Manhattan Opera Repertory Ensemble Receives Opera America Grant

The Manhattan Opera Repertory Ensemble (MORE Opera) has been named as one of the recipients of OPERA America’s “NYC Opera Grants: Support for Small-Budget Companies.” The New York City-based nonprofit opera company focuses on providing vocal arts education and culturally responsive musical programming to underserved communities. The $25,000 grant will provide vital funding for MORE Opera to engage in strategic {…}

Toledo Opera Joins OPERA America’s ‘Opera Passport’ Program

Toledo Opera has joined OPERA America’s “Opera Passport” program. The program grants ticket discounts for tickets of 10 percent or more on performances in North America. There are currently 85 companies involved in the initiative. “Our membership with OPERA America not only enhances our credibility but also opens up opportunities for collaboration, networking, and sharing best practices with other esteemed {…}

OPERA America Announces Winners of $185,000 in 2024 Repertoire Development Grants

OPERA America has announced the recipients of its 2024 Repertoire Development Grants. In sum, these awards total $185,000. American Lyric Theater received a grant for its upcoming production of “She Who Dared” by Jasmine Barnes and Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton. Calgary Opera, in collaboration with Vancouver Opera, received a grant for Ian Cusson, Parmela Attariwala, and Yvette Nolan’s “Namwayut.” Des Moines {…}

The Atlanta Opera Reaches ‘Budget One’ Status in 2024-25 Season

The Atlanta Opera’s Board of Directors announced that the company will achieve “Budget One” status in 2024–25. By reaching the $15 million operational threshold designated by industry service agency Opera America, The Atlanta Opera joins the Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Washington National Opera and the opera companies of Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Santa Fe and Seattle {…}