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ARTE Concert Streams 'Les Contes d'Hoffmann' Photo ARTE Concert Streams 'Les Contes d'Hoffmann'
by Stephi Wild - Jan 13, 2021

La descente aux enfers d‚Äôun po√®te min√© par ses √©checs amoureux. Au th√©√Ętre bruxellois de La Monnaie, Krzysztof Warlikowski s‚Äôempare de l‚Äôop√©ra posthume d‚ÄôOffenbach.¬†Sous la direction d‚ÄôAlain Altinoglu, chef d'orchestre de l'Op√©ra de Bruxelles, la soprano Patricia Petibon partage l‚Äôaffiche avec le t√©nor am√©ricain Eric Cutler.

Wiener Staatsoper Announces Virtual Programming for November 6-16 Photo Wiener Staatsoper Announces Virtual Programming for November 6-16
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 6, 2020

Wiener Staatsoper has announced further dates of their streaming schedule. They have brought together their very current productions including Eugen Onegin or Cavalleria rusticana / Pagliacci with highlights from their archive.

Glyndebourne Announces Series of Indoor Performances Beginning in October Photo Glyndebourne Announces Series of Indoor Performances Beginning in October
by Stephi Wild - Aug 31, 2020

Glyndebourne has announced plans for a series of socially-distanced indoor performances, starting on 10 October 2020.

BWW Feature: Where to Tune in to Free Opera and Music Performances May 22-29 Photo BWW Feature: Where to Tune in to Free Opera and Music Performances May 22-29
by Maria Nockin - May 23, 2020

Find out where to tune in to free opera and music performances, May 22-29!

ALL ARTS Announces the 'Never in New York Festival' Photo ALL ARTS Announces the 'Never in New York Festival'
by Kaitlin Milligan - 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 22nd Beijing Music Festival Presents Unique Music Experiences Photo The 22nd Beijing Music Festival Presents Unique Music Experiences
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 6, 2019

Celebrating its twenty-second year, the 2019 Beijing Music Festival (BMF) presents an art feast for audiences during Beijing's golden autumn. Over the past two decades, world-renowned conductor Long Yu established a rich artistic foundation for the Beijing Music Festival. And beginning in 2018, the new artistic director Shuang Zou, with the support of Maestro Long Yu, the BMF Artistic Committee, and supporting staff, has succeeded in incorporating more inclusive and avant-garde artistic elements to the festival, which are sure to surprise and impress audiences.

Mt. Wilson Observatory Presents The Next Installment of Its Sunday Afternoon Concerts Photo Mt. Wilson Observatory Presents The Next Installment of Its Sunday Afternoon Concerts in the Dome
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 28, 2019

Mount Wilson Observatorya?"the scientific marvel above Pasadena, atop Mount Wilsona?"is pleased to announce the fifth date in its Sunday Afternoon Concerts in the Dome six-month series, to take place on Sunday, September 1, 2019. The performances are presented inside the iconic vaulted dome of the 100-inch telescope. A season of musical adventures, thoughtfully curated by Artistic Director Cécilia Tsan, is offered on the first Sunday of each month through October with two shows per date.

Photo Flash  Morris Choral Society Celebrates Spring with GREATEST HITS FROM OPERA AN Photo Photo Flash Morris Choral Society Celebrates Spring with GREATEST HITS FROM OPERA AND BROADWAY
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 7, 2019

The Morris Choral Society's Spring Concert ‚ÄúGreatest Hits from Opera and Broadway‚ÄĚ led by MCS Music Director Jason Tramm played to a full house and enthusiastic audiences on May 18th and 19th in Morristown, New Jersey.

Arcola Announces 2019 Grimeborn Opera Festival Photo Arcola Announces 2019 Grimeborn Opera Festival
by Stephi Wild - May 23, 2019

Arcola Theatre today announces the 16 productions that make up the 2019 Grimeborn Opera Festival.

Odyssey Opera Ends Season With LA BELLE HELENE Photo Odyssey Opera Ends Season With LA BELLE HELENE
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2019

One of the nation's most adventurous opera companies, Odyssey Opera, presents the fully staged production of La belle Hélène (The Beautiful Helen) by Jacques Offenbach with libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy. This final performance of Odyssey Opera's sixth season is the last of three works performed in 2019 inspired by one of the most enigmatic figures in ancient history, Helen of Troy. Directed by Frank Kelley, this performance will be sung in English with mezzo-soprano Ginger Costa-Jackson (Met Opera, San Francisco Opera) playing the lead role of Helen of Troy, and orchestra and chorus conducted by Gil Rose.

Tune Up Philly Announces 9th Annual Festival Concert Photo Tune Up Philly Announces 9th Annual Festival Concert
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2019

Tune Up Philly (TUP) will take the stage for their 9th Annual Festival Concert on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 1 p.m. TUP is The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO)'s community engagement program ensemble. This free event will be at the Temple Performing Arts Center (TPAC), located at 1837 North Broad Street, Philadelphia.

Boston Landmarks Orchestra Announces Free Summer Concert Series Photo Boston Landmarks Orchestra Announces Free Summer Concert Series
by Julie Musbach - May 9, 2019

Boston Landmarks Orchestra (LO) under the direction of Music Director Christopher Wilkins, and Executive Director Jo Frances Meyer, announces its 2019 season of free concerts at the DCR's Hatch Memorial Shell on the Esplanade. The free, public concerts will be held every Wednesday evening at 7pm from July 17 to August 21, 2019.

Artist Series Concerts Celebrates Mother's Day with AN AFTERNOON OF OPERETTA Photo Artist Series Concerts Celebrates Mother's Day with AN AFTERNOON OF OPERETTA
by Rebecca Russo - Apr 5, 2019

Artist Series Concerts celebrates Mother's Day and closes out its 23rd season with "An Afternoon of Operetta," Sunday, May 12, 4:00 p.m. at the Sarasota Opera House, 61 N. Pineapple Ave., Sarasota. Soloists Emily Martin, Stacey Rishoi, Mark Lubas, Luis Gonzalez and Garrett Obrycki are joined by singers from Choral Artists of Sarasota for a program showcasing highlights of popular operettas, including Offenbach's "Can-Can" and "Barcarolle," von Suppe's "Poet and Peasant" overture and much more. The performance also features a condensed concert version of Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Pirates of Penzance" that includes "Poor Wandering One," "The Pirate King," "The Modern Major General" and others. Joseph Holt takes to the keyboards for the production, joined by Daniel Jordan, violin, Samantha Bennett, violin, Steven Laraia, viola and Natalie Helm, cello, all principal musicians with the Sarasota Orchestra. A post-concert reception with the artists will be held immediately after the performance on the second floor of the Opera House. Tickets for the concert are $20 - $55. Ticket for the reception are $35 and include an open bar and hors d'oeuvres. All tickets are available online at www.artistseriesconcerts.org or by calling 941-306-1202, Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Student tickets for the concert, priced at $10, are available with current student ID at the door.

La Monnaie Presents Its 2019/20 Season Photo La Monnaie Presents Its 2019/20 Season
by Stephi Wild - Mar 19, 2019

This first season of Peter de Caluwe's third mandate in Brussels is, in a certain sense, also a blueprint for the coming years, during which the usual seasonal themes will step aside for a new 'seasonal architecture', allowing an even stronger focus on creation and experimentation. In total, the audience of La Monnaie can look forward to a record number of eleven operas in 2019-20..

Odyssey Opera Presents Boston Premiere Of THE EGYPTIAN HELEN Photo Odyssey Opera Presents Boston Premiere Of THE EGYPTIAN HELEN
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 14, 2019

One of the nation's most adventurous opera companies, Odyssey Opera, presents the Boston premiere of Richard Strauss's little-known opera Die agyptische Helena (The Egyptian Helen) with libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal. As part of Odyssey Opera's sixth season, this marks the second of three works to be performed in 2019 inspired by one of the most enigmatic figures in ancient history, Helen of Troy. The challenging title role of Helen will be played by soprano Kirsten Chambers (Met Opera). With orchestra and chorus conducted by Gil Rose, this two-act concert performance will be sung in German with English subtitles.

Odyssey Opera Presents the Boston Premiere of THE EGYPTIAN HELEN Photo Odyssey Opera Presents the Boston Premiere of THE EGYPTIAN HELEN
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 14, 2019

One of the nation's most adventurous opera companies, Odyssey Opera, presents the Boston premiere of Richard Strauss's little-known opera Die agyptische Helena (The Egyptian Helen) with libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal. As part of Odyssey Opera's sixth season, this marks the second of three works to be performed in 2019 inspired by one of the most enigmatic figures in ancient history, Helen of Troy. The challenging title role of Helen will be played by soprano Kirsten Chambers (Met Opera). With orchestra and chorus conducted by Gil Rose, this two-act concert performance will be sung in German with English subtitles.

BWW Review: CAN-CAN!, Union Theatre Photo BWW Review: CAN-CAN!, Union Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Feb 15, 2019

Phil Willmott tries to rescue two shows with the plot of a third, but his show also never quite coheres, for all the energy expended by the hard-working cast.

OU Student Performers To Join OSO For 22nd Annual David Daniels Young Artists Concert Photo OU Student Performers To Join OSO For 22nd Annual David Daniels Young Artists Concert
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 5, 2019

The Oakland Symphony Orchestra will present its 22nd Annual David Daniels Young Artists Concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10 in Varner Recital Hall on OU's campus.

Royal College Of Music Opera Studio Presents ROBINSON CRUSOE Photo Royal College Of Music Opera Studio Presents ROBINSON CRUSOE
by Stephi Wild - Jan 30, 2019

The Royal College of Music Opera Studio presents Jacques Offenbach's lively operetta Robinson Crusoe in the composer's 200th birthday year. Acclaimed director Bill Bankes-Jones returns to the Royal College of Music (RCM) following the successful Frankenstein - The Modern Prometheus, a 2018 collaborative project between the RCM and Tete a Tete, of which Bankes-Jones is founder and Artistic Director. Tickets for Robinson Crusoe are now on sale.

Union Theatre Announces Spring Season: Essential Classics 2019 Photo Union Theatre Announces Spring Season: Essential Classics 2019
by Stephi Wild - Dec 17, 2018

The Union Theatre announced the return of the Phil Willmott Company for a fourth season of ESSENTIAL CLASSICS: productions in which great writers of the past have reflected on issues we face today. The theme of this year's series is ENEMIES OF THE PEOPLE and features Arthur Miller's timely An Enemy of the People, Offenbach's frivolous musical Can-Can! and Othello, William Shakespeare's classic tale of jealousy, passion and revenge. All three productions can be purchased individually or at the 3-show saver price of £50, giving everyone a chance to enjoy these classic works.

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