Resonance Works Announces 2019-2020 SeasonResonance Works Announces 2019-2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??Resonance Works, Pittsburgh's artist-driven, multi-modal performing arts company, has announced that single tickets will go on sale September 15 for its 2019-20 season, Fresh Perspectives - New Traditions.  Hailed for the a?oeinnovative streak in its musical programminga?? (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette), Resonance Works' landmark seventh season draws a deep focus on the cultural reawakening and evolution that is reshaping not only the classical music universe but our global-political culture at large.  Pursuant to its stated mission to explore a?oethemes that resonate with the current climatea?? at least half of the works presented in this season's programs are composed by women (a tip of the hat to the ratification of the 19th amendment, which celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2020) and shall urgently explore themes of multiculturalism and the ongoing evolution of gender-based power dynamics. (more...)

Florentine Opera Company Announces 2019-2020 Season LineupFlorentine Opera Company Announces 2019-2020 Season Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019

The Florentine Opera Company proudly announces its first season under the leadership of new General Director and CEO Maggey Oplinger. The 2019-2020 season explores themes of love, power, and destruction through timeless classics and fresh repertoire, and will feature a diverse range of artists, directors, and designers, both familiar and new to Milwaukee. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Pittsburgh Opera's MADAMA BUTTERFLYPhoto Flash: First Look at Pittsburgh Opera's MADAMA BUTTERFLY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2018

Pittsburgh Opera opens its 80th season with Puccini's Madama Butterfly. Set in early 1900s Japan, Madama Butterfly is often considered the pinnacle of operatic tragedy, and has become one of today's most beloved operas. (more...)

Photo Flash: Resonance Works Presents RUSALKAPhoto Flash: Resonance Works Presents RUSALKA
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

RESONANCE WORKS closes its fifth season with a fully staged production of Dvo?ak's opera Rusalka on Friday, May 11, at 8 p.m., and Sunday, May 13, at 3 p.m. Performances will be held at the Charity Randall Theatre in Oakland, continuing an exciting partnership with the University of Pittsburgh's Department of Theatre Arts. Presented with generous support from the Heinz Endowments, Rusalka will be performed with the Resonance Chamber Orchestra and sung in the original Czech with projected English supertitles. Resonance WorksFounder and Artistic Director Maria Sensi Sellner conducts. (more...)

Sarasota Opera Announces 12th Performance Of MADAME BUTTERFLY, 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

 Due to overwhelming demand, Sarasota Opera is pleased to announce a 12th performance of Puccini's Madama Butterfly has been added for Sunday, March 12th at 7:30pm. Since the opera opened on February 11th, every performance has been a sell-out with limited ticket availability for upcoming performances. (more...)

Lisa Chavez To Replace Leann Sandel-Pantaleo In Sarasota Opera's DIALOGUES OF THE CARMELITES, Sarasota Opera Announces Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Thrilling music, exciting new voices, and compelling theater will launch Sarasota Opera into its 58th Winter Festival Season on Saturday, February 11th, 2017. This will be the company's first season in 28 years to not include any operas by Giuseppe Verdi. (more...)

Sarasota Opera Announces Casting, Schedule for Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Sarasota Opera – Thrilling music, exciting new voices, and compelling theater will launch Sarasota Opera into its 58th Season of presenting grand opera on the south Florida gulf coast, the first season in 28 years to not include any operas by Giuseppe Verdi. (more...)

Sarasota Opera Announces Casting for 2016/2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Thrilling music, exciting new voices, and compelling theater will launch Sarasota Opera into its 58th Season of presenting grand opera on the south Florida gulf coast, the first season in 28 years to not include any operas by Giuseppe Verdi. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 2/14/2016 - 2/21/2016
by BWW - Feb 21, 2016

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Photo Flash: First Look at Adelaide Boedecker, Laurel Semerdjian and More in Pittsburgh Opera's 27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2016

Pittsburgh Opera continues its 77th season with the Pittsburgh premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon's 27. Spotlighting larger-than-life novelist, poet, playwright, and Pittsburgh native Gertrude Stein and her partner Alice B. Toklas, 27 will delight you with Ricky Ian Gordon's 'tuneful score' and Royce Vavrek's 'quick-witted libretto.' 27 is a humorous and touching snapshot of the women's shared lives at 27 Rue de Fleurus in Paris in the early 1900s, featuring their famous salon and its visitors, including Picasso, Matisse, Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and others. On stage February 20, 23, 26 & 28 at Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters, most tickets for 27 are $40. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of Ricky Ian Gordon's 27 at Pittsburgh Opera
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

Pittsburgh Opera continues its 77th season with the Pittsburgh premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon's 27. Spotlighting larger-than-life novelist, poet, playwright, and Pittsburgh native Gertrude Stein and her partner Alice B. Toklas, 27 will delight you with Ricky Ian Gordon's 'tuneful score' and Royce Vavrek's 'quick-witted libretto.' BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the stars in costume below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of Ricky Ian Gordon's 27 at Pittsburgh Opera
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Pittsburgh Opera continues its 77th season with the Pittsburgh premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon's 27. Spotlighting larger-than-life novelist, poet, playwright, and Pittsburgh native Gertrude Stein and her partner Alice B. Toklas, 27 will delight you with Ricky Ian Gordon's 'tuneful score' and Royce Vavrek's 'quick-witted libretto.' BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the stars in costume below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at LITTLE WOMEN at Pittsburgh Opera
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Pittsburgh Opera continues its 77th season with the Pittsburgh premiere of Mark Adamo's operatic adaptation of the beloved classic LITTLE WOMEN. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Pittsburgh Opera Launches 77th Season With Verdi's NABUCCO, 10/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2015

Pittsburgh, PA… Pittsburgh Opera opens its 77th season with a grand, traditional production of Verdi's opera NABUCCO. On stage October 10, 13, 16, and 18, NABUCCO brings a fusion of epic scale and intimate family drama to the Benedum Center. Pittsburgh favorite Mark Delavan (seen here as Falstaff 2009, Scarpia/Tosca2012, and Rigoletto 2013) stars as the troubled monarch, and rising star Csilla Boross takes the fiendishly difficult role of his treacherous daughter Abigaille, in her Pittsburgh debut. Music Director Antony Walker conducts the Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra and Chorus; Bernard Uzan is director and co-designer of the traditional set and its projections. Tickets start at $12. (more...)