The festival returns to a full performance schedule after two years with works including ‘Omar’ by Rhiannon Giddens and Michael Abels and Yuval Sharon’s production of ‘La Bohème.’
Anthony Davis’s opera about the iconic Black Power figure starts a nationwide series of engagements in Detroit.
Brett Dean’s interpretation of Shakespeare’s tragedy has its North American premiere at the Met.
György Kurtág’s first opera, adapted from Samuel Beckett’s one-act play and completed at age 91, is filled with compassion for its four aged characters
The Met’s new production of the Donizetti work, by Simon Stone and dubbed ‘Lucia: Closeups of a Cursed Life,’ transports the tragic tale to a dying American Rust Belt community in the present day.
In Los Angeles, Du Yun’s solo opera about a father’s struggles has its premiere and the Los Angeles Philharmonic teams with Deaf West Theatre for a unique take on Beethoven’s work.
Michel van der Aa’s film opera imagines what it would be like to leave your body behind to have your mind preserved in the digital world.
The U.S. premiere of a show, delayed by Covid-19, drawn from a Chinese compilation of myths that was first transcribed in the fourth century B.C.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy Center and the 10th anniversary of the American Opera Initiative, monument-inspired premieres from diverse creators.
Composer Christopher Cerrone and librettist Stephanie Fleischmann offer an updated, Americanized take on the Japanese director’s ‘Rashomon.’
A jazz cabaret take on the final hours of Socrates’ life.
The operatic adaptation of Lynn Nottage’s play marries the best of its love-and-loss narrative to Ricky Ian Gordon’s musical talents in Bartlett Sher’s production.
Boston Lyric Opera and Opera Philadelphia collaborate on a film of Ana Sokolović’s work, about a group of women preparing their friend for her wedding day.
Verdi’s opera gets a new staging from Bartlett Sher that moves the action to Weimar Germany in the 1920s.
Wayne Shorter and Esperanza Spalding team up for an operatic retelling of Euripides’ play.
The Metropolitan Opera’s new staging of the work by composer Matthew Aucoin and librettist Sarah Ruhl refreshes the familiar.
San Francisco Opera new production of Beethoven’s work, set in a detention facility, might leave some hoping for an early release.
While companies slowly return to in-person performances, online videos like ‘La Voix Humaine’ and ‘In Song’ continue to bring the opera house to your home.
Monday night’s performance, the first in 18 months, featured the Met’s first-ever opera by a Black composer: a stage adaptation of the memoir by Charles M. Blow.
In Chicago, a production that moves Verdi’s work to the mid-19th century from medieval times and a concert of Bizet’s classic.