Opera Australia to Present Laurent Pelly’s ‘Cendrillon’ Production

Opera Australia has announced that it will present the nationwide premiere of Laurent Pelly’s production of Massenet’s “Cendrillon” next year. The production heads to Australia following stints at the Metropolitan Opera and Royal Opera House Covent Garden. It will feature Emily Edmonds in the title role alongside Margaret Plummer as Prince Charming. As the Fairy Godmother, audiences will experience the {…}

Opéra National de Paris to Showcase Two French Classics as Part of ‘Opéra d’Été’ 2024

As part of its “Opéra d’Été” program, the Opéra National de Paris will present video transmissions of numerous productions in different venues around the country throughout the summer. This summer, the company will present two operas and two ballets, with the two vocal works including “Cendrillon” and “Roméo et Juliette.” The operas will head to Vannes, Digne-les-Bains, Vesoul, La Léchere, {…}

Cape Town Opera Presents South African Premiere of Pauline Viardot’s ‘Cendrillon’

Photo Credit: Fiona MacPherson Cape Town Opera, along with AM Productions, will present the South African premiere of Fred Abrahamse’s new adaptation of Pauline Viardot’s “Cendrillon.” Abrahamse shared in a press release that, “Besides this show being an absolute joy for multi-generational theatre-goers, Cinderella is the ideal way to introduce young children to opera being fun, visually and musically delightful {…}

Q & A: Amy Crankshaw on Pauline Viardot, ‘Cendrillon’ & Orchestrating the Iconic Work

On Nov. 1, 2021, Guildhall School’s Opera will present a double bill of Bizet’s “Le Docteur Miracle” and Pauline Viardot’s “Cendrillon.” The production will fulfill Viardot’s desire with a new chamber orchestration by Amy Crankshaw, Guildhall doctoral composer and a graduate of the school’s MA Opera Making & Writing program presented in an association with the Royal Opera House. The {…}