Met Opera to hire all-black chorus for 'Porgy and Bess'

Feb 20, 2019

The Metropolitan Opera will hire an all-black outside chorus next season for its first presentation in nearly three decades of the Gershwins' "Porgy and Bess," which opens the season on Sept. 23

Opera, orchestra team up to tell story of deadly 1913 flood

Feb 7, 2019

An opera company and an orchestra are teaming up to tell the story of the 1913 Great Flood, one of the country's worst weather disasters

Tenor on top of the high C's in Donizetti opera

Feb 4, 2019

Tenor Javier Camarena on top of the high C's in Donizetti opera

Opera singer Daniels, husband arrested on sex assault charge

Jan 30, 2019

Police have arrested a renowned opera singer and University of Michigan professor on allegations that he and his husband in 2010 sexually assaulted a singer in Houston

Dutoit to conduct French orchestra after sexual abuse claims

Jan 30, 2019

A Swiss conductor who has faced multiple accusations of sexual assault will conduct a concert by the National Orchestra of France

Mezzo J'Nai Bridges rising fast in opera world

Jan 21, 2019

Budding opera star J'Nai Bridges says she's ready for "Carmen" now

Unclothed Emperor? Costumes for opera stolen in Germany

Jan 21, 2019

Costumes for a Lithuanian production of the opera 'Turandot' stolen from a truck in Germany

Correction: Met Opera-New Music Director story

Jan 15, 2019

Correction: Met Opera-New Music Director story

German opera singer Theo Adam dies at 92

Jan 11, 2019

German news agency dpa reports that opera singer Theo Adam, renowned for his Wagner roles, has died

Opera based on Sarah Kane's last play gets US premiere

Jan 4, 2019

Sarah Kane's last play about depression and death is given a vibrant new life in opera by Philip Venables


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