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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016
San Francisco Opera's 2016-17 Season opens Today, September 9 with a gala performance of Umberto Giordano's Andrea Chénier in a new production by Sir David McVicar.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO (July 22, 2016)—San Francisco Opera's 2016–17 Season opens Today, September 9 with a gala performance of Umberto Giordano's Andrea Chénier in a new production by Sir David McVicar. Company Music Director Nicola Luisotti leads a stellar cast, including three international stars making their San Francisco Opera debuts in the demanding lead roles: South Korean tenor Yonghoon Lee in the title role, Italian soprano Anna Pirozzi as Maddalena di Coigny and Georgian baritone George Gagnidze as Carlo Gérard. The opening night festivities are distinguished by San Francisco Opera Guild's glamorous Opera Ball 2016: La Révolution et L'Amour and BRAVO! Club's Annual Opening Night Gala. The opening of the Company's 94th season also marks the beginning of Matthew Shilvock's inaugural season as General Director. Shilvock is the seventh General Director in the Company's history.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016
San Francisco Opera Guild in collaboration with San Francisco Opera announced details of the upcoming Opera Ball 2016: La Revolution et L'Amour, celebrating San Francisco Opera's 94th season and the opening night performance of Umberto Giordano's French Revolution opera Andrea Chenier. Led by Co-chairs Sandra Farris and Patricia Sprincin, Opera Ball 2016: La Revolution et L'Amour continues the tradition of opening the opera season with a gala event to benefit the Company's education and outreach programs. Both Opera Ball 2016 and the annual BRAVO! Club Opening Night Gala will take place on the grounds of the Beaux Arts-designed War Memorial Opera House on the evening of Today, September 9.
by Liz Cearns - Sep 9, 2016
San Francisco Opera's 2016-17 Season opens Friday, September 9 with a gala performance of Umberto Giordano's Andrea Chenier in a new production by Sir David McVicar. Company Music Director Nicola Luisotti leads a stellar cast, including three international stars making their San Francisco Opera debuts in the demanding lead roles: South Korean tenor Yonghoon Lee in the title role, Italian soprano Anna Pirozzi as Maddalena di Coigny and Georgian baritone George Gagnidze as Carlo Gerard. The opening night festivities are distinguished by San Francisco Opera Guild's glamorous Opera Ball 2016: La Revolution et L'Amour and BRAVO! Club's Annual Opening Night Gala. The opening of the Company's 94th season also marks the beginning of Matthew Shilvock's inaugural season as General Director. Shilvock is the seventh General Director in the Company's history.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 30, 2016
Celebrating its 60th Year, the grand passions and lush melodies of Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky's EUGENE ONEGIN open The Dallas Opera's exciting 2016-2017 Season. The Linda and Mitch Hart Season Opening Night Performance features an international all-star cast in this bittersweet story about love, pride and, ultimately, regrets.
by - Sep 3, 2016
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 9/3/2016.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016
Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) opens its 40th season with Calixto Bieito's bold staging of Georges Bizet's Carmen, the largest production the company has mounted in its four decades. Set in the arid earthiness of post-Franco Spanish North Africa, Carmen is a powerful account of a defiantly free-spirited woman and her obsessive lover. With the familiar story and iconic score that opera buffs and casual opera-goers alike know and love, BLO's Carmen opens September 23 for four performances through October 2. The run marks the company's debut at the Boston Opera House whereCarmen will be the first professional opera produced at the venerable theater since 1991.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 2, 2016
San Francisco Opera Guild in collaboration with San Francisco Opera announced details of the upcoming Opera Ball 2016: La Revolution et L'Amour, celebrating San Francisco Opera's 94th season and the opening night performance of Umberto Giordano's French Revolution opera Andrea Chenier. Led by Co-chairs Sandra Farris and Patricia Sprincin, Opera Ball 2016: La Revolution et L'Amour continues the tradition of opening the opera season with a gala event to benefit the Company's education and outreach programs. Both Opera Ball 2016 and the annual BRAVO! Club Opening Night Gala will take place on the grounds of the Beaux Arts-designed War Memorial Opera House on the evening of Friday, September 9.
by Richard Sasanow - Oct 24, 2018
Sometimes, it's nice to remember a time when opera was all about wonderful singing, singing and more singing. Sunday's annual concert of the Richard Tucker Foundation--celebrating the current winner of its top prize, bass-baritone Christian Van Horn--was a great salute to this artist in particular but to the form in general. And the presence of opera-loving Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg—still doing her best to keep the flame at 85--was the cherry on the sundae.
by Ashlee Latimer - Oct 10, 2016
Ever since Tosca, Puccini's "shabby little shocker," premiered at Rome's Teatro Costanizi on January 14, 1900 critics have decided the work, yet begged the question - what gives Tosca its universal appeal?
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2017
The New York Philharmonic's 2017 holiday season presents classical and seasonal hallmarks, four Broadway stars singing Laureate Conductor Leonard Bernstein's musical theater highlights, and the beloved annual traditions of Holiday Brass and Handel's Messiah.
by Richard Sasanow - Nov 2, 2016
Returning to Carnegie Hall this year after more than 25 years, the Richard Tucker Gala—celebrating the current winner of the Richard Tucker Award, soprano Tamara Wilson, as well as the life and career of the famed tenor for whom it was named—was a grand night for singing.
by Gary Naylor - May 21, 2019
Andrea Chenier is a feast for eyes and ears with Roberto Alagna, Sondra Radvanovsky and Dimitri Platanias magnificent in the tale of the poet who stays true to love as the world descends into madness.
by Maria Nockin - May 1, 2021
Los Angeles Opera’s new Signature Recital Series gives vocal music fans  exclusive access to astounding performances in intimate settings—filmed in stunning venues across this country and in Europe—streamed directly to home screens. Tenor Russell Thomas partners with pianist Mi-Kyung Kim for Schumann's Dichterliebe (Poet's Love).
by Peter Danish - Mar 9, 2018
BWW Feature: APRILE MILLO TO PERFORM ADRIANA LECOUVREUR at Theatro Municipal, Rio De Janairo
by Stephi Wild - Mar 27, 2021
The first production of the Greek National Opera’s tribute programme to the bicentennial of the Greek Revolution comes to GNO TV from 31/3 to 31/7.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2021
PBS has announced that it will air Great Performances at the Met: Jonas Kaufmann in Concert this spring.
by Erica Miner - Mar 22, 2016
Award- winning young mezzo already has become recognized for her multi-varied sound
by Molly Tracy - Mar 2, 2017
Since opening the 2016 - 2017 season last September, New York City Opera has reestablished itself as a vital part of New York City's cultural landscape, delivering new productions, New York premieres and sold-out performances.
by Christina Mancuso - Mar 1, 2017
Since opening the 2016 - 2017 season last September, New York City Opera has reestablished itself as a vital part of New York City's cultural landscape, delivering new productions, New York premieres and sold-out performances. The season opened with a critically acclaimed double bill of Leoncavallo's Pagliacci and Rachmaninoff's Aleko bringing the latter to the New York stage for the first time. In November, City Opera presented the New York premiere of Tobin Stokes' Iraq War opera, Fallujah. Last month City Opera's new production of Leonard Bernstein's Candide, directed by Broadway legend Harold Prince became a highlight of the New York season, with a run that was extended from six to ten sold-out performances.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2021
The new Hungarian State Opera production of Andrea Chénier, the masterpiece by Umberto Giordano is available to view on OperaVision between 2 July 2021 (from 7:00 p.m. CET) and 2 January 2022.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 23, 2021
Amazon offers its support for diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts in the music and arts community with a sponsorship of Merola Opera Program's What the Heart Desires recital featuring works by women and people of color, as well as two master classes by world renowned artists.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2020
We have compiled a list of operas available to stream this week, including productions from The Met, Opéra National de Paris and more.
by Matt Smith - Jul 25, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO (July 22, 2016)—San Francisco Opera's 2016–17 Season opens Friday, September 9 with a gala performance of Umberto Giordano's Andrea Chénier in a new production by Sir David McVicar. Company Music Director Nicola Luisotti leads a stellar cast, including three international stars making their San Francisco Opera debuts in the demanding lead roles: South Korean tenor Yonghoon Lee in the title role, Italian soprano Anna Pirozzi as Maddalena di Coigny and Georgian baritone George Gagnidze as Carlo Gérard. The opening night festivities are distinguished by San Francisco Opera Guild's glamorous Opera Ball 2016: La Révolution et L'Amour and BRAVO! Club's Annual Opening Night Gala. The opening of the Company's 94th season also marks the beginning of Matthew Shilvock's inaugural season as General Director. Shilvock is the seventh General Director in the Company's history.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016
San Francisco Opera's 2016-17 Season opens Friday, September 9 with a gala performance of Umberto Giordano's Andrea Chénier in a new production by Sir David McVicar.
by Richard Sasanow - Jul 19, 2020
When was the last time you heard a concert at the Met for $20? It could have been Saturday afternoon--with Jonas Kaufmann kicking off an online, live concert series, MET STARS LIVE IN CONCERT. It helped to remind us what we're missing without live opera and stars worth going out of the way for.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2020
The Metropolitan Opera announced its entry into live pay-per-view concert events today, unveiling a lineup of 12 concerts from summer to fall featuring some of opera's biggest stars in striking locations across Europe and the United States.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 9, 2019
Jorge de Leon will sing Radames in the February 28, March 4, and March 7 performances of Verdi's Aida, replacing Aleksandrs Antonenko.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 8, 2020
San Diego Opera's 2019-2020 mainstage season continues with Engelbert Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel, which opens on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at the San Diego Civic Theatre for four performances.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 31, 2020
Jason Tramm conducts the MidAtlantic Orchestra and a star-studded cast of internationally renowned singers for an evening of great operatic arias and duets entitled a?oeOpera Gems: The Art of Dramatic Voicesa?? on Saturday February 22 at 8 PM at Merkin Concert Hall, in New York City. Tickets $45 Orchestra, $35 Balcony. Student and Senior tickets available at the box office with valid ID.
by Alan Henry - Jan 31, 2018
Washington National Opera (WNO), led by Artistic Director Francesca Zambello, announces its 2018-2019 season, one that continues its focus on bold productions of classic operas, fascinating contemporary perspectives, and the best in American artistry. The season includes a new WNO production of Verdi's classic romantic drama La traviata, the company premiere of Kevin Puts's and Mark Campbell's Pulitzer Prize-winning Silent Night, Tchaikovsky's epic Eugene Onegin, Gounod's devilishly entertaining Faust, and Puccini's towering masterpiece Tosca. The season also features a weekend of four world premieres during the American Opera Initiative Festival; a revival of WNO's hit world-premiere holiday family opera The Lion, the Unicorn, and Me; a special Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist performance of La traviata; and other exciting vocal events, including the annual Mars, lnc.'s Opera in the Outfield.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 3, 2018
The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage's 2018 Celebrity Opera Series commences on January 15 with Jonas Kaufmann, tenor with Helmut Deutsch, piano. The Telegraph has singled out Jonas Kaufmann as the world's greatest tenor.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 28, 2021
The Greek National Opera has announced its 2021 lineup, a tribute programme to the bicentennial of the Greek Revolution of 1821, which is made possible by a grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF).
by Richard Sasanow - Jan 25, 2021
In the latest in the Met’s live, pay-per-view concert series from varied fascinating locales around the world, Radvanovsky boldly chose Verdi’s “Pace, pace” from LA FORZA DEL DESTINO as her “warm up”--a whopper of a piece under any circumstances--while Beczala went for the composer’s “Quando le sere al placido…” from LUISA MILLER to tune up his tonsils. The result gave us a good preview what lay ahead in the next 90 minutes.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 8, 2019
Transgressive Theatre-Opera continues its fourth season with a double header of operatic intrigue and passion.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 13, 2018
Verdi's grand opera Les Vepres siciliennes will be conducted by Omer Meir Wellber, who, following Mefistofele (2015) and Andrea Chenier (2017), will now command his third Staatsoper premiere. Antu Romero Nunes, who audiences will already know from his interpretation of Rossini's Guillaume Tell (2014, Munich Opera Festival), returns to Munich for this premiere.
by Molly Tracy - Dec 7, 2016
St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble is adding a two-program Baroque Series to its winter and spring 2017 season. These concerts will be presented at Brooklyn Museum and The Church of St. Luke in the Fields, the acoustically and architecturally notable Greenwich Village church where St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble first performed in 1974 and from which the Ensemble derives its name.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 5, 2019
San Diego Opera's 2019-2020 mainstage season continues with Engelbert Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel, which opens on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at the San Diego Civic Theatre for four performances.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017
Baritone Tyler Duncan will replace Andrew Foster-Williams, who has withdrawn due to illness, in the remaining performances of Handel's Messiah.
by Maria Nockin - Dec 12, 2020
Los Angeles Opera opens its Digital Shorts Series with Gabriela Lena Frank’s  commissioned revision of The Five Moons of Lorca, (Las Cinco Lunas de Lorca). This collaborative piece involves the work of librettist Nilo Cruz, choreographer Irene Rodríguez, and filmmaker Matthew Diamond. Musicians include countertenor Jacob Ingbar, pianist Nicholas Roehler, and members of the LA Opera Chorus. The Five Moons of Lorca, will be streamed through December 25, 2020.
by Maria Nockin - Aug 29, 2020
This week on the Los Angeles Opera website soprano Ana María Martínez performs the famous 'Song to the Moon' from Antonín Dvořák's Rusalka, along with a selection of captivating Spanish songs. They include a?oeLa Peteneraa?? by Federico Moreno-Torroba, the a?oePoema en Forma de Cancionesa?? by Joaquín Turina, and a?oeMuñequita Lindaa?? by María Grever.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 24, 2016
San Francisco Opera will present two public Insight Panel discussions next week to explore and illuminate the operas that will open the Company's 94th season during the weekend of September 9.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 19, 2016
Do you embody the fiery spirit of the French Revolution? San Francisco Opera is holding a public casting call seeking men between the ages of 18 and 45 to fill non-speaking and non-singing supernumerary and extra roles for the Company's season-opening production of Umberto Giordano's Andrea Chenier.
by Christina Mancuso - Aug 16, 2016
Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) opens its 40th season with Calixto Bieito's bold staging of Georges Bizet's Carmen, the largest production the company has mounted in its four decades. Set in the arid earthiness of post-Franco Spanish North Africa, Carmen is a powerful account of a defiantly free-spirited woman and her obsessive lover. With the familiar story and iconic score that opera buffs and casual opera-goers alike know and love, BLO's Carmen opens September 23 for four performances through October 2. The run marks the company's debut at the Boston Opera House whereCarmen will be the first professional opera produced at the venerable theater since 1991.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 5, 2021
Greek National Opera presents the Andrea Chenier aria 'Nemico della patria' performed by the internationally acclaimed barytone of the GNO Dimitri Platanias.
by Christina Mancuso - Apr 5, 2017
Known for staging “the ultimate in intimate productions” (The New York Times), On Site Opera (OSO) presents the U.S. premiere and new site-specific production of Darius Milhaud's La mère coupable (The Guilty Mother). For the premiere, OSO partners with the Darius Milhaud Society and the award-winning International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE). The site-specific production celebrates the 125th birthday of Milhaud and is dedicated to Katharine Warne, composer and founder of the Darius Milhaud Society. La mère coupable also marks the completion of OSO's three-year Figaro Project, in which the company is staging lesser-known operatic adaptations of French playwright Beaumarchais' (1732-1799) famed trilogy of Figaro plays.
by Julie Musbach - Apr 21, 2017
The New Israeli Opera will present in a new production 'La forza del destino' by Verdi, conducted by the musical director of the Israeli Opera Daniel Oren, directed by Pier Francesco Maestrini and performed by international and Israeli soloists, The Opera Orchestra - The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion and The Israeli Opera Chorus conducted by Ethan Schmeisser.
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 19, 2016
To conclude the 20th season of its recital series, the George London Foundation for Singers presents a performance by two acclaimed young artists: mezzo-soprano Jennifer Johnson Cano, who won a George London Award in 2014, and tenor Dimitri Pittas, a 2004 George London Award winner, on Sunday, May 15, 2016, at 4:00 pm, at The Morgan Library & Museum. Accompanying them at the piano will be each singer's respective spouse: Christopher Cano and Leah Edwards.
by Julie Musbach - Apr 18, 2019
French-Sicilian tenor Roberto Alagna returns to Covent Garden for his 100th Royal Opera performance, singing the eponymous hero in Giordano's Andrea Chenier in the first revival of David McVicar's spectacular 2015 production.
by Christina Mancuso - Apr 12, 2017
The Merola Opera Program launches its 60th Anniversary season on Sunday, June 11 with a Benefit Gala at City Hall and a concert immediately following at Herbst Theatre in San Francisco, featuring some of the acclaimed Merola program's most illustrious participants. The 60th Anniversary concert will feature performances by Merola alumni from the 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, and current and recent participants, including: soprano Deborah Voigt (1985); mezzo-soprano Dolora Zajick (1983); Mark Morash, pianist and Merola Opera Program Music Director (1987); and soprano Tracy Dahl (1985); soprano Kristin Clayton (1993), mezzo-soprano Catherine Cook (1990), Bojan Knezevic, bass-baritone (1992, 1993, 1994), and John Churchwell, pianist (1996); baritone Quinn Kelsey (2002); 2013 Merola graduates mezzo-soprano Zanda Šv?de and tenors Pene Pati and Issachah Savage; soprano Julie Adams, and bass Anthony Reed,  all from 2014; Amina Edris and Toni Marie Palmertree, sopranos; and Brad Walker, bass-baritone, both from 2015; and 2016 artists Sarah Cambidge, soprano; Amitai Pati and Kyle van Schoonhoven, tenors; Andrew G. Manea, baritone; John Elam and Jennifer Szeto, pianists; and director Aria Umezawa.