AUSTIN OPERA NAMES ANNIE BURRIDGE AS NEW GENERAL DIRECTOR

Managing Director of Opera Philadelphia Increased Fundraising 183%; Burridge to Begin 5-Year Contract in November 2016 Austin, TX – October 24, 2016 — Austin Opera today announced the appointment of Annie Burridge as General Director. Currently the Managing Director of Opera Philadelphia, an opera company recognized for its groundbreaking audience engagement and programming model, Burridge will assume […]

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AUSTIN OPERA CELEBRATES 30TH SEASON WITH PREMIERES AND MASTERPIECES

AUSTIN OPERA CELEBRATES 30TH SEASON WITH PREMIERES AND MASTERPIECES Company Announces a 2016-17 Season with Enthralling Performances for Everyone AUSTIN – January 25, 2016 – Austin Opera will celebrate 30 years of bringing thrilling operatic experiences to the Austin community with a dynamic and thoughtfully curated 2016-17 Season. Opening the season is the regional premiere […]

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AUSTIN OPERA 2014-15 SEASON TICKET SALES EXCEED $1 MILLION, COMPANY’S DRAMATIC 2015-16 SEASON BUILDS ON SUCCESS

AUSTIN OPERA 2014-15 SEASON TICKET SALES EXCEED $1 MILLION Company’s Dramatic 2015-16 Season Builds on Success AUSTIN – August 27, 2015 – The 2014-15 Season brought many highs to Austin Opera, including a new name and a vibrant new look, increased attendance and fundraising results, and a fourth consecutive year closed successfully with a balanced […]

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MAYOR’S BOOK CLUB FEATURES CLASSIC WORK OF AMERICAN LITERATURE: OF MICE AND MEN

WHO: Austin Public Library Friends Foundation, Austin Public Library, City of Austin Mayor’s Office WHAT: 2015 Mayor’s Book Club WHEN: Fall 2015 WHERE: Austin Public Library COST: Free WEB: www.austinlibrary.org CONTACT: Cecily Sailer: 512.542-0076, csailer@austinlibrary.org Mayor’s Book Club Features Classic Work of American Literature: Of Mice and Men AUSTIN, Texas, June 4, 2015—Mayor Steve Adler, the […]

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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 Opera Crossover 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 of Simon […]

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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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