Opera

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LA Opera

 

 LA Opera's Summer Broadcast Calendar

 

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD

Tinseltown

AMC 24, Quail Springs Mall

Regal Cinemas Spotlight 14, Norman

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2017 Summer Encore series

Wednesday evenings at 7pm

Cinemark Tinseltown

 

The Pearl Fishers, June 21st 

Macbeth, June 28th

Nabucco, July 12th

Carmen , July 19th

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Opera Companies within Driving Distance

 

 

 Austin Lyric Opera www.austinlyricopera.com

Dallas Opera www.dallasopera.or

Houston Grand Opera www.houstongrandopera.org/

San Antonio Opera www.saopera.com

Santa Fe Opera www.santafeopera.org

Tulsa Opera  www.tulsaopera.com

Wichita Grand Opera  www.wichitagrandopera.org

 

Saturday Opera with Lane Whitesell

August 12, 19, 26. The Figaro Trilogy

August 12, 19, 26.  The Figaro Trilogy
In 2014-2015, LA Opera presented The Barber of Seville, The Marriage of Figaro, and The Ghosts of Versailles, all featuring Figaro doing the matchmaking. This is being rebroadcast this summer with The Barber of Seville on August 12, The Marriage of Figaro on August 19, and The Ghosts of Versailles on August 26.

August 5. Jacques Offenbach: The Tales of Hoffmann

August 5.  Jacques Offenbach:  The Tales of Hoffmann
Hoffmann tells the stories of his three lost loves, while getting more and more drunk at the tavern. Pictured are Vittorio Grigolo and Diana Damrau as Hoffmann and Antonia in Act III.

July 29. Verdi: MacBeth

July 29.  Verdi:  MacBeth
"The Scottish opera," like "the Scottish Play," has sometimes been held to bring bad luck on those that name it. The LA Opera production features Placido Domingo in the title role.

Wagner: Tannhauser. July 22

Wagner:  Tannhauser.  July 22
Johann Botha as Tannhauser is assaulted and denounced during the singing contest at the Wartburg Castle. Modern dress in the 1400's. This is a rebroadcast from the 2014-2015 season at Lyric Opera.

Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin. July 9

Tchaikovsky:  Eugene Onegin.  July 9
Marius Kwiecen and Ana Maria Martinez are Onegin and Tatiana, who fall in love with each other at different times, leading to tragedies.

Bizet: Carmen. July 1

Bizet:  Carmen.  July 1
Jealous love turns to murder in Seville. Listen here, then go to Opera in the Ozarks to see one of the world's most popular operas.

Mozart, Magic Flute. June 17

Mozart, Magic Flute.  June 17
Christiane Karg is Pamina, Andrew Staples is Tamino, and Kathryn Lewek is the Queen of the Night in a re-imagined setting in a 1950's suburb.

Massenet: Don Quichotte, 10 June, followed by Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions concert

Massenet:  Don Quichotte, 10 June, followed by Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions concert
Clémentine Margaine and Ferruccio Furlanetto are Dulcinea and Don Quixote la Mancha in Massenet's operatic version of Cervantes' novel. The opera will be followed by the Metropolitan Opera National Council auditions final concert from last March.

June 3. Berlioz, Les Troyens

June 3.  Berlioz, Les Troyens
Based on Virgil's Aeneid, this HUGE opera includes the sacking of the city of Troy.

Richard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier

Richard Strauss:  Der Rosenkavalier
Listen on the radio or go to your movie theater to see this production, beginning at 11:30 a.m. Renee Fleming and Elina Garanca are retiring these roles (the Feldmarschallin and Octavian) from their repertoire after 20 years of singing them.

PAINTED SKY OPERA, LA TRAVIATA, FEBRUARY 3, 2017

Painted Sky opera triumphed in their first foray into traditional operatic repertory last night at the Freede Little Theater, Civic Center Music Hall in Oklahoma City.