Opera

Opera at Classical KUCO

 

 

 

The Met’s 2017–18 season of Live in HD movie-theater transmissions features ten presentations!

 

 

  Saturday, April 28th, Encore Wednesday, May 2nd

Cinemark Tinseltown,

AMC 24 Quail Springs Mall

Regal Cinemas Spotlight 14, Norman 

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 Oklahoma City's New Resident  

Opera Company

 

Presenting

Three Decembers, by Jake Heggie, May 11-13


Freede Little Theater, Civic Center Music Hall, OKC.  8 p.m. and 2 p.m.
 

3Decembers

Tosca October 6, 2017 Review

La Traviata February 3, 2017 Review

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Oklahoma City

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Opera Companies within Driving Distance

Schedules

 

 

 Austin Lyric Opera

Dallas Opera

Houston Grand Opera  

Lyric Opera Kansas City

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

San Antonio Opera

Santa Fe Opera

Tulsa Opera 

Wichita Grand Opera 

 

Saturday Opera with Lane Whitesell 

Enjoy Lane's reviews of opera performances within driving distance here!

Beethoven: Fidelio. April 1

Beethoven:  Fidelio.  April 1
Leonore disguises herself as a young man to try to save her husband from a jealous official who has had him thrown in prison. Adrienne Pieczonka is Fidelio and Klaus Florian Voigt is Florestan.

Mozart: Idomeneo

Matthew Polenzani and Nadine Sierra as Idomeneo and Ilia headline this cast for the concurrent radio/movie theater production.

Bizet: Carmen. February 11

Bizet:  Carmen.  February 11
The timeless story of the gypsy Carmen and the possessive Don Jose who must possess her completely rather than accept her free spirit.

Verdi: Rigoletto. February 4

Verdi:  Rigoletto.  February 4
Željko Lučić reprises Rigoletto from two years ago with Stephen Costello and Olga Peretyatko as the Duke of Mantua and Gilda.

Rossini: The Barber of Seville. January 28

Rossini:  The Barber of Seville.  January 28
Figaro, the barber, helps Count Almaviva win Rosina's love and hand.

Charles Gounod: Romeo et Juliette. January 21

Charles Gounod:  Romeo et Juliette.  January 21
Shakespeare's tale of ill-fated lovers is on the radio and at your local movie theaters in HD.

Giacomo Puccini: La Boheme. 14 January 2017

Giacomo Puccini:  La Boheme.  14 January 2017
Michael Fabiano and Ailyn Perez will be the featured young lovers for the January 14 radio broadcast.

Giuseppe Verdi: Nabucco. 7 January 2017

Giuseppe Verdi:  Nabucco.  7 January 2017
Placido Domingo stars as the biblical king who is struck mad by the God of the Hebrews while in the Temple of Baal. Verdi's most famous chorus, Va Pensiero, is also featured.

Richard Strauss: Salome. December 17

Richard Strauss:  Salome.  December 17
Patricia Racette has recently triumphed in the title role internationally.

G. Rossini: L'Italiana in Algieri, December 31

G. Rossini:  L'Italiana in Algieri, December 31
An Italian girl is captured by the Barbary pirates and hilarity ensues.

W. A. Mozart: The Magic Flute, December 24

W. A. Mozart:  The Magic Flute, December 24
The Julie Taymor production returns with Janai Brugger and Ben Bliss as Tamino and Pamina. Christopher Maltman is Papageno.

Kaija Saariaho, L'Amour de Loin. December 10

Kaija Saariaho, L'Amour de Loin.  December 10
Eric Owens is the 13th-century troubador and Susanna Philips his Love from Afar (in Tripoli) with Tamara Mumford as the Pilgrim who travels back and forth with their messages to each other in the first Met in HD and radio performance.

Puccini: Manon Lescaut, December 3, 2016

Puccini:  Manon Lescaut, December 3, 2016
Puccini's first major opera received this new production last season and has Anna Netrebko in the title role for this run.

Rossini: The Thieving Magpie

Rossini:  The Thieving Magpie
Rossini's opera semi-seria is a problem for production since it depends on a magpie. Glimmerglass allowed the magpie (danced by Meg Gillentine, also the choreographer) full range of the stage this year.

10/29/2016 -- Sweeney Todd

10/29/2016 -- Sweeney Todd
The summer 2016 production of Sweeney Todd from the Glimmerglass Festival starred Greer Grimsley as the butcherous barber.



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