OperaFix March 19, 2018

OperaFix for March 19: Toledo Opera premieres “I Dream”, Eric Salzman’s Big Jim & the Small-time Investors premieres at Symphony Space and Elena Langer’s “Rhonda Rips It Up!” at the Welsh National Opera. Notes Toledo Opera Rhythm & Blues opera, “I Dream” Valentine Theatre April 6 and 7, 2018 Timed to coincide with the commemoration of […]

OperaFix March 12, 2018

OperaFix for March 5: The 2018 New York Opera Fest announces it’s lineup and new FestTix option, Boston Lyric announces 2018-2019 season including Schoenberg in Hollywood by Todd Machover and The Handmaiden’s Tale, William Bolcom’s Dinner at Eight gets it’s European Debut at Wexford Opera, and Jennifer Hidgdon hints at new chamber opera with Opera Philadelphia. […]

OperaFix March 5, 2018

OperaFix for March 5: Leonard Bernstein’s “A Quiet Place”, Donizetti’s “Il Pigmalione” and Rameau’s “Pigmalion”, Gounod’s “Faust” directed by Kevin Newbury and “Out of Darkness: Two Remain” Notes Leonard Bernstein’s ‘A Quiet Place’ Opera Philadelphia Curtis Opera Theatre 7:30 p.m. March 7 & 9, and 2:30 p.m. March 11 The Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad St. Donizetti’s […]

Podcast 47: Randall Eng and Florida

Randall Eng joins us for a look at Florida, which is a collaboration with Donna Di Novelli. We also talk about pre-concert talks and Parsifal. Yannick Nézet-Séguin takes the baton at the met and Anita Rachvelishvili dazzles as Azucena. NOTES Randall Eng Professor and graduate of NYU Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program Nixon In China […]

Supersized OperaFix February 19, 2018

Conductor Corrado Rovaris and Mark Stone from Philadelphia Opera’s porduction of George Benjamin and Martin Crimp’s “Written on Skin”. A supersized show of news and interviews including, Mozart in the Jungle features Indie Opera favorites, Met Announces Season, Donizetti opera getting its world premier, David Lang Opera at the NYPhil. NOTES Mozart in the Jungle […]