Top 5 Operas to See This Weekend – North America (4/13-15): Canadian Opera Company, Opera Omaha, Dallas Opera Lead Weekend

As expected, the opera companies are coming back in full force as the spring season sets in. This week we go around the continent with a mix of different operas, including classic works and modern operas. The Nightingale – Canadian Opera Company The Igor Stravinsky opera gets its first set of performances on Friday and Saturday. The production will be {…}

Top 5 Operas to See This Weekend – North America (Feb. 2-4): Lyric Opera of Chicago & Others Showcase Classic Repertory Staples

The opera world continues to showcase more and more around the continent and this week’s recommendations stretch around the US and Canada, with the focus solely on staples of the operatic canon. If last week’s emphasis on the modern was too much for the more conservative opera goer, then this week will offer a “palette cleanser” of sorts. I Puritani {…}

Weekend Preview (4/7-9) – USA: Anna Netrebko, Lawrence Brownlee & Eric Owens Lead Busy Weekend Which Features Performances in Memphis, Nashville, Tampa & Palm Beach Among Others

It is going to be a busy opera weekend around the US with a plethora of companies, both large and small, giving new productions and old. Opera Memphis will showcase three works throughout the weekend including Peter Hilliard’s “Blue Viola” on Friday and Saturday, Jake Heggie’s “Three Decembers” on Saturday,” and John Musto’s “Later the Same Evening” on Saturday. Palm {…}