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San Francisco Opera OPERA IS ON Streaming Performances Announced, June 20��"July 4 Photo San Francisco Opera OPERA IS ON Streaming Performances Announced, June 20��"July 4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2020

San Francisco Opera continues streaming performances as part of its Opera is ON initiative with Richard Strauss' Salome (June 20), Jules Massenet's Manon (June 27) and Carlisle Floyd's Susannah (July 4). The presentations, filmed live in high-definition at the War Memorial Opera House, will be viewable on demand for free at sfopera.com on the streaming date starting at 10 am PT and expiring at 11:59 pm the following day.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: May 30-31- The Drama Desk Awards, Michael Urie, Lilla C Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: May 30-31- The Drama Desk Awards, Michael Urie, Lilla Crawford and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2020

This weekend (May 30-31) in live streaming: the Drama Desk Awards, Laura Benanti continues Sunshine Songs, and so much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, May 29- with Jordan Fisher,  Cheyenne Jackson, Chita R Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, May 29- with Jordan Fisher, Cheyenne Jackson, Chita Rivera, and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2020

Today (May 29) in live streaming: Montego Glover visits Backstage LIVE, the cast of Dear Evan Hansen takes over Stars in the House, and so much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, May 28- with Josh Groban, Steven Pasquale and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, May 28- with Josh Groban, Steven Pasquale and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2020

Today (May 28) in live streaming: Josh Groban is back for movie night, Steven Pasquale has a Classic Conversation, and so much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, May 27- with Chad Kimball, Alex Brightman and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, May 27- with Chad Kimball, Alex Brightman and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2020

Today (May 27) in live streaming: Chad Kimball visits Backstage Live, Debra Messing and Victoria Clark visit Stars in the House, and so much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, May 26- with Joshua Henry, Lynn Ahrens, Brandon Victo Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, May 26- with Joshua Henry, Lynn Ahrens, Brandon Victor Dixon and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020

Today (May 26) in live streaming: Star Trek Voyager reunites, a new episode of It's the Day of the Show Y'all, and so much more!

The Metropolitan Opera to Stream TOSCA, SALOME, and More! Photo The Metropolitan Opera to Stream TOSCA, SALOME, and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020

The Met has announced the Weeks 10 and 11 schedules for its Nightly Met Opera Streams, a free series of encore Live in HD presentations streamed on the company website during the coronavirus closure. 

Photo Flash: First Look at San Francisco Opera's BILLY BUDD Photo Photo Flash: First Look at San Francisco Opera's BILLY BUDD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2019

San Francisco Opera presents Benjamin Britten's masterpiece of law and order on the high seas, Billy Budd, in six performances at the War Memorial Opera House September 7–22. Based on the unfinished novella by Herman Melville and set to a libretto by E.M. Forster and Eric Crozier, Billy Budd returns to the Company's repertory after a 15-year absence in the “powerful” (New York Times) staging by Tony Award-winning director Michael Grandage. Lawrence Renes conducts the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and an all-male cast of 75 artists, including 44 men from the San Francisco Opera Chorus prepared by Chorus Director Ian Robertson and 8 boys from the Ragazzi Boys Chorus. The performances coincide with the Melville bicentennial and the 100th anniversary of the posthumous discovery of the American author's unfinished manuscript ofBilly Budd.

San Francisco Opera Presents Benjamin Britten's BILLY BUDD Photo San Francisco Opera Presents Benjamin Britten's BILLY BUDD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2019

San Francisco Opera presents Benjamin Britten's masterpiece of law and order on the high seas, Billy Budd, in six performances at the War Memorial Opera House September 7a?"22. Based on the unfinished novella by Herman Melville and set to a libretto by E.M. Forster and Eric Crozier, Billy Budd returns to the Company's repertory after a 15-year absence in the a?oepowerfula?? (New York Times) staging by Tony Award-winning director Michael Grandage. Lawrence Renes conducts the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and an all-male cast of 75 artists, including 44 men from the San Francisco Opera Chorus prepared by Chorus Director Ian Robertson and 8 boys from the Ragazzi Boys Chorus. The performances coincide with the Melville bicentennial and the 100th anniversary of the posthumous discovery of the American author's unfinished manuscript of Billy Budd.

Sydney Symphony Orchestra Performs Global Concert With Beethoven's Greatest Work Photo Sydney Symphony Orchestra Performs Global Concert With Beethoven's Greatest Work
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2018

Continuing the Sydney Symphony Orchestra's commitment to sharing beautiful music as widely as possible, Australia's premier orchestra will present a free global livestream of its Beethoven Nine concert today 27 October - 2.45pm, direct from the iconic Sydney Opera House.

Sydney Symphony Orchestra Performs Global Concert With Beethoven's Greatest Work Photo Sydney Symphony Orchestra Performs Global Concert With Beethoven's Greatest Work
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018

Continuing the Sydney Symphony Orchestra's commitment to sharing beautiful music as widely as possible, Australia's premier orchestra will present a free global livestream of its Beethoven Nine concert on Saturday 27 October - 2.45pm, direct from the iconic Sydney Opera House.

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by Jade Kops - Jul 15, 2018

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BWW Review: HAMLET: ADELAIDE FESTIVAL 2018 at Adelaide Festival Theatre Photo BWW Review: HAMLET: ADELAIDE FESTIVAL 2018 at Adelaide Festival Theatre
by Barry Lenny - Mar 3, 2018

Allan Clayton's performance as Hamlet is riveting.

Adelaide Festival Announces Australian Premiere of Brett Dean's Opera HAMLET for 2018 Photo Adelaide Festival Announces Australian Premiere of Brett Dean's Opera HAMLET for 2018
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

After dazzling audiences and critics alike at its recent world premiere produced by the renowned Glyndebourne Festival Opera in the UK, Neil Armfield's production of Australian composer Brett Dean's masterpiece Hamlet.

Stephanie Blythe Joins Tanglewood's DAS RHEINGOLD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

On Saturday, July 15, at 8 p.m., BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in one of the great highlights of the 2017 Tanglewood season: the orchestra's first-ever complete concert performance of Wagner's epic Das Rheingold, the first of the four dramas from Wagner's masterpiece Der Ring des Nibelungen, and a tour de force milestone for the festival.

BWW Opera Preview, Part II: Hot Time, Summer Outside the City
by Richard Sasanow - Jun 30, 2017

Who needs an excuse to leave NYC in the blistering days of summer? It's especially true if you head north to some of the bucolic opera and vocal venues within driving distance.

The MET Celebrates 125th Anniversary with Gala Performance 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2009

The Metropolitan Opera celebrates its 125th anniversary year with a unique gala performance on March 15, 2009 at 6:00 p.m., featuring Met stars in recreations of historic classic productions and high points in the company's past. Music Director James Levine conducts the evening of 26 staged scenes that, with the use of projections, and scenic and costume recreations, will evoke the Met's illustrious history.

The MET Celebrates 125th Anniversary with Gala Performance 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2008

The Metropolitan Opera celebrates its 125th anniversary year with a unique gala performance on March 15, 2009 at 6:00 p.m., featuring Met stars in recreations of historic classic productions and high points in the company's past. Music Director James Levine conducts the evening of 26 staged scenes that, with the use of projections, and scenic and costume recreations, will evoke the Met's illustrious history.

Karita Mattila To Star in Strauss's 'Salome' at the MET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2008

Soprano Karita Mattila, who electrified Met audiences in the title role of Richard Strauss's Salome in 2004, returns as the voluptuous Judean princess this season, beginning September 23.

Patrick Summers to Conduct Richard Strauss' 'Salome'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2008

Patrick Summers will conduct all performances of Richard Strauss' 'Salome' this season, replacing Mikko Franck, who is ill. 'Salome' opens September 23, and continues September 26 and 30, October 4 (matinee), 7, 11 (matinee), and 16.

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