‘Der Zigeunerbaron’ To Be Presented By The Manhattan School Of Music

The Manhattan School of Music Opera Theater will showcase four performances of Johann Strauss’ “Der Zigeunerbaron.” The operetta, which is the second most famous work by Strauss, will be conducted by Kynan Johns, directed by Linda Brovsky and sung in German. The work, which premiered in Vienna in October 1885, features an Ignaz Schnitzer libretto based on “Sáffi,” a novella by Hungarian writer {…}

[UPDATE] Utopia Opera’s 2017-18 Season: ‘Tosca,’ ‘L’Elisir d’Amore’ and ‘The Yeoman Of The Guard’ Highlight New Season

This was an April Fool’s Joke, clarified by the company via Twitter. Apologies for anyone that was excited by this announcement.  Utopia Opera’s 2017-18 was released on its Facebook page this past week. The company’s productions will be staged by William Remmers, in English, and will have a chamber orchestra accompanying the performances. To kick off the season, “Tosca,” by Giacomo {…}

Everything You Need to Know About Tri-Cities Opera’s 2017-18 Season

The Tri-Cities Opera released their new 2017-18 season this past week at its Preview Gala. The company’s resident artists, including Soprano Stacey Geyer, Mezzo-Soprano Mary Beth Nelsom, Tenor Jordan Schreiner, and Baritone Scott, all teased the audience with selections from the upcoming productions. Puccini’s classic “La Bohème” will kickstart the season on Sunday, October 15th at the Fordum Theatre. The next {…}

Opera Grand Rapids Invests in Future By Introducing Opera to Local Children

Whenever someone thinks of opera, children and teenagers aren’t usually their first thought. However, Opera Grand Rapids, in collaboration with their Emerging artists, and Ellington Academy, Creative Connections, has put a program together that reaches out to younger students and introduces them to the art form. “Children’s Sketch Days,” incorporates 50 students that are split up into classes that acclimate {…}

‘Don Pasquale,’ Don Giovanni’ and ‘Amahl and the Night Visitors’ Headline Opera Orlando’s 2017-18 Season

Opera Orlando is opening its new 2017-2018 season in the park! The company’s first production will open on August 21, 2017, at 2 P.M., featuring Mezzo-soprano Amanda Crider. The next weekend “The Three Baritones,” Nathan Stark, Brain Myer, and Gabriel Pressier, will perform. Finally, Tenor Marco Panuccio will end the summer series for Opera Orlando. All of the concerts will {…}