OperaUpClose & Manchester Camerata Present New Version of ‘The Flying Dutchman’ on Tour

OperaUpClose and Manchester Camerata will present a new production of Wagner’s “The Flying Dutchman” on a UK tour this summer. English novelist and poet Glyn Maxwell reworked the libretto for Laura Bowler and Robin Wallington’s 8-piece chamber orchestration of Wagner’s classic. Under the stage direction of Lucy Bradley performers, instrumentalists, and singers will all reside on the stage, breaking the {…}

Renaissance Woman – Huda I. Alkhamis-Kanoo, Founder of Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation, On Bringing Cultures Together Through Music

It was the afternoon following the Metropolitan Opera’s premiere of “Der Fliegende Holländer,” that I met a glowing Huda I. Alkhamis-Kanoo, the founder of the Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation (ADMAF) and the Abu Dhabi Festival. The Abu Dhabi Festival was one of four organizations co-producing the Met’s “Dutchman,” the other three being the Metropolitan Opera, L’Opéra de Québec, {…}

Operavision 2018-19: Watch Wagner’s ‘The Flying Dutchman’ From Latvian National Opera & Ballet

Opera Vision will start streaming a production of Wagner’s “The Flying Dutchman” live from the Latvian National Opera and Ballet on Sept. 28, 2018. Wagner’s first masterwork will feature Egils Silins as the titular character with Vida Mikneviciute as his star-crossed lover Senta and Ain Anger as her father Daland. Interpreting the role of Erik will be Corby Welch with {…}

Cincinnati Opera 2018 Summer Season To Include ‘As One’ And ‘Another Brick In The Wall’

The Cincinnati Opera has announced its 2018 summer festival. The festival kicks off with Verdi’s “La Traviata” on June 14, 2018. French soprano Norah Amsellem will sing the title role with Korean tenor Ji-Min Park as her lover Alfredo. Korean baritone Youngjoo An will make his company debut singing the role of Giorgio Germont. Bliss Hebert will stage direct the production designed {…}