After a long and strenuous competition over several months, six singers have emerged as Opera’s best of 2013.
March at the Mahaiwe is filled with music, theatre and great ideas.
Fascinating read: New School Philosopher Chiara Bottici believes opera is kept alive ‘for the benefit of snobs who refuse to watch soap opera’
Ten extraordinary opera singers from the United States and Canada are vying for prizes and their chance to sing at the Metropolitan Opera.
The Riccardo Zandonai opera – based on an episode of Dante’s Inferno, had its Met premiere in 1916 and has not been heard at Lincoln Center since 1986.
These singers have reached a major stepping stone in their careers.
Alternately rambunctious and spine tingling, this opera is breathtaking in its sheer depravity.
The US Premiere of a new Nico Muhly opera, Two Boys plus 25 other fascinating productions for 2013-14.
Ten great productions Live in HD with James Levine conducting two of them brings real excitement to the 2013-14 opera season.
Opera as a Chilling Horror Story that will Scare you Senseless
A dream cast of singing actors and brilliant staging defines the meaning of Grand Opera with Wagnerian storytelling.
Imagine an opera in a building with a friendly, lived-in feeling instead of a pristine, sterile one. Opera doesn’t have to be stuffy.
Luminaries of the literary, music, theatre and dance worlds promise a spring of exceptional programming in Great Barrington.
Containing some of the most loved arias in all of opera, Rigoletto delights in its new staging.
A chance to see the recent Philip Glass opera for free.
When Benjamin Britten wrote “The Turn of the Screw”, he had fans of horror films in mind.
Opera lovers will have six chances to hear Verdi’s “La Traviata” live at Proctor’s in Schenectady, NY.
Opera as a musical spectacle, with glorious singing, from the bel canto era of Donizetti.
The Berkshire Museum’s showing of the Royal Opera’s Anna Caterina Antonacci as Carmen is one of the highlights of the Pittsfield week.
Opera in the New Year: Les Troyens by Hector Berlioz will get the full Met Live in HD treatment at four Berkshire venues.
Of all the grand operas, none is grander than the Metropolitan Opera’s Aida, the next Live in HD at four Berkshire venues.
Yes, the Metropolitan Opera at special prices. A welcome Christmas present for Opera lovers.
Saturday;s Masked Ball will attract people from all over the Berkshires to take in Verdi’s grand opera from North Adams to Great Barrington.
With the composer at the podium, The Tempest gets its Live in HD premiere this week from The Metropolitan Opera.
An evening of Puccini’s La Boheme by candlelight? Heaven on earth.
Puccini’s glorious opera, La Boheme will be sung in Bennington this weekend,
Mid 2013 has been set for the initial, part time return of James Levine to the Metropolitan Opera following his period of recovery.
For the first time ever, a comic opera – Donizetti’s “The Elixer of Love” opens the Met Live in HD Series.
Next up in the Met Live in HD series is Otello on October 27 transmitted to three Berkshire locations.
A different sort of play, with great acting and singing (click to see video).
One of the great nights at Tanglewood 2011 was the Porgy and Bess (concert version), being recreated at Boston’s Symphony Hall. Read More…
It”s opera for the 21st Century when Guerilla Opera performs its acclaimed Heart of a Dog at Hubbard Hall. Read More…