Catapult Opera Gives American Premiere of Nadia Boulanger’s Only Opera, ‘La ville morte’

(Photo credit: ©Sophie von Hellermann) Catapult Opera is set to give the American premiere of Nadia Boulanger’s opera “La Ville Morte.” With a libretto by Gabriele d’Annunzio from his play of the same name, “La Ville Morte” is a tale of “suppressed lust and taboo turned lethal, the prisons of other people’s objectifying desires, and the liberatory potential of creativity.” {…}

Isabel Leonard, Michael Fabiano, Quinn Kelsey, Kangmin Justin Kim, Jamie Barton Headline Santa Fe Opera’s 2022 Season

Santa Fe Opera has announced its 2022 festival, which will run between July 1 through August 27, 2022. The season will include five new productions, 38 performances, one world premiere, one company premiere, and an international co-production. In sum, there will be 26 artists making their debuts and another 29 returning to the company. It all kicks off with “Carmen,” {…}

Susan Graham, Ryan McKinny, Amanda Echalaz To Host ‘Songs from the Santa Fe Opera’ Performance Series

Santa Fe Opera has announced a new digital performance series that will take place throughout July. The series, entitled “Songs from the Santa Fe Opera,” will celebrate the opening nights of the operas that the company was originally set to perform throughout the 2020 season. “We feel strongly about bringing the joy of opera to our communities during this difficult {…}

Nicole Cabell, Alek Shrader & Miles Mykkanen Lead Minnesota Opera 2018-19 Season

The Minnesota Opera has announced its 2018-19 season featuring five productions including one world premiere and two modern masterpieces. The season opens with Puccini’s rarely performed “La Rondine,” which tells the tale of Magda a lively courtesan in Paris. Celine Byrne makes her debut in the title role with Leonardo Capalbo as Ruggero. Octavio Cardenas directs the new production which is {…}