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The Atlanta Opera Announces Return to Mainstage Performances in November Photo The Atlanta Opera Announces Return to Mainstage Performances in November
by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2021

Beginning in November with Handel’s Julius Caesar in Egypt, in its first staging by the company, the season continues with the return of Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance, Rossini’s beloved Barber of Seville, and the Southeastern premiere of the Grammy award-winning opera The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs, in a new production by Carl W. Knobloch Jr. General and Artistic Director Tomer Zvulun.

Opera Orlando Announces 2021-22 Season Photo Opera Orlando Announces 2021-22 Season
by A.A. Cristi - May 24, 2021

Opera Orlando's 2021-22 season celebrates one of opera's greats: Giuseppe Verdi. The Company kicks off its season with his beloved classic, La Traviata, on the MainStage at Dr. Phillips Center. Stephanie Rhodes Russell, making her Opera Orlando debut, conducts musicians from the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, with artistic director Grant Preisser directing this original, updated production that takes inspiration from the life and experiences of Molly Bloom and is set in the glitz and grit of an underworld New York.

MassOpera & OperaHub Announce Selected Work For New Opera Workshop Photo MassOpera & OperaHub Announce Selected Work For New Opera Workshop
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2021

In June of 2020, MassOpera and OperaHub announced a call for proposal submissions to the New Opera Workshop (NOW) seeking creative and innovative operatic works to add to the American operatic cannon.  Projects were required to feature a majority of female roles with a focus on roles for diverse women, by librettists and composers currently living in the United States. 

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.

Adrienne Warren, NY Philharmonic & More Announced for Bryant Park Picnic Performances Photo Adrienne Warren, NY Philharmonic & More Announced for Bryant Park Picnic Performances 2021 Summer Lineup
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2021

Bryant Park Corporation has announced the current programming schedule for its summer performing arts series, Picnic Performances, featuring artists including Adrienne Warren, the New York Philharmonic, Mykal Kilgore, New York City Opera and many more! 

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.

Des Moines Metro Opera Announces World Premiere of A THOUSAND ACRES and $1.5 Million  Photo Des Moines Metro Opera Announces World Premiere of A THOUSAND ACRES and $1.5 Million Gift
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2021

On July 9, 2022, Des Moines Metro Opera will add a new American work to the operatic canon with its world premiere of A Thousand Acres with music by Kristin Kuster and libretto by Mark Campbell. The work is based on Jane Smiley’s 1991 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name and will be a centerpiece of DMMO’s 50th Anniversary Season in 2022.

THE SECRET RIVER Piano Workshop Announced at Mead Botanical Garden Photo THE SECRET RIVER Piano Workshop Announced at Mead Botanical Garden
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 26, 2021

Last season, Opera Orlando announced the development of its first commissioned opera, The Secret River, and this past Saturday, April 24, Orlando audiences got a sneak peek at this new work.

BWW Review: Lyricist-Librettist Mark Campbell Brings His Vision of the World to NY Fe Photo BWW Review: Lyricist-Librettist Mark Campbell Brings His Vision of the World to NY Festival of Song
by Richard Sasanow - Apr 18, 2021

Whether he‚Äôs writing about soldiers in World War I (SILENT NIGHT with Kevin Puts) or immigrants landing on Ellis Island (A NATION OF OTHERS with Paul Moravec), setting a ‚Äėpenny dreadful‚Äô-inspired story (ELIZABETH CREE with Puts) or looking inside a mad genius of technology [THE (R)EVOLUTION OF STEVE JOBS with Mason Bates], Mark Campbell brings his unique vision of the world to whatever he does. He gave us an inkling of the depth and breadth of his skills in the concert for the New York Festival of Song (NYFOS)‚ÄĒheard first the other night on YouTube and available through May 15.

Mark Campbell Presents A Program Of New Work With NYFOS Next Photo Mark Campbell Presents A Program Of New Work With NYFOS Next
by Stephi Wild - Mar 26, 2021

A new first. In its decade-long history, New York Festival of Song's NYFOS Next series has never devoted an entire program to the work of one lyricist. On April 14, 2021 at 7:00 PM EDT, NYFOS will break that tradition in a virtual concert celebrating the work of renowned Pulitzer Prize and Grammy Award-winning lyricist/librettist Mark Campbell.

American Lyric Theater Expands Composer Librettist Development Program Photo American Lyric Theater Expands Composer Librettist Development Program
by Stephi Wild - Mar 18, 2021

Today, American Lyric Theater (ALT) announced significant changes to its flagship Composer Librettist Development Program (CLDP), the only full-time, multi-year professional mentorship initiative for opera composers, librettists and dramaturgs in the country.

Opera Orlando Presents A Piano Workshop Of THE SECRET RIVER Photo Opera Orlando Presents A Piano Workshop Of THE SECRET RIVER
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 23, 2021

Last season, Opera Orlando announced the development of its first commissioned opera, The Secret River, based on Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings' book of the same name.

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.

BWW Blog: Connecting with My Favorite Artists - Frosty's World #10 Photo BWW Blog: Connecting with My Favorite Artists - Frosty's World #10
by Student Blogger: Laura Frost - Feb 17, 2021

The snow is piling up in Cleveland, so I’m lucky to have a warm dorm room to ignore homework and connect with my favorite artists.

San Diego Opera Announces Spring Drive-In Season Featuring THE BARBER OF SEVILLE and  Photo San Diego Opera Announces Spring Drive-In Season Featuring THE BARBER OF SEVILLE and ONE AMAZING NIGHT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 17, 2021

Inspired by the success from their safe drive-in performances of La bohème in the Fall, which heralded the return of live, in-person, opera to San Diego County since the start of the pandemic, and provided over 300 jobs to many, San Diego Opera has announced a Spring season of safe, socially-distanced, drive-in performances.

American Lyric Theater Offers Free Virtual Opera Writers Symposium Photo American Lyric Theater Offers Free Virtual Opera Writers Symposium
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 16, 2021

American Lyric Theater is inviting artists from all backgrounds to participate in its free, virtual Opera Writers Symposium as part of the organization's ongoing commitment to mentoring the next generation of operatic writers.

PREMIERES Announces Licensing Rights Available for INNER VOICES Catalogue of One-Act  Photo PREMIERES Announces Licensing Rights Available for INNER VOICES Catalogue of One-Act Solo Musicals
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 10, 2021

PREMIERES has announced that it will be making live production and streaming production rights available for selected works of its biennial INNER VOICES series. Premiere’s catalogue of solo one-act musicals includes: A THOUSAND WORDS COME TO MIND, ALICE UNWRAPPED, BORROWED DUST, FARHAD OR THE SECRET OF BEING and more.

Opera Orlando to Receive $10,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts Photo Opera Orlando to Receive $10,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 8, 2021

Opera Orlando has been approved for a $10,000 (ten thousand dollar) Grants for Arts Projects award to support the Opera’s world premiere production of The Secret River. This project will build a foundation for creating new opera for the Company and will feature the Opera’s first commission by a female composer.

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