(5/22/2019) - The year 2019 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria. On May 18 and 19, the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh (MCP) will celebrate her in its lively, upcoming concert titled Victoria's Secret: A Life in Music. Audiences will experience some of the greatest musical pieces of the Victorian era as two actors lead them through episodes of the queen's life.Photo Flash: Inside Dress Rehearsal For Pittsburgh Opera's DON PASQUALE by BWW News Desk - Pittsburgh
(4/30/2019) - Pittsburgh Opera will finish its 80th season with a fresh take on Gaetano Donizetti's Don Pasquale, one of history's greatest comic operas, in a 1950s Hollywood production that has never been performed in Pittsburgh.Photo Flash: Inside Pittsburgh Opera's DON PASQUALE by BWW News Desk - Opera
(2/22/2019) - Based on a book by Tom Philpott, Glory Denied tells the true story of US Army Colonel Jim Thompson, who was held captive as a prisoner of war longer than any other American in history. The opera deals not only with Thompson's suffering in the jungle of southeast Asia during the Vietnam War, but also with the tragic aftermath that followed his liberation.Photo Flash: World Premiere of THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA At Pittsburgh Playhouse by BWW News Desk - Pittsburgh
(1/29/2019) - afterWARds uses the words and music of Mozart's Idomeneo - perhaps his most radical, modern opera - in a reorganized and distilled 85-minute format by director David Paul, that shifts the opera's focus towards its four protagonists and their timeless struggles for love and peace in a world full of carnage and destruction. All the music is Mozart's, and the lyrics are from the original Italian libretto.