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Baritone Lucia Lucas & Three Latin American Maestros To Make History In Tulsa Opera 2018-19 Season
The Tulsa Opera has announced its 2018-19 which will feature three operas. Dubbed, "An Era of Inclusion," it must be noted that each of these productions will feature three conductors from Latin American countries. There is also one massively important casting decision made in this season. The first of these is “The Barber of Seville” which opens on Oct. 19, 2018. Led by Mexican maestro Roberto Kalb, the production will…
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Utah Opera 2018-19 To Feature Marjorie Owens, Andrew Stenson & Rachel Portman
 The Utah Opera announced its 2018-19 season featuring two new productions by the company’s in-house Production Studios.  The season opens on Oct. 13, 2018, with Gounod’s "Roméo et Juliette" with tenor Joshua Dennis as Roméo and soprano Anya Matanovič, who will star as Juliette. Robert Tweten conducts the production with scenery designed by Eric Fielding and costumes by Susan Memmott Allred. Performance Dates: Oct. 13- 21, 2018  In January 2019, the company will present the…
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Opera Parallèle 2017-18 Review – The Little Prince: An Exquisite Production That Reminds Us About the Matters of Consequences
"Matters of consequence” - that’s “The Little Prince” all over, and Rachel Portman’s opera version of the remarkable book by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry lacks none of them. From the magical appearance of the titular Little Prince from Asteroid to his magical disappearance at the curtain, Opera Parallèle's 2017 production in San Francisco brings both the beauty and high-seriousness of the story to life. With libretto by Nicholas Wright, an eloquent enhancement…
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Opera Parallèle Adds Additional Performance For ‘The Little Prince’
By popular demand, Opera Parallèle has added one more performance of the award-winning opera "The Little Prince." The added performance will take place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2. The production will also be given four performances at the Cowell Theater on Friday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 3 at 2 p.m. For the production, the company has assembled Artistic Director/conductor Nicole Paiement and Creative Director Brian Staufenbiel with illustrations…
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Opera Parallèle Kicks Off Season with ‘The Little Prince’
Opera Parallèle will kick off its season with “The Little Prince.” The performances will take place between Dec. 1 through 3 at the Cowell Theater in Sa Francisco. The production will be led by Director/conductor Nicole Paiement and Creative Director Brian Staufenbiel, while illustrations and media design will be created by Matt Kish and David Murakami, respectively. Christine Cook will create the costumes. The production will feature mezzo-soprano Eve Gigliotti as the Pilot, Hannah Gonzales…
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12 Modern Operas That Yannick Nézet-Séguin Must Bring to the Metropolitan Opera
A few weeks ago, Metropolitan Opera Music Director Designate Yannick Nézet-Séguin made the proclamation that he would be bringing newer and fresher composers to the Metropolitan Opera throughout his tenure. A few days later it was reported that among the new composers he would be bringing would be Jake Heggie’s “Dead Man Walking.” It’s a great start, considering Heggie, who has been played everywhere around the world, has essentially been…
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Everything You Need to Know About the Washington National Opera’s 2017-18 Season
The Washington National Opera has just announced its 2017-18 season. Aida The company will kick off the year with a new production of Verdi’s “Aida.” Directed by Francesca Zambello, the new production will be co-produced with San Francisco Opera, Seattle Opera, and Minnesota Opera. The opening performance takes place on Sept. 9 and the run lasts until Sept. 23, a total of nine performances. Tamara Wilson and Amber Wagner alternate…