Houston Grand Opera News - Thursday, July 31, 2014Houston Grand OperaNew York's Metropolitan Opera labour dispute: a symptom of a ...The GuardianThe Metropolitan Opera, the largest performing arts organization in the ... says Perryn Leech, managing director of Houston Grand Opera, which launched its first ...The Houston Grand Opera Closes Its 2013-2014 Season with THE ...Broadway WorldHouston Grand Opera capped a financially and artistically successful 2013-14 season by presenting Mieczyslaw Weinberg's The Passenger ...The Washington National Opera Presents AN EVENING WITH ...Broadway Worldof opera (The Times, UK) released their debut recording Love Duets on ... and role debuts next season as Desdemona in Verdi's Otello at Houston Grand Opera ...Central City Opera to Present THE SOUND OF MUSIC, 8/2-10Broadway WorldMr. Kier is the Associate Conductor and Assistant Chorus Master for the HoustonGrand Opera, where he serves as cover conductor and a member of the ...General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®Age Before … What Does It Take to Be An Opera Singer?San Francisco Classical VoiceCould she, at 25 years old, become a professional opera singer when the competition had seven years on her with training and role experience?Seattle Opera launches a new “Ring” cycle CD set and the International Wagner CompetitionThe OlympianWagner-lovers may be missing their dose of live opera this year, but Seattle Opera (which performs the mammoth four-opera cycle every four years) ...Italian Opera Company First to Use Google Glass in Production of TURANDOT, July 30Broadway WorldThe Fondazione Teatro Lirico di Cagliari will be the first in the world to use Google to create the first experiment GlassOpera Interactive. The trial will ...Metropolitan Opera Considers MediationWall Street JournalThe Metropolitan Opera has proposed bringing in a mediator to facilitate talks with its unions, a move that could delay a lockout that management had ...Santa Fe Opera modifies Mozart, and Chinese history, to keep things freshThe Denver PostAnthony Michaels-Moore (center) plays the emperor of long-ago China in the Santa Fe Opera's production of "Le Rossignol." Photo by Ken Howard, ...Houston Grand Opera News - Tuesday, July 29, 2014Houston Grand Opera
General Director Plácido Domingo Announces the Members of the ...Broadway World... one of the most impressive rosters of industry experts at any opera company in the world: voice teacher Stephen King (Houston Grand Opera, Rice University, ...General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®Secret Opera explores the lives of two famous female characters, uninterruptedNew York Classical ReviewThe Secret Opera is one of the small, imaginative operacompanies rapidly proliferating in New York City. They are nimble, make the most of limited ...Seattle Opera's Jenkins Looks Back At His Legacy, Including Making 'Colorblind' OperaKPLU News for Seattle and the NorthwestSpeight Jenkins is stepping down as general director of Seattle Opera after 31 years. And among the things he's most proud of are the productions of ...War Of Words At Met Opera May Signal ShutdownTexas Public RadioWhen an opera company is in the midst of contentious labor negotiations, the results can be dramatic. This week, the war of words between unions ...Bayreuth Festival Opens with Disastrous Rendition of Richard Wagner's 'Tannhäuser'Music TimesOpera festivals rarely raise eyebrows outside of the cities in which they are staged but this year's version of the BayreuthOpera Festival has gotten off ...Why Are Opera Singers Hard to Understand?Slate MagazineHigh, squeaky notes. Screeching soprano solos. Unintelligible opera divas. There are a slew of stereotypes for how soprano voices sound at the top of ...Houston Grand Opera News - Thursday, July 24, 2014Houston Grand OperaSocial media penetrates the artsHouston ChronicleSince "The Houston Penetrable" debuted in May, more than 7,000 visitors have ... When Houston Grand Opera performed Johann Strauss' "Die Fledermaus" in ...Ailyn Pérez Will Return Home to Chicago for DON GIOVANNI at ...Broadway WorldLooking ahead to the fall, Pérez will make her Houston Grand Opera debut and her role debut as Desdemona in Verdi's Otello on October 24, with further ...General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®Met Opera Prepares to Lock Out WorkersNew York TimesThe labor strife at the Metropolitan Opera took on a new urgency Wednesday when its general manager, Peter Gelb, sent the company's ...Opera's Old-Fashioned Race ProblemThe AtlanticOpera and musical theater “have long served to teach audiences about exotic peoples and places, often providing a very persuasive and ...Madison Opera co-founder, arts supporter Lois Dick diesMadison.com"Lois was hugely important to the opera company on and off the stage," said Beth Tolles, the Madison Opera's director of development. "She was a really ...Austrian Cross for Welsh opera bossSlippediscA richly deserved award for David Pountney, marking ten years as adventurous director of the Bregenz Festival.Houston Grand Opera News - Wednesday, July 23, 2014Houston Grand OperaMerola: Versatile Mezzos, Enduring Sopranos, Promising TenorSan Francisco Classical VoiceSpeaking of the orchestra, it played very well under the baton of Eric Melear, associate music director of the Houston Grand Opera. Orchestral accompaniment ...The Washington National Opera Announces the Roster for the 13th ...Broadway World... and the Manhattan School of Music; Kathleen Kelly, who has led the music staffs of the Vienna State Opera and Houston Grand Opera and is now the principal ...General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®Protesters Picket Met Opera, Claim Anti-SemitismNY1Roughly a dozen people picketed outside the Metropolitan Opera Monday night, angry with an upcoming production they say is anti-Semitic.What's the difference between an opera and a musical?Telegraph.co.uk (blog)The line between operas and musicals is blurring. Earlier this month the English National Opera announced that the company will team up with ...Google Glass Goes to the Opera This Friday at Wolf TrapGlass AlmanacBoth the audience and performers (well, one performer) will have a Google Glass-filled experience this Friday when Wolf Trap Opera gives its ...Placido Domingo mourns Lorin MaazelSlippediscThe singer has just issued this statement:Houston Grand Opera News - Tuesday, July 22, 2014Houston Grand OperaOPERA America Welcomes Seven New Members to Board of ...Broadway WorldOPERA America, the national nonprofit service organization for opera, has ... San Francisco), Perryn Leech (managing director, Houston Grand Opera), Zizi ...Vincenzo Bellini - I Puritani - Patrick Summers, The Metropolitan Opera, Anna NetrebkotehparadoxThe Music Director of the Houston Grand Opera, Patrick Summers, conducts the magnificent Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus. Included is a ...Sondheim and Summer NightsKMUWIt has been performed by New York City Opera, the Houston Grand Opera, and the Los Angeles Opera, among others. The show is perhaps best ...His career has taken him to many of the great opera houses and venues in the world: Houston Grand Opera, Wolftrap Opera, Sao Paulo Symphony, ... General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®L.A. Opera Season to Open with "La Traviata"!Huffington Post"Why are you so passionate about opera" was a question thrown at me today, and I puzzled for a response. It certainly was not something which came ...Seattle Opera Releases 50th Anniversary BookBroadway WorldSeattle Opera is now half-a-century old! Founded in the aftermath of Seattle's 1962 World's Fair, Seattle Opera has become one of America's most ...Opera for a Small Room provokes unexpected emotional responseVancouver SunI had already decided I wasn't going to like Opera for a Small Room because it had the word opera in the title. I know that sounds petty but my dislike ...Renee Fleming makes debut in a play at Williamstown Theatre FestivalLos Angeles TimesRenée Fleming has performed dozens of opera's leading roles in a professional career that has spanned three decades. This month, the soprano is ...Houston Grand Opera News - Monday, July 21, 2014Houston Grand OperaGlamorous parties surround Houston Grand Opera's New York production of The PassengerCultureMap HoustonHGO music and artistic director Patrick Summers conducted the HGO orchestra in the performance that followed the U.S. premiere in January of ..Spoken: Proud moment for HGOHouston Chronicle"It really made me proud for Houston Grand Opera to be in New York. Everyone acknowledged this was musical theater of the highest quality.Weinberg, stepping out of history's shadowsBoston GlobeWeinberg, whose Holocaust-themed opera, “The Passenger,” just received its .... arrived earlier this year at the Houston Grand Opera, whose forces gave the ...Audiences lose their heads over DiDonato's opera performance as Mary Queen of ScotsWashington PostThe 45-year-old diva has been leaving audiences at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden roaring for her singing and performing of the hugely ...General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®Santa Fe Opera debuts 'Dr. Sun Yat-sen'Albuquerque JournalTenor Joseph Dennis sings the role of Dr. Sun Yat-sen and soprano Corinne Winters is Soong Ching-ling in “Dr. Sun Yat-sen” at the Santa Fe Opera.Theatre's sexiest bad boys, heroes and seducersSydney Morning HeraldOn the eve of a new production of Don Giovanni, opera's ultimate bad boy, we celebrate the sexiest roles on stage. Meet the pleasure seekers, the …First false move by Met unionSlippediscQuote: He also notes the avant-garde operas Gelb champions to draw younger customers have not done as well at the box office as classic operas have. Gagliardi calls the avant-garde revivals failed experimentsHouston Grand Opera News - Friday, July 18, 2014Houston Grand OperaThe Future of OperaWall Street JournalAs for Houston Grand Opera, it sold 92% of its available seats last season, and is about to post its fourth consecutive balanced budget. I don't know ..Opera Review: 'The Passenger' at the Park Avenue ArmoryWopularHouston Grand Opera presented the New York premiere of The Passenger Thursday night in the Park Avenue Armory, as part of the Lincoln Center ...A summer's eve of operaCoeur d'Alene PressHis career has taken him to many of the great opera houses and venues in the world: Houston Grand Opera, Wolftrap Opera, Sao Paulo Symphony, ...General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®OPERA San Antonio Presents FANTASTIC MR. FOX, 9/23-28Broadway WorldComposed by OPERA San Antonio Artistic Director Tobias Picker, Fantastic Mr. Fox features a fox who will stop at nothing to keep his family safe.Invisible Cities: An Opera for Headphones Receives Local Emmy NominationMotor E magazineOnline PR News – 16-July-2014 – Audio specialist Sennheiser announced that Invisible Cities: An Operafor Headphones has been nominated for a ...Hear Elmer Fudd Sing Opera for the First TimeWall Street JournalA rare outtake from a Warner Bros. recording session documents the birth of one of Elmer Fudd's most-quoted lines, from 1957's “What's Opera, Doc?Best opera selfie everSlippediscBrighten your day with Joyce and Jessye.Houston Grand Opera News - Thursday, July 17, 2014Houston Grand OperaGhost Ship: The Lincoln Center Festival's 'Passenger' Was Visually ...New York ObserverWhile this three-story set must have looked impressive at conventional theaters such as the English National Opera and the Houston Grand Opera, where this ...General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®Is it soup yet? Andy Warhol opera in progressPhiladelphia InquirerThat's the type of creative conflict that was bound to arise whenOpera Philadelphia partnered with the scrappy 4-year-old collaborative-theater Bearded Ladies ...10 Things About Having an Opera Career That You Don't Learn in ...Huffington PostSo you have a bachelors and a masters degree in... opera singing. Congratulations! According to about 85% of the population, you may as well have an ...Georgian opera singer plans charity concert for gay rightsDemocracy & Freedom WatchTBILISI, DFWatch–A Georgian opera singer plans a charity concert dedicated to gays, lesbians and other sexual minorities. Tamar Iveri's announcement in ...Tonight’s opera is sold outSlippediscNote to P. Gelb: That’s sold out, not locked out.