Resonance Works Ends Season With Pittsburgh Premiere Of Dvorak’s ‘Rusalka’

Resonance Works will close its fifth season with a fully staged production of Dvořák’s “Rusalka” on Friday, May 11, 2018. The performance will continue an exciting partnership with the University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Theatre Arts and will be presented with generous support from the Heinz Endowments. Director Andrew Nienaber, who previously directed Resonance Works’ acclaimed “Elixir of Love,” will return to {…}

Fresh Squeezed Opera to Present New York Premiere of ‘Knot an Opera!’

The Baruch Performing Arts Center is readying for three nights of laughter and reflection when Fresh Squeezed Opera stages the New York premiere of composer Constantin Basica’s “Knot an Opera!” “Knot an Opera!” aspires to live on the fringe between solemnity and mockery, ambitious and trivial, (melo)dramatic and comic, traditional and experimental,” says Basica. “Perhaps, above all, my intent was to {…}

New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera Announces Cast For ‘Turandot’

The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera’s Artistic Director, Lucine Amara, has announced the cast performing this season’s premiere of Giacomo Puccini’s last opera, “Turandot.” Soprano Zhanna Alkhazova will make her company debut as the ice princess Turandot. The soprano has been recognized for her work as Donna Elvira in “Don Giovanni” with Geneva Opera, Leonora in “Il Trovatore” with {…}