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Austin Lyric Opera
What the 'Faust' – an opera with a nightclub scene?
"...and timeless. So, even though composer Charles Gounod's 1859 operatic adaptation was originally set in medieval Germany, director Bernard..."

April 26, 2013 Arts Feature by Natalie Zeldin

Austin Lyric Opera
A local operatic production gets a trip to the ball: a showing on public television
"...a year of changes, try this on for size: Austin Lyric Opera will have one of its productions on..."

Jan. 23, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Lyric Opera: Pittsburgh Opera's Kevin Patterson takes the reins
Kevin Patterson of Pittsburgh Opera has been hired to serve as Austin Lyric Opera's new general director
"...Austin Lyric Opera has a new face. Last week, the..."

July 6, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Lyric Opera: 'Carmen' glee-a
ALO makes its long-awaited move into the Long Center with opera's favorite libertine
"...Texas, and nowhere is this more evident than at Austin Lyric Opera. A new, hip logo and an impressive..."

April 18, 2008 Arts Feature by Michael Kellerman

Austin Lyric Opera: Fat lady sings for artistic/managing director split
Austin Lyric Opera Artistic Director Richard Buckley and Managing Director Tamara Hale are both leaving their posts in June 2007, after which ALO will return to a single general director running the show
"...The final weeks of 2006 signaled big changes for Austin Lyric Opera in the coming year. On Dec. 12,..."

Dec. 29, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Lyric Opera
ALO is selling its headquarters and losing its community music school
"...latest drastic move to address its seven-figure financial crisis, Austin Lyric Opera has opted to sell its headquarters on..."

Aug. 19, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Lyric Opera's Stampede
The opera launches a festival to celebrate Austin's musical diversity
"..."live music capital of the world" thing, you include opera in the mix, right? Well, you should. Austin Lyric..."

Oct. 29, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Lyric Opera
Austin Lyric Opera announces what's coming when it turns 20 next season and serves up a banquet of opera on celluloid in a party, titled Lights, Camera, Opera
"...Next season Austin Lyric Opera turns 20 – my, time flies when..."

March 24, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Lyric Opera
With the sale of the Heller Opera Center, ALO is back in the black
"...For Austin Lyric Opera, most of 2011 was as gloomy as..."

Jan. 13, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Lyric Opera
ALO finds its new general director at the Metropolian Opera
"...searching coast to coast for a new general director, Austin Lyric Opera finally found its top man at the..."

March 2, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Lyric Opera: Breaking Glass
For Austin Lyric Opera's 20th season, artistic director Richard Buckley has lined up the American premiere of Philip Glass' opera 'Waiting for the Barbarians'
"...After launching his tenure at Austin Lyric Opera with a few seasons of Old World..."

Oct. 7, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Lyric Opera
Despite its seven-figure debt, the opera lives to sing another day
"...the eve of its big 25th anniversary season, the Austin Lyric Opera looked like it was facing its own..."

June 24, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Lyric Opera
ALO teams with KMFA and KLRU to get its season opener on public radio and television
"...to see the new production of Rossini's Cinderella by Austin Lyric Opera, but if you don't have a fairy..."

Nov. 7, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Lyric Opera
Three staff members are let go in budget-cutting move
"...Austin may not have seen any of its leading cultural..."

July 9, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Lyric Opera Makes History With Tannhäuser Our First Wagner
"...big. Very big. This Tannhäuser being produced by the Austin Lyric Opera January 12-14 at Bass Concert Hall, is..."

Jan. 12, 1996 Arts Feature

Aria Having Fun Yet, Austin?
One Ounce Opera takes it to where you live your life
"...Opera in your coffeehouse, opera at your club...."

Aug. 20, 2012 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin Opera's Joseph Specter Departing
General director since 2012 is off to lead Arizona Opera
"...to the day after he joined the staff of Austin Opera as general director, Joseph Specter has tendered his..."

April 29, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Austin Opera Terminates Buckley's Contract
Artistic director said to have violated policy on harassment
"...Austin Opera announced today that it has "terminated the employment..."

Feb. 1, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Lake|Flato's Impact on Austin
The firm behind the new library has changed our city's look
"...28 has generated much buzz for Lake|Flato, the San Antonio/Austin-based architectural firm that partnered on the project with Boston's..."

Oct. 31, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

An Opera for Wartime
Philip Glass' Waiting for the Barbarians arrives when its message is urgently needed
"...military campaign. Waiting for the Barbarians is the latest opera by Philip Glass, an adaptation of the novel by..."

Jan. 19, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Arts Groups
A dozen culture providers have been very nice, according to the NEA
"...first-ever show of support from the NEA and to Austin Lyric Opera and the Austin Chamber Music Center for..."

Dec. 25, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Arts Hall of Fame
The Austin Critics Table has named the fifth group of individuals to be inducted into the Austin Arts Hall of Fame
"...The Austin Critics Table has named the fifth group of individuals..."

April 21, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Critics Table Nominations, 2003-2004
The full list of nominations for the 2003-2004 Austin Critics Table Awards, recognizing outstanding achievements in local theatre, dance, classical music, and visual art
"...art. On Saturday, May 1, nominations for the 2003-2004 Austin Critics Table Awards, covering the period from May 1,..."

May 14, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Spotlight on Opera
In this training program, divas make room for regular folks to belt arias
"...Think opera is the sole province of degreed divas and baccalaureate-boasting..."

Aug. 13, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Theatre Critics Table 2000-2001 Nominations
The Austin Theatre Critics Table have announced the nominations for their ninth annual awards for achievement in the arts.
"...The Austin Theatre Critics Table have announced the nominations for their..."

May 18, 2001 Arts Feature

Austin Classical Organizations
Classical companies respond to the economic crisis before the fat lady can sing
"...one group that isn't breaking out the violins is Austin's classical music community. Instead, a couple of our most..."

Jan. 23, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Critics Table Nominations, 2002-2003
The full list of nominations for the 2002-2003 Austin Critics Table Awards, recognizing outstanding achievements in local theatre, dance, classical music, and visual art
"...For the 11th time, Austin Critics Table has found a whole lot to like..."

May 9, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top 10 Musical Triumphs, Plus Evidence That Austin Is Innovating the Classical World
Chronicle Arts writer Michael Kellerman recalls 2008, in classical music
"...1) Blue Rhapsody (Austin Chamber Music Center) The temptation was strong to top..."

Jan. 2, 2009 Arts Feature by Michael Kellerman

Austin's Cultural Makeover: The Next Stage
How much closer we are to getting the cultural wonderland we imagined 10 years ago
"...In the Nineties, Austin's cultural scene could afford to dream big. The city..."

Sept. 7, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The 2002 Austin Critics Table Awards
On Monday, June 3, the Austin Critics Table handed out its annual awards for outstanding achievements in the Austin arts in a ceremony at the Capitol City Comedy Club.
"...On Monday, June 3, the Austin Critics Table handed out its annual awards for outstanding..."

June 7, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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