Victorian Opera To Stage ‘Il Barbiere di Siviglia’

The Victorian Opera is set to present Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” in a new concert-stage version in Melbourne. Victorian Opera’s Artistic Director Richard Mills is set to conduct the Orchestra Victoria with director Elizabeth Hill-Cooper helming the production. The production will star Argentine-Australian baritone Jose Carbo  in the title role, Brenton Spiteri as Count Almaviva, and mezzo-soprano Chiara Amaru {…}

NYU Chamber Opera To Stage ‘The Old Maid and the Thief’ In Double Bill

The New York University’s Chamber Opera will showcase a unique double bill on Oct. 25-27 at the Provincetown Playhouse. The unique production will showcase a double bill of Gian Carlo Menotti’s “The Old Maid and the Thief” alongside Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht’s “Mahagonny-Songspiel.” The performance will feature members of NYU Steinhardt’s Classical Voice Program, including Justin Baptista, Carolyn Boulay, {…}