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OPERA America issues press releases to announce new initiatives, grant and award recipients, and other news about the organization and opera field.

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Dec 06, 2022
OPERA America Selects Four Teams for the 2022 Robert L.B. Tobin Director-Designer Prize to Bring New Creative Talent to Opera Stages

OPERA America selects four teams for the 2022 Robert L.B. Tobin Director-Designer Prize.

Nov 07, 2022
OPERA America Announces Winners of the Inaugural Awards for Digital Excellence in Opera

OPERA America announces the winners of the inaugural Awards for Digital Excellence in Opera.

Aug 24, 2022
OPERA America Awards $100,000 to Support Opera by Women at Seven Opera Companies

OPERA America Awards $100,000 to Support Opera by Women at Seven Opera Companies

Aug 19, 2022
Opera Luminaries, Past and Present, Convene for OPERA America Salutes Awards Dinner

Opera Luminaries, Past and Present, Convene for OPERA America Salutes Awards Dinner

Aug 11, 2022
OPERA America Welcomes Six New Members to its Board of Directors

OPERA America welcomes six new members to its Board of Directors

Jun 22, 2022
OPERA America Offers Glimpses into American Opera Over Past Half-Century in Newly Released Oral History Project

OPERA America offers glimpses into American opera over past half-century in newly released Oral History Project. First collection of...

May 20, 2022
OPERA America Awards Stephanie Fleischmann the Second Annual Campbell Opera Librettist Prize

OPERA America Awards Stephanie Fleischmann the Second Annual Campbell Opera Librettist Prize

May 11, 2022
Over 600 Opera Professionals and Artists to Attend Opera Conference 2022, May 18‒21 in Minneapolis

Over 600 Opera Professionals and Artists to Attend Opera Conference 2022, May 18‒21 in Minneapolis

May 09, 2022
OPERA America Awards Opera Grants for Women Stage Directors and Conductors

OPERA America awards Opera Grants for Women Stage Directors and Conductors.

Apr 04, 2022
OPERA America Awards over $100,000 in Discovery Grants to Support Eight New Works by Women Composers

OPERA America awards the 2022 Discovery Grants for Women Composers.

Feb 07, 2022
OPERA America announces the 2022 recipients of Repertoire Development Grants

OPERA America announces the 2022 recipients of Repertoire Development Grants

Jan 26, 2022
OPERA America awards 2022 Opera Grants for Women Stage Directors and Conductors

OPERA America awards 2022 Opera Grants for Women Stage Directors and Conductors.

Jan 05, 2022
OPERA America awards third cycle of IDEA Opera Grants to Diana Solomon-Glover, Maria Thompson Corley, Pamela Baskin-Watson & Nedra Dixon

OPERA America awards third cycle of IDEA OPERA Grants to Diana Solomon-Glover, Maria Thompson Corley, Pamela Baskin-Watson & Nedra...