Victory Hall Opera Announces February Release of Documentary Film ‘Unsung’

Charlottesville, Virginia’s Victory Hall Opera (VHO) has announced the February 27 release of “Unsung,” a documentary film created after the cancellation of its production of “La traviata.” In response to the cancellation, Artistic Director Miriam Gordon-Stewart presented to the principals an exciting challenge: create a movie filmed only on iPhones, in their own cities, under Gordon-Stewart’s remote direction. “When the pandemic {…}

Renée Fleming, Renata Scotto, Joyce DiDonato, Juan Diego Flórez, Mirella Freni Headline Weeks 32 & 33 of Metropolitan Opera Nightly Streams

The Metropolitan Opera has announced the next two weeks of its streaming slate which will focus on opera’s greatest comedies and political dramas. Renée Fleming and Joyce DiDonato lead the way, appearing in three different streams each over the course of the two weeks. Here is a full rundown. Week 32– Operatic Comedies Monday, October 19 – Rossini’s Il Barbiere di {…}

Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen & Rachelle Durkin Highlight ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at Adelaide Festival 2021 Edition

(Credits: Dario Acosta / Rachelle Durkin official website) The Adelaide Festival has announced the centerpiece of its 2021 Edition. Benjamin Britten’s operatic masterwork “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” will make its Australian debut at the festival. The opera will star countertenor Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen in the role of Oberon; soprano Rachelle Durkin as Tytania; soprano Taryn Fiebig in the role of {…}

Leontyne Price, Anna Netrebko, Renée Fleming, Plácido Domingo & At Home Gala Headline Weeks 13 & 14 of Metropolitan Opera Nightly Streams

The Metropolitan Opera has announced Weeks 13 and 14 of its nightly streams. The streams will include music by Mozart, Bartok, Rossini, Handel, Verdi, and Glass. Also, audiences will get a chance to check out the At Home Gala once again. Monday, June 8 – Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito Conducted by Harry Bicket; starring Lucy Crowe, Barbara Frittoli, Elīna Garanča, {…}

Virginia Opera’s 2018-19 Season To Feature Cecilia Violetta Lopez, Zachary James & Danielle Pastin

The Virginia Opera has announced its 2018-19 season featuring four productions. Here is a look at what the company has in stock for prospective audiences! The season opens with Kurt Weill’s “Street Scene” featuring Maureen McKay, David Blalock, Jull Gardner, and Zachary James. Dorothy Danner directs the new production conducted by Adam Turner. Performance Dates: Sept. 28-Oct. 14, 2018 The season {…}