OPERA America Announces 2022 Opera Hall of Fame Inductees and National Opera Trustee Recognition Award Recipients

OPERA America has announced “OPERA America Salutes,” a celebration of opera’s outstanding leaders and the organization’s next 50 years. The March 4, 2022 event honoring artists, producers, and champions of the art form, will take place at The University Club of New York, and be hosted by mezzo-soprano, Denyce Graves. OPERA America will funnel the proceeds for the event into {…}

Opera America Announces Recipients of the Opera Grants for Women Composers Program

Opera America has announced the recipients of its 2021 Discovery Grants from the Opera Grants for Women Composers program. In sum, the winners will receive $100,000 dollars in support; grants were generously supported by the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation. This year’s winners include Gelsey Bell for “mɔːnɪŋ,” Christina Campanella for “The Visitation,” Asako Hirabayashi for “Hebi-onna (Snake Woman),” Angel Lam {…}

Lawrence Brownlee to Open Opera America’s Opera Conference 2021

One week remains to register for Opera America’s Opera Conference 2021 which runs from May 10th, 2021 – May 27, 2021. The opera field will come together to discuss and address key opportunities as the industry rebuilds after devastating closures. The conference’s first week, “Artists at the Center”  highlights significant innovations produced by individual artists during the pandemic. Opening Session {…}