Zachary James, Othalie Graham, Renée Tatum, Lester Lynch Headline Nashville Opera’s 2021-22 Season

Nashville Opera has announced its 2021 season, which will include three opera productions. First up will be Marcus Hummon’s “Favorite Son,” which will be performed at the Noah Liff Opera Center. The work will star Darrell Scott, John Riesen, and Emma Grimsley. Performance Dates: Jan. 21-23, 2022 Next up will be Verdi’s “Rigoletto,” which will star Aleksey Bogdanov, Sarah Coburn, {…}

Nashville Opera Receives Grant from National Endowment of the Arts

The National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Mary Anne Carter has awarded $25,000 to Nashville Opera to support an enhanced partnership between Nashville Opera and Tennessee State University that provides access, promotes inclusion, and expands career pathways for African-American artists. The collaboration will include digital masterclasses, digital and/or live community-engagement panel discussions, and virtual outreach at HBCUs around the country. {…}

Kathryn Lewek, Elizabeth Caballero, & Michael Mayes Star in Nashville Opera’s 2019-20 Season

The Nashville Opera has announced its 2019-20 season which will feature four operas. The season opens with Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly,” featuring soprano Elizabeth Caballero as Cio-Cio San. The performances are set to take place at TPAC Jackson Hall. Performance Dates: Oct. 10, 12, 2019 In time for the holidays, the company will produce “Amahl and the Night Visitors,” with two {…}

Weekend Preview – North America (11/10-11/12): New Met Opera ‘Thaïs,’ & LA Opera/Beth Morrison Project’s ‘Persona’ Highlight Weekend With Over 70 Performances

Talk about a busy weekend. There will be over 70 opera performances around the country this weekend with a wide range of repertoire. North of the border, Pacific Opera Victoria showcases “Rattenbury” on Friday and Sunday and Opéra de Montreal showcases “La Cenerentola.” Teatro Municipal De Santiago presents “Aida” on Friday and Saturday while Atlanta Opera does a showcase of {…}