Top 5 Operas to See This Weekend – North America (4/27-29): Ailyn Pérez, Frederica Von Stade, Elizabeth Caballero Among Divas to Reign Supreme This Weekend

It’s a crowded weekend and thus a major challenge to select from the numerous options. The five here were our favorites, but by all means, head over to the other companies not listed here and check out the opera offerings they have. There were truly more than we could imagine. Here are our picks, in alphabetical order by company. Houston {…}

Stephanie Blythe, Patricia Racette & Anthony Roth Costanzo Headline Opera Philadelphia’s 2018-19 Season

Opera Philadelphia has announced its 2018-19 season. The season will see the company continue to shape the future of opera. The 2018-2019 season will kick off on September 20-30 with the festival’s second edition, O18, comprising five operatic happenings – two world premieres, two new productions, and a three-part cabaret event – at multiple venues across the city. The season will {…}

Carnegie Hall 2017 Review: Frederica Von Stade, Jake Heggie, Harolyn Blackwell, Credo & Dallas Street Choir Put Together Moving Concert Calling For Tolerance

This season classical music in New York experienced several firsts. The Metropolitan Opera presented “L’Amour de Loin,” the first opera composed by a woman to be seen at the Met in over a century. The newly revamped New York City Opera presented the American premiere of “Angels in America,” the first of its annual LGBTQ opera initiative to be presented {…}

All Walks of Life – How Frederica Von Stade, Jake Heggie & Harolyn Blackwell United Forces With Dallas Street Choir & Credo Choir At Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall. One of the great artistic temples in the world. A place so rich in musical history and tradition that only the greatest artists get a chance to showcase their talents on that stage. “Carnegie is one of the halls I love performing in,” soprano Harolyn Blackwell told OperaWire. “It is just standing on that stage and you think {…}