Houston Grand Opera News - Friday, September 19, 2014Houston Grand OperaPlacido Domingo Reunites With Protege Arturo Chacon-Cruz [former HGO Studio artist] in L.A. ...Hollywood ReporterFor tenor Arturo Chacon-Cruz, it all began with La Traviata. He was 21 at the time and had no idea what he wanted to do with his life, but knew it wasn't opera, ...WNO's 'Florencia': the Amazon and Magic of MarquezGeorgetowner... the project was practically something of an old home-week effort, a way to return to a work she had first directed in its 1996 debut at the Houston Grand Opera.In Skylight's 'Cinderella,' couture makes the characterWisconsin GazetteA Houston native who began by designing corsets and period costumes for the Miami City Ballet and the Houston Grand Opera, Galindo is a personal friend of ...Video: Vancouver Opera's production of CarmenVancouver SunDirector Joel Ivany discusses the Vancouver Opera production of Carmen. Director Joel Ivany discusses the Vancouver Opera production of Carmen.MUSICIANS ACCUSE ATLANTA OF FINANCIAL INCOMPETENCESlippediscWhat happened to the millions they raised? the land they sold? Who let the arts center get into such deficit? General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®Trader Turns Opera Villain as Currency Turmoil Opens New CareersBloombergAs a result, hundreds of traders, sales representatives and analysts have decamped to professions including opera, glass blowing and ski-equipment ...The Met Prepares for Opening NightNew York TimesWe go backstage at New York's Metropolitan Opera, as singers, musicians, wig makers, scenic artists and others race to be ready for the big season opening on ...Houston Grand Opera News - Thursday, September 18, 2014Houston Grand OperaNew Horizons Symphony features operatic ariasDeming HeadlightThis coming fall, Ms. Sanchez will join the Houston Grand Opera as an associate chorus member and continue vocal studies with Julie Simson at Rice University ...Universo de García Márquez llega a Washington con una ópera en ...El Pais - Cali Colombia... por primera vez en la capital estadounidense, en cinco funciones a partir de este sábado, casi 20 años después de su estreno en laHouston Grand Opera.General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®At LA Opera, Big Voices and Big VisionLA Downtown News OnlineDOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - Last Monday afternoon, Marta Domingo wandered through the halls of Los Angeles Opera's offices in the Dorothy Chandler ...UPDATE Audra McDonald May Star in Sexed up “Sub Sondheim ...Show Biz 411But one thing about “Hello Again” is that it's often staged just with a bed, and the actors simulating various acts as they sing very lightopera. The director is Tom ...Zombie opera wins award for Midland composerTimes onlineTodd Goodman of Midland won The American Prize in Composition -- Theater Division for "Night of the Living Dead: The Opera," which premiered last October ...A New Boxed Set of Maria Callas Recordings Does Justice to the ...New York ObserverIt's impossible to be indifferent to Maria Callas and her art. One thing everyone who loves opera has in common is a relationship with that diva, the ...THE MET SEASON, AS SEEN BY THE DRUMMERSlippediscRob Knopper of the Met orchestra offers a guide through the season from his perspective. Hilarious and surprisingly enlightening.Houston Grand Opera News - Wednesday, September 17, 2014Houston Grand OperaHouston Grand Opera anuncia la temporada del 60 AniversarioHostnews TravellerEsto es lo que teníamos en mente planificando esta nueva temporada”, explicó Patrick Summers, Director Artístico y Musical deHouston Grand Opera. “Contar ... General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®San Antonio's opera history significant but patchySan Antonio Express-NewsHappiness. Disappointment. Ruination. Renewed hope. Those ingredients help turn opera plots. They also could apply to the history of opera in San Antonio, ...Serse, English National Opera, 15 September 2014BoulezianHaving won an Olivier award on its first outing in the anniversary year of 1985, Hytner's production lightly frames an opera which, if we are honest, has ...Bertrand de Billy Cancels Vienna State Opera AppearancesNew York Times (blog)The Vienna State Opera continues to bleed conductors. Less than two weeks after the surprise resignation of its music director, Franz Welser-Möst, the French ...Arizona Opera stages 'Dead Man Walking,' 'Purple Sage'Az CentralArizona Opera has long had a reputation for playing it safe with familiar, crowd-pleasing fare such as "La Boheme" and "Carmen" — until now. On Monday, Sept.A TIMES CRITIC CROSSES THE LINE OF MALICESlippediscHe concludes: Coote’s mezzo is still a great instrument, but I won’t hurry to hear her murder Handel again.Houston Grand Opera News - Tuesday, September 16, 2014Houston Grand OperaHouston Grand Opera anuncia la temporada del 60 AniversarioCanal PlusEsto es lo que teníamos en mente planificando esta nueva temporada”, explicó Patrick Summers, Director Artístico y Musical deHouston Grand Opera. “Contar ...Rigoletto Hunt Rakusin Blake Shore Gill Houston Grand Opera 1976FrequencyRigoletto-- Hunt, Rakusin, Blake, Shore, Gill Houston Grand Opera 1976. 49m ago. SOURCE. houston. Tags. houston · joseph shore · rockwell blake ... General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®Otello, English National OperaThe Arts DeskFrom one great operatic storm to another. 2014 opened at English National Operawith David Alden's Peter Grimes, gale-tossed and wet with ...2nd Conductor Resigns From Vienna State OperaABC NewsThe Vienna State Opera has lost its second star conductor in less than two weeks. Bertrand de Billy says he refuses to work underopera director Dominique ...The Perfect American review: New Philip Glass production an opera ...Sydney Morning HeraldIf the reason for a festival's existence is to take risks, then there could have been no riskier production than Philip Glass' new opera, The Perfect American.DON’T BLINK VIDEO: FLAUTIST PLAYS ON WITH BUTTERFLY ON HER FACESlippediscThis is Yukie Ota last night at the Carl Nielsen international flute competition in Odense. She doesn’t miss a beat.Houston Grand Opera News - Monday, September 15, 2014Houston Grand OperaWortham Center as rich, intriguing as its performancesHouston ChronicleThe home of the Houston Ballet and the Houston Grand Opera, the Wortham Center is one of the most prominent and renowned performing arts facilities in the ...Marin Mazzie Joins 'GETTING TO KNOW YOU' Benefit at Bucks County Playhouse This MonthBroadway World... Marvin Hamlisch, Skitch Henderson, Keith Lockhart, Paul Gemignani, Peter Nero, Patrick Summers, John Mauceri, and Doc Severinson to name a ...General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®No death knell: Pittsburgh symphony and opera strive to attract newcomersPittsburgh Post GazetteAndy Reamer, a member of the White Tie Group, a jazz ensemble made up of symphony musicians, plays the drums during a Pittsburgh Symphony ...William Tell, Welsh National OperaThe Arts DeskTell none the less lives on, if nowhere else, in Schiller's play and Rossini's operabased on it, of which everyone knows the overture and – perhaps ...STAGE TUBE: Lincoln Center's Own SWEENEY TODD, Bryn Terfel, Takes onOpera v. Musical ...Broadway WorldIs Stephen Sondheim's SWEENEY TODD an opera or a musical? Bass-baritone Bryn Terfel, who recently starred in Lincoln Center's production, gives ...Metropolitan Opera reduces non-union jobs in expected cost-cutting ...New York Business JournalThe New York Metropolitan Opera is proceeding with layoffs weeks after reaching new agreements with its unions, a dispute that had threatened the start of the ...WHY SIZE MATTERS IN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRASSlippediscHere are five reasons why downsizing orchestras will not work, either in Belfast or in Atlanta.Houston Grand Opera News - Friday, September 12, 2014Houston Grand Opera NewsLove/hate: Opera lovers sing the art form's praisesSan Jose Mercury NewsSince then I have moved to Texas, but I'm still a season subscriber, to the Austin Lyric Opera and the Houston Grand Opera. I'm learning to sing. Why? Because ...Pet project: Saint Arnold renames beer to benefit man's best friendHouston ChronicleBuffalo Bayou Brewing, for example, made a beer called Figaro for the Houston Grand Opera in honor of its "Barber of Seville" production and 8th Wonder ...General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®Metropolitan Opera Changes $25 Tickets ProgramNew York TimesThe Metropolitan Opera is modifying its program that offers $25 tickets in some of the priciest sections of the opera house by moving it onto the ...S.F. Opera musicians ratify new 4-year contractSFGate-12 hours agoShareWith a minimum of strife or public posturing, members of the San Francisco OperaOrchestra have ratified a new contract with the company that ...San Diego Opera Company opens 50th seasonU-T San Diegophoto The San Diego Opera will stage 'La bohème' by Giacomo Puccini Jan. 24, 27, 29 and Feb. 1 at San Diego Civic Theatre. Courtesy.Playboy model, cheap seats lure youth to London's Royal Opera ...Town HallLONDON (Reuters) - The Royal Opera House rolled out the red carpet for young people on Thursday for season opener "Anna Nicole," based on the life of ...Violinist overcomes ‘incurable’ tremor in Israeli surgical videoSlippediscNaomi Elishuv, originally from Lithiania, gave up playing in orchestras 20 years ago after being beset by a condition known as essential tremor.Houston Grand Opera News - Thursday, September 11, 2014Houston Grand Opera NewsEric Owens [former HGO Studio artist] Is Conquering the Opera WorldChicago magazine9 under the baton of the CSO's music director, Riccardo Muti, is a hot booking with the world's top opera houses and orchestras. The Philadelphia native rose to ...Kerns review: Soprano Fleming provides surprises, inspires ...Lubbock Online... Day baby in 1959 who, in 1988, won a Metropolitan Opera Audition and also debuted in the Houston Grand Opera production of “The Marriage of Figaro.”.El Liceu abre su temporada con 'El barbero de Sevilla' más ...LainformacionFont también ha explicado este miércoles en rueda de prensa que la producción, estrenada en 2011 en la Houston Grand Opera, podrá verse hasta el 25 de ...General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®London's Royal Opera targets youngest-ever audienceReutersAlongside staples such as Puccini's "La Boheme", the Royal Opera's2014/15 ... The work is the first for this age group to be produced by the Royal Opera, ...Santa Fe Opera reports record fund-raising, second highest ticket ...Albuquerque Journal“Le Rossignol,” with Anthony Michaels-Moore and Erin Morley, was one of the operas performed this past season at the Santa Fe Opera. (Photo by Ken Howard).National opera review should lead to a sustainable modelThe AustralianTHE federal government's review of opera should be welcomed by all those who love the art form, and equally by those with a bad case of diva envy. 10 Composers in fast carsSlippediscBritten takes the boys out for a rideHouston Grand Opera News - Wednesday, September 10, 2014Houston Grand Opera
100 Creatives 2014: Octavio Moreno, Opera SingerHouston PressWhat He Does: Moreno is an opera singer who has sung at Opera in the Heights and was in Houston Grand Opera's specially commissioned mariachi opera ...Washington National Opera Presents AN EVENING WITH ...Broadway World... house and role debuts next season as Desdemona in Verdi's Otello at HoustonGrand Opera and as Micae?la in Bizet's Carmen at the Metropolitan Opera.'An American Soldier' honors life, memory of Danny ChenThe International ExaminerHuang's latest project is Bound for the Houston Grand Opera, a true story that concerns a Vietnamese immigrant high school student who was jailed for truancy ...Corpus Christi Mariachi Music Fest returns SaturdayCorpus Christi Caller TimesThe music ensemble also performed the first mariachi opera with theHouston Grand Opera, along with Mariachi Vargas, in 2011 and with the Chicago Lyric ...UNC Process Series' “New Generation Project” Makes the African ...Triangle A&EIn the past, Marquita Lister [former HGO Studio artist] has sung with the San Francisco Bay Opera, Houston Grand Opera, the Montreal Opera, Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, Grosses ...General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®Musicians Union Ratifies Met Opera ContractNew York Times (blog)-20 hours agoShareLocal 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, which represents the players in the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, announced on Tuesday that its members ...Opera singer Magda Olivero's voice represented era of grand ...The Globe and MailHer long second act – she made her Metropolitan Opera debut at 65 and continued to sing elsewhere for decades – was driven in no small part by the ardour of ...'Neither,' ignored in US, gets extravagant German stagingLos Angeles TimesThe festival was founded in 2002 by the late opera impresario Gerard Mortier, who had the idea of attracting federal money for the arts by turning the Ruhr's ...Report: Juilliard loses $1billion fundraiserSlippediscHe will not easily be replaced. It’s buy your own pencils from now on.Houston Grand Opera News - Tuesday, September 9, 2014Houston Grand Opera
The Houston Grand Opera Launches its 60th Season with Verdi's ...Broadway WorldJoin Houston Grand Opera for an evening of celebration as it opens its 60th anniversary season with a dramatic production of Verdi's Otello followed by an ...The Met Opera to Open 2014-15 Season With New Production of ...Broadway WorldShe has also sung Licenza in Mozart's Il Sogno di Scipione at Gotham Chamber Opera, Donna Anna at Houston Grand Opera, Fiordiligi at Opera Theatre of ...General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®Review: San Francisco Opera's season-opening 'Norma'San Jose Mercury NewsDirected by Kevin Newbury, the new production of "Norma" at San Francisco Opera is a very good one, though Friday's season-opening performance ...Standout fashion at the San Francisco Opera's opening night ballSFGateThat swanky black-tie party at City Hall on Friday was supposed to have been the 92nd season opener of the San Francisco Opera. But forget opera ...Korngold's 'Tote Stadt,' one century laterBoston GlobeWhen Odyssey Opera performs a keenly anticipated concert version of Korngold's opera “Die Tote Stadt” next week, it will be, strange to say, the first ...La Scala's catcalling loggionisti continue their restivenessThe GuardianGeneral view of La Scala. Franco-Sicilian opera divo Roberto Alagna has pulled out of a forthcoming production of Werther. Photograph: Vittorio ...What you can do to help the locked-out Atlanta musiciansSlippediscRead, share and apply. Click here.Houston Grand Opera News - Monday, September 8, 2014Houston Grand Opera
Opera review: 'Susannah' a marvel too often overlookedSFGateReligious hypocrisy, to our great sorrow, doesn't change very dramatically over the millennia. The same themes that run through the ancient tales - lust for power ...Rossini's Cinderella Story 'La Cenerentola' Set for PBS's GREAT ...Broadway WorldJoyce DiDonato has sung Angelina at major opera houses all over the world, including La Scala, the Bavarian State Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Paris's ...General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®Press Release: Domingo extends contract through 2019LA Opera(Los Angeles) September 5, 2014 — Board Chairman Marc Stern announced today that LA Opera's Board of Directors has extended Plácido ...Reader View: Opera's presentations remain true to sourcesSanta Fe New MexicanI am surprised that Duane W. Roller, a “historian and archaeologist,” should immerse himself in generalizations when criticizing The Santa Fe Opera ...Stop, Frisk, SingThe New Yorker“Stop and Frisk” is the first scene of a three-part opera in progress called “Independence Eve,” which takes place on July 3rd in three different eras and consists ...First Lyric Opera Costume Sale In 10 Years Draws Huge CrowdDNAinfoThe Lyric Opera has hosted a costume sale only once before, in 2004, when it moved out of a warehouse in Pilsen. At Saturday's event, only 200 ...Atlanta to musicians: Your keys have been de-activatedSlippedisc In a move unrelated to the musicians lockout, we understand that the ASO has fired its supervising ushers, relying on volunteers in future. Here’s the letter they were sent.Houston Grand Opera News - Friday, September 5, 2014Houston Granda Opera
Family remembers Nicaraguan first ladyHouston ChronicleDuring the 1980s and '90s she was a reoccurring patron at Houston Grand Opera. Despite the controversial reign of her husband and his family, Fernando ...Soprano Ailyn Perez Crowns 2014-15 with Debuts at The Met and ...Broadway WorldFor her inaugural appearances at Houston Grand Opera, Pérez makes her role debut as Desdemona in Otello, opposite Simon O'Neill in the title role of the ...Jamie Barton [former HGO Studio artist] Sings 'Adalgisa' in San Francisco Opera's NORMA ...Broadway WorldMs. Barton's 2014-15 Season includes Giovanna Seymour (Anna Bolena) with Lyric Opera of Chicago, Fricka (Die Walküre) with Houston Grand Opera, .Rachel Willis-Sørensen [former HGO Studio artist] to Make Met Debut, Replacing Amanda ...Broadway WorldShe has also sung Licenza in Mozart's Il Sogno di Scipione at Gotham Chamber Opera, Donna Anna at Houston Grand Opera, Fiordiligi at Opera Theatre of ...Popular 'Stellar Evening' Returns at LSC-KingwoodThe TribuneMany perform with prestigious organizations such as the Houston Grand OperaOrchestra and Chorus, Houston Ballet, Houston Symphony, Da Camera Society, ...General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®Don't Miss the Opera in the PitHuffington PostI am occasionally asked, on panels, and in master classes, why it is important for an opera composer to write well for the orchestra, do their own ...Welser-Moest Quits as Vienna Opera Music ChiefABC NewsFranz Welser-Moest is quitting as music director of the Vienna StateOpera, citing differences with opera director Dominique Meyer. Welser-Moest says his ...The Magic Flute review: Mozart's opera is a magical successBelfast TelegraphA giant snake, a man who dresses like a bird, and ritualistic acolytes behaving oddly - The Magic Flute may well be Mozart's most popularopera musically, but ...Exclusive: How deep is Atlanta’s black hole?SlippediscThat’s what the Atlanta dispute is really about. It’s quite black and white.Houston Grand Opera News - Thursday, September 4, 2014Houston Grand OperaGreat Expectations: A New Season Of New MusicNPR (blog)-13 hours agoShareHouston Grand Opera puts a new spin on Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, premiering Dec. 5. Simon Callow, best known as an actor in such movies as ...Transported + Renewed explore's Houston's East End Sept. 1 to ...Your Houston News-Sep 3, 2014ShareOn September 19 and 20, Houston Grand Opera/HGOco will present Past the Checkpoints by composer David Hanlon and writer Joann Farías at Talento ...Accordion music to fill East EndHouston ChroniclePast the Checkpoints: Mariachi Aztlan trumpeter David Moreno's story of growing up undocumented in Texas. Presented by Houston Grand Opera. 7 p.m. Sept. 19 and 4 p.m. Sept. 20 at Talento Bilingue de Houston, 333 S. Jensen.American Opera Projects and Lively Works Add Performance to 9/10 ...Broadway World(Houston Grand Opera); Positions 1956 (Knitting Factory, Urban Arias). Korie serves on the council of The Dramatists Guild, mentors The Dramatist Guild ...Photo Flash: First Look at Joyce DiDonato & Juan Diego Florez in ...Broadway WorldJoyce DiDonato has sung Angelina at major opera houses all over the world, including La Scala, the Bavarian State Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Paris's ...General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®Opera Live in HDThe Opera WidowWhen I first heard that you could go to one of several movie theaters to see anopera performed either live or an encore from the Met in NYC or Covent ...New opera, 'The Canticle of the Black Madonna,' takes on PTSDThe OregonianOpera has taken on AIDS, terrorism, reality TV and death row. Now, a new operain Portland turns to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, a subject shot ...Another Union Reaches Deal With Metropolitan OperaCBS LocalNEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Another union agreed to a contract this past weekend with the MetropolitanOpera, in the wake of the threat of a ...National Review of Opera terms of reference revealedDaily ReviewThe terms of reference for Arts Minister George Brandis' National Review of Opera were announced today, with specific details revealed as to the ... So You Want to Be An Opera Singer?Huffington PostThe opera profession is not what it used to be. Young artist programs seem to have become an endless pool of cheap choristers and comprimario ...Houston Grand Opera News - Wednesday, September 3, 2014Houston Grand OperaHGO Studio alum wins 3 prizes in Domingo's vocal contestHouston ChronicleSoprano Rachel Willis-Sorensen, an alumna of the Houston Grand Opera Studio training program, just took home three prizes and $55,000 cash from Operalia, ...Lyric Opera of Kansas City's LA TRAVIATA Opens 9/27Broadway WorldA graduate of the Houston Grand Opera Studio, one of the most respected young artists programs in the country, Quinn was lauded by the Dallas News for his ...Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan to Make Segerstrom Center Debut, 11 ...Broadway WorldRecently, the Houston Grand Opera turned to the ensemble's former legendary musical director, Jose? "Pepe" Marti?nez, to write the score and collaborate with ...General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®Controversial paedophile opera cancelled after Russian composer attackedSydney Morning HeraldThe premiere of a new opera has been cancelled after a second venue refused to host it, the composer was savagely beaten and attacked with a ...San Diego Opera Downsizes to SurviveNew York TimesSAN DIEGO — The offices of the San Diego Opera once filled the penthouse atop the Civic Center Plaza, with 12-foot ceilings and sweeping ...Husband and wife share role of transgender woman in new operaBrooklyn Daily“As One,” a new chamber opera premiering at the Brooklyn Academy of Music ... The opera follows the character of Hannah from childhood to college ...Opera: Love it? Hate it? Tell us your viewsSan Jose Mercury NewsA new season of opera is upon us, with Opera San Jose presenting the Verdi classic "Rigoletto" and San Francisco's company staging Bellini's ...Leaked email: Maestros attack Atlanta’s ‘unhealthy’ situationSlippediscIn a move unprecedented in US orchestras, the music director and principal guest conductor of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra have pitched into the attempt by ASO management to force through further job cuts, under threat of an imminent lockout. Robert Spano and Donald Runnicles leave no doubt as to where their commitment lies.Houston Grand Opera News - Tuesday, September 2, 2014Houston Grand Opera“Love Duets” – Ailyn Perez, sop./ Stephen Costello, tenor/ BBC Sym. Orch./ Patrick Summers ...Audiophile AuditionOrch./ Patrick Summers – Warner Music 0825646334858, 65:42 ****: Young American singers Ailyn Perez and Stephen Costello are the latest ...'Stars of Lyric Opera at Millennium Park' Presents Ana María Martínez, Mariusz Kwiecien, Andriana ...ClassicaliteStar soprano Ana María Martínez[former HGO Studio artist], who sang at the finals of the World Cup earlier this summer, will sing at Lyric Opera's annual free concert at ...General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®Reader View: Opera productions straying off courseSanta Fe New MexicanSeveral recent letters deploring productions at The Santa Fe Opera are unfortunate but true: Opera house managers of today are more focused on the ...Saluting one of the 20th century's top soprano singersIrish IndependentThere cannot be too many opera buffs still attending performances at the age of 104, but one such was Licia Albanese, though to refer to her as simply ...WORLD'S TOP 7 OPERA HOUSESTourism ReviewOpera Houses with their magnificence are an amazing symbol and portrayal of drama, history, music and arts. There are a number of remarkable ...Delusion of the Fury – Heiner Goebbels brings an extraordinaryopera to lifeThe GuardianBut his latest visit was the most extraordinary yet – the staging of Delusion of the Fury, Harry Partch's only completed opera, which Goebbels created ...Next time Renee sings the Superbowl, she’ll have to pay for itSlippediscLand of the free, where nothing comes for free.Houston Grand Opera News - Friday, August 29, 2014Houston Grand OperaEnsembles keeping scene vibrant in new seasonsHouston ChronicleThe Houston Symphony will showcase its new music director with a concert series. Houston Grand Opera will premiere an operatic version of "A ...Houston Grand Opera is Coming to USVETSU.S. VetsThis autumn, Houston Grand Opera is hosting a series of workshops for military veterans of all ages, genders and branches of service at U.S.VETS ...General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®Michigan Opera Theatre and Macomb Center for the Performing Arts preview ground-breaking ...Macomb Community CollegeMichigan Opera Theatre announced that DTE Energy Foundation is the title sponsor for its March 2015 co-production with the Macomb Center for the ...Save the Met Opera's photo.FacebookSave the Met Opera posted this photo on 2014-08-26. 8 likes. 0 comments. 0 shares.An Overture to the 2014-15 Opera SeasonSan Francisco Classical VoiceThe Musicians of the San Francisco Opera Orchestra invite you celebrate the opening of our 2014-15 season with a free concert! This event will be ...The Delayed: To Sit or Not to Sit?New York TimesExcuse me. Would you mind not stomping on my feet during your late entrance, or squawking complaints during your early exit? The small rewards of small-scale operaSpectatorPerhaps I should come clean straightaway and admit that, despite the fact that OperaUpClose is about to celebrate its fifth birthday, I'd never been to ...Both countertenors get through to Operalia finalSlippediscTwo high guys made the final cut.Here’s the full list for tomorrow’s final, conducted by Placido Domingo:Houston Grand Opera News - Thursday, August 28, 2014Houston Grand OperaThe Houston Grand Opera Announces 60th Anniversary Season, Featuring World Premiere of A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Iain Bell and MoreBroadway WorldHouston Grand Opera has long taken the lead when it comes to creative casting. Just as it was HGO that presented Christine Goerke in her first major Wagnerian role, as Lohengrin's Ortrud, it is in Houston that the soprano will make her first U.S. appearances as Brünnhilde, alongside the first complete Sieglinde of Karita Mattila's distinguished career and the resumption of Iain Paterson's first staged portrayal of Wotan. Cast Change - Jamie Barton to Sing 'Adalgisa' in San Francisco ...Broadway WorldMs. Barton's 2014-15 Season includes Giovanna Seymour (Anna Bolena) with Lyric Opera of Chicago, Fricka (Die Walküre) with Houston Grand Opera, .Composer-librettist Carlisle Floyd gives opera its voice in 'Susannah'San Francisco ChronicleIt's not his favorite of his own creations — that would be “Cold Sassy Tree,” which premiered at the Houston Grand Opera in 2000 with Racette in a lead role ...AmiciHGOGuildMeetupAmiciHGOGuild is the Meet Up group for Amici, the social group of the HoustonGrand Opera Guild, which is the support group for the Houston Grand ...General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®LA Opera to host screening of 'La Traviata' at Santa Monica PierLos Angeles TimesPlacido Domingo, left, will appear in the Los Angeles Opera'sproduction of "La Traviata" starting in September. (Cheryl A. Guerrero / Los ...In Surprise Finale at Metropolitan Opera's Labor Talks, Both Sides ...New York TimesA tentative deal was reached Monday in negotiations between the Metropolitan Opera and the unions representing its orchestra and chorus.Opera lover beat taxi driver round the head with walking stick ...MirrorAn opera lover beat a cabbie over the head with his walking stick because he feared he would miss a performance of Puccini. Retired doctor ...Turin Opera's Music Director Threatens to LeaveNew York TimesIn recent years, many Italian opera houses have been better known for financial, managerial and labor tumult than for their way with bel canto ... Most cultured city in the USA?SlippediscThe highest has to be New York, right? WrongHouston Grand Opera News - Wednesday, August 27, 2014Houston Grand OperaOh, Susannah: San Francisco Opera Opens Its Golden GateSan Francisco Classical Voice-by Jeff Kaliss-17 hours agoShareThe two men had become close collaborators since Gockley was appointed general director of the Houston Grand Opera, in 1972, and Floyd joined the faculty ...Aperio will spotlight music of the Americas and beyondHouston ChronicleMay 14: “Silences,” Japanese-influenced music by Marty Regan, who in 2013 composed “The Memory Stone” for Houston Grand Opera's Song of Houston ...BPZ Energy Announces the Addition of Robert L. Sovine to the ...MarketWatch... of Human Resources Management, a volunteer mediator for the Harris County Texas Dispute Resolution Center, and a trustee for the Houston Grand Opera.General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®'Opera Olympics' returns to Los AngelesTelegraphOperalia, the world's biggest opera competition, is currently taking place at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles. The 2014 contest marks the first time ...Ottawa's Opera Lyra replaces singer fired for remarks during Pride ...Ottawa CitizenA singer fired by Ottawa's Opera Lyra for comments he made about a man wearing bejewelled fingernails is denying the remarks were homophobic. Valerian ...St. Petersburg Composer's Opera Incites ViolenceThe St. Petersburg TimesThe premiere of a new opera was canceled in St. Petersburg last week after both the refusal of yet another venue to hold it and an assault on the opera's ...Major US music foundation is liquidatedSlippediscThe Corbett Foundation, which distributed some $70 million to arts and education causes over 60 years, has been shut down with immediate effect.Houston Grand Opera News - Tuesday, August 26, 2014Houston Grand OperaHouston Grand Opera presents A Christmas CarolBayou City DailyWhen Charles Dickens' novella A Christmas Carol appeared in 1843, it delighted Victorian London and still inspires imaginations today. Iain Bell, a pr.The Opera Industry's Struggle to Remain RelevantHighbrow MagazineSome of the Met's headlining stars began their careers either abroad or in smaller opera houses – Renée Fleming started off at the Houston Grand Opera and ...Hidden Houston: The Theater DistrictNews 92 FMThe Houston Grand Opera, the Houston Symphony, the Ballet and the Alley Theater. Venues include the Wortham Theater Center, Hobby Center, Jones Hall, ...Tulsa Opera Welcomes New Managing DirectorGreater Tulsa Reporter NewspapersPrior to his tenure with Geva, Weber served as Technical Director forHouston Grand Opera from 1993 to 2006, overseeing all production elements, as well as ...General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®A role worth dying forThe IndependentSwedish Woman of the Year, the Opera News Award, the City of Stockholm Honorary Prize, Gramophone awards and many more have all winged ...Streaming Opera To Your TV: The Bad, The Good, And The Rather EnjoyableArts Journal “It all makes one long for some Netflix-like behemoth — Netclassix? — that could easily stream works from all over to all televisions, tablets, ...Opera, knife juggling, surfer girls - Juventus star Andrea Pirlo literally isn't impressed by anythingMirrorThe Juventus and Italy star is known for his cultured passing and his imperious midfield play, but he's also one hell of a hard-faced devil. Now Italian ...Guerilla Opera to Open 8th Season with LET'S MAKE A SANDWICHBroadway WorldGuerilla Opera presents Let's Make a Sandwich, an experiment in opera production, which includes two world premiere operas with music and librettos by ...Oh, no! Now Atlanta faces lockout threatSlippediscThe players have been given two weeks to accept a package involving unspecified cuts. The board wants fewer players and cheaper health care.Houston Grand Opera News - Monday, August 25, 2014Houston Grand OperaUPDATED The 2014 Houston Theater Awards: A Year Filled With Sound, Fury and LaughterHouston PressBest Artistic Directors: Finalist - Patrick Summers (Houston Grand Opera)Best Season: Finalist – Houston Grand Opera Get ready for S.F. Opera season with DVDs and videosSan Francisco Chronicle... Frederica von Stade (Deutsche Grammophon), the other starring Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flórez conducted by Patrick Summers (Decca).UH class has strong showing in international ad competitionHouston ChronicleThe teams at UH, which created campaigns for the Houston Grand Opera and Space Center Houston, took second and third place, respectively, in the ...Fresh Arts' Cultured Cocktails to benefit Houston Grand Opera's HGOcoBayou City DailyHouston Grand Opera's award-winning community collaboration initiative, HGOco, will partner with Fresh Arts for an evening of Cultured Cocktails at ...Fort Bend Symphony announces new season, directorYour Houston NewsDuring the Houston Grand Opera's past two seasons, she served as music director for its Opera to Go! performances at schools and community ...General Opera News COMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®My favourite Mozart operaTelegraphTake a straw poll of the world's favourite Mozart opera and I guess Die Zauberflöte or Le Nozze di Figaro would come out top. But I think my vote would ...Santa Fe Opera shines in the high desertSt. Louis TodaySANTA FE, N.M. • An unusually wet summer has left the high desert unusually green. At the Santa Fe Opera, perched atop a tall foothill, the dramatic ...Why is opera so expensive?TelegraphOne question I am frequently asked in my capacity as an opera critic is why tickets are so expensive. It's a complicated issue, but here are some pointers.Early start on Halloween costume? Lyric Opera holds saleChicago TribuneThe Lyric Opera of Chicago will hold a high-culture rummage sale of sorts potentially featuring more than 3,000 pieces of costumes dating to the 1960s, opera ...How the Met’s finances will be run in futureSlippediscHere’s how the Met musicians, in a statement today, see the future financial control of the house, with the manager Peter Gelb dependent on the approval of an external scrutineer.Houston Grand Opera News - Wednesday, August 13, 2014Houston Grand OperaSan Francisco Opera to Present Company Premiere of Carlisle ...Broadway WorldCarlisle Floyd has written a total of 11 operas and is currently completing his twelfth, Prince of Players, commissioned by Houston Grand Opera. San Francisco ...The Washington National Opera Presents FLORENCIA IN THE ...Broadway WorldWashington National Opera (WNO) opens its 2014-2015 season with the ... in Die Walkure at both Canadian Opera Company and Houston Grand Opera.Greg Weber Named Tulsa Opera Managing DirectorBroadway WorldTulsa Opera today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Greg Weber ... at San Francisco Opera, Houston Grand Opera and Geva Theatre Center.General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®A spate of accolades as Jenkins departs Seattle OperaThe Seattle TimesAfter 31 years, Speight Jenkins is honored as he departs Seattle Opera; Brooks honors inspiring running coaches from around the country; and the ...Opera Australia 'social media' contractWA todayOpera Australia 'social media' contract (01:01). Opera Australia will include social media clauses in future contracts after soprano Tamar Iveri's ...La Traviata review – Verdi's tragedy reworked for senators and ...The GuardianLa Traviata: Lawrence Olsworth-Peter as Alfredo and Louisa Tee as Violetta in Opera Up Close's updated production. Photograph: Alastair Muir.Why are mezzos nicer than sopranos?SlippediscEvery mezzo I have ever come across or worked with has been a privilege and a pleasure, some developing into lasting friendships, others parting in mutual respect.Sopranos, on the other hand….Now, why is that?