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.Houston Grand Opera News - Wednesday, February 25, 2015Houston Grand OperaOscar winner Simmons remembered for HGO roleHouston ChronicleRichard Bado conducted Simmons in Houston Grand Opera's 1990 revival of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic "Carousel." "He was a great team ...Cypress resident is part of HGO's voice studioHouston ChronicleThe son of Carla and Mike Veach has weekly private voice lessons and coaching in Houston Grand Opera's High School Voice Studio, and he attends ..General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®'Dead Man' is wrenching music drama in first full area stagingChicago TribuneA grievous oversight, considering the work's proven popular appeal. Following the world premiere by San Francisco Opera in 2000, the opera went on ...Local veteran overcomes trauma through opera musicFirst Coast NewsKela Holmes walked away from her dream of becoming an opera singer to join the Army in 1995. She was in college on a partial music scholarship ...Opera director charged by Russian authorities with offending ChristiansThe GuardianA scene from Tannhauser by Richard Wagner at the Royal Opera House, London. A production of the opera by Russian director Timofei Kulyabin in ...Ray Davies reveals plans for opera about The KinksTelegraphFollowing the success of last year's Sunny Afternoon, the West End musical about The Kinks, frontman Ray Davies says that there's an opera in the ...The Play Opera app: Music to soothe the savage second-graderCool Mom TechMy appreciation for opera came early, and I credit a combination of ballet and piano lessons for this. But I can totally see how plenty of kids (and, real ...Morris Robinson is opera's coachable badassCreative Loafing AtlantaNot all young men are faced with choosing between the football field and the opera house, but Morris Robinson has been fortunate enough to find ...Here's Johnny! Minnesota Opera bringing 'The Shining' to the stageRick Kupchella's BringMeTheNewsThe opera takes place in the infamous Overlook Hotel where Jack and Wendy Torrance, ... The opera promises to “keep you on the edge of your seat.Tears at the Met: Opera’s lovebirds are getting divorcedSlippediscBarely had they broken on Women’s Wear Daily as the new power couple of the opera stage than soprano Ailyn Pérez and tenor Stephen Costello are getting divorced.Houston Grand Opera News - Tuesday, February 24, 2015Houston Grand OperaJK Simmons Net Worth: How Much Is JK Simmons Net Worth After Slamming Oscars For Best Actor ...Food World NewsSimmons played Benny Southstreet in "Guys and Dolls", cast as "Jigger Carousel" with the Houston Grand Opera, performed in Wagner opera satire, ...Ailyn Perez Set for Metropolitan Opera's CARMEN TonightBroadway World... Gran Teatre del Liceu; Mimì in Puccini's La Bohème at La Scala; and Countess Almaviva in Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro at Houston Grand Opera.General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®Portland Opera pushes its limitsPortland TribuneBob Kingston, the opera's resident historian and lecturer, and some resident artists are taking the company out of its normal realm for “The Great ...LOOK: Llandudno opera singer's transformation into Hansel and Gretal witchDaily Post North WalesAn opera singer must spend hours in make-up before each performance ... Chorus! will include opera classics such as the 'Humming Chorus' from ...Chicago Opera Theater's Thérèse Raquin is pretty grim—simulated cunnilingus and allChicago ReaderIt seemed like things were bleak enough in this Siberian deep freeze before Chicago Opera Theater brought composer Tobias Picker's version of ...Lyric Opera of Chicago adds senior finance and human resources gurus to its executive mixChicago Business JournalIncreasingly it takes a pretty-good-sized village of executives to manage a large performing arts organization such as Lyric Opera of Chicago, which is ...SIX FILM COMPOSERS AND A PIANOSlippedisc"Montage: Great film composers and the piano" Album Presentation (2015)Houston Grand Opera News - Monday, February 23, 2015Houston Grand OperaWhy Gay Singer Nicholas Phan Has Loved Singing Old Dead Guys Stuff Since He Was a TeenagerOut Magazine... a star-studded staging of Sweeney Todd at Houston Grand Opera (April 24–May 9) and concert performances of Fidelio with Michael Tilson Thomas ...University of Kentucky singer wins regional opera competition in LexingtonLexington Herald LeaderSmith is currently in the Houston Grand Opera Studio Program for young artists and has appeared in numerous Houston Grand Opera productions.Lyric debuts Holocaust-themed 'Passenger' with Gurnee soprano in title roleChicago Daily Herald... Lyric Opera of Chicago general director Anthony Freud, then heading upHouston Grand Opera, saw that production by director David Pountney.General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®'Dead Man Walking' review: Spare and moving new staging of operaSFGateWhen we last encountered Jake Heggie's maiden opera “Dead Man Walking,” during its 2000 world premiere at the San Francisco Opera, the piece ...Lyric Opera's 'Silent Night' a beautiful, horrific masterpieceKansas City StarThe opera was co-commission by the Minnesota Opera, premiered in 2011, and won the Pulitzer Prize in 2012. The Lyric Opera's production, one of ...'Oracolo in Messenia review – winning drama in Vivaldi's lostoperaThe GuardianVivaldi's 1737 opera is a pasticcio, a work constructed of previously existing music, refashioned to a new text: Vivaldi effectively recycled some of his ...Metropolitan Opera's masterly performance of Wagner's comicopera Die Meistersinger von ...WA todayWagner's only comic opera, Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg, celebrates the spirit of humanity, respect for cultural tradition and the constant need to ...ONE MAN VS OSCARS ORCHESTRA. ONE MAN WON.SlippediscThey struck up the band when Polish director Pawel Pawlikowski overran his thank-you timeHouston Grand Opera News - Friday, February 20, 2015Houston Grand OperaOpera houses in the US, struggling for survival, sing to Latino audiencesFox News Latino“Florencia,” which premiered almost two decades ago at the Houston GrandOpera, was the first Spanish-language opera commissioned by major ...Guest Blog: EVERYBODY SAY YEAH: TUTS Unites with Cyndi Lauper's True Colors FundBroadway WorldYou can catch the operatic classics at Houston Grand Opera, visceral plays at The Alley and high heel stepping drag queens in KINKY BOOTS at The ...Now, that's coming full circle!Deccan HeraldSo far he has had at least two, for the casts of the Houston Grand Opera's premieres of A Coffin in Egypt and a new version of A Christmas Carol, with ...AN AFTERNOON WITH AUDRA MCDONALD Set for This Spring at NJPACBroadway WorldShe made her operatic debut in 2006 with Houston Grand Opera and has premiered music by composer John Adams in concert. On TV, she has been ...General Opera NewsCOMPOSERS DATEBOOKReminding you that all music was once new®Photo Flash: Pasquale and Laura Osnes Pose for LyricOpera of Chicago's CAROUSEL!Broadway WorldLyric Opera of Chicago will soon present Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel, starring Steven Pasquale as carousel barker Billy Bigelow, Laura ...La Vida Breve/Gianni Schicchi review – disturbing, ingenious double billThe GuardianOpera North's production of La Vida Breve, with Anne Sophie Duprels as Salud. ... In 2004, Opera North gave over its spring season to one-act operas.Washington National Opera raising curtain on Poulenc's 'Carmelites'Washington TimesWashington National Opera's premiere of Francis Poulenc's “Dialogues of the Carmelites” is set during the French Revolution, when Carmelite nuns ...Christoph Eschenbach: ‘ I’m able to always discover new worlds’SlippediscHe speaks of his love of Washington, DC, failing to mention his demission this week.