Breaking News

Breaking News Archives
Select a Date:

February 2017

February 15
Metropolitan Opera's 2017-18 Season to Feature New Productions of Norma, Tosca, Adès' Exterminating Angel, Cendrillon and Così fan Tutte
Sondra Radvanovsky to take on title role in Norma, opposite Adalgisa of Joyce DiDonato; New Year's Eve Premier of New Tosca to feature Kristine Opolais, Jonas Kaufmann and Bryn Terfel; DiDonato to sing title role in first Met performances of Cendrillon
THE METROPOLITAN OPERA will open its 2017-18 season with a new production of Norma, and will go on to present a new Tosca staging, the North American premiere of Thomas Adès’s The Exterminating Angel, a new production of Cendrillon, and a new Così...
February 15
Fort Worth Opera Fires Longtime General Director Darren K. Woods 
DARREN K. WOODS, the longtime general director of Fort Worth Opera, was fired by the company on Monday, with FWO’s chairman, Mike Martinez, telling Fort Worth’s Star-Telegram that the company hopes to find a leader that would “focus more on business...
February 09
News Gedda Portrait sm 217Nicolai Gedda, 91, Versatile Tenor Whose Career Spanned Fifty Years, Has Died
NICOLAI GEDDASTOCKHOLM, JULY 11, 1925—TOLOCHENAZ, SWITZERLAND, JANUARY 8, 2017  OF ALL THE IMPORTANT TENORS active during the latter half of the twentieth century, Nicolai Gedda was by far the most versatile and industrious, a questing musical...
January 31
Mezzo Jamie Barton Named as the Recipient of the Metropolitan Opera's 2017 Beverly Sills Artist Award
Jamie Barton accepting the Beverly Sills Artist AwardPhoto by Jonathan Tichler/ Metropolitan Opera THE METROPOLITAN OPERA ANNOUNCED TODAY that mezzo Jamie Barton has been named as the recipient of the company’s 2017 Beverly Sills...

Follow OPERA NEWS on FacebookTwitter Button