Top 5 Operas to See This Weekend – North America (1/26-28): San Diego Opera & NYC Opera Showcase Latino Works, With More Modern Works Headlining Weekend

Last week was rife with modern opera in our top five works to see during the weekend. And this weekend will be no different with a number of companies experimenting and promoting new music. Cruzar la Cara de la Luna – New York City Opera The New York City Opera brings the world’s first-ever mariachi opera to its stage this {…}

NYC Opera & Bryant Park To Offer ‘Los Elementos’ Encore, Verdi, ‘La Fanciulla del West,’ Among Other Concerts

New York City Opera will continue its relationship with Bryant Park this summer, featuring a number of productions. The company kicked off this series last week with “Los Elementos,” but there will be an encore performance on May 30, 2017. OperaWire reviewed a previous performance of the opera, writing, “In general, it was a great performance and City Opera can {…}

Weekend Preview (1/13-15) – USA: Seattle & Atlanta Back in Action As Candide Ends Run At NYC Opera

Another weekend in 2017, even more operatic activity around the United States. Of course the Metropolitan Opera continues its busy schedule with “Il Barbiere di Sivilgia,” “La Bohème” and “Roméo et Juliette” the three major offerings with such stars as Javier Camarena, Pretty Yende, Ailyn Pérez, Michael Fabiano, Vittorio Grigolo and Diana Damrau leading the casts for their respective operas {…}