Opera Theater Oregon, Opera vs. Cinema

Want to make Wagner fun? Add pirates.

One of the city’s most innovative arts companies enters a new phase Friday, Nov. 25, with The Black Pirate vs. The Flying Dutchman, its first show under new artistic director Erica Melton, who’s b   More
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 BRETT CAMPBELL

Classical Departures

Third Angle Plays Thailand; Cappella Romana Plays Greece and Katie Taylor Leaves Opera Theater Oregon


Arts & Books
Third Angle New Music Ensemble is performing in Chiang Mai at the Thailand International Composition Festival. After playing in Poland last week, the Metropolitan Youth Symphony is now in Vienna. And Cappella Romana was just invited to take its Byzantine music back to the country of its origin, Greece, for two performances in September. One departure, however, will be much lamented: executive director ...   More
Monday, July 18, 2011 BRETT CAMPBELL

Opera Theater Oregon Debuts Opera Comic

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Arts & Books
Opera Theater Oregon has produced a novel tie-in for its latest reinterpretation of a classic opera. The company teamed up with Dan Schaefer, a local animator and comic and storyboard artist whose credits include Teen Age Mutant Ninja Turtles and Batman, to create a companion comic book for Out of Eden, OTO's upcoming adaptation of Werther, "in the style of '50s True Confessions-style comics" according ...   More
Wednesday, February 9, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE

Woop! Woop! Theater Deals!

Both Portland Center Stage and Opera Theater Oregon are offering great deals on tickets these days. PCS is selling tickets to both Ragtime and Ben Franklin: Unplugged for $20 on Halloween night (order online with the coupon code "SPOOKY"), with a post-show party featuring a costume contest and free beer. OTO is offering two-for-one tickets to the opening night of The Beggar's Opera tonight (order ...   More
Thursday, October 22, 2009 BEN WATERHOUSE


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