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June 2016

June 16
Robert O'Hearn, 94, Designer Whose Aesthetic Shaped Opera Productions Over a Sixty-Year Career, has Died
ROBERT O’HEARNElkhart, IN, July 19, 1921—Bloomington, IN, May 26, 2016  A DESIGNER WHOSE handsome, traditional designs shaped the aesthetics of opera production in the U.S. during his sixty-year career, O'Hearn worked at the Brattle Theater Company...
June 14
In Review Sellars Adams med 616San Francisco Opera to Present World Premiere of John Adams & Peter Sellars' Girls of the Golden West in November 2017
Adams and Sellars© Terrence McCarthy/San Francisco Opera OUTGOING SAN FRANCISCO OPERA general director David Gockley announced today that the company will present the world-premiere performances of Girls of the Golden West, a...
June 07
News Curtin med 616Phyllis Curtin, 94, Who Created Floyd’s Susannah and Embraced New Works in Opera and Recitals, Has Died
PHYLLIS CURTINClarksburg, WV, December 3, 1921—Great Barrington, MA, June 4, 2016  ONE OF THE MOST DISTINGUISHED MUSICIANS of her generation, Curtin had two important careers—the first as an international-class opera singer and recitalist and the...
June 02
News Nezet Seguin med 616Metropolitan Opera Names Yannick Nézet-Séguin as its Next Music Director
Beginning with 2020-21, Season 41-Year-Old Montreal Native to Become Company's Third Music Director
Photo by Jonathan Tichler/Metropolitan Opera THE METROPOLITAN OPERA announced today that conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin, 41, a frequent conductor at the company and music director of the Philadelphia Orchestra, has been named as...

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