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Unionized workers at the Metropolitan Opera said Friday they want to work with management to avoid shutting down one of the world's most prestigious cultural institutions.
Few current TV shows are as cinematic as NBC's "Hannibal," and that includes the stellar music that accompanies each episode.
The Turkish well known opera singer Oya Ergun will perform at the Kapellhaus building of the German-Azerbaijan Cultural Association in Baku on August 2. Supported by the Turkish Embassy in Azerbaijan, the concert, "Evening of Baroque Arias", will be accompanied by renowned organist, Jamila Javadova-Spitzberg who lives in America.
Fifteen years later, that dream has been realized. Mitchell, a soprano, is currently an apprentice with the Sante Fe Opera, where she studied last summer.
Vancouver Island Opera is now accepting new chorus members, men and women, for their October production of Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi.
The Music Academy of the West will present a new, fully staged production of Georges Bizet 's timeless opera Carmen in honor of celebrated mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne 's 80th birthday at Santa Barbara's historic Granada Theatre.
You might think the Coalition must be really serious about arts funding cuts when it zeroes in on four of the country's opera companies with today's formally announced inquiry into their combined $32 million a year taxpayer paid funding.
Electricians, carpenters and other members of International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local One carried tools and workboxes home from the Metropolitan Opera construction shop on Thursday.
It's a drama worthy of the Metropolitan Opera: Frantic, last-minute labor negotiations aimed at averting a lockout that threatens an immediate halt to pay and benefits for thousands of singers, musicians, stagehands and other workers.
Contracts for 15 unions are set to expire at midnight, with management threatening to bar employees from the performing-arts facility for the first time in more than three decades.
The company had planned to close its doors to union members if new contracts, with reduced benefits, could not be agreed by 1 August.
A worker unveils posters Tuesday for the coming season of New York's Metropolitan Opera.
Whether he's fixing the wiring in a busy house or out alone at a power station, Craig Bradford sings wherever he goes.
Even after living here four years, I'm surprised by my new hometown. So I'd like to introduce you to some people responsible for a few of those surprises - people dedicated to making fine art and performances happen here.
Anthony Michaels-Moore plays the emperor of long-ago China in the Santa Fe Opera's production of "Le Rossignol."
When opera buffs gather during an intermission-or any of the other many instances these people have time on their hands-their conversation tends to turn not to the current performance or even how great things used to be 30 years ago.
Updated: Sat Aug 02, 2014 12:18 am
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