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Florida Grand Opera swaps “Thaïs” for “Tristan,” announces casting for season – May 24, 2013

If you live in Miami and were anticipating your first Wagner opera [...]

Chicago Opera Theater’s all-20th-century 2014 season to offer three Chicago premieres – May 17, 2013

Chicago Opera Theater’s 2014 season promises to continue the edgy and inventive [...]

Duo Yamamoto takes the gold at Dranoff 2 Piano Competition – May 17, 2013

Sisters Ayaka and Yuka Yamamoto took the Gold Prize and $25,000 Thursday [...]

Bicket named Santa Fe Opera conductor – Apr 24, 2013

Harry Bicket was announced Wednesday as the new chief conductor of Santa [...]

Adolph “Bud” Herseth, legendary CSO trumpet player, dies at 91 – Apr 15, 2013

The brilliant, majestic trumpet timbre that meant the Chicago Symphony Orchestra around [...]

Sarasota Opera pulls the plug on American opera series – Mar 17, 2013

Launched with great fanfare in 2011, Sarasota Opera is pulling the plug [...]

Van Cliburn passes away at 78 – Feb 27, 2013

Val Cliburn, the lanky American pianist who captivated Russian audiences and provided [...]

Dale Clevenger, longtime CSO principal horn, to retire June 30 – Feb 19, 2013

Dale Clevenger, the principal horn of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for the [...]

Lyric Opera announces a safety-first 2013-14 season centered on Italian standards – Feb 08, 2013

“Long Live Passion!” may be the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s current PR [...]

Burned Lyric Opera actor to be released Thursday – Feb 05, 2013

UPDATED. Actor Wesley Daniel, who sustained second-degree burns to his face during a dress rehearsal [...]