Heartbeat Opera Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring Adaptations of Beethoven, Puccini, and Verdi

New York’s Heartbeat Opera has announced its 2022-23 Season, which includes a video premiere and the company’s Spring Festival, featuring significant adaptions of Puccini’s “Tosca” and Verdi’s “Macbeth.” The Season kicks off with a free video premiere of Beethoven’s “Fidelio” featuring over 100 incarcerated singers from six prison choirs. Ethan Heard adapted and directed this re-imagining of the opera in {…}

Heartbeat Opera to Present ‘Messy Messiah’ This Holiday Season

Heartbeat Opera is set to present “Messy Messiah” in time for the holiday season. The showcase, which will feature an original script by Ethan Heard and Jacob Ashworth, will feature music from Händel’s “Messiah,” “Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker,” Barber’s “Vanessa,” Strauss’ “Die Fledermaus,” Purcell’s “King Arthur,” Vivaldi’s “Winter,” and “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” among others. All music will be arranged by Daniel {…}