To most opera lovers, it’s as familiar as their own hands: the opera about an opera singer, Giacomo Puccini’s “Tosca.” To newcomers, it can seem the epitome of the heightened emotions and tragedy that are stereotypical of opera. And to musicians like those in Washington National Opera’s upcoming run of the opera, from May 11 to 25, “Tosca” represen...

The Connecticut Lyric Opera is set to present Verdi’s ”Don Carlo.” The company will present the epic work in a production by Jan Mason and will star Daniel Juarez in the title role. He will be joined by Jurate Svedaite as Elisabetta de Valois, Galina Ivannikova as Eboli, Andrew Costello as Posa, and Steve Frederiks as King Philip. The role of the G...

Riccardo Frizza is one of today’s foremost Italian conductors specializing in the Italian repertoire. He has appeared at all the great opera houses in the world and has interpreted many of the great works by Verdi, Donizetti, Rossini, and Bellini. Recently, he was appointed the music director of the Donizetti Opera Festival and for his first assign...

Opera180 of Kansas City concludes its 1st season with the classic La Boh'me, with music by Giacomo Pucciniand libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica. Performances are May 30, 31, and June 1 at The Drawing Room by Weinberger Fine Art at 1903 Wyandotte in downtown Kansas City. The production will be sung in Italian. Opera180 produces its first...

May 11, 12, 17, 19. 3:00 pm. Our Lady of Perpetual Help school, 5902 6th Avenue (between 59th and 60th Streets, Brooklyn, NY). Admission: $25-adult; $20-seniors/students under 25; $5-teen. Contact: Fran Garber-Cohen 718-259-2772. reginaopera@yahoo.com www.reginaopera.org Sponsored by Regina Opera Company. Regina Opera Company presents fully staged...

A man of wealth and privilege uses his position in society callously to manipulate and abuse others, with no concern for the emotional trauma he inflicts on his victims. It’s a scenario that sounds like the latest, lurid scandal coming out of Washington, D.C., or Hollywood, or even Oklahoma City. In fact, it’s a story that is more than two centu...

Amore Opera concludes its 2018-19 season at the Riverside Theatre at Riverside Church (91 Claremont Ave, New York, NY 10027) with a production of Giuseppe Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera, sung in its original Italian; and with a production of Gilbert and Sullivan's Iolanthe, performed entirely by children. Excelling in its mission to discover and pres...

Gianandrea Noseda Music Director of the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) will bring the Orchestra to Carnegie Hall for their first concert together in New York, performing an Italian-themed program that includes Rossini's rarely-performed Stabat Mater and Liszt's thrilling Dante Symphony, Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 2:00PM. Noseda, who earlier this se...

The University of Alabama will host the southeastern premiere of a multimedia presentation based on the works of a leading figure of the Italian Renaissance. Minneapolis composer Jocelyn Hagen’s “The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci” will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in concert hall of the Moody Music Building, 810 Second Ave. The performance will comb...