Metropolitan Opera Cancels Remainder of 2019-20 Season

(Credit: Jonathan Tichler/Metropolitan Opera) The Metropolitan Opera has announced that it will be canceling the remainder of the 2019-20 season in an effort to help contain the spread of COVID-19. Productions that are affected by this decision include “Maria Stuarda,” “Simon Boccanegra,” “Tosca,” “La Cenerentola,” “Katya Kabanova,” “Manon Lescaut,” “La Bohème,” “Werther,” and “Madama Butterfly.” The company noted that full-time {…}

Joanna Latini & Olga Perez Flora Lead Resonance Works’ 2019-20 Season

Pittsburgh-based performing arts company Resonance Works has announced details of its seventh season, entitled “Fresh Perspectives – New Traditions.” The season will kick off with the multicultural program “the national anthems,” inspired by David Lang’s work for choir and string quartet. Performances will be held at Heinz Chapel and Charity Randall Theatre, and will be preceded by a “musical prelude {…}

‘Madama Butterfly’ Among Major Productions of Opera Saratoga’s 2020 Summer Festival

Opera Saratoga has unveiled its 2020 summer festival programming which will feature three new productions, including a New York Premiere. It all gets started with Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Pirates of Penzance,” which will be conducted by Brian DeMaris in a production by Eve Summer. The work will feature Opera Saratoga Festival Artists. Performance Dates: June 19-July 4, 2020 Next {…}