OperaFix May 14, 2018

The New York Opera Fest Continues this week, for more details about the festival check out nyoperafest.com.

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In the New York Opera Fest

  • Opera on Tap Pop-Up Opera Chorus: We Want You! Workshop/Masterclass Tuesday May 15, 7:00pm
  • American Lyric Theater Presents InsightALT: Opera in Eden Thursday May 17, 7:30pm hosted by Mark Adamo and Lawrence Edelson, THE EVENING WILL INCLUDE THE PREMIERES OF 3 ONE ACT OPERAS:
    Bloodlines BY Shuying Li, and Lila Palmer
    The Gospel According to Nana by Liliya Ugay and Lorene Cary,
    The Tree of Eternal Youth by Andy Teirstein & Julian Crouch
  • The Center for Contemporary Opera Presents the premiere of Pascal Dusapin’s To Be Sung, Based on a short story by Gertrude Stein
  • ARE Opera Presents Elisir d’Amore May 18 – 20
  • Rumpelstiltskin continues MAY 18 & 19 AT Rhymes With Opera.
  • The Center for Contemporary Opera PREMIERE’S Scott Wheeler’s Sorrows of Frederick May 18.
  • Aida Continues through May 20th at Regina Opera Company
  • American Opera Projects premieres First Glimpse 2018: Songs From the Great Room May 19, 20 WORKS BY COMPOERS: Matthew Browne, Scott Ordway, Frances Pollock, Pamela Stein Lynde, Amber Vistein, Alex Weiser AND Librettists: Laura Barati, Kim Davies, Sokunthary Svay.

In Opera Happenings

  • Dell ‘Arte’s summer festival will run August 11 – 26, the black-box space of La MaMa Theatre. With performances of “Don Giovanni”, the U.S. premiere of Salieri’s “La Cifra” and Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Mozart + Salieri”
  • And in time for Gay Pride Month, New York City Opera will be presenting Charles Wuorinen and Annie Proulx’s “Brokeback Mountain” at the Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center on May 31 – June 3. The opera was commissioned in 2008 by the original City Opera before it folded, and is now making it’s New York City Debut.
  • And get your tickets for the world premiere of the two-act version of Huang Ruo and Henry David Huang’s An American Soldier, which opens at Opera theater of St. Louis June 3rd. For more about American Solider, Huang Ruo was our guest on the April Show.
  • Credits: Peter Szep producer/editor, Chuck Sachs, contributor

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