Opera Meets Film: How Haymarket Opera Creates a Unique Operatic Experience Through its ‘Orlando’ Film

(Credit: Anna Cillan) Following the halt on live performances due to COVID-19, opera houses and companies alike were forced to reform how they brought music to their traditionally in-person audiences. Via digital means, like prerecorded content, subscription-based videos, and online events, the traditional venues of opera were radically altered. But as lockdowns start to end, and restrictions begin to be {…}

Haymarket Opera Company Receives Grant for National Endowment for the Arts for Upcoming Filmed Production of ‘Orlando’

Haymarket Opera Company has announced that the National Endowment for the Arts has awarded the company with its first NEA grant for their upcoming production of Handel’s “Orlando.” The filmed production stars Bejun Mehta, Kim Jones, Emily Fons, Erica Schuller, and Dave Goverston. It follows on the success of the organization’s filmed versions of “Acis and Galatea” in 2020 and {…}