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September 19
News Blanchard sm 1019Metropolitan Opera Announces Plans to Present Terence Blanchard's Fire Shut Up in My Bones in Future Season
The work's presentation will mark the first time the company has staged an opera by a black composer in its 136-year history.
Julia Bullock and Davone Tines in James Robinson's world-premiere staging of Terence Blanchard's Fire Shut Up in My Bones at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis© Eric Woolsey Composer-trumpeter BlanchardCourtesy of the...
September 16
Los Angeles Philharmonic Chief Executive Simon Woods Resigns From Orchestra
THE LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC announced today that Simon Woods, the orchestra’s chief executive officer since January 2018, has resigned from his position effective immediately.  Woods’ resignation was announced by the orchestra’s board chair Jay...
September 12
News Mazzola sm 919Enrique Mazzola to Succeed Sir Andrew Davis as Music Director of Lyric Opera of Chicago Following 2020-21 Season
ITALIAN CONDUCTOR ENRIQUE MAZZOLA, whose international conducting career has established him as a leading interpreter of bel canto, French repertoire and the early works of Verdi, was named today as the next music director at Lyric Opera of Chicago...
September 05
Dallas Opera Announces Cancellation of March Gala Featuring Plácido Domingo
DALLAS OPERA announced today that it has canceled a March gala that was to have featured Plácido Domingo, citing "ongoing developments regarding allegations" made against the legendary singer, conductor and administrator.   News of the elimination...
September 05
News Zajick thmb 919Mezzo Dolora Zajick Announces Plans to Retire From Opera Stage Following 2020 Met Performances
Mezzo ZajickDavid Sauer/Courtesy of the artist DOLORA ZAJICK, who over the span of a forty-year career has established herself as one of the most distinctive voices in opera and a preeminent dramatic Verdi mezzo-soprano, has...

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