Tulsa Opera in the News
Tulsa World – July 2018
Tulsa Opera names new interim executive director
Ken McConnell, currently the company’s chief administrative officer, has been named interim executive director and CEO. Greg Weber will continue to play a role with the company while pursuing other opportunities.
Broadway World – July 2018
Tulsa Opera Names New Chief Executive Officer
“We feel it is a win-win for Tulsa Opera and our community,” says Board of Directors President Kate Davis.
Tulsa World – April 2018
Superb singing highlights Tulsa Opera’s production of ‘Turandot’
All the beauty is on display in Tulsa Opera’s season-ending production.
Tulsa World – April 2018
Soprano finds the fire within the ice queen ‘Turandot’ in her Tulsa Opera debut
Alexandra Loutsion makes her Tulsa Opera debut in a role she says got a ‘bad rap.’
Tulsa World – March 2018
Tulsa Opera makes history with transgender woman in principal role
The company will present Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” with transgender baritone Lucia Lucas in the title role.
Broadway World – February 2018
Tulsa Opera Announces 71st Season, Era of Inclusion Sets Stage
After a two-season hiatus, the 2018-19 season returns to three fully staged opera productions.
Tulsa World – February 2018
Review: ‘The Stars Align’ for Tulsa Opera’s 70th anniversary
A wide-ranging program with a diverse cast of performers, professional and amateur alike.
Tulsa World Business – October 2017
REVIEW: THE TULSA’S OPERA ‘FAUST’ REACHES HEAVENLY HEIGHTS
You have to give the devil — and the angel — their due.
Tulsa World Business – August 2017
5 QUESTIONS WITH GREG WEBER OF TULSA OPERA
It’s an encore for the general director and CEO.
Tulsa World Arts Scene – May 2017
TULSA YOUTH OPERA PREMIERS “THE SNOW QUEEN.” Hans Christian Andersen published his fairy tale “The Snow Queen” in 1844, and since then, this tale has spawned dozens of plays, ballets, books and films — the most famous being the Disney smash hit, “Frozen.”
Tulsa World Reviews Tosca – May 2017
TULSA OPERA’S ‘TOSCA’ DOES NOT DISAPPOINT. It’s called “the eternal triangle” for a reason. Stories of amorous obsession involving three people and how the pursuit of these passions inevitably go horribly wrong.
Tulsa World Reviews Puccini to Pop – February 2017
TULSA OPERA’S “PUCCINI TO POP” CAME TO ITS CONCLUSION, singer Alyson Cambridge referred to what had just transpired in the Tulsa PAC’s Chapman Music Hall as the “start of a new era” for the organization.
Opera News Reviews The Pearl Fishers – January 2017
EVEN IF GEORGES BIZET hadn’t written Carmen, he would be remembered as the composer of what may be the most popular duet ever written for tenor and baritone, created for his first major commission.
Tulsa Opera Presents “The Pearl Fishers”
October 16, 2016 – As far as Tobias Picker is concerned, he may well have composed “The Pearl Fishers.” He didn’t — “The Pearl Fishers” was written by Georges Bizet in 1863, some 90 years before Picker entered.
Soprano makes debut in Tulsa Opera’s “The Pearl Fishers”
October 16, 2016 – Sarah Shafer wasn’t sure for the longest time if opera was for her.
“I grew up in a musical family — my father is a pianist and my mother is choir teacher — and I always loved to sing, but I was…
Creating A Word for “The Pearl Fishers”
October 16, 2016 – Denni Sayers has a simple plan as the director of Tulsa Opera’s “The Pearl Fishers.” “I really want to give the audience the sense that they are being taken very far away, to a beautiful, exotic place,”…