New York City Opera

To Rome With Love: Tosca at New York City Opera Renaissance

To Rome With Love: Tosca at New York City Opera Renaissance

Despite the initial curiosity of recreating the same production that was seen at the opera’s premiere in 1900, the Tosca that arrived at the Rose Theater this week seemed an odd successor to a company that prided itself on artistic innovation on every level.


NYCO Says, “Ta-Ta”: New York City Opera’s Final Performance of Anna Nicole in Review

There were tears from the cast during the curtain calls after Saturday, September 28th, New York City Opera presentation of Anna Nicole. Not only because it was the final performance of the run, but mostly because this co-presentation with Brooklyn Academy is the final production that New York City Opera, a 70 year old institution, […]

Sing for Your Supper: La Périchole at New York City Opera

As the fourth and final presentation of the nomadic New York City Opera, the company produced Jacques Offenbach’s “sort-of-semi-heard” operetta, La Perichole, at New York City Center (It’s original home at its inception in 1944.) The operetta  is about an impoverished duo of street singers. The girl, Perichole, becomes the mistress of the Viceroy through […]

Vendi, Questa e L’immagine: The New York City Opera Auction… In Review

Sorry to have been gone for so long, but the Met season was just announced, a new Opera Teen piece is up on Parterre and there’s quite a lot to talk about! First, if you haven’t been following me on twitter, them you might have missed my frantic musings about the New York City Opera […]

New York City Opera Appoints Myra Huang Head Of Music Staff

(Text courtesy of Blake Zidell and Associates and New York City Opera) New York City Opera is pleased to announce the appointment of Myra Huang, whom Opera News has praised as “among the top accompanists of her generation” and “a colouristic tour de force,” as Head of Music Staff. The announcement comes on the eve […]