An Entertainment, a collaborative production of Danceworks Performance
Company, Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra and Milwaukee Opera Theatre, was ruined
for me by the unworkable acoustics of the
Danceworks Performance Company, Milwaukee Opera Theatre and
the Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra join
forces to bring Edith Sitwell and William Walton’s Façade to the stage. This is the second consecutive season of
Music, Milwaukee’s cutting-edge new
music ensemble, joins with Milwaukee Opera Theatre in the debut of Judgment of Midas, an opera by Turkish-American
composer Kamran Ince. Judgment of Midas is
inspired by the
"This next one is by country legend Robert
Schumann," joked the opera singer Andrew Wilkowske as he introduced his
arrangement of the Romantic German composer's “Ich grolle nicht.” In the translation by Kelley
Milwaukee Opera Theatre (MOT) kicks off its season
with four intimate performances of Leonard Bernstein’s Candide. MOT’s
production brings opera to a broader audience, as it moves throughout southeastern...
Milwaukee Opera Theatre tours with Bernstein's musical adaptation
By Russ Bickerstaff
Voltaire's 18th century journey of Cadndide is one of the great satirical adventures of history. Recognized as being one of the great works of French literature. the comic work had some moments of sheer brilliance. Somewhere in the '50s, the story was adapted into an operetta by Leonard Bernstein. At month's end, that operate makes an interesting journey of its own to a series of different ven...
Milwaukee Opera Theatre (MOT) completes its season with an exciting new production of Gilbert and Sullivan's 1882 comic operetta Iolanthe. Presented in partnership with Carroll University, Iolanthe marks MOT's first foray into the world...
Opera singers train on a standard set of 26 arias composed for 26 separate Italian operas in all the styles that have arisen since the form was invented in the Renaissance. Milwaukee Opera Theatre, with a new vision and energy, will present an original work by...