Monthly Archives: April 2014

“The Abduction from the Seraglio” in Utah

UTAH OPERA PRESENTS: CAPITOL THEATRE MAY 10, 12, 14 & 16 (7:30 PM) MAY 18, 2014 (2 PM) The Abduction from the Seraglio tells of a fair damsel who, like most operatic damsels, finds herself in great distress! Will the … Continue reading

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TURANDOT in Detroit

DETROIT OPERA HOUSE Presents: Turandot Opera in three acts Music: Giacomo Puccini Libretto: Giuseppe Adami and Renato Simoni Premiere: Milan, 1926 Running time: About 2.5 hrs Sung in Italian with English translations projected above the stage PERFORMANCE DATES: Sat May 10, … Continue reading

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Die Walküre in Barcelona

Presents:  Die Walküre Richard Wagner 19, 22, 23, 25, 27, 28, 30 and 31 May and 3 June 2014 Chronicles of a great war The first part of Wagner’s great mythological system is the building of Walhalla, the mansion of … Continue reading

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NCPA´s Production of Verdi´s La Traviata with Andrea Battistoni

The National Centre for the Performing Arts of Beijing Presents: NCPA´s Production of Verdi´s La Traviata NCPA Opera Festival 2014 Venue:Beijing Opera House Dates:Apr. 10, 2014-Apr. 12, 2014 Duration:approximate 180 mins intermission included La Traviata is the last part of … Continue reading

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Les Troyens at Teatro Alla Scala

PRESENTS Les Troyens Hector Berlioz Grand-Opéra in five acts Libretto by Hector Berlioz New Production In coproduction with Royal Opera House, London; San Francisco Opera and Wiener Staatsoper From 8 to 30 April 2014 Running Time: 5 hours 20 minutes … Continue reading

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“La Bohème” in Milwaukee

THE FLORENTINE OPERA COMPANY (Milwaukee) PRESENTS: Puccini’s ‘Tragic Romance’ Markes the Finale of the 80th Season Opera’s most touching tale of tragic romance will transport you to 19th century Paris with La Bohème. The Florentine brings the 2013-2014 season to a … Continue reading

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Édouard Lalo’s “Le Roi d’Ys” in Marseille

from May 10th – 18th, 2014 Le Roi d’Ys Édouard Lalo Saturday May 10th, 2014 > 8:00PM Tuesday May 13th, 2014 > 8:00PM Thursday May 15th, 2014 > 8:00PM Sunday May 18th, 2014 > 2:30PM The tragedy of two sisters … Continue reading

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ORPHÉE in Pittsburgh

ORPHÉE April 26, 29; May 2, 4, 2014 Benedum Center Music by Philip Glass • Libretto by Philip Glass, based on Cocteau’s Orphée ORPHÉE is part of Pittsburgh Opera’s 2014 American Opera Series * The Sunday, May 4 performance of … Continue reading

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Massenet’s DON QUICHOTTE in Toronto

   PRESENTS: DON QUICHOTTE Jules Masenet John Relyea (centre, on horse) as Don Quichotte in the Seattle Opera production of Don Quichotte.   A romantic French take on Spain’s greatest literary hero, starring the incomparable Ferruccio Furlanetto.  Based on the … Continue reading

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“Salome” in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA OPERA Presents: Richard Strauss Salome May 8, 10, 2014 | Verizon Hall Opera with The Philadelphia Orchestra A historic collaboration.  A provocative masterpiece. The Philadelphia Orchestra and Opera Philadelphia will team up for a first-ever collaboration in the 2013-2014 … Continue reading

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