Left Coast Chamber Ensemble To Open 2019-20 Season With Japanese Micro-Opera

Left Coast Chamber Ensemble has announced its 2019-20 season opener, “Changing and Unchanging Things” will take place on Oct. 5 and 6 in San Francisco and Berkeley, California, respectively. The concert aims to explore and celebrate Japanese culture and will feature the world premiere“Sharaku Unframed,” a micro opera by Hiroya Miura, which explores the mysteries surrounding 18th century Japanese artist {…}

Chicago Fringe Opera Awarded American Prize In Opera Performance For ‘The Great God Pan’

Chicago Fringe Opera has won the American Prize in Opera Performance, professional division, 2018-19 for its world premiere performance of Rosśa Crean’s “The Great God Pan.” The supernatural chamber opera, based on Arthur Machen’s novella which “explores themes of scientific hubris, transcendental medicine, and unexplainable supernatural behavior,” premiered on Mar. 10, 2018. The production starred Christina Pecce as Helen, Aaron Wardell as {…}

Delaware Valley Opera To Present Gilbert & Sullivan’s ‘H. M. S. Pinafore’

The Catskills’ Delaware Valley Opera will soon present Gilbert & Sullivan’s popular operetta “H. M. S. Pinafore.” The production, directed by General Manager Ken Parks, will star Nicholas Wuehrmann as Sir Joseph Porter, K. C. B., Elise Mark as Josephine, Cole Tornberg as Ralph Rickshaw, and Adam Cioffari as Dick Deadeye. Audiences can expect to experience “a sea of tunes ranging from bouncy to {…}