Top 5 Operas to See This Weekend – North America (7/6-8): Francesca Zambello, Central City Opera, & Andy Warhol-Inspired ‘Bohème’ Lead Weekend

It’s a busy weekend filled with a plethora of amazing choices for opera audiences around North America. The selections feature a wide-range of repertoire, from newer operas to classic repertory gems. Here are our top five for the weekend, in alphabetical order by company. The Magic Flute – Central City Opera The CCO opens its summer season with Mozart’s famed {…}

Weekend Preview USA (8/18-20): Seagle Music Colony Concocts ‘My Fair Lady,’ While Glimmerglass, Santa Fe, Etc. Finish Out Runs

If you read last weekend’s preview, this week’s might look awfully familiar. The reality? A lot of the same companies are going strong and showcasing the same repertoire. But before we dive into those, let’s look at the new addition of the weekend, Seagle Music Colony’s production of “My Fair Lady,” which will play on Friday throughout the day. The Bard {…}

Weekend Preview – USA (7/21-23): ‘The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs’ Makes It World Premiere

A major world premiere takes place this weekend, as the summer opera season continues around the US. The big premiere is none other than Santa Fe Opera’s “The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs,” which gets its first performance on Saturday, July 22, 2017. Pittsburgh Festival Opera will unveil “Intermezzo” for two performances on Friday and Sunday while Glow Lyric Theatre showcases {…}

Weekend Preview – USA (7/14-16): Leah Crocetto, Portland Opera, Wolf Trap Opera All Weekend Must-Sees

The summer festival season continues with a few companies putting on new and exciting productions. Portland Opera showcases its new production of “Così fan tutte” on Friday, while Wolf Trap Opera unveils its own “Tosca.” Pittsburgh Opera Festival debuts its own “Xerxes” production that same night. Charlottesville Opera continues its production of “Rigoletto,” as does Central City Opera with “Carmen,” {…}