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The Atlanta Opera Releases GLORY DENIED Audio Recording & Short Film in November Photo The Atlanta Opera Releases GLORY DENIED Audio Recording & Short Film in November
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 9, 2021

Reflecting its deep commitment and connection to the veteran community, The Atlanta Opera will honor veterans in November with the release of two works centered on Tom Cipullo's Glory Denied, a distinctly American saga about the nation's longest-held prisoner of war, who returns from the jungles of Southeast Asia to a suburban home he barely recognizes.

The Santa Fe Opera Presents World Premiere Performances Of Immigration-Themed Opera H Photo The Santa Fe Opera Presents World Premiere Performances Of Immigration-Themed Opera HOMETOWN TO THE WORLD in December
by Stephi Wild - Oct 19, 2021

This intimate opera is born of the complex intersection of race, religion, ethnicity and culture that was exposed following the 2008 U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency raid of America's largest kosher meatpacking plant in Postville, Iowa.

The American Opera Project Announces Fellows For 11th Season Of Composers & The Voice Photo The American Opera Project Announces Fellows For 11th Season Of Composers & The Voice Training Program
by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2021

This year, 6 composers and 3 librettists have been selected to receive fellowships, including composers Gabrielle Herbst, J.E. Hernández, Raquel Acevedo Klein, Paul Pinto, Tidtaya Sinutoke and Ania Vu, and librettists Jeesun Choi, Isabella Dawis, and Troy Defour.

The Atlanta Opera Presents CABARET and AS ONE In Discoveries Series Photo The Atlanta Opera Presents CABARET and AS ONE In Discoveries Series
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 16, 2021

The Atlanta Opera returns to the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre this season for its four mainstage productions: Handel's Julius Caesar in Egypt, Gilbert and Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance, Rossini's Barber of Seville, and Mason Bates's The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs.

Lowell Chamber Orchestra Announces Upcoming Season Photo Lowell Chamber Orchestra Announces Upcoming Season
by Stephi Wild - Jul 23, 2021

The season opens with another world premiere: Micah Roberts' 'Hypernovae,' a fantastic overture inspired by the cosmos, which also marks the conclusion of the LCO's first ever call-for-scores. Roberts' score was selected from over 120 compositions, which came from 9 different countries. Other featured living composers include Anna Clyne, Arnold Friedman, Mark Berger, Karl Henning, and Lowell's own Aaron Rosenberg.

New Production of THE ELIXIR OF LOVE to be Presented by Opera Maine This July Photo New Production of THE ELIXIR OF LOVE to be Presented by Opera Maine This July
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2021

Opera Maine will celebrate a return to live opera with two performances July 28 and 30 at Merrill Auditorium. Under the direction of Artistic Director Dona D. Vaughn, the company will stage an original production of Gaetano Donizetti's endearing comic opera, L'elisir d'amore (The Elixir of Love.)

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for AS ONE, Opening as Part of Opera Orlando's 'Opera On  Photo VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for AS ONE, Opening as Part of Opera Orlando's 'Opera On The Town'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2021

Opera Orlando is se to close its 2020-21 season 'On the Town' at Harriett's Orlando Ballet Centre with the intimate and powerful one-act opera As One. Composed by Laura Kaminsky with a libretto by Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed, As One is a timely coming-of-age story about a transgender woman.

Opera Orlando Partners with 26 Health for TOGETHER AS ONE  Community Panel + Discuss Photo Opera Orlando Partners with 26 Health for TOGETHER AS ONE  Community Panel + Discussion
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2021

Opera Orlando will partner with 26 Health to present As One, a transgender coming-of-age story about identity, authenticity, and compassion: a story representative of the LGBTQ+ community for all audiences.

AS ONE Announced As Part of Opera Orlando's 'Opera On The Town' Photo AS ONE Announced As Part of Opera Orlando's 'Opera On The Town'
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 29, 2021

Opera Orlando closes its 2020-21 season ‚ÄúOn the Town‚ÄĚ at Harriett's Orlando Ballet Centre with the intimate and powerful one-act opera As One.

Opera America Selects Four Teams for The Robert L.B. Tobin Director-Designer Prize Photo Opera America Selects Four Teams for The Robert L.B. Tobin Director-Designer Prize
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 29, 2021

OPERA America has awarded the seventh cycle of the Robert L.B. Tobin  Director-Designer Prize to four teams of creative artists for their skill in bringing operatic works to life for  contemporary audiences.

The American Opera Project Announces Applications for 11th Season Of Composers & The  Photo The American Opera Project Announces Applications for 11th Season Of Composers & The Voice Training Program
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 19, 2021

The American Opera Project announces the return of its Composers & the Voice program for its 2021-2023 seasons. Created and led by Composers & the Voice Artistic Director Steven Osgood, six composers and up to three librettists will be selected for two-year fellowships to explore the fundamentals of writing for the voice and lyric theater.

American Lyric Theater Announces Opera Writers Diversity and Representation Initiativ Photo American Lyric Theater Announces Opera Writers Diversity and Representation Initiative
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 3, 2021

Today American Lyric Theater has announced the Opera Writers Diversity and Representation Initiative as part of an ongoing commitment to mentoring the next generation of operatic writers. First steps include the appointment of conductor Kelly Kuo as ALT’s new Associate Artistic Director and the creation of a free, virtual Opera Writers Symposium.

The American Opera Project Announces Artistic Advisory Council Photo The American Opera Project Announces Artistic Advisory Council
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 1, 2021

‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčThe American Opera Project announces the creation of the AOP Artistic Advisory Council, composed of artists and innovators from the world of opera and beyond who contribute their time and wise counsel to advance the mission of The American Opera Project.¬†Council members offer their unique ideas and personal insight to the AOP Staff and Board of Directors, mentor creative teams in the development stage, and serve on panels selecting AOP works and artists.¬†

Opera Orlando Announces OPERA ON THE TOWN Series Update Photo Opera Orlando Announces OPERA ON THE TOWN Series Update
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2021

The Opera has had to postpone the piano workshop of its first commissioned opera, The Secret River, and will now launch the Opera on the Town series with the world premiere of Death of Ivan Ilych in partnership with Thompson Street Opera Company.

HBO's TRANSHOOD Debuts November 12 Photo HBO's TRANSHOOD Debuts November 12
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 30, 2020

Filmed over the course of five years in Kansas City, TRANSHOOD is an inspiring chronicle of the lives of four young people and their families as they each navigate growing up transgender in America’s heartland.

Opera Orlando Announces ON THE TOWN Series Photo Opera Orlando Announces ON THE TOWN Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 5, 2020

As a complement to Opera Orlando's 2020-21 'On the Mainstage' series that includes Die Fledermaus: The Revenge of the Bat, Hansel & Gretel, and Carmen, the Opera announces its 'On the Town' series, featuring original productions throughout the City Beautiful.

AS ONE se estrena en el Teatro espa√Īol Photo AS ONE se estrena en el Teatro espa√Īol
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Sep 24, 2020

El Teatro Espa√Īol estrena hoy 24 de septiembre la √≥pera AS ONE, en la que un bar√≠tono y una mezzosoprano comparten el personaje de Hanna, una mujer transg√©nero a la que acompa√Īaremos durante su transici√≥n.

NEW YORK LGBTQ FILM FESTIVAL Announces Full 2020 Lineup Photo NEW YORK LGBTQ FILM FESTIVAL Announces Full 2020 Lineup
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 23, 2020

NewFest, New York’s leading LGBTQ film and media organization and one of the world's most respected LGBTQ film festivals, has announced its full line-up for The New York LGBTQ Film Festival’s 32nd year.

BILLY PORTER to Narrate HBO Max Docuseries EQUAL Photo BILLY PORTER to Narrate HBO Max Docuseries EQUAL
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 22, 2020

HBO Max¬†has announced Emmy¬ģ, Tony¬ģ and Grammy¬ģ-winner¬†Billy Porter¬†(Pose,¬†American Horror Story:¬†Apocalypse) as narrator for¬†EQUAL.

Sundance Institute and Sandbox Films Announce Ten New Projects Photo Sundance Institute and Sandbox Films Announce Ten New Projects
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 15, 2020

The nonprofit Sundance Institute and Sandbox Films, a new mission-driven documentary studio, selected and announced their latest cohort of filmmakers and projects.

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