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Top 5 Operas to See This Weekend – North America (6/22-24): Gordon Getty’s Horror Double Bill Leads Solid Weekend
This weekend is going to be packed with some really fun productions from around the country. A few horror operas will be showcased on the west coast while out east, you can preview two classic Italian comedies. Here are our top five picks in alphabetical order by company. L’Incoronozione di Poppea – Cincinnati Opera Anthony Roth Costanzo, Sarah Shafer, Sarah Mesko, Melissa Harvey, and Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen star in the…
High Notes
Pride Month 2018: 9 Major Opera Stars Who Are Out And Proud
It's Pride month, so to celebrate we return to the series we began last year. This time we celebrate some of the great singers of today who have been advocates to the LGBT community or who simply enjoy a life being out and proud. David Daniels  David Daniels has been one of the biggest proponents of the baroque repertoire and is one of the most prominent countertenors in the world.…
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Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center 2018 Review – Orphic Moments: Matthew Aucoin‘s Cantata Enriches Orpheus Myth
In response to the increasing interest surrounding Matthew Aucoin’s “Orphic Moments,” the cast from National Sawdust in 2016 reformed this past week at the Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Additionally, MasterVoices was part of the performance in the new space. The 130 member chorus, which specializes in multiple genres of music, added not only an inspirational dimension of sound, but also a relatable display of human interaction and…
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Nicole Cabell, Anthony Roth Costanzo & Nathan Gunn Headline English National Opera’s 2018-19 Season
The English National Opera has announced its 2018-19 season with five new Productions including a World Premiere, four revivals, and two collaborations. The season will include contemporary pieces and bold new takes on seminal works to audience-favorite classic stagings. The season kicks off with a new production of Strauss' "Salome" by Adena Jacobs. Conductor Martyn Brabbins leads the production with Allison Cook in the title role, David Soar, Michael Colvin, and…
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MasterVoices To Present ‘Orphic Moments’ With Anthony Roth Costanzo
MasterVoices will present two performances of a new production of "Orphic Moments," in conjunction with producers Anthony Roth Costanzo and Cath Brittan. The organization, which is dedicated to celebrating the power of the human voice through the art of musical storytelling performances, will present the production on May 6 and 7, 2018 at the at the Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall. The inventive and contemporary pairing,…
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Stephanie Blythe, Patricia Racette & Anthony Roth Costanzo Headline Opera Philadelphia’s 2018-19 Season
Opera Philadelphia has announced its 2018-19 season. The season will see the company continue to shape the future of opera. The 2018-2019 season will kick off on September 20-30 with the festival’s second edition, O18, comprising five operatic happenings – two world premieres, two new productions, and a three-part cabaret event – at multiple venues across the city. The season will then continue in spring 2019 with a pair of repertory…
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CD / DVD Releases – Week of January 15: Joyce DiDonato, Franco Fagioli & Daniela Dessi Among New Releases
This week sees the release of a world premiere recording, a second solo recital, and an opera featuring a legendary singer. Great Scott Erato releases the world premiere recording of Jake Heggie's 2015 opera "Great Scott." The recording, which was made at the Dallas Opera stars Joyce DiDonato in the leading role, Ailyn Pérez, Frederica Von Stade, Nathan Gunn, and Anthony Roth Costanzo. Patrick Summers conducts. Handel  After the success…
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Anthony Roth Costanzo Headlines Opera Philadelphia’s New Production Of ‘Written On Skin’
Lauren Snouffer, Mark Stone, and Anthony Roth Costanzo are set to star in the Philadelphia premiere of George Benjamin's "Written on Skin." Opera Philadelphia will present the first American new staging of the work since its world premiere in 2012. The opera is considered by many as one of the “century’s most successful new operas" and this season the work will be directed by Will Kerley at the Academy of Music. The work received…
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Q & A: Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo on Pergolesi’s ‘Stabat Mater,’ Handel & Philip Glass
Most countertenors make their careers out of singing traditional baroque repertoire. The voice type, so popular during the art form's formative years, was extremely popular in its day with the major composers assigning leading roles to the countertenor. But that is no longer the case today, the countertenor is seen more as a novelty than a bonafide fixture in the operatic canon. Anthony Roth Constanzo refuses to fit into that…
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Ailyn Pérez, Michael Fabiano, Angela Meade to Appear in Opera America’s Onstage At Opera Center 2017-18
Opera America has announced its 2017-18 Onstage at the Opera Center season and it will feature quite a number of exciting artists. Kicking off on Oct. 5, 2017, the season will feature three different series, including “Creators in Concert,” “Conversations,” and “Emerging Artist Recitals.” “Creators in Concert” will feature “Thumbprint” composer Kamala Sankaram on Oct. 19, 2017. Then on Feb. 7, 2018, Paul Moravec, the composer of “The Shining,” opera…