Best Operas In MinnesotaMinnesota is keen on opera. Twin Cities and Greater Minnesota have staged some of the best original and adapted opera productions. Also, well known opera companies have made stops in Minnesota.
Project Opera Director Honored With Alumni ConcertThe Minnesota Opera's training program for young people is holding an alumni concert to celebrate Dale Kruse's final year as music director. After 11 years, Kruse is leaving as Project Opera's music director after this season.
'Manchurian Candidate' To Make Opera Debut At St. Paul's OrdwayTake a little brainwashing, add a few political assassinations and stir in a villainess evil enough to rival Lady Macbeth. The enduring result is "The Manchurian Candidate," first as a novel, then two movies and now — an opera.
'Shining,' 'Tosca, 'Flute' Among Minnesota Opera OfferingsThe Minnesota Opera has announced it will present five operas in its next season including the world premiere of "The Shining." Based on the Stephen King novel, "The Shining" features music by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Paul Moravec making his Minnesota Opera debut.
Minn. Opera To Stage Free Outdoor Performances The Minnesota Opera plans to present free outdoor concerts next month.
Mill City Summer Opera Returns To Mpls. In JulyOpera buffs will have a chance to hear Rossini's popular comedy, "The Barber of Seville," in the ruins of a Minneapolis mill this summer.
Gridiron Star Now Eyes A Future On Broadway In high school, he was a standout athlete in football and in track at Eden Prairie. But Malik Johnson's life is about to take a completely different turn.
New Minn. Opera Company To Stage Outdoor Mpls Show A new Minnesota opera company plans to stage its first production under the stars next summer.
Miss Minnesota Visits WCCO Fair BoothMiss Minnesota Natalie Davis of Dassel paid a visit to Dave Lee at the WCCO Radio State Fair Booth.
Minn. Opera Returns To Iron Range In MayThe Minnesota Opera is returning to the Iron Range next week.
Movie Blog: Minn. Opera & Herrmann's Magnum OpusBernard Herrmann was a superstar movie composer almost before the concept of brand-name movie composers was even thinkable.