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Aida in Concert

December 30, 2022
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A rare peek behind the spectacle of the intimate drama and stunning music Verdi was a master of weaving together. A special one-night-only offering with a stellar cast: Detroit Opera’s own Christine Goerke and soprano Angel Blue both make role debuts under the baton of Jonathon Heyward.

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Ballet Preljocaj: Swan Lake

February 17-19, 2023
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Combining Tchaikovsky’s musical masterpiece with contemporary arrangements, he reinvents the timeless tale of love, betrayal, seduction, and remorse into a contemporary ecological tragedy.

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Xerxes

March 4-12, 2023
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A fast-paced mix of comedy and drama, this was Handel at his most innovative – and Tazewell Thompson’s striking and sumptuous production brings out all its many wonders.

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

March 17-19, 2023
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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has for more than 50 years entertained generations, transcended barriers and celebrated the African American cultural experience.

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Fountain of Tears (Ainadamar)

April 8-16, 2023
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Flamenco, rumba rhythms, and classical singing are woven together by one of today’s most exciting composers, Osvaldo Golijov. Ainadamar (“Fountain of Tears”) tells the tragic story of poet, playwright, and national icon Federico Garcia Lorca, killed by fascists during the Spanish Civil War.

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State Ballet of Georgia

April 29-30, 2023
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International ballet star Nina Ananiashvili (former prima ballerina with Bolshoi Ballet, The Royal Ballet, and American Ballet Theatre) leads this dynamic group with a program of mostly George Balanchine, accompanied by full orchestra.

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Detroit Opera appoints Roberto Kalb as Music Director

Detroit Opera has announced that Roberto Kalb will be its next Music Director, effective November 20, 2022 through the end of the 2025–26 season.

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Reviews: Faust

Post your review and read  what other patron had to say of Faust.

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Re-hearing Gounod’s Faust: A New Performing Edition

In 2018, French musicologist Paul Prévost, in collaboration with music publisher Bärenreiter-Verlag, produced a new edition of Gounod’s Faust. ...

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Something About Marguerite

BY DAVID SHENGOLD   David Shengold explores the opera's tragic heroine, a character who is in some way familiar to us all. Most American ac...

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