Ah, je ris! Ah, je ris!

How this slipped under La Cieca’s radar she’ll never know: the premiere of a new opera based on the Tintin adventure Les Bijoux de la Castafiore.

on September 18, 2015 at 5:36 PM

“Three-time Grammy winner Rene’e Fleming is beloved by classical and opera fans around the world [ça va sans dire], but the superstar soprano has also earned the admiration of a new generation of singers and songwriters …. “

on July 20, 2010 at 2:11 PM

The building that used to house Amato Opera will be repurposed into “a 100-seat theater showcasing work from various theater troupes,” plus “a 70-seat restaurant and bar,” which means that it’s just possible that at least sometimes opera companies may perform there again — assuming the rental on the theater space is not too prohibitive.…

on July 16, 2010 at 12:21 PM

Preternaturally boyish composer Jake Heggie is putting finishing touches on his orchestration for his opera Moby-Dick. The cetacean tuner, “huge strings” and all, is set for an April debut in Dallas.  [KERA]

on December 09, 2009 at 8:16 AM

As if to demonstrate that there are better ways to run an opera company than the NYCO’s ongoing fiasco, Fort Worth Opera announced today that they will present the world premiere of Before Night Falls, is by Jorge Martín in 2010. Darren K. Woods, the quiet genius who is general director of Fort Worth Opera,…

on November 07, 2008 at 5:02 PM