Top 5 Operas to See This Weekend – North America (2/9-11): A World Premiere, ‘Parsifal,’ & Modern Classics Dominate Weekend

This week’s offerings range from the modern to the classical in an assortment of options all around the continent. Six. Twenty. Outrageous – American Opera Projects For three days, the American Opera Projects world premieres the new opera by Daniel Thomas Davis with a cast that includes Ariadne Greif, Jacqueline Horner-Kwiatek, and Andrew Fuchs. The performances will take place at {…}

Weekend Preview – USA (11/3-5): Saratoga Opera, Opera Omaha, Anchorage Opera, Opera Naples Among Companies Opening New Productions

This weekend will feature a ton of opera across North America, with companies opening a number of productions and others closing them up. First, let’s take a look at the new runs opening this week. Saratoga Opera’s “La Traviata” gets its first performances on Friday and Sunday while Opera Omaha presents its only two “Tosca” showcases of the year those {…}

Weekend Preview (4/7-9) – USA: Anna Netrebko, Lawrence Brownlee & Eric Owens Lead Busy Weekend Which Features Performances in Memphis, Nashville, Tampa & Palm Beach Among Others

It is going to be a busy opera weekend around the US with a plethora of companies, both large and small, giving new productions and old. Opera Memphis will showcase three works throughout the weekend including Peter Hilliard’s “Blue Viola” on Friday and Saturday, Jake Heggie’s “Three Decembers” on Saturday,” and John Musto’s “Later the Same Evening” on Saturday. Palm {…}

Weekend Preview (12/16-18) – USA: Metropolitan, Houston Grand & Anchorage Opera Among Options in Barren Holiday Season

The holiday season means that few opera companies are in full swing in the United States. Thankfully, as the case last weekend, there are still operas pulling out the stops to ensure that opera-hungry audiences are not left famished. Here are the opera companies in the US. On Friday, the Metropolitan Opera showcases its second performance of Verdi’s “Nabucco” starring {…}