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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Oct 19, 2009
OPERA America: 2009-2010 Online Learning Program

Online Learning offers a wealth of information about opera, and appeals to both opera lovers and those new to the art form.

Sep 29, 2009
OPERA America: Making Connections 2009-2010 Season Begins September 30

Presenters include singers Joyce Didonato, Dawn Upshaw and designer John Conklin.

Sep 16, 2009
National Endowment for the Arts and OPERA America Announce National Opera Week

Over 90 companies, schools and organizations across North America will celebrate opera in their communities.

Aug 03, 2009
OPERA America Salon Series: Exploring American Voices

Season closes with excerpts from Michael Ching's "A Midsummer Night's Dream — An A Cappella Opera."

Jun 01, 2009
Marc A. Scorca to Lead OPERA America Through 2016

Gregory C. Swinehart and Darren K. Woods elected to Board of Directors.

May 12, 2009
OPERA America Announces Final 2008-2009 Making Connections Sessions

Workshops feature networking opportunities and advice for opera professionals.

Mar 12, 2009
OPERA America Announces March Making Connections Sessions

Workshops feature networking opportunities and advice for upcoming opera professionals.

Mar 05, 2009
OPERA America Celebrates Honorees at 2009 National Opera Trustee Recognition Evening

Awards honor trustees of U.S. opera companies for exemplary leadership, generosity and audience building efforts on behalf of their...

Jan 23, 2009
OPERA America Announces Recipients of Its 2009 National Opera Trustee Recognition Awards

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

Jan 20, 2009
OPERA America Announces Upcoming Making Connections Sessions

Five workshops feature networking opportunities and advice for upcoming opera professionals.