Limmie Pulliam, Jeni Houser & David Blalock Lead Madison Opera’s 2023-24 Season

The Madison Opera has announced its 2023-24 season. Here are the three productions. Michelle Johnson sings the title role of Puccini’s “Tosca“ with Limmie Pulliam as Cavaradossi and Craig Irvin as Scarpia. John DeMain conducts the production by Frances Rabalais. Performance Dates: Nov. 3 & 5, 2023 Joseph Bologne’s “The Anonymous Lovers” will star Keely Futterer, David Blalock, and Yazid Gray. {…}

Amanda Majeski, Elizabeth Caballero & Craig Irvin Lead Madison Opera’s 2022-23 Season

The Madison Opera in Wisconsin has announced its 2022-23 season featuring three productions. The season opens with Strauss’ “Salome” starring Amanda Majeski, Craig Irvin, Dennis Petersen, Lauren Decker, and Chaz’men Williams-Ali. John DeMain conducts the production by Keturah Stickann. Performance Dates: Nov. 4 & 6, 2022 The company will present a double bill of Bernstein’s “Trouble in Tahiti” and Kurt Weill’s “The {…}

Top 5 Operas to See This Weekend – North America (4/27-29): Ailyn Pérez, Frederica Von Stade, Elizabeth Caballero Among Divas to Reign Supreme This Weekend

It’s a crowded weekend and thus a major challenge to select from the numerous options. The five here were our favorites, but by all means, head over to the other companies not listed here and check out the opera offerings they have. There were truly more than we could imagine. Here are our picks, in alphabetical order by company. Houston {…}

Weekend Preview – USA (11/3-5): Saratoga Opera, Opera Omaha, Anchorage Opera, Opera Naples Among Companies Opening New Productions

This weekend will feature a ton of opera across North America, with companies opening a number of productions and others closing them up. First, let’s take a look at the new runs opening this week. Saratoga Opera’s “La Traviata” gets its first performances on Friday and Sunday while Opera Omaha presents its only two “Tosca” showcases of the year those {…}

Weekend Preview (4/21-23) – North America: Sondra Radvonovsky’s ‘Tosca’ At LA Among Dozens Of Opera Selections Across USA

Let’s just throw it out there. You could be anywhere in the U.S. this weekend and find an opera somewhere nearby. The Metropolitan Opera will have a few performances over the weekend, namely “Der Rosenkavalier” on Friday, an HD broadcast of the Saturday matinee of “Eugene Onegin” and “Rigoletto” in the evening. Also in New York, Tri-Cities Opera will perform {…}