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by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2013
Seattle Opera dives into their 50th Anniversary by launching a mini-website: SeattleOpera50.com. This new mini-site features thousands of fantastic photos and unique audio and video clips. New content, which includes posts and resources submitted by Seattle Opera patrons and community members, will continue to be uploaded over the course of this 50th Anniversary season. The company invites the community to contribute to the site by commenting on posts and sharing memories of Seattle Opera.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015
Tulsa Opera opens its 68th season with a perennial audience favorite, Puccini's LA BOHÈME, on October 16 and 18 in the Chapman Music Hall of the Tulsa Performing Arts Center.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2012
Anthony Freud, general director of Lyric Opera of Chicago, announced today that Gianna Rolandi will retire as director of The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center on April 15, 2013, following the annual "Rising Stars in Concert" performance April 13. Rolandi has held that position since May 2006, and served as director of vocal studies for the Ryan Opera Center for the previous four years, following a distinguished international career as a coloratura soprano. Rolandi will continue her association with the Ryan Opera Center as vocal consultant, a new position.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015
Arizona Opera's second production of its 2015/16 season, FLORENCIA EN EL AMAZONAS comes to Phoenix and Tucson for the first time.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2013
Ball gown and tuxedo or fleece vest and birkenstocks-in Seattle, it doesn't matter! Come as you are to the first production of Seattle Opera's 50th Anniversary season. Donizetti's The Daughter of the Regiment tells the story of Marie, a tomboy forced against her will to become a lady. This light-hearted opera features a girl with a whole regiment full of fathers, some of the composer's most romantic music, a formidable grand dame duchess played by a man, and a tenor who hits nine high Cs in the space of one minute. Seattle Opera's production, set in the 1940s, opens on Saturday, October 19, and runs for seven performances through November 2.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014
Arizona Opera announces world renowned super-star baritone Nathan Gunn will serve as Honorary Guest Host at a party to celebrate the kick off of the company's 2014-15 Season. The event will be held at the downtown Opera Center on October 2, 2014 at 6 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2012
Fort Worth Opera revealed today the names of the composers whose works have been selected for participation in the first season of the company's exciting, annual new works program, Frontiers, making its debut May 6 - 11, 2013. The showcase will present eight unpublished works by composers from the Americas during the last week of the 2013 Opera Festival in the McDavid Studio across from Bass Hall in downtown Fort Worth.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015
NYCO Renaissance, under the leadership of Roy G. Niederhoffer and Michael Capasso, was joined by the official committee of unsecured creditors for the New York City Opera case. They filed as a '“a monumental step forward” and “in the best interests of the debtor's estate and creditors.”  A plan will be submitted in the near future.'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014
Over 160 opera companies, schools and organizations across North America will celebrate the sixth annual NATIONAL OPERA WEEK from today, October 24 through Sunday, November 2, 2014, with opera activities and announcements in their communities. National Opera Week is coordinated by OPERA America, the national service organization for opera.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2013
Ball gown and tuxedo or fleece vest and birkenstocks-in Seattle, it doesn't matter! Come as you are to the first production of Seattle Opera's 50th Anniversary season. Donizetti's The Daughter of the Regiment tells the story of Marie, a tomboy forced against her will to become a lady. This light-hearted opera features a girl with a whole regiment full of fathers, some of the composer's most romantic music, a formidable grand dame duchess played by a man, and a tenor who hits nine high Cs in the space of one minute. Seattle Opera's production, set in the 1940s, opens tonight, October 19, and runs for seven performances through November 2.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015
Tulsa Opera opens its 68th season with a perennial audience favorite, Puccini's LA BOHÈME, this weekend, October 16 and 18 in the Chapman Music Hall of the Tulsa Performing Arts Center.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015
Arizona Opera's second production of its 2015/16 season, FLORENCIA EN EL AMAZONAS comes to Phoenix and Tucson for the first time.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2011
Hailed by the Times of London as an 'exceedingly yummy operatic cake,' Donizetti's rousing La Fille du Régiment (The Daughter of the Regiment) is one of Donizetti's most cherished - and perhaps one of the most vocally challenging - operas. It includes the famous tenor aria 'Ah! mes amis, quel jour de fête,' often described as the 'Mount Everest' for tenors due to its nine high Cs! Opera Idaho's 2010-2011 Artist-in-Residence, Tara Victoria Smith, stars as Marie.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2011
Hailed by the Times of London as an 'exceedingly yummy operatic cake,' Donizetti's rousing La Fille du Régiment (The Daughter of the Regiment) is one of Donizetti's most cherished - and perhaps one of the most vocally challenging - operas. It includes the famous tenor aria 'Ah! mes amis, quel jour de fête,' often described as the 'Mount Everest' for tenors due to its nine high Cs! Opera Idaho's 2010-2011 Artist-in-Residence, Tara Victoria Smith, stars as Marie.
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2011
Opera Theatre of Saint Louis (OTSL) and The Sheldon are pleased to welcome vocalist Sylvia McNair, performing popular classics from the American songbook and beyond, in a special, cabaret-style evening in The Sheldon Ballroom, Tuesday, June 14 at 7:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2012
Fort Worth Opera (FWOpera) will open its 2013 Festival (the company's 67th season and seventh Festival) with Puccini's tragic drama, La Boheme; Donizetti's spirited switched-at-birth romantic comedy, The Daughter of the Regiment; and the company's first-ever production of Strauss' entertaining and comedic opera-within-an-opera, Ariadne auf Naxos, all performed in the company's artistic home, Bass Hall.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced programming for the 2016–2017 season for the Center, the National Symphony Orchestra, and Washington National Opera. Under President Deborah F. Rutter's continued leadership, the Kennedy Center is re-imagining ways of presenting the arts in the 21st century through interdisciplinary programming, immersive audience engagement, and a focus on artist-centric programming. The 2016–2017 season includes significant and institution-wide initiatives from the yearlong celebration marking the Centennial of John F. Kennedy's birth, to three newly appointed Artistic Partners who will lead these artistic and community initiatives (Yo-Yo Ma, Rene?e Fleming, and Q-Tip), and the support of American programming. With more than 2,000 performances across many artistic genres, the Center continues its tradition as the nation's center for the performing arts, commissioning, producing, and presenting the finest of local, national, and international arts. The 2016–2017 season includes 25 commissioned or co-commissioned works and projects across the Center's full range of artistic disciplines.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2013
The Lyric Opera of Kansas City closes its 55th season with Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado, April 20, 22, 24, 26, and 28, 2013 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2011
Marvel at some of the most spectacular coloratura arias in the repertoire when Houston Grand Opera presents Richard Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos, April 29 - May 10, 2011, featuring three glamorous and acclaimed sopranos; Christine Goerke (Prima Donna / Ariadne) Susan Graham (Composer) and Laura Claycomb (Zerbinetta).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015
The New York Philharmonic will present the U.S. Premiere of director Co?me de Bellescize's staging of Honegger's dramatic oratorio Joan of Arc at the Stake in season-finale performances conducted by Alan Gilbert and starring Academy Award-winning actress Marion Cotillard as Joan of Arc.
by Scott Frost - Mar 21, 2013
Seattle Opera has been one of the leading American opera companies since being founded in 1963. Presenting a mixture of European classics as well as new works of American opera, the company's five opera seasons continually advance the cultural life of the Pacific Northwest through education and performance. Seattle Opera strives to produce musically extraordinary, theatrically compelling operas by employing the highest quality casts, conductors, directors and designers. They have been so successful in this that they actually have the highest per capita attendance of any major opera company in the U.S. In addition to their mainstage productions however, the Company serves thousands more through its groundbreaking education programs, scenic rental program and other special projects.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015
The shows must go on! Seattle Opera concludes its 2014/15 season with Richard Strauss' delightful opera-within-an-opera: Ariadne auf Naxos. A rich Seattleite is throwing a dinner party and asks his hired entertainment for the impossible: the capering troupe of comedians must combine their performance with an opera company's rendition of the mythical love and loss of the ancient Greek princess Ariadne. Comedy meets tragedy, and fireworks result!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015
The Arizona Opera concludes its 2014/15 season with Gaetano Donizetti's whimsical and hilarious romp, The Daughter of the Regiment, a bright, sparkling comedy following Marie, a feisty young girl raised by a regiment of French soldiers high in the Alps. Peppered with exhilarating melodies, astonishing high notes and outrageous fun, Marie rappels between her patriotic loyalty to her 'dear brothers' and the expectations of 'polite' society.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2012
The Lyric Opera of Kansas City closes its 54th season with Rossini's The Barber of Seville, presented at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, April 21, 23, 25, 27, 29, 2012. The production will be the final opera performed in the Luskin/Holmquist era at the Lyric Opera of Kansas City.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015
The New York Philharmonic will present the U.S. Premiere of director Co?me de Bellescize's staging of Honegger's dramatic oratorio Joan of Arc at the Stake in season-finale performances conducted by Alan Gilbert and starring Academy Award-winning actress Marion Cotillard as Joan of Arc.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2013
Several alumni and current ensemble members of The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center at Lyric Opera of Chicago are featured artists at music festivals and opera companies at home and around the globe this summer.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2013
Darren K. Woods, General Director of Fort Worth Opera (FWOpera) appeared on KERA's widely popular program Think-the daily topic driven and call-in radio show hosted by Krys Boyd-this afternoon, Monday, January 7, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. (CST). During this special hour long, in-depth interview he discussed the recent announcement of the organization's new artistic vision, Opera of the Americas, a ten-year commitment to the production of thought-provoking works by contemporary composers of the Americas.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016
Thrilling theater and unforgettable music -- that's what audiences can expect from Seattle Opera's 2016/17 Season. The company today announced the operas next up at Marion Oliver McCaw Hall. They include: The Wicked Adventures of Count Ory, Hansel & Gretel, La traviata, Katya Kabanova and The Magic Flute.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2012
SecondStory Repertory will present Chicago, featuring a book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander, and lyrics by Fred Ebb.
by Erica Miner - Jan 27, 2014
This season's San Diego Opera Opening Night incited passion, drama, and nonstop thrills for the audience. The festive atmosphere at the Civic Theatre provided the perfect complement for the exciting intensity of one of opera's grittiest dramas, 'Pagliacci.'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2013
Fort Worth Opera (FWOpera) announced today a call for submissions for its second annual Frontiers new works showcase to be held during the 2014 Fort Worth Opera Festival. A pioneering leader in the production of contemporary opera, FWOpera launched Frontiers in the 2012-2013 season. One of the only programs world-wide designed to seek out unproduced works by up-and-coming composers from North, South, and Central America, the showcase provides composers and librettists a platform by which to gain exposure for their pieces in a live performance environment while also affording them valuable networking opportunities with industry professionals, including artistic directors of opera companies, artist managers, classical music publishers, funding organizations, and conductors.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2012
SecondStory Repertory will present Chicago, featuring a book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander, and lyrics by Fred Ebb.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2011
Rossini's delightful comic opera, The Barber of Seville will close on February 27, 2011 at Opera San Jose. The charming tale of a clever young woman, her eager lover, and their resourceful accomplice, Figaro, The Barber of Seville is a tuneful testament to all that's wonderful about fun and romance.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2012
SecondStory Repertory will present Chicago, featuring a book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander, and lyrics by Fred Ebb.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015
Tonight, February 20 the Palm Beach Opera will present the first world premiere in its 53-year history with Ben Moore's Enemies, A Love Story. Hailed as “one of the most eagerly anticipated premieres of the season” (WQXR), the unprecedented new production is one of several original projects designed to bring opera to a wider audience at the Florida house, which remains one of American opera's most inspirational recent success stories. Highlighting the company's creative audience engagement initiatives, ticket prices have been substantially lowered on more than 600 seats per performance this season, and tickets for family concerts reduced to a single flat fee of just $5, giving an unprecedented level of accessibility to Palm Beach Opera's current offerings.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2011
The Lyric Opera of Kansas City continues its 53rd season with Donizetti's The Daughter of the Regiment. The Daughter of the Regiment will be performed in English. This will be the Company's final season in the Lyric Theatre. Beginning in the fall of 2011, the Lyric Opera will perform at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2011
The Lyric Opera of Kansas City presents THE DAUGHTER OF THE REGIMENT, which will have its opening night on February 19th, 2011 at 8:00 pm. Come watch this outrageous Donizetti comedy performed in English. Directed by Lyric Opera's beloved Dorothy Danner, physical high jinks are set against a wonderful score.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015
On Friday, February 20 the Palm Beach Opera will present the first world premiere in its 53-year history with Ben Moore's Enemies, A Love Story. Hailed as “one of the most eagerly anticipated premieres of the season” (WQXR), the unprecedented new production is one of several original projects designed to bring opera to a wider audience at the Florida house, which remains one of American opera's most inspirational recent success stories. Highlighting the company's creative audience engagement initiatives, ticket prices have been substantially lowered on more than 600 seats per performance this season, and tickets for family concerts reduced to a single flat fee of just $5, giving an unprecedented level of accessibility to Palm Beach Opera's current offerings.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2011
Opera San José continues its 27th Season with Rossini's delightful comic opera, The Barber of Seville. The charming tale of a clever young woman, her eager lover, and their resourceful accomplice, Figaro, The Barber of Seville is a tuneful testament to all that's wonderful about fun and romance. Eight performances are scheduled from February 12 through 27 at the California Theatre, 345 South First Street in downtown San José. Tickets are on sale at the Opera San José Box Office, by phone at (408) 437-4450 or online at www.operasj.org. This production of The Barber of Seville is made possible, in part, by a Cultural Affairs Grant from the City of San José. The madcap story unfolds fast and furious in 18th-century Seville, Spain. Young Rosina is a wealthy orphan and the ward of a grasping old codger, Dr. Bartolo, who is plotting to marry her not only for her beauty, but for her substantial dowry. However, Rosina has two things on her side: the handsome Count Almaviva, who has fallen in love with her, and the town barber, Figaro, her conniving accomplice, who through clever disguises and quick wit succeeds in securing victory for the young couple.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2015
In conjunction with Arizona Opera's new community-based artistic initiative, Arizona Bold, the company presents a short preview of a new operatic work in development, THE COPPER QUEEN on January 3 at 3:00 p.m. at the Arizona Opera Center in Phoenix.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015
Opera's most infamous seductress, CARMEN, will ignite downtown when Arizona Opera performs the sultry classic January 30 at 7:30 and January 31 at 2:00 pm in the Tucson Music Hall, and February 5 and 6 at 7:30 and February 7 at 2:00 pm in Symphony Hall.  
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2014
At a time when things seem challenging for opera, the Santa Fe Opera holds strong. Santa Fe is among the oldest opera festivals in America and is the largest and most important. It has made its reputation as a distinctive company with a flair for the unusual. This summer they presented operas such as “Dr. Sun Yat-Sen” by Huang Ruo, and Beethoven's “Fidelio.”
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2011
Marvel at some of the most spectacular coloratura arias in the repertoire when Houston Grand Opera presents Richard Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos, April 29 - May 10, 2011, featuring three glamorous and acclaimed sopranos; Christine Goerke (Prima Donna / Ariadne) Susan Graham (Composer) and Laura Claycomb (Zerbinetta).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2012
The Lyric Opera of Kansas City closes its 54th season with Rossini's The Barber of Seville, presented at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, through tonight, April 29, 2012. The production will be the final opera performed in the Luskin/Holmquist era at the Lyric Opera of Kansas City.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2011
Marvel at some of the most spectacular coloratura arias in the repertoire when Houston Grand Opera presents Richard Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos, April 29 - May 10, 2011, featuring three glamorous and acclaimed sopranos; Christine Goerke (Prima Donna / Ariadne) Susan Graham (Composer) and Laura Claycomb (Zerbinetta).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2011
Marvel at some of the most spectacular coloratura arias in the repertoire when Houston Grand Opera presents Richard Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos, April 29 - May 10, 2011, featuring three glamorous and acclaimed sopranos; Christine Goerke (Prima Donna / Ariadne) Susan Graham (Composer) and Laura Claycomb (Zerbinetta).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2011
Hailed by the Times of London as an 'exceedingly yummy operatic cake,' Donizetti's rousing La Fille du Régiment (The Daughter of the Regiment) is one of Donizetti's most cherished - and perhaps one of the most vocally challenging - operas. It includes the famous tenor aria 'Ah! mes amis, quel jour de fête,' often described as the 'Mount Everest' for tenors due to its nine high Cs! Opera Idaho's 2010-2011 Artist-in-Residence, Tara Victoria Smith, stars as Marie.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2012
The Lyric Opera of Kansas City closes its 54th season with Rossini's The Barber of Seville, presented at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, April 21, 23, 25, 27, 29, 2012. The production will be the final opera performed in the Luskin/Holmquist era at the Lyric Opera of Kansas City.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2013
The Lyric Opera of Kansas City closes its 55th season with Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado, tonight, April 20, 22, 24, 26, and 28, 2013 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.