Pittsburgh Opera to Present Puccini's TOSCA This FallPittsburgh Opera to Present Puccini's TOSCA This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2017

Pittsburgh Opera opens its 79th season with Puccini's powerful Tosca, at the Benedum Center October 7th -15th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Pittsburgh Opera presents TOSCAPhoto Flash: Pittsburgh Opera presents TOSCA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

Pittsburgh Opera opens its 79th season with Puccini's powerful Tosca, at the Benedum Center October 7th -15th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Pittsburgh Opera presents TOSCAPhoto Flash: Pittsburgh Opera presents TOSCA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Pittsburgh Opera opens its 79th season with Puccini's powerful Tosca, at the Benedum Center October 7th -15th. (more...)

Pittsburgh Opera to Present Puccini's TOSCA This FallPittsburgh Opera to Present Puccini's TOSCA This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Pittsburgh Opera opens its 79th season with Puccini's powerful Tosca, at the Benedum Center October 7th -15th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Pittsburgh Opera Sports New Photos of THE SUMMER KING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2017

Pittsburgh Opera is proud and privileged to present the world premiere of Daniel Sonenberg's opera, The Summer King, the story of baseball legend Josh Gibson. (more...)

Photo Flash: Get a First Look at Pittsburgh Opera's THE SUMMER KING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

BroadwayWorld has a first look at THE SUMMER KING from Pittsburgh Opera! Check out the photos below! Pittsburgh Opera is proud and privileged to present the world premiere of Daniel Sonenberg's opera, The Summer King, the story of baseball legend Josh Gibson. This very first world premiere in Pittsburgh Opera's distinguished 78 year history hits close to home as Josh went from the sandlots of Pittsburgh's North Side to the pinnacle of greatness in the Negro Leagues, before ultimately being enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY. Featuring AlFRed Walker in the title role, Denyce Graves, Sean Pannikar, Kenneth Kellogg, Norman Shankle, Jacqueline Echols and many more, led by Maestro AnTony Walker and directed by Sam Helfrich. Sonenberg collaborated on the libretto with Daniel Nester and Mark Campbell provided additional lyrics. The Summer King runs Saturday, April 29th (8pm), Tuesday, May 2nd (7pm), Friday, May 5th (7:30pm) and Sunday, May 7th (3pm) at the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Pittsburgh Opera Presents World Premiere of THE SUMMER KING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Pittsburgh Opera is proud and privileged to present the world premiere of Daniel Sonenberg's opera, The Summer King, the story of baseball legend Josh Gibson. This very first world premiere in Pittsburgh Opera's distinguished 78 year history hits close to home as Josh went from the sandlots of Pittsburgh's North Side to the pinnacle of greatness in the Negro Leagues, before ultimately being enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY. Featuring Alfred Walker in the title role, Denyce Graves, Sean Pannikar, Kenneth Kellogg, Norman Shankle, Jacqueline Echols and many more, led by Maestro Antony Walker and directed by Sam Helfrich. Sonenberg collaborated on the libretto with Daniel Nester and Mark Campbell provided additional lyrics. The Summer King runs Saturday, April 29th (8pm), Tuesday, May 2nd (7pm), Friday, May 5th (7:30pm) and Sunday, May 7th (3pm) at the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Three New American Opera Projects to Premiere in Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Three new operas developed by American Opera Projects to premiere:  two on race relations in America and one on the future of sex. (more...)

The Met To Feature Mozart's THE MAGIC FLUTE As Part Of 2016 Holiday Presentation, Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

ontinuing a tradition inaugurated in 2006, the Met offers a holiday presentation sung in English for families this December and January. This year's production, Mozart's The Magic Flute, opens December 20 and includes reduced ticket prices. (more...)

The Met To Feature Mozart's THE MAGIC FLUTE As Part Of 2016 Holiday Presentation, 12/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

ontinuing a tradition inaugurated in 2006, the Met offers a holiday presentation sung in English for families this December and January. This year's production, Mozart's The Magic Flute, opens December 20 and includes reduced ticket prices. (more...)

Pittsburgh Opera Presents Richard Strauss's SALOME
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

Pittsburgh Opera continues its 78th season with Richard Strauss's powerful Salome, at the Benedum Center November 5th-13th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Pittsburgh Opera Presents SALOME
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

First performed in 1905, Salome was originally censored in Vienna, banned in London, and even protested in New York. However, now it's considered a classic. Salome helped reinforce Strauss's reputation as "the greatest genius of the age". (more...)

Pittsburgh Opera Presents Richard Strauss's SALOME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Pittsburgh Opera continues its 78th season with Richard Strauss's powerful Salome, at the Benedum Center November 5th-13th. (more...)

Pittsburgh Opera Presents Richard Strauss's SALOME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Pittsburgh Opera continues its 78th season with Richard Strauss's powerful Salome, at the Benedum Center November 5th-13th. (more...)

Pittsburgh Opera Announces Shows In 2016-2017
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

 Pittsburgh Opera announces its 2016-2017 season. The season includes the very first world premiere in our 78 year history and two Pennsylvania premieres. The season will encompass four operas produced at the Benedum Center and two Resident Artist operas - the annual production at Pittsburgh CAPA Theater and the Second Stage Project at Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters. (more...)

Photo Flash: Washington Concert Opera's GUNTRAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

Having completed their presentation of Bellini's I Capuleti e i Montecchi in September, Washington Concert Opera presents its second performance of the season, the rarely performed opera, Guntram, by Richard Strauss. In his 13th season with Washington Concert Opera, Artistic Director and Conductor, Maestro Antony Walker, takes the stage for this highly ambitious presentation. The performance was presented yesterday March 1, 2015 at the Lisner Stage at George Washington University. Scroll down for photos from the concert! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2011

Countertenor David Daniels will sing the role of Orfeo in a revival of Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice, opening April 29 at the Met. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2011

Countertenor David Daniels will sing the role of Orfeo in a revival of Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice, opening April 29 at the Met. (more...)

Anthony Walker to Conduct Met's ORFEO ED EURIDICE, Opens 4/29/2011
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2010

Antony Walker will make his Met debut conducting Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice next season at the Met. (more...)

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