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Atlanta Opera grows to 4 shows in '14-15
February 2014

Atlanta Opera grows to 4 shows in ’14-15

Atlanta Opera’s 2014-15 season opens with a “Choral Silver Celebration” marked Chorus Master Walter Huff’s anniversary, and includes “Madama Butterfly,” “Rigoletto,” “The Marriage of Figaro” and “Three Decembers.”

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Indiana University promotes Atlanta Opera’s Huff

July 8, 2013

Atlanta Opera Chorus Master Walter Huff has been named a full-time associate professor of choral conducting at Indiana University, but will also remain with the opera — for his 25th season.

Atlanta Opera names Israeli director its new leader

April 25, 2013

The Atlanta Opera today named Israeli stage director Tomer Zvulun its new general manager and artistic director, effective June. 1. Zvulun succeeds general manager Dennis Hanthorn, who left rather abruptly last July.

‘Tosca,’ ‘Faust,’ ‘Barber of Seville’ in opera’s 2013-14 lineup

February 11, 2013

Atlanta Opera’s 2013-14 season includes three operas; its High School Opera Institute, beginning with auditions in September; the fourth annual 24-Hour Opera Project, which moves to Nov. 1-2 to coincide with National Opera Week; and the 2013 Atlanta Opera Ball, a fundraiser titled “Puccini’s Palazzo.”

24-Hour Opera applications due by Friday

December 11, 2012

If you’re a composer, lyricist, singer, stage director or stage manager — with a yen for opera, Atlanta Opera wants you.

‘Enriching lives through the power of opera’

October 31, 2012

The Atlanta Opera has experienced more change in the past 10 years than at any other time in its its 33-year existence. Here’s a look back — and ahead.

Opera adds 5 public shows of child-friendly ‘Stone Soup’

September 24, 2012

Atlanta Opera is taking the children’s opera “Stone Soup” to Woodstock, Decatur and two intown venues.

Atlanta Opera’s Huff joins Indiana faculty

August 7, 2012

Atlanta Opera Chorus Master Walter Huff will join the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music faculty this fall as an adjunct associate professor of music in choral conducting.

The glass armonica: An instrument of madness

November 4, 2011

People have been tapping and striking glass objects as a means of making music for more than 600 years. By the early 1700s European musicians began serious study of causing goblets to ring by friction, rubbing a moistened finger around the rim. Benjamin Franklin, the Philadelphia inventor and American Colonies’ ambassador to France, enjoyed a [...]

Lucia di Lammermoor

November 1, 2011

Poor Lucia: Stuck in gloomy, Gothic Scotland, betrothed to a boy from the wrong side of the moor, caught in the middle of her brother’s blood feud … it’s enough to drive a girl mad.
And it does — famously, hauntingly. In Gaetano Donizetti’s 1835 opera Lucia di Lammermoor, we see the tragic transformation of a love-struck girl [...]


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