Heavens to Murgatroyd! With a large, well dressed cast and a full orchestra, Gilbert and Sullivan’s spooky light opera “Ruddigore” arrives at the Academy of Music in Northampton Nov. 11-13 and Nov. 18-20, 2016.
Toshi Reagon is a one-woman celebration of all that’s dynamic, progressive, and uplifting in American music. She unveils her latest work in progress, an opera based on The Parable of the Sower.
Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leads the October 22 Live performance of Mozart’s Don Giovanni, starring Simon Keenlyside in his first Met performances of the title role, which he has sung to acclaim with numerous leading opera houses around the world.
The Met: Live in HD began its 11th Season with Tristan and Isolde, its 100th transmission in the popular series, starring Nina Stemme and Stuart Skelton in the title roles and with new staging by Mariusz Treliński.
The conductor and stage director for the upcoming performances of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly at the Colonial Theatre will preview their fully staged production over tea.
The Clark Art Institute will rejoin the other Berkshire venues in showing The Met Live in HD opera telecasts in November.
With a full orchestra in the pit, fabulous singers and top notch production values on stage, opera will return to the Berkshires this summer with Puccini’s much loved Madama Butterfly at the Colonial Theatre. We talk with the impresarios.