Conference

Madrid: Not just a conference….

Teatro Real and Teatro de la Zarzuela generously welcomed the 325 Opera Europa participants in Madrid from 6 to 8 May, with performances of Clementina, La traviata and El retablo de Maese Pedro.
Henry Little, who has submitted this report on our recent Madrid conference, is the Chair of the UK’s National Opera Co-ordinating Committee and the Chief Executive of Orchestras Live.

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Conference

Bucharest Conference: Professional Development

A recurring topic among members during recent years has been the encouragement, identification and training of the most promising young singers, directors, composers and cultural managers who will make the future of opera. In two words: professional development. This will be our theme for our autumn conference from 18 to 22 November 2015.

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Marketing & Communications

Welcome to this autumn’s Marketing & Communications forum meeting!

The forum meeting will take place at Gran Teatre de Liceu from 15 to 17 October. We’ll take a look at Barcelona’s recent development projects, encompassing surveys, benchmarking, market segmentation, CRM, pricing, and change management, and, most importantly, look at the results! 

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The Opera Platform

The Opera Platform - Free Live and On demand!

No need to be a member, No account needed, Just visit www.theoperaplatform.eu and Enjoy !!

The Opera Platform is an online platform for the promotion and enjoyment of opera. It is designed to appeal equally to those who already love opera and to those who may be tempted to try it for the first time.

Sign up to the platform's newsletter to be kept aware of its launch programme and further special online events.
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The Opera Platform

What's on The Opera Platform?

The streaming website The Opera Platform reveals the performances until the end of the year...

10-07-2015 Alcina by George Frideric Handel Aix-en-Provence, Festival d'Aix-en-Provence

August – Focus on Festivals with videos from Rossini Opera Festival Pesaro, Bregenzer Festspiele, Savonlinna Opera Festival, Wexford Festival Opera, Garsington Opera, Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Operadagen Rotterdam, Macerata Opera Festival and Festival Castell de Peralada

12-09-2015 – La bohème by Giacomo Puccini from Den Norske Opera og Ballett Oslo

03-10-2015 – Powder her face by Thomas Adès from La Monnaie Brussels

22-10-2015 – Aida by Giuseppe Verdi from Teatro Regio Torino

08-10-2015– Straszny Dwór The Haunted Manor) by Stanisław Moniuszko from Polish National Opera Warsaw

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OE News

Opera Europa Board

At their last General Assembly on Friday 8 May in Madrid, the members of Opera Europa elected two new Board members: Bernard Foccroulle, General Director of Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, and Georgiy Isaakyan, General and Artistic Director of the Moscow State Opera and Ballet Theatre for Children and Young Audience named after Natalia Sats.

It is a great pleasure for Opera Europa to welcome Bernard Foccroulle back on the Board, as he had already served as President in the past. It is also an honour to have Georgiy Isaakyan joining the Board, also as the President of the Association of Music Theatres of Russia.

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Feature

Two directors won the 8th European Opera Directing Prize in 2015.

Two directors won the 8th European Opera Directing Prize in 2015.

During the first day of our Madrid conference, German-Swiss Anna Drescher from Stuttgart, Niki Ellinidou from Greece, and their respective teams, have each been awarded the first prize in the competition.

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Our Members in 2015

 We now have 160 members from 40 countries  Here are the new members welcomed over the last 12 months ...

Esterházy Privatstiftung, National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theatre of the Republic of Belarus, Theatro Municipal de São Paulo, Les Talens Lyriques, Tbilisi State Opera and Ballet Theatre, Theater Bielefeld, Theater Bonn, Camerata Nuova, Fondazione Donizetti, Fondazione Teatro Carlo Felice, Teatro Massimo, Teatro Regio, Fondazione I Teatri Reggio Emilia, Rostov State Opera and Ballet, Independent Opera at Sadler's Wells, Opera Holland Park, Theatre Projects                                        

European Opera Days

Alive and Online!

The now traditional European Opera Days took place between 8 and 10 May with 101 opera companies in 23 countries celebrating opera in all its diversity. This year’s theme – opera alive and online – translated into the most creative events alongside the well-loved guided tours and open houses. It is a pleasure to say that opera was very present and easily accessible for all.

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OE News

Opera XXI has launched two apps !

Opera XXI, The Spanish national organisation of opera companies, celebrates the European Opera Days and their 10th anniversary with the launch of two apps: Play Opera, about operatic love stories, and Vamos a la ópera, inviting young children to discover the insides of an opera house and all its professions.

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Dates for your diary

Check out the events to look forward to:

 

 
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  • 17-22.08.2015 - Opera Management Course,
    Peralada, Spain
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  • 30.09.2015 - Deadline for online applications for the Fedora Prizes
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  • 30.09 - 03.10.2015 - Golden Prague – IMZ Academy ‘All About Opera’
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  • 02.10.2015 - Festivals seminar during the Verdi Festival,
    Teatro Regio, Parma, Italy
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  • 15-17.10.2015 - Marketing & Communications Forum,
    Barcelona, Spain
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  • 18-22.11.2015 - Autumn Conference,
    Bucharest, Roumania

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