Odyssey Opera to Present US Premiere of Rachmaninoff’s ‘Troika’

On September 25, 2022, Odyssey Opera will return to live performances with the American premiere of Rachmaninoff’s “Troika.” This concert performance will feature the three one-act operas which comprise the trilogy: “Aleko,” “The Miserly Knight,” and “Francesca da Rimini.” Company founder Gil Rose will conduct a cast including tenors Yegishe Manucharyan, Andrew Bidlack and Spencer Hamlin; basses Mikhail Svetlov, and {…}

The Boston Modern Orchestra Project & Odyssey Opera Team Up for ‘As Told By: History, Race, and Justice on the Opera Stage’

The Boston Modern Orchestra Project and Odyssey Opera have announced a collaboration to perform the Work of Black Composers with a New Five-Year Opera Series. The new series “As Told By: History, Race, and Justice on the Opera Stage” will feature neglected repertoire, current masterpieces, and new operas by Black American composers that depict vital figures of Black liberation and {…}

Odyssey Opera Set to Present Rare Rossini Masterpiece as Part of Tudor Season

(Credit: Imaginarium Creative Studios) Odyssey Opera is set to continue its Tudor season with “Elisabeta, Regina d’Inghilterra” on March 13-15, 2020 at the Huntington Avenue Theatre in Boston, Massachusetts. The production of the Rossini opera, which was written by Giovanni Schmidfrom, will feature Serena Farnocchia in the title role with Eric Fennell as the Earl of Leicester and Spencer Hamlin {…}

‘Maria, Regina d’Inghilterra’ To Continue Odyssey Opera’s Tudor Series

Odyssey Opera continues its Tudor-inspired season with the fully-staged production of Pacini’s “Maria, Regina d’Inghilterra.” The opera was inspired by a play by Victor Hugo and has largely been overlooked throughout history. Gil Rose conducts the Bel Canto masterwork with Amy Shoremount-Obra as Queen Mary and rising star Alisa Jordheim as Clotilde Talbot. In a press release, Odyssey Opera noted, {…}

Q & A: Gil Rose On Resurrecting Saint-Saëns’ ‘Henry VIII’

(Credit: Kathy Wittman) Boston’s Odyssey Opera has revealed that it will be “crossing the pond to merry old England” for its seventh season, which will feature a plethora of rarely performed Tudor-themed operas by a variety of composers. The company’s Founder and General-Artistic Director, Gil Rose, recently shared some insight with OperaWire on the upcoming season, particularly its exciting opener: a quasi-premiere {…}