New Orleans Opera Association Announces that GM & Artistic Director to Step Down

New Orleans Opera Association has announced that its General and Artistic Director Clare Burovac will step down. Burovac commenced her tenure back in July 2020 and saw an audience increase of 11 percent; moreover, subscription packages reached 133 percent of projected revenue. Burovac programmed the company’s 2023-24 season. However, per her own admission in an official press statement, Burovac could {…}

Lisette Oropesa, Laquita Mitchell, Kenneth Overton, Katrina Galka, Yongzhao Yu Star in New Orleans Opera Association’s 2023-24 season

(Credit: Steven Harris) New Orleans Opera Association has announced its 2023-24 season. “The New Orleans Opera Association is proud to bring another robust season of opera to our beautiful city – the North American birthplace of the art form,” said Clare Burovac, General and Artistic Director, in an official press statement. “Incredible stories will be told through well-loved classics, new {…}

New Orleans Opera Association & Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra Announces Joint Appointment of New Assistant Director of Communications

The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra and New Orleans Opera Association have announced the appointment of Mariah Forde has been appointed Assistant Director of Communications in a move aimed at bringing the organizations together in partnership. Forde, who kicked off her tenure in 2023, will work with both companies to develop their brands and develop their relationships with local communities. “The Louisiana {…}

Opera In the Big Easy – New Orleans Opera Association Robert Lyall On Developing The City’s Rich Operatic Tradition

(Credit: Brittney Werner) If you visit New Orleans today, you can pop into the Napoleon House, the supposed location in which the former emperor would live out his days in North America. The music that you’ll hear while sipping your Pimm’s Cup in the 200-year-old house-turned-bar is classical. Beethoven’s “Eroica” symphony is on repeat, after all, the maestro wrote it {…}

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 {…}