In 2011 Opera Theatre of St. Louis (OTSL) received a grant to commission three new operas. The first, Champion, an intense, tragic take on the life of boxer Emile Griffith, composed by jazz trumpeter Terence Blanchard, premiered last season. This season's entry, 27, based on the life of author and a ... More >>
Dennis Brown, Lew Prince and Paul Friswold suss out the local theater scene
Dennis Brown, Paul Friswold and Lew Prince suss out the local theater scene
Opera Theatre concludes its season with a bel canto bang.
Grand finale: He didn't live to see the world premiere, but Colin Graham's Anna Karenina is a fitting culmination to a stellar opera career.
Conspicuous consumption: Opera Theatre of Saint Louis spins a smooth La traviata.
Opera Theatre opens 2007 with an outrageous updating of a Gilbert & Sullivan classic.
Jermaine Smith once laughed at the notion of a black opera singer. Now the UMSL gradís at the top of the profession.
Rockets' red glare and a concert
Opera Theatre's Beauty and the Beast is built to thrill
A devastatingly moving Opera Theatre double bill
Opera Theatre of St. Louis sends an opera on its maiden voyage
The Opera Theatre mounts a captivating Abduction
Opera Theatre of St. Louis tackles a tough adaptation of Hamlet and nails it
In Lucia di Lammermoor, Donizetti scores a trifecta: murder, madness and suicide
Taking on the classic Georges Bizet tragedy is another step in Union Avenue Opera Theatre's ongoing success story
Opera Theatre of St. Louis charts the course for the world premiere of a Lindbergh opera
With its fireworks and fanfare, Opera Theatre's Hippolytus and Aricia is a worthy and wonderful season finale
Opera Theatre's take on Offenbach's light comedy The Grand Duchess of Gerolstein is joyful and sure-handed
Opera Theatre opens its season with La Bohème and enchants an evening.
Radamisto, Opera Theatre of St. Louis
Opera Theatre of St. Louis
Music by Giacomo Puccini, libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa (Union Avenue Opera Theatre)
By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte (Union Avenue Opera Theatre)
By Minoru Miki; libretto by Colin Graham, adapted from the novel by Lady Murasaki Shikibu (Opera Theatre of St. Louis)
Scott Joplin receives a celebratory homecoming with Opera Theatre of St. Louis' revival of Treemonisha
Music by Benjamin Britten, libretto by Eric Crozier (Washington University Opera)