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Top 5 Operas to See This Weekend – North America (5/11-13): Lucas Meachem, Jennifer Rowley, Bernstein At the Core of Weekend Picks
For this week’s top five picks we are sticking close to the East Coast with a number of revivals of popular operas and new productions. We also take a look at a Bernstein work that rarely gets a look. Trouble in Tahiti - Boston Lyric Opera As the Leonard Bernstein centennial continues, the BLO will showcase a production of his opera “Trouble in Tahiti.” Performances kick off May 11-13 with…
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Regina Opera Announces ‘Salute To Broadway’
The Regina Opera has announced its New Year's concert "Salute to Broadway." The company announced that on Feb. 4, 2018, at 3 p.m., Regina Opera will start its 2018 Sunday Concert Series with a 2-hour concert of classic and contemporary Broadway selections and Italian songs. The concert will feature soprano Abigail Mitchell, soprano Sabrina Palladino, tenor José Heredia, tenor Juan del Bosco, baritone Danny Oakden, bass Kofi Hayford and flutist Richard Paratley. Pianist Victoria…
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Top 5 Operas To See This Weekend – North America (11/24-26): John Adams’ World Premiere Dominates Exciting Weekend
With the holidays coming to the fore, the opera schedule is slowly and surely growing thinner and thinner. Companies are starting to take their breaks to recoup for 2018, meaning that offerings are slimmer for operagoers. But there are performances to be thankful for as a number of companies, big and small, are putting on a show. Here are the five performances that you can’t miss this weekend. “Girls of…
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Regina Opera To Open with ‘La Traviata’
The Regina Opera has announced a free fully staged "La Traviata." The company announced that on Nov. 18, 19, 25 and 26, it will showcase Verdi's beloved classic at Our Lady of Perpetual Help auditorium in Brooklyn. The production will star Taerra Pence as Violetta, Thomas Massey as Alfredo, Scott Lefurgy as Germont, and Richard Agster as Doctor Grenvil. Gregory Ortega will conduct Linda Lehr's production. The Regina Opera's program is supported, in part,…
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Weekend Preview (5/19-21) – North America: This Is Your Last Chance for Adrianne Pieczonka’s ‘Tosca,’ Nicole Cabell’s ‘Bohème’ & Numerous Other Productions
The Metropolitan Opera season may be over, but a lot of other opera companies remain open for business. Sadly this weekend represents a great number of goodbyes for the time being. If you want opera, here are the companies to look up during the weekend. The Canadian Opera Company is finishing up its run of Puccini’s “Tosca” on Friday and Saturday with Adrianne Pieczonka and Keri Alkema in the lead…
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Weekend Preview (5/12-14) – North America: More ‘Tosca’ Across the Continent; Met Opera Season Comes to End
It is yet another busy opera weekend across North America, with the Metropolitan Opera's 2016-17 season, the longest running in the country, coming to a close. Here is a rundown of the companies and works they will be presenting on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. As with last weekend’s edition, we will list the companies and corresponding productions. For more information on some of these events, be sure to click on…
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New York Opera Fest 2017: Regina Opera Holds Sneak Peak of ‘L’Elisir d’Amore’
In just a few days Regina Opera Company will showcase Donizetti’s “L’Elisir d’Amore” in a fully staged production. The sneak peak performance, which will take place at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Brooklyn, NY will take place on May 10 at 7:30 p.m. with subsequent performances on May 13, 14, 20 and 21 at 3 p.m. EDT. The role of the bumpkin Nemorino will be shared by tenor Heejae…