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Top 5 Operas to See This Weekend – USA (4/6-8): ‘Das Rheingold,’ Jake Heggie To Make Waves
This weekend is all about variety with some companies showcasing perennial classics and three others showing modern works with tremendous socio-political relevance. Das Rheingold – Arizona Opera  Opera Arizona will showcase the first installment in Wagner’s famed tetralogy with Mark Delavan as Wotan, Rodell Rosel as Loge, Richard Paul Fink as Alberich, Daveda Karanas as Fricka, and Dana Beth Miller as Erda. Performances will take place at Symphony Hall in…
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Beth Morrison Projects Announces ‘BMP: Next Generation’ Finalists For March 2018 Concert
The Beth Morrison Projects has announced the “BMP: Next Generation” Composer Initiative Finalists, who will be showcased on March 17, 2018 at the National Sawdust in Brooklyn. The program will feature 10 vocal pieces from such emerging composers as Jessie Downs, Noah Kaplan, Molly Joyce, Michael Lanci, Matt McBane, Emma O’Halloran, Gemma Peacocke, Matthew Recio, Daniel Sabzghabaei, and Leaha Maria Villareal. All the composers hail from different parts of the…
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Top 5 Operas To See This Weekend – North America (1/12-14): Beth Morrison Projects, El Paso Opera, Seattle Opera Return to Business
With the New Years’ celebrations already at an end, a lot of major opera companies are making major returns. Here is a rundown of the performances you should get excited over this weekend! Acquanetta – Beth Morrison Projects Leave it to Beth Morrison Projects to bring the world unique experiences, starting with Michael Gordon and Deborah Artman’s “Acquanetta,” a work that takes inspiration from a former B-movie star known only…
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Missy Mazzoli’s ‘Breaking the Waves’ Wins Historic Award
Missy Mazzoli’s opera “Breaking the Waves” has been a hit over the last year and now it has been recognized by the Music Critics Association of North America with the Best New Opera Award. This is actually the first time the organization awards this very accolade. Mazzoli and librettist Royce Vavrek will both be honored on July 19 at the MCANA Annual Meeting in Santa Fe. The opera received its…
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Weekend Preview (1/13-15) – USA: Seattle & Atlanta Back in Action As Candide Ends Run At NYC Opera
Another weekend in 2017, even more operatic activity around the United States. Of course the Metropolitan Opera continues its busy schedule with “Il Barbiere di Sivilgia,” “La Bohème” and “Roméo et Juliette” the three major offerings with such stars as Javier Camarena, Pretty Yende, Ailyn Pérez, Michael Fabiano, Vittorio Grigolo and Diana Damrau leading the casts for their respective operas (Click on the respective titles to find out what OperaWire…
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Weekend Preview – USA (1/6-1/8): Opera World Slowly Starts Up in 2017
The weekend of Jan. 6-8 will see the return of many prominent opera companies around the country after a lengthy holiday hiatus. The Metropolitan Opera, which continues throughout the year, will feature three popular works including “La Boheme,” an HD performance of Verdi’s “Nabucco” and evening showcase of Gounod’s “Romeo et Juliette” starring Diana Damrau and Vittorio Grigolo. Nabucco stars Placido Domingo, Liudmyla Monastyrka, Jamie Barton and Russell Thomas with…