Katherine Goforth Awarded the First “True Voice Award” on International Transgender Day of Visibility

Photo credit: Dallas Symphony In recognition of International Transgender Day of Visibility, Washinton National Opera announced Katherine Goforth as the first recipient of the “True Voice Award.” The new award was created specifically for transgender or nonbinary opera artists by the creators of “As One,” Kimberly Reed, Laura Kaminsky, and Mark Campbell in collaboration with Washington National Opera. The “True {…}

Hawai’i Opera Theatre To Present Digital World Premiere of Laura Kaminsky & Kimberly Reed’s ‘Hometown To The World’

(Credit: Hawai’i Opera Theatre official website) The Hawai’i Opera Theatre has announced the upcoming digital world premiere of Laura Kaminsky and Kimberly Reed’s newest opera “Hometown to the World” on May 21, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. HST. The stream will be available thereafter for purchase. The work was commissioned by the Santa Fe Opera and co-commissioned by the Hawai’i Opera {…}

Teatro Español Announces the European Premiere of ‘As One’

(Credit: Esmeralda Martin) The Teatro Español has announced that it will present the European premiere of Campbell, Reed, and Kaminsky’s “As One” on September 24, 2020 in a co-production with the Teatro Arriaga. The opera will spotlight mezzo-soprano Inés Olabarria-Smith and baritone Enrique Sánchez-Ramos. The Bauhaus String Quartet will accompany the two singers. Carlos Calvo Tapia will conduct the production {…}