Frederick Ballentine, Michael Mayes & Hiromi Omura Lead Utah Opera’s 2024-25 Season

The Utah Opera has announced its 2024-25 season. The season will open with Sondheim and Wheeler’s “Sweeney Todd.” Robert Tweten leads a cast that includes Michael Mayes as the demon barber himself, Audrey Babcock, Amy Owens, Megan Marino, and Christian Sanders. Doug Scholz-Carlson directs. Performance Dates: Oct. 12-20, 2024 Humperdinck’s “Hansel and Gretel” will be conducted by Stephanie Rhodes Russell {…}

Claudia Chapa, Virginie Verrez, Jonathan Burton, Anthony Clark Evans Headline Austin Opera’s 2023-24 Season

Austin Opera has unveiled its 2023-24 season. The season opens with “Pagliacci” starring Jonathan Burton, Anthony Clark Evans, Hailey Clark, Ben Taylor, and Rodell Rosel. Timothy Myers conducts a production by Tara Faircloth. Performance Dates: Nov. 4 & 5, 2023 Next up is “Cruzar la Cara de la Luna” with Daniel Noyola, Claudia Chapa, Cassandra Zoé Velasco, Efraín Solis, and {…}

Marina Costa-Jackson, Zachary Nelson & Nicole Cabell Lead North Carolina Opera’s 2022-23 Season

North Carolina Opera has announced its 2022-23 season, featuring two company premieres and audience favorites. Here’s what the company has in store for audiences. NCO will present its season opener and company premiere of Puccini’s “Manon Lescaut” in concert for one night only. The presentation stars Marina Costa-Jackson, Jonathan Burton, Levi Hernandez, and Donald Hartmann. NCO’s presentation of Puccini’s devastating {…}

Bryan Hymel, Janai Brugger & Stephen Powell Lead Opera Colorado’s 2022-23 Season

Opera Colorado has announced its 2022-23 season which will celebrate its 40th Anniversary Season and its biggest season yet. Catherine Martin sings the role of Santuzza in Mascagni’s “Cavalleria Rusticana” with Catherine Cook, Malcolm McKenzie, Roberto de Biasio, and Kira Dills-Desurra. Ari Pelto conducts the semi-staged production by David Lefkowich. Performance Date: Sept. 10, 2022 Verdi’s “Rigoletto” is set to {…}

John Holiday, Zachary Nelson, Zoie Reams, Alexander Elliott Birch Headline Des Moines Metro Opera’s 2021 Summer Festival

The Des Moines Metro Opera has announced its 2021 summer festival which will run between July 2 and 25. The company announced that its new season was developed in conjunction with the Medical Advisory Panel and that all 225 company members completed a COVID-19 vaccination series prior to their arrival for the festival. Additionally, all audience members will be required {…}