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New York City Opera has announced the resignation of the chairman of its board, Roy G. Niederhoffer (not pictured), who (it was revealed) has kicked in $8 million over the past four seasons to keep the company afloat.

One night only, one night only, she’ll be the only one

“New York City Opera (under the direction of Michael Capasso, General Director) will present, in a rare New York appearance, beloved soprano Aprile Millo in concert Wednesday, January 30 at 7:30pm at Zankel Hall.” Complete press release follows the jump. Read more »

Whiskey tango foxtrot

I really cannot exaggerate the extent to which I truly did not know what was going on in New York City Opera’s production of Maria de Buenos AiresRead more »

The unusual suspects

Mad Scenes and Exit Arias:  The Death of the New York City Opera and the Future of Opera in America provides ample fodder for the legions of amateur opera sleuths seeking to confirm their theory of “Who Killed City Opera?”

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Transience

New York City Opera has announced a search for “a transgender singer with a treble voice” to create the role of a transgender character in the opera Stonewall.

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Stonebroke?

New York City Opera apparently plans to fund its commission of the opera Stonewall via Patreon.

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The male gaze

The third segment of New York City Opera’s gradually emerging 2018-2019 season will be Mascagni’s Isabeau.

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If it ain’t ‘Brokeback’

Between staging, music, and material, it’s hard to decide what feels most broken about New York City Opera’s American premiere of Brokeback Mountain.

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