Press Room

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 15, 2010
OPERA America Announces Recipients of Its 2011 National Opera Trustee Recognition Awards

Five trustees honored from opera companies across the country for their leadership and generosity.

Nov 23, 2010
OPERA America Launches Online North American Opera Journal

A new peer-reviewed, semi-annual online journal for scholarship about North American opera that features high-quality research with...

Nov 03, 2010
Thirty-Four U.S. Opera Companies to Feature American Operas over the Next Two Season

With subjects ranging from classic novels and plays to recent political history and powerful love stories, these works offer enormous...

Oct 12, 2010
OPERA America, with Support of the National Endowment for the Arts, Announces National Opera Week 2010

100 companies, schools and organizations across North America will celebrate opera in their communities.

Jul 29, 2010
OPERA America’s Opera Conference 2011 to Take Place in Boston

The announcement follows the most successful Opera Conference in history, Opera Conference 2010, held in Los Angeles.

Jul 26, 2010
OPERA America Announces Grant Opportunities

Over $250,000 in grants to be awarded through four programs.

Jul 12, 2010
OPERA America Elects Seven New Members to Board of Directors

Board Chairman Anthony Freud, general director of Houston Grand Opera, was elected to a second two-year term.

May 26, 2010
OPERA America Conference 2010: New Realities | New Strategies

Opera field converges in Los Angeles for conference hosted by Los Angeles Opera, with keynote speaker, composer Daniel Catán.

Mar 19, 2010
OPERA America Announces Next Making Connections Session

Workshops feature networking opportunities and advice for opera professionals.

Jan 21, 2010
OPERA America Announces Recipients of Its 2010 National Opera Trustee Recognition Awards

Five trustees honored from opera companies across the country for their leadership and generosity.