Houston Grand Opera News - Friday, March 6, 2015Houston Grand OperaBWW InterviewsJoyce DiDonatoIn honor of Houston Grand Opera's 60th anniversary season, the Houston Grand Opera is holding a special concert featuring Joyce DiDonato with ...General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®'Manchurian Candidate' has makings of great opera, including a really evil monsterPioneer PressMark Campbell doesn't hold back any of his enthusiasm about MinnesotaOpera's world premiere of "The Manchurian Candidate": "I think we've ...Hercules review – Handel's neglected opera is an extraordinary study in marital jealousyThe GuardianHandel referred to Hercules as a “musical drama”, and in essence it is an opera, even though it was never staged in the composer's lifetime and rarely ...Trombone stolen from Sydney Opera House returned to ownerSydney Morning HeraldThe instrument, which costs about $8900 and belonged to freelance musician Collin Burrows, was taken from a locker room at the Opera House on ...For the love of opera: James Levine on 60 MinutesCBS NewsThe world lost Bob Simon a few weeks ago, but the 60 Minutes correspondent's love of the opera lives after him this Sunday when the CBS News ...3D printer made my new knees': Opera singer dancing for joy after operationMirrorOpera singer Paula Anglin dances for joy after becoming Britain's first person to get new knees custom-made with a 3D printer. Paula, 67, had to give ...Dallas Opera enlists Art Conspiracy for unexpected collision at La BohèmeCultureMap DallasAudiences for Dallas Opera's upcoming production of La Bohème will get even more art than they bargained for because the company has partnered ...GET A KID TO WRITE YOUR CONCERT NOTESSlippediscBrilliant initiative from concertmaster Holly Mulcahy.Houston Grand Opera News - Wednesday, March 4, 2015Houston Grand OperaThe Houston Grand Opera Presents 60th Anniversary Gala Concert With Joyce DiDonato, 3/19Broadway WorldHouston Grand Opera invites patrons to celebrate 60 years of producing and performing world-class opera in Houston at a gala anniversary concert featuring renowned mezzo-soprano and HGO Studio alumna Joyce DiDonatoHouston Grand Opera 60th Anniversary Concert & GalaPaper City MagazineHouston Grand Opera celebrates six decades in grand style at its 60th Anniversary Concert & Gala, starring Grammy Award-winning opera sensation ...General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®BAM's 'Semele': Where Baroque Opera Meets Sumo WrestlingWall Street JournalWhen the opera “Semele” opens Wednesday at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the stage will hold some extra weight: two sumo wrestlers, totaling ...San Francisco Opera Announces Audited Financial SeasonBroadway WorldThe audited financial results for San Francisco Opera's 2013-14 season (FY14) were announced today by San Francisco Opera Association President ...WNO sets strong course in 2015-16 KenCen season announcementWashington PostWashington National Opera (WNO), led by Artistic Director Francesca Zambello, today announced its 60th anniversary season, one ...Opera Theatre of St. Louis Releases World Premiere Recording of “27”WMOTThe opera, which was conducted by Michael Christie and directed by OTSL Artistic Director James Robinson, traces the story of American expatriate ...New York loses its last classical music sheet storeSlippedisc ‘I never liked Franks personally—Houston Grand Opera News - Tuesday, March 3, 2015Houston Grand OperaBWW Interviews: Joyce DiDonato Talks Houston & Houston Grand Opera's 60th Anniversary GalaBroadway WorldIn honor of Houston Grand Opera's 60th anniversary season, the Houston GrandOpera is holding a special concert featuring Joyce DiDonato with ...Be Inspired by the Arts in 2015 at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell PavilionThe Paper Magazine... of new Houston Symphony music director Andrés Orozco-Estrada, a full production of “The Magic Flute” by Houston Grand Opera, a mixed repertory ...General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®'Star Trek' meets Mozart in Pacific Opera Project mashup in North HollywoodThe San Gabriel Valley TribuneThe Enterprise crew and Klingons stand off in Pacific Opera Project's "Abduction From the Seraglio" at El Portal Theatre in Hollywood March 6-8.Pop Culture Translations for Opera's Most Confusing TermsPortland MonthlyOpera has never been easier to access and enjoy. These days, supertitles are standard, taking the guesswork out of plots, and a quick YouTube ...'A night of firsts' for Toronto opera legends in MilanThe Globe and MailAs director of the production, the co-founder and artistic director of Toronto's OperaAtelier acknowledged he was way out of his comfort zone. “And I ...Review: LA Opera's 'Barber of Seville' has contradictory aspectsLA Daily NewsThat's the refrain that has been echoing from Los Angeles Opera since early January as the company explores the musical and political ramifications ...MET PUTS MORE OF ITS ASSETS IN HOCKSlippediscThe Metropolitan Opera, which has already pledged its Chagall paintings to the bankers that control its debt, has added a pair of Maillol sculptures to the pawnbrokers’ pileHouston Grand Opera News - Monday, March 2, 2015Houston Grand OperaCelebrity photographer shares his Jerry Seinfeld and Julia Roberts stories: Doing good through ...CultureMap HoustonWho: A host of performing arts leaders including the Alley Theatre's Dean Gladden, Houston Grand Opera's Perryn Leech, Society for the Performing ...Met Opera Star Helps Aspiring Singers From Upper East Side Arts SchoolCBS LocalA group of talented singers from a performing arts school on the Upper East Side got the chance to work with Met Opera star Joyce DiDonato, also ...Winners of the 44th Annual George London Foundation Awards Competition for Singers Are ...Broadway WorldIn the 2013-14 season, Sarah Mesko made her debut at Houston Grand Opera as Mrs. Segstrom in A Little Night Music. Ms. Mesko made a striking ...General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®Patti LuPone Calls LA Opera Part the Hardest Role of Her CareerWall Street JournalPerforming the role of Samira in John Corigliano's opera “The Ghosts of Versailles” is the hardest thing she's ever done, Broadway star Patti LuPone ...Opera House staff show bass trombone thieves how to exit building9 newsThe Sydney Opera House has been accused of lax security after thieves stole a $9000 musical instrument following a New Year's Eve concert.The Battle to Make Opera Cool: Meet the Bright Young Things of New York City’s Opera RenaissanceThe Daily BeastA generation of performers disillusioned by Broadway musicals gambles their careers on making opera cool again in the Big Apple.Opera throws out tuxedos for jeansTimesWhen Edward whisked Vivian off to the opera, he certainly didn't do it in jeans and a T-shirt. And Pretty Woman, Vivian, wouldn't have dared show up ...Pulitzer winner Kevin Puts returns to Minnesota Opera with high expectationsMinneapolis Star TribuneLike the kid who won baseball's Triple Crown in his rookie season, Kevin Puts returns to Minnesota Opera with the eyes and ears of the music world ...Watch A Game Of Thrones Opera CoverComicbookgame of thrones Forte Tenors, a classical a cappella trio known for their appearances on America's Got Talent, put together an operatic version of the ...Houston Grand Opera News - Friday, February 27, 2015Houston Grand OperaYou're InvitedDailybag.comPhoto by Paul Hester Houston Grand Opera Studio Spring Recitals Friday & Saturday, March 13 & 14,7:30 p.m. Experience the exceptional talents of ...General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®Review: 'The Property' by Lyric UnlimitedChicago TribuneThe opera tells of Regina Segal's (sung by mezzo-soprano Jill Grove) taking her granddaughter, Mica (soprano Anne Slovin) from Chicago to Warsaw after the ...Arizona Opera Incorporates Steampunk Style In Mozart's 'The Magic ...KJZZSince the beginning, it has had a fairy tale feel, but Arizona Opera'stake brings steampunk into the mix — sort of like dropping in the influence of H.G. Wells or ...Who has bigger tantrums? Opera characters or children? New music ...Scottish Daily RecordChildren love music. These are facts. And Scottish Opera are so tuned in to both that they're giving Glasgow a premiere event just for their younger audiences.Why your opera house is half-empty, by Peter SellarsSlippediscSellars: ‘You can’t sell out a season any more, in the concert hall, opera house or theatre, because the discretionary money that the middle class used to have has been eliminated and middle-class people are struggling.Houston Grand Opera News - Thursday, February 26, 2015Houston Grand OperaSCOTTISH PLAY SCOTT Jill Grove goes mad for 'Elektra'Windy City TimesAnd for those opera fans who like to travel, Grove appears in the remainder of the current season in Rusalka for Houston Grand Opera and in Igor ...Luther College announces grants of tenure and promotionsLuther College News... Orchestra and Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, and he was the principal cellist of the Houston Grand Opera Orchestra and the Juilliard Orchestra.General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®Review: 'The Passenger' by Lyric OperaChicago TribuneThe opera receives an even stronger realization here than in the U.S. premiere I attended a year ago in Houston. Pountney's staging sweeps us from ...A Detroit Opera Celebrates Frida Kahlo's Life And CookingNPRThe life of Frida Kahlo seems tailor-made for an opera: pain, love, art, travel and revolution. So the Michigan Opera Theater's decision to mount a ...HUSSAIN ABANDONS PASSENGERSlippediscProductions are coming thick and fast for Mieczysław Weinberg’s opera, The Passenger.