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The Met Announces EUGENE ONEGIN With Renée Fleming and Dmitri Hvorostovsky & More fo Photo The Met Announces EUGENE ONEGIN With Renée Fleming and Dmitri Hvorostovsky & More for Nightly Met Opera Streams
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2020

The Met has announced themed lineups for five weeks of its Nightly Met Opera Streams, a free series of encore Live in HD presentations and classic telecasts streamed on the company's website during the coronavirus closure.

BWW Feature: ONLINE OPERA VIRTUAL TOUR  OCT. 17-24 at Home Computer Screens Photo BWW Feature: ONLINE OPERA VIRTUAL TOUR OCT. 17-24 at Home Computer Screens
by Maria Nockin - Oct 16, 2020

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, mezzo-soprano Gabriela Flores, a member of the Los Angeles Opera Young Artist Program, partners with guitarist Gilberto Amara for a “Living Room Recital” of Mexican songs on the Los Angeles Opera website. San Francisco Opera’s online streaming of of Verdi’s Attila features Ferruccio Furlanetto.

'Opera Is ON' Streaming Performances From San Francisco Opera Continue In October Photo 'Opera Is ON' Streaming Performances From San Francisco Opera Continue In October
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2020

San Francisco Opera continues streaming performances with Giacomo Puccini's Tosca on October 10a?"11, Giuseppe Verdi's Attila on October 17a?"18 and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) on October 24a?"25.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: September 26-27- with Debbie Allen, Vanessa Williams an Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: September 26-27- with Debbie Allen, Vanessa Williams and More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2020

This weekend (September 26-27) in live streaming: Fame reunites on Stars in the House, Irish Rep presents Belfast Blues, and so much more!

Lyric Opera of Chicago Announces Reimagined Programs for the New Season Photo Lyric Opera of Chicago Announces Reimagined Programs for the New Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2020

In light of ongoing 2020 health considerations and regulations that have forced Lyric to cancel live mainstage performances through December 31, 2020, Anthony Freud, Lyric Opera of Chicago's general director, president and CEO, has announced the company's reimagined slate of exciting artistic activities.

The Met Cancels 2020-21 Opera Season, Announces Premieres for 2021-22 Photo The Met Cancels 2020-21 Opera Season, Announces Premieres for 2021-22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2020

The Metropolitan Opera announced today that the ongoing health crisis has resulted in the cancellation of the entire 2020-21 season, but the company also announced ambitious artistic plans for its 2021-22 season, which will open with the Met premiere of Terence Blanchard's Fire Shut Up in My Bones.

The Met Announces Week 28 Schedule for Nightly Met Opera Streams Photo The Met Announces Week 28 Schedule for Nightly Met Opera Streams
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2020

The Met has announced a specially-curated a?oeAll Puccinia?? week for its Nightly Met Opera Streams, a free series of encore Live in HD presentations and classic telecasts streamed on the company website during the coronavirus closure.

Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, August 28- with Sierra Boggess, Linda Lavin, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, August 28- with Sierra Boggess, Linda Lavin, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2020

Today (August 28) in live streaming: Sierra Boggess visits Backstage Live, Virtual Halston welcomes Linda Lavin, and so much more!

Met Announces Three-Week Schedule For Nightly Met Opera Streams Photo Met Announces Three-Week Schedule For Nightly Met Opera Streams
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2020

The Met has announced a specially-curated, three-week schedule for its Nightly Met Opera Streams, a free series of encore Live in HD presentations and classic telecasts streamed on the company website during the coronavirus closure. The schedule includes an All-Verdi week, a 20th-Century Classics week, and an All-French week.

Opera Philadelphia Reinvents Its 2020-2021 Season With the Launch of a Digital Opera  Photo Opera Philadelphia Reinvents Its 2020-2021 Season With the Launch of a Digital Opera Channel
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2020

The company is taking its next step into the future of the art form with the launch of the Opera Philadelphia Channel, a global broadcast platform that will bring a revised 2020-2021 season into opera lovers' homes via their television screens and streaming devices.

The Met Opera Presents AT-HOME GALA: Encore Screening, 12-13 Jun 2020 Photo The Met Opera Presents AT-HOME GALA: Encore Screening, 12-13 Jun 2020
by Gilbert Kim Sancha - Jun 11, 2020

As part of The Metropolitan Opera's (Met Opera) urgent “The Voice Must Be Heard” fundraising campaign to support and protect the future of opera amid the COVID-19, more than 40 leading opera artists and members of the company's brilliant orchestra and chorus performed from their respective homes all around the world. The unprecedented virtual gathering of Met Opera's principal artists, ensemble, and orchestra, billed as At-Home Gala, was streamed live around the world in 162 countries on 25 April 2020, viewed by more than 750,000 global audience members.

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.

BWW Feature: OPERA PERFORMANCES ONLINE May 1-7 at Computer Screens Photo BWW Feature: OPERA PERFORMANCES ONLINE May 1-7 at Computer Screens
by Maria Nockin - Apr 29, 2020

Now that the Metropolitan Opera has had a major success with its At-Home Gala, there are other opera companies with similar ideas. The Florence May Festival, (Maggio Musicale Fiorentino), will offer its presentation on Friday, May 1, 2020, at noon. P.D.T. Since many opera lovers are working from home, the audience should be enormous. 

Wiener Staatsoper Announces 2020-21 Season Photo Wiener Staatsoper Announces 2020-21 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2020

The Wiener Staatsoper has announced its upcoming 2020-21 season.

BWW Review: Metropolitan Opera's At-Home Gala Photo BWW Review: Metropolitan Opera's At-Home Gala
by Maria Nockin - Apr 26, 2020

On April 25, 2020, The Metropolitan Opera presented many of its top ranked artists performing from their homes or where they were staying on that date. Met General Manager Peter Gelb, the master of ceremonies, chatted with Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin as they presented each performer. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, artists were recorded alone or with people they know well.

BWW Review: Met's Round-the-World, At-Home Gala Proves 'Music is Nutrition for Our So Photo BWW Review: Met's Round-the-World, At-Home Gala Proves 'Music is Nutrition for Our Souls'
by Richard Sasanow - Apr 26, 2020

In the midst of this COVID-19 crisis that is gripping the world--and keeping so many people in quarantine--the Metropolitan Opera managed to pull off a brilliantly executed music coup. It connected stars, chorus members and orchestral musicians in an “At-Home Gala”--a combination fund-raiser for the Met with wonderful entertainment. And the technology worked!

Preview: Virtually Fabulous--or Fabulously Virtual--Met's Gala In-Home Event from New Photo Preview: Virtually Fabulous--or Fabulously Virtual--Met's Gala In-Home Event from New York to Tbilisi, Paris to Moscow at 1pm EDT, April 25
by Richard Sasanow - Apr 24, 2020

For all you lovelorn, “live opera”-lovers, the Met is coming to the rescue from COVID-19 this afternoon, Saturday April 25, at 1pm New York time, with a gala concert featuring over 40 artists performing direct from their homes around the world.

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by Richard Sasanow - Apr 24, 2020

BWW Feature: OPERA ONLINE FOR THE END OF APRIL at Various Opera Websites Photo BWW Feature: OPERA ONLINE FOR THE END OF APRIL at Various Opera Websites
by Maria Nockin - Apr 16, 2020

It's never going to compete with the thrill of being part of the audience at a one-of-a-kind live performance, but there are a great many possibilities for enjoying filmed live opera performances that can be streamed for free online these days. The most exciting presentation to date is the Metropolitan Opera's At-Home Gala featuring artists singing from their own homes, or where they find themselves, on Saturday, April 25 at 1:00 pm New York time.

Merola Opera Program Announces Participants/Dates for 2020 Summer Festival Photo Merola Opera Program Announces Participants/Dates for 2020 Summer Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2020

After debuting its first-ever commissioned work in the program's history last season, San Francisco's acclaimed Merola Opera Program, one of the most prestigious and selective opera training programs in the world, returns with a new group of rising opera stars for its 63rd season.

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