Event Published: 07 Nov 2022

2022 Awards for Digital Excellence in Opera

OPERA America announces the winners of the inaugural Awards for Digital Excellence in Opera. The Awards for Digital Excellence in Opera recognize the best work created for digital platforms by individual producers and organizations in the U.S. and Canada, in four categories: Artistic Creation, Education/Enrichment Material, University/Conservatory Projects, and Noteworthy Projects.

Audiences are invited to watch the projects for a limited time beginning November 8 (see individual listings for viewing windows).


Watch the awards ceremony, which was live-streamed on November 7, 2022, from the National Opera Center in New York City.


The 2022 Winners:

Soldier Songs

Submitted by: David T. Little with Opera Philadelphia
Category: Artistic Creation

The free stream of Soldier Songs is available immediately following the Awards Ceremony on November 7 through November 10 at 5 p.m. ET. 
Soldier Songs will be presented in two movie theaters in the Philadelphia area at the Colonial Theater in Phoenixville, PA on November 10 and at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute on November 12. Tickets for those theatrical releases are available now.

Verdi by Vegetables: The Movie

Submitted by: Resonance Works
Category: Education/Enrichment Material

Video available by donation (as low as $1) for a limited time through February 5, 2023. 


Please Look: A Cinematic Opera Experience

Submitted by: Opera ND, University of Notre Dame
Category: University/Conservatory Project

Video available to stream free for a limited time through February 5, 2023.


Messiah/Complex

Submitted by: Against the Grain Theatre
Category: Noteworthy Project

Video available to stream free for a limited time through February 5, 2023.


 

The 2022 Finalists:

Garden of Vanished Pleasures

Submitted by: Soundstreams
Category: Artistic Creation

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Video available for a limited time through December 7, 2022.

The Knock

Submitted by: Glimmerglass Festival, Helio Arts
Category: Artistic Creation

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Video available for a limited time through December 7, 2022.

Sāvitri

Submitted by: Against the Grain Theatre
Category: Artistic Creation

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Video available for a limited time through December 7, 2022.

Boston Baroque for Kids: The Four Seasons

Submitted by: Boston Baroque
Category: Education/Enrichment Material

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Playground Opera's La Cenerentola

Submitted by: Opera on Tap
Category: Education/Enrichment Material

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Video available for a limited time through December 7, 2022.

Gianni Schicchi, an Animated Opera

Submitted by: CSUN Opera
Category: University/Conservatory Project

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Video available for a limited time through December 7, 2022.

desert in

Submitted by: Boston Lyric Opera Company
Category: Noteworthy Project

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Video available for a limited time through December 7, 2022.

The Island We Made

Submitted by: Opera Philadelphia  
Category: Noteworthy Project

Sweet Land

Submitted by: The Industry
Category: Noteworthy Project

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Video available for a limited time through December 7, 2022.

Twighlight: Gods

Submitted by: Lyric Opera of Chicago
Category: Noteworthy Project

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Video available for a limited time through December 7, 2022.

The Awards for Digital Excellence in Opera are supported by The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation. 

The Digital Excellence in Opera Awards Ceremony is presented as part of OPERA America Onstage, which is supported in part by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.