Hubbard Hall Casting All Voice Parts for Opera Chorus

Hubbard Hall in Cambridge, NY is looking to cast an opera chorus (all voice parts) for Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore, to be produced in August 2017. This first round of auditions will be held online and videos/video links may be submitted via email by Wednesday, April 12. Chorus rehearsals would begin the evenings of July 26…

A Free Children’s Opera at Schenectady Civic Playhouse

SCHENECTADY – Children and families of all ages are invited to a free performance of Opera Saratoga‘s “Opera to Go” production of The Bremen Town Musicians (an adaption of the Brothers Grimm folk tale) at the Schenectady Civic Playhouse, 12 So. Church Street, Schenectady, on Saturday, March 4, at 2:30 p.m.  The performance  is underwritten by Schenectady Civic…

Plácido Domingo stars in Verdi’s “Nabucco” Live in HD, and James Levine conducts

The new opera year begins January 7 as the legendary Plácido Domingo takes on the title role of Nabucco, the King of Babylon under the baton of James Levine. Liudmyla Monastyrska sings Abigaille, the warrior woman determined to rule empires, and Jamie Barton is the heroic Fenena. Russell Thomas is Ismaele, nephew to the King of Jerusalem and Dmitry Belosselskiy is the stentorian voice of the oppressed Hebrew people.