Houston Grand Opera News - Friday, June 26, 2015Houston Grand Opera'An American in Paris' Owes Its Broadway Success to a FrenchmanBloombergHe sold his production of “Sweeney Todd” to the Houston Grand Opera and the Chicago Opera. The latter also took his “My Fair Lady” and “The King and I.” ...UTPA's Mariachi Aztlán selected to perform at Chicago's Millennium ...Progress TimesThey also performed the world's first Mariachi opera with the Houston Grand Opera and played for President Barack Obama in the White House. Mariachi Aztlán ...General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®'The Earth Moves' Brings Philip Glass Opera 'Einstein on the Beach ...Indie WireThe Brooklyn Academy of Music has been presenting cutting edge contemporary art, theater, opera, dance and music longer than any other cultural institution in ...LO SPEZIALE Opera Channels BREAKING BAD at Dragon Theatre ...Broadway WorldOpera as you've never seen it before, told through the style of the hit TV show, Breaking Bad. Sung in the original Italian with supertitles. A co-production with the ...Young mezzo-soprano fell in love with the operaCanadian Jewish NewsFresh off her gripping performance as a modern-day Medea, Lauren Segal sipped tea and reflected on the world of opera, the career path she has chosen.Rome Opera gets $1.1 million from a Malaysian friendSlippediscTan Sri Francis Yeoh, a Malaysian plutocrat, has given a million Euros to Rome’s floundering opera house. Yeoh, 60, just loves opera.Houston Grand Opera News - Thursday, June 25, 2015Houston Grand OperaAllentown Civic Theatre to stage 'Follies' in concertAllentown Morning CallDeMain partnered with David Gockley to lead the groundbreaking 1982 production of "Show Boat" at Houston Grand Opera and was instrumental in restoring ...UTPA's Mariachi Aztlán selected to perform at Chicago's Millennium ...The Valley Town CrierThey also performed the world's first Mariachi opera with the Houston Grand Opera and played for President Barack Obama in the White House. Mariachi Aztlán ...General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®Legendary Russian Opera Star Dmitri Hvorostovsky Diagnosed With ...Sputnik InternationalA post appearing on Hvorostovsky's Facebook page and on his official website stated that the operatic baritone "has recently been suffering ...Young artists rule in 'Center Stage' concert at Opera Theatre of St ...STL todayFor its 40th anniversary, Opera Theatre of St. Louis gave itself the gift of a new annual tradition: A concert dedicated to showing off the members ...Performers in 'palace revolt' against director of Norway's national ...The GuardianNorway's national opera opened to worldwide acclaim in 2008, its gleaming marble home on the banks of the Oslo fjord making a bold and ...Work-in-progress 'LSD: The Opera' is powerful musical theaterLos Angeles TimesAll that makes Anne LeBaron's "LSD: The Opera," which uses Partch instruments and naturally opens with Bicycle Day, a match made in ...What future is there for American orchestras?SlippediscLike Britain in the 1970s American orchestras exist in a collective mindset of them and us.
Houston Grand Opera News - Tuesday, June 23, 2015Houston Grand OperaBeautiful music defeated the theatreTeatr…at last Poland the audience can understand. the grand opera house. Our "Wilhelm Tell" is a co-production of Cardiff, Warsaw, Geneva and Houston from the ...General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®‘Voodoo,’ Opera by the African-American Composer H. Lawrence Freeman, Is RevivedNew York TimesHe was described as a black Wagner in the late 19th century, went on to write more than 20 operas and formed the Negro Grand Opera Company, which he once conducted at Carnegie Hall.Ballet and opera affected as Sydney Opera House closes for ...Sydney Morning HeraldThe Sydney Opera House will be partially closed in 2017, forcing the Australian Ballet and Opera Australia to move performances to another theatre.Canadian Opera Company lands eight Dora AwardsToronto StarThe Canadian Opera Company has emerged as the big winner at the 36th annual Dora ... musical theatre/opera, opera, theatre for young audiences and dance.Death in Venice review – powerfully directThe GuardianIt's remarkable, then, how powerfully direct an opera it can be, as it proves in this ... choreography to present the opera's central conflict in terms of movement.Young US conductor jumps in for ailing HarnoncourtSlippediscHis replacement is Karina Canellakis, 35. Go, Karina.Houston Grand Opera News - Monday, June 22, 2015Houston Grand OperaOpera Director Bernhard DiesSan Francisco Classical VoiceThe conductor for the performance was Patrick Summers, Houston Grand Opera's artistic and music director. A statement from Summers and Perryn Leech, ...General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®Singing robot performs on opera stageDeutsche WelleSome scientists say the day will come when robots will be able to think for themselves. In the meantime the performing arts try to find out what is human about ...Kirill Petrenko will Replace Simon Rattle at the Berlin PhilharmonicI4U NewsPetrenko on the other hand has been working as the Director of the Bavarian state opera since the year 2013. Petrenko was born in the Russian city of Omsk in ...Nation's largest arts fund invests $10M in CincinnatiCincinnati Business CourierNearly $10.4 million in grants and initiatives will be invested in boosting Greater Cincinnati's economy and bringing its people together through the arts thanks to ...CARDIFF SINGER: A WINNER?SlippediscYou can watch the final here