Tag Archives: The Atlanta Opera

Death presides over a scene from the Atlanta Opera's "The Kaiser of Atlantis." (credit: Ken Howard)

Review: The Atlanta Opera’s innovative The Kaiser of Atlantis tells a compelling story that resonates with our times

Mark Gresham | 30 OCT 2020 The Kaiser of Atlantis is a striking new production from director Tomer Zvulun and his creative team at The Atlanta Opera. The compact but adventurous hour-long show sizzles on stage and speaks directly […]

Scene from Act 2 of Pagliacci: Smith, Smagur, Trevigne, Morino - under wraps in their isolation booths while cut-out puppets begin to take their places during the opera's play-within-a-play. (credit: Ken Howard)

Review: An intriguingly innovative Pagliacci opens The Atlanta Opera’s socially-distanced Big Tent Series

Mark Gresham | 24 OCT 2020 On Thursday evening, The Atlanta Opera emphatically opened its thoroughly re-imagined 2020-21 season with a performance of Ruggiero Leoncavallo’s opera, Pagliacci, in an outdoor production well-suited to our current times, overshadowed by living […]

Recently raised: "The Big Tent" in which the Atlanta Opera will perform this fall. (video capture, Felipe Barral/TAO)

The Atlanta Opera adds three live concerts to its “Big Tent” productions

EarRelevant Staff | 07 OCT 2020 ATLANTA– On Tuesday afternoon The Atlanta Opera announced its fall Big Tent Concert Series comprised of three new, live concerts woven into the schedule of the company’s productions of Pagliacci and The Kaiser […]

Top row: Jamie Barton, Kevin Burdette, Reginald Smith, Daniela Mack, Morris Robinson, Trey Smagur; Bottom row: Michael Mayes, Jasmine Habersham; Alek Shrader, Ryan McKinny, Megan Marino, Talise Trevigne. (Courtesy of The Atlanta Opera.)

The Atlanta Opera forms Atlanta Opera Company Players to re-imagine 2020-21 season

EarRelevant Staff | 29 JUL 2020 In a press release this morning, The Atlanta Opera announced the formation of the Atlanta Opera Company Players, comprised of twelve world-class singers who all reside in Atlanta or the surrounding southeast region. […]

"If the shoe fits..." Mezzo-soprano Emily Fons and tenor Santiago Ballerini in the Atlanta Opera's production of Rossini's "La Cenerentola" ("Cinderella") (credit: Raftermen)

Atlanta Opera’s La Cenerentola is playful comedy but long

Mark Gresham | 6 NOV 2019 The Atlanta Opera opened its first mainstage production of the season on Saturday, Gioachino Rossini’s La Cenerentola, starring mezzo-soprano Emily Fons as Angelina (the Cinderella) and Santiago Ballerini as Prince Ramiro. The dramma […]