Teenager plays organ accompanying silent films

U.S. 05/29/19, 15:12

When Brett Miller first saw a live organ accompany a silent film — the 1925 version of Phantom of the Opera at the University of Pennsylvania's Irvine Auditorium — he was stunned."Oh, I want to do this," he thought to ...

Santa Fe Opera announces plans to stage world premieres

Entertainment 05/08/19, 18:12

World-premiere operas derived from the gender-bending Broadway hit "M. Butterfly" and from meditations on Victorian-era repression in Bram Stroker's "Dracula" are coming to the Santa Fe Opera and its open-air stage in the high desert.Opera General Director Robert Meya on ...

Winners of 2019 Olivier Awards for London stage productions

Europe 04/07/19, 16:31

The winners of the 2019 Olivier Awards, honoring achievement in London theater, opera and dance:New Play: "The Inheritance"New Musical: "Come From Away"Actor Kyle Soller poses for photographers backstage with his Best Actor award for his role in the play 'The ...

Opera singer Daniels, husband arrested on sex assault charge

U.S. 01/30/19, 16:46

A renowned opera singer and University of Michigan professor is in police custody on allegations that he and his husband in 2010 sexually assaulted a singer in Houston. Countertenor David Daniels and his spouse William A. Scott Walters were arrested Tuesday ...

Met Opera offers free tickets to federal employees

Entertainment 01/18/19, 18:00

Federal government employees affected by the government shutdown can get some free entertainment in New York.The Metropolitan Opera says it is offering free tickets to people with government IDs from Saturday through the end of the month. A pair of ...

Anna and Anita star in epic opera rivalry

Entertainment 12/27/18, 07:22

Two reigning divas will be squaring off against each other starting New Year's Eve in the Metropolitan Opera's new production of Francesco Cilea's "Adriana Lecouvreur."Russian soprano Anna Netrebko plays the title character, based on a real-life French actress, and Georgian ...

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