Heggie GREAT SCOTT debuts at Dallas Opera

Opera star Arden Scott returns to her hometown to save the struggling company that launched her career. The opening night performance of the long-lost opera she discovered falls on the same night as the home team’s first National Championship game (Go, Grizzlies!). The fate of the company hangs in the balance as Arden discovers that […] Read more »

Washington Post’s Lovable New Operas

The Washington Post lists contemporary operas that audiences responded to favorably (“Readers’ Guide to Lovable New Operas“), and several BHM operas were included: Dead Man Walking Moby-Dick Silent Night The Manchurian Candidate As One There are also 10 operas on this list that we’ve engraved in our production department. Congrats to Jake Heggie, Kevin Puts, […] Read more »

Jake Heggie, Composing a Life

The July issue of Opera News features an in-depth article by Matthew Sigman on Jake Heggie’s phenomenal career as we approach the premiere of his fifth opera, Great Scott at Dallas Opera in October. You can read the article here. Click here for more information on Great Scott. Read more »

Grey’s Opera Frankenstein at La Monnaie

The Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie (Brussels), 2015/16 season will premiere a new opera by Mark Grey on Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s Frankenstein. The powerhouse cast and artistic team includes: Scott Hendricks, Sasha Cooke, Malena Ernman, Christopher Gillett, Andrew Schroeder, Robert Hayward, Hendrickje van Kerckhove Àlex Ollé and La Fura dels Baus creative team. Conductors Leo […] Read more »

The Manchurian Candidate at Minnesota Opera

Kevin Puts’ and Mark Campbell’s opera on The Manchurian Candidate will premiere at Minnesota Opera this March. Based on the novel by Richard Condon (which was subsequently made into two film versions) the opera is the second for Puts and Campbell, whose first opera Silent Night won the Pulitzer Prize in 2012 and has gone […] Read more »