15 hrs ago
Ben Heppner, star tenor, announces retirement from singing
Dramatic tenor Ben Heppner announced on Thursday, April 24, 2014 that he is retiring from his singing career, saying 'the time has come for a new era in my life.'
Trending on the Topix Network
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Macbeth: 'ugly' drama made beautiful
SOUTH AFRICAN opera singers and an orchestra from a problematic European war zone telling the story of a play originally set in at the beginning of next month.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Hungary's Kodaly String Quartet's Mozart, Verdi...
New Delhi, Apr.21: It came as a surprise to me to see a largely Indian-dominant audience attend a Western Classical concert performed by Hungary's famed Kodaly String Quartet here over the weekend.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
A dictator for all seasons
Performers in Brett Bailey's production of 'Macbeth', set in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Monde Masimini and Thomakazi Holland When South African theatre director Brett Bailey's Exhibit B hit Berlin in 2012, it jarred.
Arthur Kaptainis: A season of four operas? Montrealers will take it
The OpA©ra de MontrA©al company will mount only a quartet of operas in 2014-15, along with a traditional Gala, but not the equally traditional production by the Atelier lyrique .
Thu Apr 17, 2014
NIC holding free Spring Choral Concert
North Idaho College will present its Spring Choral Concert on Tuesday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. at NIC's Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Mail & Guardian
Bailey dose of theatre prescribed
Ever since a chicken was slaughtered by sangomas on the Baxter stage during a performance of Brett Bailey's play iMumbo Jumbo 11 years ago, the playwright has been regarded as the over-the-top enfant terrible of South African theatre.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
A Masked Ball comes to the Donbass Opera
Joint cultural projects involving international partners have become a good tradition at the Donbass Opera.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
A rare opportunity to see Clifton Forbis, the Michael Jordan of...
To close their 2013-14 season, Nashville Opera offers what artistic director John Hoomes says is "one of the most intense operas ever written."
Tue Apr 08, 2014
MACBETH Opera Run 23-16 April at Artscape
In this radical take on Verdi's MACBETH, conceptualised, designed and directed by Brett Bailey, Shakespeare's story of ambition, treachery and witchcraft is set in the Great Lakes region of Central Africa, amongst the wars and ruthless exploitation that tear this invisible corner of the world apart.
Bohdan and Varvara Khanenko Art Museum. April 8-May 25. GOYA. THE DISASTERS OF WAR.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Macbeth after Verdi - Barbican Theatre
In the theatre, the UK-premiere and Barbican co-commission of Macbeth is a radical reworking of Verdi's opera set in an exploited post-colonial African landscape.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Inside Bay Area
Walnut Creek's Festival Opera appeals to community to help avert closure
Armed with two innovative new works, but faced with a cash crunch, the beauty of an art form harkening back to 16th-century Europe is threatened by the increasingly tenuous nature of running a nonprofit in the year 2014.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra's 'Otello' to opera stars from here and around the world
David Gordon, a tenor from New York City, was on his cell phone discussing the complex machinations within "Otello."
Ridgewood Singer Debuts in La Traviata at Bergen PAC
The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera presents its spring production, La Traviata, this Sunday at the Bergen Performing Arts Center .
South County Spotlight
'Lend Me a Tenor' brings nonstop energy, mistaken identity to stage
A classic farce set in Cleveland, Ohio, will close the New Century Players' season, when "Lend Me a Tenor" opens on April 11 in Rex Putnam High School's Blackbox Theatre.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Victorian Opera 2014
Lisa Gasteen, ''for a decade the greatest Isolde in the world'', showed a delighted Melbourne audience on Saturday that she has lost little of her art, at least in cameos.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Courthouse News Service
Spam Gripes Against Yahoo Junked by Judge
Yahoo is not liable for spam received by people with recycled phone numbers, such as one Pennsylvanian inundated with 4,700 unwanted messages, a federal judge ruled.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
South China Morning Post
China invests in hi-definition opera movies
China's National Centre for the Performing Arts is embracing opera and the digital revolution in a big way, write Xu Donghuan and Sam Olluver The National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing is an institution in a hurry.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Bangor Daily News
Retiring Professor Takes Part in UMaine Faculty Voice Recital
A University of Maine Faculty Voice Recital featuring retiring music professor Ludlow Hallman and three colleagues will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 4, in Minksy Recital Hall on campus.