Opera

This week! 

The Metropolitan Opera returns to radio airwaves

 

Verdi's La Traviata

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 Oklahoma City's New Resident Opera Company 

Bel Canto Trio - November 29 

Menoti's Amahl and the Night Visitors - December 14 and 15

Bernstein's Trouble in Tahiti/Arias and Barcarolles - January 27, 28 and 29

Bizet (Brook) La Tragedie de Carmen - May 17 and 19  

 

Oklahoma City

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Opera Companies within Driving Distance

2018-2019 Productions

 

 

 Austin Lyric Opera

Dallas Opera

Houston Grand Opera  

Lyric Opera Kansas City

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

Painted Sky Opera of Oklahoma City

San Antonio Opera

Santa Fe Opera

Tulsa Opera 

Wichita Grand Opera 

and more! 

Saturday Opera with Lane Whitesell 

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

2018-2019 Operas within Driving Distance

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.



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