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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
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's Classical Music Preview 'Tis the Season
I've written about the
"...Austin classical music scene for almost 10 years now, and..."

Nov. 17, 1995 Arts Feature

How Local Opera Company LOLA Made the Play Lardo Weeping Sing
Peter Stopschinski’s 17-year journey to bring Terry Galloway’s outsized, outspoken agoraphobe to the stage
"...a fat lady like none you've seen hits the operatic stage, thanks to Austin company LOLA...."

March 8, 2019 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
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's Paramount Theatre Turns 100
As the grande dame of Austin theatres turns 100, it matters more than ever
"...What we cherish now as the grande dame of Austin theatres had at that point about as much life..."

Oct. 9, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Greg Bolin: Non-Austin Austin Composer
The score on rescoring Porgy and Bess
"...the job, as there is probably no composer in Austin better prepared for this particular assignment. Bolin's doctoral thesis..."

Jan. 25, 2008 Arts Feature by Graham Reynolds

Austin Chamber Music Festival: The aria of Anne Frank
For the first time in its 11-year history, the annual Austin Chamber Music Festival will present an opera: the Texas premiere of Grigori Frid’s The Diary of Anne Frank
"...of the world, but when it comes to July, Austin might be more appropriately called the chamber music capital..."

July 13, 2007 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Who's Working on a Dubstep Opera?
Could be any number of people in Austin
"...as an actual production, this idea of a dubstep opera with the whole spectacle featuring music somewhere along these..."

Aug. 15, 2012 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

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

A Night at the Opera
Opera for dummies: Name one male tenor
"...was a week away, the final music festival of Austin's yearly marathon, but Saturday night, Oct. 30, settled springlike..."

May 27, 2011 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

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 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 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

Chad Holt, Austin's Last Provocateur
The Total Badass left his mark on the city's underground
"...So, with Chad, a part of Austin has died. It's perhaps not a zeitgeist of the..."

Oct. 18, 2019 Screens Feature by Kevin Curtin

The Phantom of the Opera at Bass Concert Hall
This new touring production makes a grandly restaged, compelling tale of thin source material, with a chandelier drop that still thrills
"...you see Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera. It's the chandelier crash with the big organ number...."

April 28, 2017 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

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 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

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

A Guide to Austin's Musical Theatre Scene
"...In Austin, these are good days for getting that razzle-dazzle rush..."

Aug. 1, 1997 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

Queer Collaboration Yields Otherworldly Campiness in p1nky and The Kwane: Another Soup Opera!
Genres collide in cartoon-inspired DIY musical
"...winning recipe for p1nky and The Kwane: Another Soup Opera!, a campy queer musical opening its weekend-long debut run..."

May 29, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Mac Irvine

Fast Forward Austin Does Compute
New-music champions science the shit out of its upcoming concert with The Difference Engine
"...but for aural adventure and sonic stimulation, Fast Forward Austin is tough to beat. The compositions play with rhythm,..."

Sept. 21, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Day Trips: The Stafford Bank & Opera House, Columbus
Historic small town theatre continues to perform
"...The Stafford Bank and Opera House in Columbus hearkens back to the days of..."

Aug. 21, 2015 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Austin Critics Table Awards 2013
Arts writers raise their glasses to outstanding art in list of nominees
"...creative projects recognized in the nominations for the 2013 Austin Critics Table Awards. Earlier this month, a batch of..."

May 24, 2013 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

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