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AUSTIN OPERA PRESENTS “AN INTIMATE AFFAIR,” A NIGHT OF UNFORGETABLE OPERA AND MODERN CLASSIC PERFORMANCES

AUSTIN OPERA PRESENTS “AN INTIMATE AFFAIR,” A NIGHT OF UNFORGETABLE OPERA AND MODERN CLASSIC PERFORMANCES Featuring ‘Pop Opera’ Star David Miller AUSTIN – January 26, 2015 – Austin Opera is bringing an evening filled with extraordinary classic and modern opera music to KLRU’s legendary Studio 6A. “An Intimate Affair” features performances by David Miller, tenor […]

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AUSTIN OPERA’S 29TH SEASON SHOWCASES BREADTH OF OPERATIC EXPERIENCES

AUSTIN OPERA’S 29TH SEASON SHOWCASES BREADTH OF OPERATIC EXPERIENCES Company Announces a Diverse and Dramatic 2015-16 Season AUSTIN – February 6, 2015 – Austin Opera will open its 29th season for the first time with an operatic Gala Concert at the Long Center on September 26, 2015. The company’s subscription season then begins with Giuseppe […]

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AUSTIN OPERA PREMIERES ‘A MASKED BALL’ WITH MASSIVE 3-D VIDEO PROJECTION

AUSTIN OPERA PREMIERES ‘A MASKED BALL’ WITH MASSIVE 3-D VIDEO PROJECTION Two-Story Tall Projection Art Piece Placed on Long Center Terrace Lights Up the Night for Public Viewing AUSTIN – November 8, 2014 – Austin Opera is debuting its 2014-15 season opening production “A Masked Ball” with a larger-than-life video art installation in the middle […]

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AUSTIN OPERA SHOWCASES BRIGHT FUTURE WITH NEW NAME AND LOOK

AUSTIN OPERA SHOWCASES BRIGHT FUTURE WITH NEW NAME AND LOOK Company Presents a Thrilling 2014-15 Season AUSTIN – October 8, 2014 – Founded in 1986 as Austin’s first professional opera company, Austin Lyric Opera is proud to announce an updated name, a vibrant new look and a thrilling season that reflect how this dynamic arts […]

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ALO Guild Wins Challenge, General Director Forced to Swim in Tuxedo

This spring, General Director Joe Specter posed a special challenge to the Austin Lyric Opera Guild to help boost Season Ticket sales for the 2014-15 Season. If 70% of the Guild members renewed their Season Tickets, Specter would sing for free at their Annual Spring Party. Specter is a former baritone opera singer. If 80% […]

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Austin Lyric Opera Nominated for Five Austin Critics Table Awards

ALO’s January 2014 production of Tosca stunned local critics, with the opera receiving five nominations from the 2013-14 Austin Critics Table Awards. “We are exceedingly proud of Tosca and all of the artists who collaborated to make this a successful production,” says Joe Specter, ALO General Manager. “While the principal singers each received a nomination, […]

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REVIEWS: Donizetti’s The Elixir of Love

Austin Lyric Opera premiered The Elixir of Love to Austin audiences May 1-4 at The Long Center. Featuring ALO’s acclaimed orchestra led by Maestro Richard Buckley and chorus led by Marc Erck, the production welcomed principal performers Rene Barbera, Sara Gartland, Peter Strummer, Kelly Markgraf and Sara Ann Mitchell, all led by director Joseph Evans. […]

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FEB 22: Austin Lyric Opera Guild Presents Annual Wine Dinner & Auction

FEATURING EXPERT WINE PAIRINGS, SUMPTUOUS CUISINE, AND OVER-THE-TOP AUCTION ITEMS BENEFITING AUSTIN LYRIC OPERA The Austin Lyric Opera Guild joyfully announces its annual Wine Dinner & Auction, “Magnificent Maestros,” an unforgettable evening at the Four Seasons Hotel overlooking Lady Bird Lake, Saturday, February 22, at 6 p.m. The Wine Dinner & Auction will honor Maestro Richard […]

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Austin Lyric Opera Announces 2014-15 Season

Austin’s only opera house brings Verdi’s, Gounod’s, and Mozart’s music to life in its 28th season Austin Lyric Opera  is unmasking their 2014-15 season and letting Austin get in on the excitement. Bringing the thrill and drama of some of opera’s biggest sensations to the Long Center stage, ALO’s General Director, Joseph Specter, and Artistic […]

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