2 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
According to posts on their Facebook pages, Broadway couple Nikki Renee Daniels and Jeff Kready welcomed a baby girl, Lena Renee Kready, into the world at 6:58 this morning.
6 hrs ago | Brandon Sun
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Tenor David Pomeroy's star is still rising on the international opera stage but he traces an already acclaimed career back to Saturday mornings at his grandfather's house in St. John's, N.L. "He would sit at the piano and I would sing 'I Dream of Jeannie ' and these old songs," said Pomeroy.
9 hrs ago | Scotsman.com
FOLLOWING a suggestion from a woman handing out chocolate love hearts on the street, at the weekend a friend and I wandered into the foyer of the City Art Centre; an Edinburgh gallery with a strong collection of Scottish art and a rather nice exhibition of fashion photography.
11 hrs ago | Gay Times
The world of classical music and opera is celebrating the centenary of the birth of Benjamin Britten - arguably this country's finest composer - with a year long festival, aptly entitled Britten 100.
Lyric Opera's unprecedented effort this past season to make itself more generally relevant and to provide what general director Anthony Freud calls "a broader, deeper cultural service to more people around the city" appears to have paid off.
An overwhelming lust for power, a manipulative wife, and witches' prophecies spur a Scottish general onto a tragic path of betrayal, murder and madness.
One of the biggest mysteries about the opera "Medee" by late 18th-century composer Luigi Cherubini is why its last few pages are blacked out with charcoal.
Those lucky enough to get an early look at a unique outdoor production of an opera were given an extra treat - a stunning sunset backdrop to add an extra element of drama to the spectacle.
The Scottish play.There is always occasion for another production of the Scottish play, and on this occasion the occasion is Long Beach Opera 's season-ending staging of the U.S. professional premiere of Ernest Bloch 's 1906 operatization of-let's just say it and have done- Macbeth .
Eric Einhorn at the Cotton Club, after a rehearsal for his co-production of George Gershwin's "Blue Monday."
The venerable maestro has published two diatribes on his Facebook Maestro page against the spread of radical Regieoper.
Benjamin Britten's 1953 opera was a Coronation tribute that went badly wrong - but perhaps a revival at the site of its disastrous premiere could rescue it yet, says Jessica Duchen Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.
There is very little that French composer Hector Berlioz created that could not be characterized by the adjective "epic."
Last summer when the Des Moines Metro Opera announced its three shows for the 2013 season, you could almost hear the chatter spread to the opera world's outer branches.
In this country, commissioning an opera offering an unconventional take on the relationship between Jesus and Mary Magdalene might be seen as a bold move.
The Maritime Concert Opera will present a concert version of Donazetti's l'Elisir d'Amore or the Elixir of Love in Wolfville on June 18. Acadia music graduate Katie Cochrane will be taking part.
More than 200 artists and technicians flocked to the Simpson College campus last month to prepare for the 41st season of the Des Moines Metro Opera.