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  • BSO suffers three high-profile cancellations

    BSO suffers three high-profile cancellations
    You might suspect some strange jinx, or wonder if the third time's the harm. But the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is taking a rash of high-profile artist cancellations in stride. On July 29 came the news that actor/singer and star of Showtime's...
  • Classical favorites and firsts for fall

    Classical favorites and firsts for fall
    There will be no power vacuum at Symphony Center this fall, once Riccardo Muti has entered the building. All eyes and ears will be on the big boss as he begins his fifth season as music director, his authority undimmed. Muti leads off his fall CSO...
  • Renee Fleming makes debut in a play at Williamstown Theatre Festival

    Renee Fleming makes debut in a play at Williamstown Theatre Festival
    Renée Fleming has performed dozens of opera's leading roles in a professional career that has spanned three decades. This month, the soprano is trying something altogether new for her -- she's starring in a stage play. The new role isn't actually such a...
  • Cantin, Bridges among Lyric's brightest rising stars of Ryan Opera Center

    Cantin, Bridges among Lyric's brightest rising stars of Ryan Opera Center
    It seems rather a shame that Lyric Opera restricts admission to "Rising Stars in Concert," the company's showcase concerts by the young singers of its Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center professional development program, to donors and media...
  • Fleming, Kaufmann bring fans to their feet at first joint Lyric concert

     Fleming, Kaufmann bring fans to their feet at first joint Lyric concert
    No disrespect to soprano Renee Fleming, but the leading attraction of Lyric Opera's Subscriber Appreciation Concert in which she appeared Wednesday night was her co-star, German superstar singer Jonas Kaufmann, the hottest and most sought-after tenor in...
  • Jane Lynch to host Lyric diamond gala

    Jane Lynch to host Lyric diamond gala
    Jane Lynch is going operatic. The Dolton native and “Glee” star will emcee Lyric Opera of Chicago’s 60th anniversary concert, Nov. 1 at the Civic Opera House, the company announced Wednesday. Joining the actress and the international...
  • Placido Domingo to perform at New York City Opera concert

    Placido Domingo to perform at New York City Opera concert
    Plácido Domingo, whose early international singing career took off after appearing with the New York City Opera, will appear at a concert this month to commemorate that company, which declared bankruptcy and ceased operations last year. "New York City...
  • 'Death of Klinghoffer' to make Metropolitan Opera debut

    Assailed as anti-Semitic and pro-Palestinian when it premiered in 1991, John Adams' "The Death of Klinghoffer" has long been an artistic hot potato that many major opera companies have found too controversial to produce. In October, the Metropolitan...
  • Renee Fleming, Placido Domingo together in Los Angeles

    Renee Fleming, Placido Domingo together in Los Angeles
    In 1995, a rising young soprano named Renée Fleming sang her first opening night at the Metropolitan Opera in a production of Verdi's "Otello," with Plácido Domingo in the title role. On Thursday, Fleming paid Domingo tribute for helping her with that...
  • CSO's search to replace Deborah Rutter

    CSO's search to replace Deborah Rutter
    Much has changed inside and outside the Chicago Symphony Orchestra since Deborah Rutter — then Deborah Card — moved from running the Seattle Symphony to becoming CSO Association president in 2003. She inherited an organization that was...
  • A new opera takes shape behind scenes at the Lyric

    A new opera takes shape behind scenes at the Lyric
    No one expects the course of creating a brand-new opera to run absolutely smoothly, any more than the course of true love. Four hundred years of operatic history suggest it seldom does. But the gestation of "Bel Canto," an operatic adaptation of Ann...