Houston Grand Opera News - Thursday, April 16, 2015Houston Grand OperaCulture scene: April 16-22Houston ChronicleHouston Grand Opera: Richard Wagner's "The Ring of the Nibelung" continues with "Die Walküre," second in the four-opera "Ring" cycle. Production from La ...This Week in Houston's Buzz: Ray Hill Comedy Roast and Gala Oral Arguments: For and Against,"…Houston Forward TimesHouston Grand Opera 2015 Ball The Houston Grand 2015 Opera Ball was recently held at the Wortham Theater Center on Saturday, April 11. 2015. Mr. Cary Yates & Judge Clarease Rankin Yates were among the crowd.General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®A Transcendent Carousel at Lyric OperaHuffington PostYou do not want to miss this landmark production.Review: At Met Opera, 'Pagliacci' Goes Vaudeville as 'Cavalleria ...New York TimesSomeone at the Metropolitan Opera should persuade the director David McVicar to turn off the rotating platform that mars his new production of Mascagni's ...'Playoffs! Playoffs! We'll drink a ton of beer!' sing operatic fansCBC"We really feel like we are putting a fresh perspective on opera for Calgarians and making it relevant to them, and singing about things we all love, like the ...Up River With Opera Parallele's Heart of DarknessSan Francisco Classical VoicePhoto by Catherine Ashmore for the Royal Opera House. In a section of a cavernous converted airplane hangar on Alameda is a small studio filled with items at ..Today's opera singers can't eat like Pavarotti: FedToronto StarWhen one of my guests says that Toronto cycles through the sameopera productions — La Bohème three times in 12 years — and that he is now seeing the ...Rare film: A lesson with the greatest piano teacher ofSlippediscWhat’s remarkable is how gentle they both seem – in contrast with the prevailing image of brutal Russian teaching methodsHouston Grand Opera News - Wednesday, April 15, 2015Houston Grand OperaMega jewels, stunning gowns and dashing gents make this Opera Ball a $1.3 million extravaganzaCultureMap HoustonHouston Grand Opera music and artistic director Patrick Summers, discussing the importance of the evening said, "This is a night when HGO and the ...General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®Opera singer who beat Tourette syndrome to performLivingston DailyOpera singer Jason Duika checks the sound of his voice on the stage of the Jane Tasch Performing Arts Theatre, where he will perform a mix of well-known, and ...News: Royal Opera Season AnnouncementSinfini MusicThe Royal Opera House today announced their 2015/16 season, featuring eight new productions, two world premieres and a major role debut for Joyce DiDonato. Next season an unprecedented 12 productions (six opera and six ballets) will be broadcast live ...Palm Beach Opera lets go of three employeesPalm Beach Daily NewsOpera officials confirmed that Managing Director Greg Hirsch, Director of Development Lisa Huertas and Company Manager Katy Reeves have been let go.Weird Opera Tales: Offenbach's Hoffmann takes to the cinemaSame SameThe Metropolitan Opera of New York continues to deliver authentic thrills and trills to cinema audiences worldwide. As you'd expect, there's the odd one that ..‘There are too many mathematician conductors out there’SlippediscSayings of Sir Tony Pappano at this morning’s Covent Garden season launch:‘I’m the music director. And I’m a Sir.’Houston Grand Opera News - Tuesday, April 14, 2015Houston Grand OperaOle! HGO throws Spanish-themed soireeHouston ChronicleLittle could dampen the convivial scene at the Wortham Center on Saturday night for the Houston Grand Opera's Espana-themed ball. Gilded matadors ...General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®The Dallas Opera Sheds Beautiful Light on the Rarely Performed ...D MagazineIn Tchaikovsky's final opera, Iolanta, (a new production of which opened at The Dallas Opera over the weekend), the title character finds herself kept utterly in the ...Review: Purcell's Elaborate Scores, Elegantly Executed at Carnegie ...New York TimesThis 53-minute opera, a miracle of musical and dramatic inspiration, seemed especially wondrous in the elegant performance by the superb Les Violons du Roy ...A choreographer takes an opera to heartPhilly'Two hours is a long time for a dance," Robert Ashley intoned laconically, early in his opera Dust. But when choreographer Megan Bridge first heard the original ...Fleming flexes comic chops on BroadwayUSA TODAY"My job for so many years has been to make people cry," says the soprano, one of opera's leading stars for the past quarter century. In the more than 50 roles ..What’s the best place for an orchestral player to live?SlippediscWhen we ran the question of best country past opera singers a few months back, the consensus seemed to be that Germany offered the most opportunities, the best living conditions and the greatest satisfactionHouston Grand Opera News - Monday, April 13, 2015Houston Grand OperaMythic warrior woman commands the stage in Houston Grand Opera's production of 'Die Walküre'Houston ChronicleHGO music director Patrick Summers conducts, with Iain Paterson (Wotan), Simon O'Neill (Siegmund) and Karita Mattila (Sieglinde) among the other ...HGO throws elegant Spanish-themed soireeHouston ChronicleLittle could dampen the convivial scene at the Wortham Center on Saturday night for theHouston Grand Opera's Espana-themed ball. Gilded matadors ...Houston's top young professionals take a bow as prestigious award winners: It's all Opera loveCultureMap Houston... in business and/or philanthropy, took bows recently at Karat 22 Jewelers as winners of Houston Grand Opera's prestigious Ovation Awards.Delicious photos: How to take food pics that don't ruin everyone's appetite — or totally annoy your ...CultureMap HoustonHe's the official photographer for Houston Grand Opera and Austin Opera and shoots for dance companies around the world. He's also been a ...General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®Vaudeville Authenticity at the Metropolitan OperaNew York TimesEvery so often, buried among the mezzo-sopranos, conductors and set designers, an unusual credit line jumps out of a MetropolitanOpera program. There was ...9/11 opera Between Worlds has 'awesome power'BBC NewsAn opera about people trapped in one of the Twin Towers during the 9/11 attacks has been called a "remarkable piece of work" by one UK critic. Between ...Winners of 2015 Olivier Awards for London theatre, opera and danceNews1130Winners of 2015 Olivier Awards for London theatre, opera and dance. The Associated Press April 12, 2015 1:46 pm. 0 · Share. LONDON – The winners of ...Do musicologists love music?SlippediscIan Pace, a paid-up member of the tenured tribe, has a confession to make.