Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Opera News

News on Opera continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 min ago | Eastern Daily Press

Does your dog want to star in Lowestoft opera?

That is the question being asked by the director and producer of La Boheme which is being performed by the Chisinau National Opera, National Philharmonic Orchestra and international soloists on Friday, May 2. However there is still one part to be cast for Puccini's opera - the role of Muzetta's pet dog.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, Suffolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

2 hrs ago | NewEurasia.net

Bulat Minzhilkiev commemoration meeting

Evening concentrated to the memory of People's Artist of the USSR Bulat Minzhilkiev will be held on April 23 at the Kyrgyz National Opera and Ballet Theater named after A. Maldybaev.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Tue Apr 22, 2014

SF Classical Voice

Opera Parallele Double-Bill Sails Magnificently on Dry Land

It's rare to get a clear indication of a production's quality from a rehearsal, but that's just what happened on April 19 in the huge empty shell of the old Exploratorium.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Whittier Daily News

L.A. Philharmonic presents rare treat: Philip Glass portion of a CIVIL warSa

In the best of all possible worlds, Robert Wilson's 12-hour, multipart magnum opus, “the CIVIL warS: a tree is best measured when it is down” would have been completed and gleamed as the crown jewel of the 1984 Olympic Arts Festival.

Comment?

Related Topix: Classical, Philip Glass, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Arts

The New York Observer

The Recipe for Great Opera: The Met Serves Up a Delectable 'La Cenerentola'

Javier Camarena as Don Ramiro and Joyce DiDonato as Angelina in Rossini's "La Cenerentola."

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, Rossini, Opera

Parksville Qualicum News

Opera Recital Series continues Sunday

Three professional young operatic singers will make their way to the McMillan Arts Centre this Sunday for the second part in Vancouver Island Opera's Recital Series.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts

BroadwayWorld.com

Chicago Humanities Festival to Welcome Opera Singer Jessye Norman, 5/19

The Chicago Humanities Festival , in partnership with Lyric Opera of Chicago, is pleased to present five-time Grammy Award-winning opera singer Jessye Norman on May 19, 2014 at 6 p.m. at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago .

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, Classical, Jessye Norman, Chicago, IL, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Howard University

Korea Herald

Domestic operas to highlight festival

Two Korean operas and classic Italian, French and German operas will highlight this year's Korea Opera Festival set for May 2-June 1. In its fifth year, the monthlong festival will present five stage productions which organizers say will help deepen, broaden and diversify the local opera scene.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, South Korea, World News, Asia, Opera, Giacomo Puccini,

Examiner.com

Interview with composer Michael Hersch

In the coming months, we will be featuring interviews with musicians of various backgrounds.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, San Francisco, CA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Patch.com

Taconic Opera to Premiere New Oratorio 'Jonah' in White Plains, Ossining

It's not about the Whale Currently in its 16th season and the recipient of the Westchester County 2012 Arts Organization of the Year Award, Taconic Opera will be performing the world premiere performance and professional recording of the oratorio Jonah by the company's General and Artistic Director, Dan Montez .

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, Ossining, NY, Westchester County, NY, Opinion

Metropulse.com

Sunday: Marble City Opera-"Opera, Food, and Wine"

Marble City Opera, Knoxville's chamber opera company, sets the table for a different evening of entertainment this Sunday, April 27. It's called "Opera, Food, and Wine" and is billing itself as "an exciting evening of appetizers, wine, and a taste of opera."

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts

Bloomberg

Looney Tunes Echo Backstage as Opera Companies Drop Dead

Mad scenes help make opera so enjoyable. Think of Lucia di Lammermoor, her nightgown soaked in blood, singing cuckoo duets with a flute.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, New York, US News

Hereford Times

Band concert and presentation.

KNIGHTON Town Silver band held their Spring concert at Knighton community centre last weekend.

Comment?

Related Topix: United Kingdom, Herefordshire County, England, Arts

Phoenix New Times

Alice Cooper's new 'doc opera' details drug abuse and other sordid stories

Anything involving Alice Cooper is bound to push the boundaries of what's normal in the world of pop culture and music.

Comment?

Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Alice Cooper, Arts, John Lennon, Phoenix, AZ

Surreycomet.co.uk

Opera singer who excelled as Carmen dies

The singer, most famous for playing the title role in Carmen 250 times, including opposite Placido Domingo in America, lived in Surbiton and still worked as a singing teacher.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, Classical, Placido Domingo

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Wall Street Journal

A Storied Collection and the City of Light

Mozart's "CosA Fan Tutte" is now an opera standard, but it wasn't always that way.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, James Levine, Opera

Contra Costa Times

Review: Opera San Jose stages static 'Don Giovanni'

Tenor James Callon as Don Ottavio and Soprano Cecilia Violetta Lopez as Donna Anna in Mozart's "Don Giovanni" at Opera San Jose.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts

Thewestmorland Gazette

Ambleside Choral's Mozart concert features sought after local soprano

Soprano Emily Robinson, who performs with three other accomplished soloists in Ambleside and District Choral Society's An Evening of Mozart EMILY Robinson is back in the soprano spotlight this time around swapping the comic opera of Gilbert and Sullivan for the sacred classics of Mozart.

Comment?

Related Topix: Gilbert and Sullivan, Opera, Arts

BroadwayWorld.com

Kiss' Paul Stanley Feels Closely Connected to the Phantom of the Opera

Paul Stanley , KISS frontman, just finished working on his autobiography, Face the Music: A Life Exposed.

Comment?

Related Topix: Kiss, Pop/Rock, Arts

Cleveland.com

Baldwin Wallace Conservatory gears up for Bach Festival and the end of an era

The Bach Festival and conducting professor Dwight Oltman, two pillars of the Baldwin Wallace Conservatory, are heading into the spotlight at the same time, but for very different reasons.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••