On Sunday, March 25th Opera Las Vegas returned to the Smith Center to join in the worldwide centennial celebration for legendary composer Leonard Bernstein by presenting Bravo, Bernstein! in Myron’s Cabaret Jazz. Leonard Bernstein is one of the most popular and successful American composers, … Read more about Bravo, Bernstein!
Opera Las Vegas’ annual major fundraiser took over the lavish Liberace Mansion on Saturday evening, 20 January, and raised the roof. “Cinderella’s Diamond Ball” was the chosen theme, as a run-up to June’s planned production of Rossini’s “Cinderella” (La Cenerentola). The evening began in the … Read more about Cinderella’s Diamond Ball
On Sunday, 25 February, OLV celebrated African-American History Month with “Opera Legends in Black,” a tribute concert to legendary black singers and composers who achieved international acclaim. The narrated program celebrated the success of singers Martina Arroyo, Simon Estes, Jessye Norman, … Read more about Opera Legends in Black
The mobile Opera on Wheels outreach program went into overdrive with a successful tour of Benjamin Britten’s one act opera Noah’s Flood (Noye’s Fludde). For a free will offering, nearly five-hundred audience members were able to experience live opera at Grace Presbyterian Church (17 November) in … Read more about Noah’s Flood (Noye’s Fludde)
Both Oktoberfest and opera got their due with Beer and Baritones at Biersch on October 15. The Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant provided the venue and vittles - and three exciting young baritones offered full-throated, accomplished singing along with the beer. Phillip Harris communicated vocal … Read more about Beer and Baritones at Biersch Toasts Oktoberfest
¡Latin Fiesta! officially opened the season on September 29 with a celebration in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month at the West Las Vegas Library Theatre. General Director Jim Sohre narrated stirring tributes to superstars like Placido Domingo, Montserrat Caballe, and Jose Carreras, while introducing … Read more about !Latin Fiesta! is a Super Hit for Hispanic Heritage Month
At a festive Season Reveal Party at the Classic Jewel on September 10, Opera Las Vegas announced a wildly diverse 2017-2018 season of operas and events. The company plans to “present with passion” one biblical flood, two ugly stepsisters, three little pigs, beer and baritones, a Latin fiesta, a … Read more about OLV Young Artists Kick Off OLV’s 2017-18 Season Reveal