Barbara Symphony has announced another episode of its wildly popular live broadcast series, a?oeSundays with the Symphonya?? on July 19, 2020, at 3:30 pm (PDT), with additional watch-parties scheduled for 7:00 pm.

BWW Review: LIVE FROM COVENT GARDEN, Royal Opera House Photo BWW Review: LIVE FROM COVENT GARDEN, Royal Opera House
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jun 14, 2020

Every theatre has a 'ghost light'. A light that is left on when the theatre is empty for the resident ghost, but mainly to make sure that those who are first in or last out do not fall off the edge of the stage. It's reassuring to think that no theatre ever goes dark, but you could not help but be moved by the shots of dark emptiness within London's vast Royal Opera House as they screened their first live performance since the shutdown of all theatres and live venues across the country.

ALL ARTS Announces the 'Never in New York Festival' Photo ALL ARTS Announces the 'Never in New York Festival'
by TV News Desk - Apr 30, 2020

ALL ARTS, the broadcast and digital platform created by New York Public Media company WNET, is excited to announce the Never in New York Festival, a broadcast and streaming celebration of international film, opera and theatrical works rarely presented to the New York audience. 

The Astana Opera Will Show Exclusive Ballet Productions Online for the First Time Photo The Astana Opera Will Show Exclusive Ballet Productions Online for the First Time
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020

From April 18 to May 10, the Astana Opera's ballet productions will be streamed online.

Pennsylvania Ballet Postpones Programs And Announces Changes To 2020-2021 Line-Up Photo Pennsylvania Ballet Postpones Programs And Announces Changes To 2020-2021 Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2020

Amid the current situation with COVID-19, Pennsylvania Ballet will postpone the remainder of the 2019-20 season, including April's production of Suspended in Time at the Merriam Theater and May's Breathtaking Balanchine at the Academy of Music. The postponement of these ballets will alter the programming for the 2020-21 season.

Colorado Music Festival Announces 2020 Summer Season Photo Colorado Music Festival Announces 2020 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2020

The Colorado Music Festival (CMF) in Boulder, Colorado, isn't broadly known outside the state, but it should be. This summer, under the leadership of the recently arrived Music Director Peter Oundjian, the Festival will actually present more 21st-century pieces (16, including two world premieres) than works by Beethoven (13). That reflects Oundjian's commitment to presenting the work of living composers as well as music by masters of the canon. This is the first year of the Festival's five-year commitment to commissioning new works and presenting them in Boulder.

VIDEO: Guthrie Theater Artistic Director Joseph Haj on THE BACCHAE Photo VIDEO: Guthrie Theater Artistic Director Joseph Haj on THE BACCHAE
by Stage Tube - Mar 3, 2020

Hear more from artistic director Joseph Haj on welcoming director Anne Bogart and this famed ensemble to the Guthrie below!

Russian State Opera Will Return to the Belgrade Theatre with Verdi's AIDA and Bizet's Photo Russian State Opera Will Return to the Belgrade Theatre with Verdi's AIDA and Bizet's CARMEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020

Following the latest tour of their popular ballet productions last year, the internationally acclaimed Russian State Ballet and Opera House return to the Belgrade Theatre this spring with a double-bill of classic operas, centred on two fearless female characters.

Mastervoices Presents CARMEN With Harnick's English Translation Photo Mastervoices Presents CARMEN With Harnick's English Translation
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020

MasterVoices continues its 2019-20 season on Thursday April 2, at the Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Artistic Director Ted Sperling will lead a concert staging of Bizet's Carmen in its original Opéra Comique version, with dialogue rather than recitative, sung in English translation by award-winning Broadway lyricist Sheldon Harnick. His translation of Carmen was commissioned and premiered by the Houston Grand Opera in 1981 and served as the English text for Peter Brook's ingenious 90-minute La tragédie de Carmen which was performed at the Vivian Beaumont Theater in New York in 1984. The MasterVoices performance will mark the New York premiere of the full translation.

The Canadian Opera Company Announces 2020/2021 Season! Photo The Canadian Opera Company Announces 2020/2021 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020

For the first time in decades, a fully staged production of Richard Wagner's Parsifal will be presented in Canada, opening the Canadian Opera Company's monumental 2020/2021 season with a company premiere at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. Cast with more than 100 singers, an orchestra of 110 musicians, and a nearly six-hour run-time, this journey of one knight's quest for the Holy Grail offers Canadian audiences a rare opportunity to experience Wagner's thrilling final masterpiece in Toronto, in a celebrated COC co-production directed by François Girard.

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Has Announced 2020-2021 Season Photo Lyric Opera of Kansas City Has Announced 2020-2021 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2020

Lyric Opera of Kansas City General Director and CEO Deborah Sandler today announced the company's 2020-2021 season. It features four mainstage productions, including The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess and The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs, both of which are being performed on a Lyric Opera of Kansas City stage for the first time. Two all-time favorites known for incomparable melodies - Verdi's beloved La traviata and Bizet's passionate Carmen - round out the extraordinarily diverse season. The Kansas City Symphony Orchestra will accompany all performances at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Find biographies of the casts and creative teams at Lyric Opera of Kansas City and find high-resolution photos here.

Guthrie Theater Presents SITI Company's Spellbinding Production Of THE BACCHAE Photo Guthrie Theater Presents SITI Company's Spellbinding Production Of THE BACCHAE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020

The Guthrie Theater (Joseph Haj, artistic director) today announced SITI Company's cast and creative team for the riveting ancient tale The Bacchae, written by Euripides, translated by Aaron Poochigian and directed by celebrated SITI Company co-founder Anne Bogart. The globally renowned acting company's debut on the Guthrie's mainstage offers a rare opportunity for local theatergoers to experience this influential Greek tragedy through a contemporary lens.

Sarasota Opera Announces 2020-2021 Season Photo Sarasota Opera Announces 2020-2021 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020

An adventure around the world awaits with the 2020-2021 Sarasota Opera Season, as announced today at a press conference held at the Sarasota Opera House. Executive Director Richard Russell and Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Victor DeRenzi presided over the event and were joined by principal artists performing selected arias from the upcoming seasons' works.

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