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Is Opera Grand Rapids Reinventing Itself?
Opera Grand Rapids is changing the game. They are reaching out to current opera fans as well as hoping to introduce themselves to an entirely new audience, as they announce an exciting new season and experience. For the first time ever, Opera Grand Rapids is offering a collective opera experience wi…
Artistic Director Robert Lyall Leaving Opera Grand Rapids
Opera Grand Rapids’ Artistic Director Robert Lyall announced he will resign following next month’s production of Britten’s “Noah’s Flood” after a 26-year tenure. Lyall was named General and Artistic Director of the New Orleans Opera Association (NOOA) in December of 1998, and he has since retained p…
Opera Grand Rapids Collegiate Competition
The annual Collegiate Vocal Competition of Opera Grand Rapids has been extremely competitive.  A record number of students entered the Vocal Competition and only nine students though advanced to the Final Round Concert, slated for Sunday, April 14, at the Betty Van Andel Opera Center.
Opera Grand Rapids Presents Don Giovanni in February
Mozart has written some classic pieces of music, no pun intended.  From symphonies, concertos, and operas, and portions of the Requiem, which was largely unfinished at the time of his death, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart always had a passionate style that made him one of the most famous composers of …
Opera Grand Rapids Illustrations Receive National Honors
Have you seen them?  The street banners for Opera Grand Rapids?  They have been all over town, the bold primary colored images depicting the stories of classic operas.
Now the banners  will soon be seen around the Nation.
Illustrations for Opera Grand Rapids’ 2012-13 season were recently accepted thro…
Opera Grand Rapids Presents Samson + Delilah [Video] [Photos]
I had planned on heading out to Lake Michigan to get some pictures of the huge waves which came as a result of Hurricane Sandy.  But when I saw the sand whipping around on TV at 60 mph, I changed my mind and decided to take photos at the Opera instead.  From one storm to another, but as it turned ou…

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