2010 In Opera

Events relating to 2010 in opera:

Premieres

List of operas which premiered in 2010:

Date Opera Composer Theatre
18 January The Child Dreams Gil Shohat Israeli Opera
26 February Vinkensport, or The Finch Opera David T. Little Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts
1 March Émilie Kaija Saariaho Opéra National de Lyon
12 March Bliss Brett Dean Sydney Opera House
3 March Knight Crew Julian Philips Glyndebourne
17 April Shadowboxer Frank Proto University of Maryland School of Music, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
30 April Moby-Dick Jake Heggie Dallas Opera
7 May Queen of Knives Eric Stern Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center, Portland, Oregon
8 May Amelia Daron Hagen Seattle Opera
13 June The Golden Ticket Peter Ash Opera Theatre of Saint Louis
24 July Life is a Dream Lewis Spratlan Santa Fe Opera
7 August Sonya's Story Neal Thornton Riverside Studios, London
10 September ’u’ Eef van Breen Theater Zeebelt, The Hague
25 September Gisela! Hans Werner Henze Maschinenhalle Zeche Zweckel, Gladbeck, Germany
8 October Pecan Summer Deborah Cheetham WestSide Performing Arts Centre, Mooroopna, Australia

Deaths

17 February Kathryn Grayson, 88, American soprano and film star
5 March Philip Langridge, 70, British tenor
23 March Blanche Thebom, 91, American mezzo-soprano
1 April Morag Beaton, 83, Scottish-Australian soprano
10 April William Walker, 78, American baritone and General Director of the Fort Worth Opera
5 May Giulietta Simionato, 99, Italian mezzo-soprano
24 May Anneliese Rothenberger, 83, German soprano
25 May Siphiwo Ntshebe, 35, South African tenor
27 May Peter J. Hall, 84, British-born American costume designer
2 June Giuseppe Taddei, 93, Italian baritone
14 June Giacinto Prandelli, 96, Italian tenor
16 June Maureen Forrester, 79, Canadian contralto
5 July Cesare Siepi, 87, Italian bass
14 July Charles Mackerras, 84, Australian conductor
15 July Luo Pinchao, 98, Chinese opera singer
21 July Anthony Rolfe Johnson, 69, British tenor
19 September László Polgár, 63, Hungarian bass
28 September Dolores Wilson, 82, American soprano
10 October Joan Sutherland, 83, Australian soprano
5 November Shirley Verrett, 79, American mezzo-soprano/soprano
30 November Peter Hofmann, 66, German tenor
3 December[N 1] Hugues Cuénod, 108, Swiss tenor

See also

Notes

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