Latest Operas Stories

2009-01-13 08:00:00

MILAN, Italy Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ - International opera star and Grammy Award winner Mark S. Doss is returning to Milan's legendary Teatro alla Scala (La Scala) to star in The Makropulos Case, the three-act opera by Czech master Leos Janacek, running from January 16 to February 3, 2009. Mr.

2008-12-05 06:35:00

FATIMA, Portugal, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Read about the man behind one of the central myths of the modern world, the man who reportedly sold his soul to the devil, in E.A.

2008-11-03 18:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Pittsburgh Opera announces the world premiere of the revised version of The Grapes of Wrath, a new opera based on John Steinbeck's novel, by Ricky Ian Gordon and Michael Korie. Both Gordon and Korie will be in Pittsburgh to supervise the production.

2008-10-20 15:00:20

On October 30, November 1, 8, 13 and 15, 2008 San Francisco Parlor Opera will perform W.A. Mozart's masterpiece Cosi Fan Tutte. All performances will take place at their new location at 1652 Hayes Street in San Francisco.

2008-10-12 12:00:09

By Edward Reichel Deseret News One benefit in heading the orchestra department at a university is the prospect of conducting a broad variety of music. And that makes Brigham Young University's Kory Katseanes very happy.

2008-10-12 12:00:09

By Edward Reichel Deseret News Giacomo Puccini's "Madame Butterfly" has the distinction of being one of the most produced operas in the United States. It's a crowd pleaser, with its beautiful melodies and heart-wrenching story of passion and shattered love. It was also one of Puccini's favorites.

2008-10-12 03:00:13

By Tanner, Michael Cavalleria rusticana & I Pagliacci English National Opera Don Giovanni Royal Opera Cavalleria rusticana and I Pagliacci tend to be regarded by opera buffs as a couple of blowsy old tarts, still plying their trade long after they could plausibly expect any decent customers, and only to be contemplated or tolerated if they are wearing heavy disguise rather than merely thick layers of cosmetics.

2008-10-12 00:00:24

By Anna Picard It may be slick and prettily dressed, but Cimarosa's marriage- market opera sorely lacks substance Classical Theatre Royal GLASGOW Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique/Gardiner Royal Festival Hall LONDON Among the greatest and best-loved operas, very few depend on behaviour unimaginable today.

2008-10-10 12:00:23

WHAT: Cineplex Entertainment is pleased to announce that the third season of The Met: Live in HD continues with an afternoon transmission of Richard Strauss's Salome this Saturday October 11th at 1 PM ET/10 AM PT, hosted by acclaimed soprano Deborah Voigt.

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