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CLICKCOACH, An Online Nonprofit Artist Support System and Collective of Videos From I Photo CLICKCOACH, An Online Nonprofit Artist Support System and Collective of Videos From Industry Pros, Set to Launch
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2021

 CLICKCOACH – a US-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization created and operated for the relief of classical, jazz, and musical theater artists in financial need worldwide – launches Friday, January 15, 2021. 

Austin Opera Announces Changes to 2020-21 Season Including Drive-In Performances and  Photo Austin Opera Announces Changes to 2020-21 Season Including Drive-In Performances and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2020

Austin Opera today announces a slate of new performances and partnerships as it continues to explore new ways to bring opera to Austin audiences during the pandemic and beyond.

NC Opera Awarded NEA Grant To Produce Staged Version Of Paul Moravec and Mark Campbel Photo NC Opera Awarded NEA Grant To Produce Staged Version Of Paul Moravec and Mark Campbell's Oratorio SANCTUARY ROAD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2020

North Carolina Opera has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to produce a staged version of Paul Moravec and Mark Campbell's acclaimed oratorio Sanctuary Road.

Kennedy Center Releases Calendar of Upcoming Digital Programming Featuring Renée Fle Photo Kennedy Center Releases Calendar of Upcoming Digital Programming Featuring Renée Fleming & More
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2020

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing arts released its upcoming schedule for digital programming.

David Hyde Pierce, Jamie Barton and Anthony Roth Costanzo To Headline OPERA JUKEBOX F Photo David Hyde Pierce, Jamie Barton and Anthony Roth Costanzo To Headline OPERA JUKEBOX Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2020

On Saturday, May 30, David Hyde Pierce will emcee an Artist Relief Tree (ART) benefit, joined by seven world-class opera singers for Opera Jukebox, an innovative and interactive concert streaming on Facebook, YouTube, and the ART website.

Washington Concert Opera to Perform MAOMETTO II, I PURITANI and More in 2020/21 Seaso Photo Washington Concert Opera to Perform MAOMETTO II, I PURITANI and More in 2020/21 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2020

Washington Concert Opera and Maestro Antony Walker have announced their 2020-21 lineup. With the hope that it will be safe to gather once again later this year, WCO plans to begin their new season on November 22, 2020 with the performance of Gioachino Rossini's Maometto II.

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Announces 2020-21 Lineup Photo Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Announces 2020-21 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2020

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2020-21 lineup!

DON CARLO Opens Friday, March 20 At The Dallas Opera Photo DON CARLO Opens Friday, March 20 At The Dallas Opera
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020

For the first time in a generation, The Dallas Opera is proud to present Giuseppe Verdi's towering nineteenth-century masterpiece, Don Carlo, in four performances, March 20 through March 28, 2020 at the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House, AT&T Performing Arts Center, in Dallas, Texas.

Pittsburgh Opera Presents Bellini's NORMA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020

Norma is the tragic tale of a conflict between love and duty. Norma is a Druid priestess in ancient Gaul, which is being occupied by Roman invaders. Norma falls in love with, and bears two children to, the Roman leader Pollione, thereby betraying her own people and breaking her sacred vows. When Norma finds out Pollione is having an affair with another priestess, it pushes her over the edge with deadly consequences.

Opera Philadelphia's DENIS & KATYA Makes UK Premiere In February Photo Opera Philadelphia's DENIS & KATYA Makes UK Premiere In February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??Opera Philadelphia scored a hit at O19, a?oeits increasingly essential September festivala?? (New Yorker), with the world premiere of Denis & Katya. A timely and immersive multimedia chamber opera by composer Philip Venables and librettist-director Ted Huffman, the new work was recognized with the 2019 FEDORA-GENERALI Prize for Opera and by inclusion in the New York Times's a?oeBest Classical Music of 2019.a?? Commissioned and produced in collaboration with Music Theatre Wales and Opéra Orchestre National Montpellier, now Denis & Katya makes its European debut with a tour of Wales (Feb 27a?"March 27) and dates at London's Southbank Centre (March 13 & 14), underscoring Opera Philadelphia's role as a?oea hotbed of operatic innovationa?? (New York Times) that represents a?oeone of North America's premier generators of valid new operasa?? (Opera News).

Palm Beach Opera to Present Puccini's TURANDOT For One Weekend Only Photo Palm Beach Opera to Present Puccini's TURANDOT For One Weekend Only
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020

Palm Beach Opera will present Giacomo Puccini's iconic 'Turandot' at Kravis Center for the Performing Arts for one weekend only, on Jan. 24-26.

Corrado Rovaris Conducts Verdi's REQUIEM Photo Corrado Rovaris Conducts Verdi's REQUIEM
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2019

Opera Philadelphia is proud to present Giuseppe Verdi's Requiem this winter, not only as part of a season celebrating the 20th anniversary of the company debut of Jack Mulroney Music Director Corrado Rovaris, but also in memory of Jack Mulroney himself, who was instrumental in bringing Rovaris a?" already well-established at leading houses and festivals in his native Italy a?" to Philadelphia.

Lyric Opera Of KC Announces 2020 Exploration Series Photo Lyric Opera Of KC Announces 2020 Exploration Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019

General Director and CEO Deborah Sandler today announced that an innovative new work celebrating the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, and a cabaret-style favorite that returns by popular demand comprise the 2020 Explorations series. The series leads audiences on a delightful journey of musical discovery through eclectic works performed in Lyric Opera's Michael and Ginger Frost Production Arts Building in the Crossroads District.

Opera Philadelphia Presents Verdi's REQUIEM Photo Opera Philadelphia Presents Verdi's REQUIEM
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019

Opera Philadelphia will present Giuseppe Verdi's Requiem this winter, not only as part of a season celebrating the 20th anniversary of the company debut of Jack Mulroney Music Director Corrado Rovaris, but also in memory of Jack Mulroney himself, who was instrumental in bringing Rovaris - already well-established at leading houses and festivals in his native Italy - to Philadelphia.

BWW Review: WNO's Superb OTELLO at the Kennedy Center Photo BWW Review: WNO's Superb OTELLO at the Kennedy Center
by Benjamin Tomchik - Nov 1, 2019

Giuseppe Verdi's penultimate masterpiece is brought to its intense glory in a production filled with magnificent performances and crackling with dramatic fervor.

Washington National Opera Presents OTELLO Photo Washington National Opera Presents OTELLO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019

Washington National Opera (WNO) presents Otello, Verdi's penultimate opera, in its return to the Kennedy Center Opera House after a nearly 20-year absence, from October 26a?"November 16, 2019.

Michigan Opera Theatre Single Tickets On Sale Next Monday Photo Michigan Opera Theatre Single Tickets On Sale Next Monday
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019

Single tickets for Michigan Opera Theatre's (MOT) 2019-20 season will go on sale Monday, Aug. 12. The MOT opera series features a?oeDon Giovanni,a?? a?oeSweeney Todd,a?? a?oeGianni Schicchi/Buoso's Ghost,a?? a?oeChampiona?? and a?oePagliacci.a?? The dance series includes performances by the Joffrey Ballet, Malandain Ballet Biarritz and Dance Theatre of Harlem and concludes with American Ballet Theatre's (ABT) a?oeSwan Lake.a??

Washington National Opera Announces 2019��"2020 Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists Photo Washington National Opera Announces 2019��"2020 Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019

Washington National Opera (WNO) announces the roster of emerging artists engaged for the 18th season of its Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program, beginning August 26, 2019.

Mark Markham To Be A Featured Artist At 2019 Spring Into Art Song Festival Photo Mark Markham To Be A Featured Artist At 2019 Spring Into Art Song Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019

The esteemed vocal collaborator and pianist Mark Markham will be a featured guest at this year's Spring Into Art Festival presented by the Art Song Preservation Society of New York (ASPSNY) taking place at Manhattan School of Music.

North Carolina Opera Announces 2019-20 Season Photo North Carolina Opera Announces 2019-20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

North Carolina Opera has announced the company's 2019-20 season, which includes fully-staged productions of Mozart's The Magic Flute (Apr. 3 & 5, 2020) and Leoncavallo's Pagliacci (Jan. 24 & 26, 2020), a concert performance of Act III from Wagner's Siegfried (Nov. 10, 2019), and a vocal recital by superstar tenor Lawrence Brownlee (Feb. 18, 2020). The announcement was made by the company's General Director Eric Mitchko at the 2019-20 Season Reveal, which was held on Tuesday, March 26 at CAM Raleigh and graciously sponsored by the Meredith College Department of Music, CITRIX, Mitchell's, Queen of Wines, Savills, Glenwood Agency Real Estate, and Hibernian Pub.

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