Chautauqua Opera Company & Conservatory Unveils 2023 Season

Chautauqua Opera Company and Conservatory has announced its 2023 season. The season kicks off with “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.” Steven Osgood conducts and Dennis Whiteheard Darling directs. The opera stars Kevin Burdette, Eve Gigliotti, Amanda Lynn Bottoms, Arnold Livingston Geis, Michael Colman, Angela Yam, Louis Tiemann, Felix Aguilar Tomlinson, and Brian Jeffers. Performance Dates: June 30 {…}

Belgian Government Reopens Theaters Following Council of State’s Ruling

(Credit: Johan Jacobs) The government of Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo has officially reopened theaters following a decision by the Council of State. Using an emergency procedure, the Council of State ruled that the government’s closure measures were not proportionate, and didn’t provide enough motives to understand why attending cultural performances was particularly dangerous for public health. Per the {…}