News on Opera continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
1 hr ago | The Washington Post
"Patience, Bunthorne's Bride" Capitol Hill Arts Workshop stages another slightly twisted Gilbert & Sullivan operetta.
5 hrs ago | CBC News
Google Glass, shown here on a model, will be worn by members of the Teatro Lirico's production of Puccini's Turandot.
VERDI'S Rigoletto is one of opera's finest tales of jealously and revenge, assassins, curses, betrayals and innocence, and where secrets are weapons and loved ones are best kept hidden away.
Time is running out to see the show audiences are raving about -- Gilbert and Sullivan's imaginative and hilarious operetta "The Pirates of Penzance" -- in its final performances at Northwestern University through Aug. 2. The interactive production, ripe with videos and projections, invites the audience to join in the fun by singing along and ... (more)
Acclaimed Broadway veterans FRANC D'AMBROSIO and GLORY CRAMPTON celebrate the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber from his many beloved musicals in the wonderful salute, "Angel of Music," coming to the RRazz Room in New Hope for four very special nights beginning Thursday, Aug. 4 and concluding Sunday, Aug. 10. Featuring songs from some of Andrew Lloyd ... (more)
At the end of last May, Cantaloupe Music released a recording of love fail , a cantata by David Lang first performed with staging at the International Festival of Arts & Ideas in New Haven on June 29, 2012.
THE ITALIANS' wonderful sense for bel canto, meaning the beauty of the human voice, gave their melodies that broad, elastic, flexible, freely arching line which is the birthright of the lyric stage.
DANIEL Dercksen, scriptwriter, playwright, film critic, director, producer, and driving force behind the successful The Writing Studio in Cape Town, has brought his latest play, The Beauty of Incomplete Things, to the Joburg stage.
The Los Angeles Philharmonic's acclaimed performance under the stars in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the composer's birth interspersed with archival footage.
This year's seven-week Bard SummerScape focuses on Franz Schubert, though, as is often the case with this imaginative festival, the staged opera production explores an obscure work by one of the central composer's contemporaries.
The Opera Theater of Connecticut in Clinton revives Giacomo Puccini's "La Boheme," one of the most popular operas in the repertoire, for the third time in its 30-year history.
San Francisco's Lamplighters Music Theatre kicks off their 62nd season with a swashbuckling perennial Gilbert & Sullivan favorite, The Pirates of Penzance .
Italian tenor Carlo Bergonzi, considered one of the most authoritative interpreters of Verdi's operas, has died at the age of 90. Born in the province of Parma not far from Verdi's hometown, Bergonzi started his studies at age 16 as a baritone, only to discover later that his musical gifts lay in the tenor range.
Bergonzi passed away in Milan, Italy on Friday , and the sad news was confirmed by Stefan Zucker, President of the Bel Canto Society for opera singing.
Released more than a century ago and never again performed in its entirety until last week's opening at The College of Wooster, the storyline of the Ohio Light Opera production of "Dream City and the Magic Knight" accentuates the relationship between shrinking farmland and expanding development as well as the entertainment value of a night at the ... (more)
Brass players stood like sentinels along the edge of an upthrust triangle of grass against the backdrop of a New York cityscape gilded by the late sun.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 11:53 am
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC