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Siren Song – Meet the Cast

DUE TO HIGH DEMAND, AN EXTRA PERFORMANCE HAS BEEN ADDED! Jonathan Dove’s Siren Song  Since HOT announced that it would be undertaking a modern opera in the Urban Arts District of Kaka’ako, the excitement has been building for a year! The wait will finally be over when Siren Song performs during the final two weekends of March (20-22 […]

Hawaii Opera Theatre presents Jonathan Dove’s contemporary opera Siren Song

Honolulu, Hawaii – Hawaii Opera Theatre’s (HOT) 2014-15 Opera Season charts new artistic territory when it stages the modern opera Siren Song.  In collaboration with Kamehameha Schools, HOT is creating a new performance space inOur Kaka’ako at 445 Cooke Street warehouse.  The front of house will be located in the adjacent 449 Cooke Street complete with pre & post event food […]

Review by The Opera Tattler: Der fliegende Holländer at Hawai’i Opera Theatre

* Notes * Der fliegende Holländer opened at Hawai’i Opera Theatre last night. Francesca Zambello’s production, directed here by Sara Widzer, involves a lot of ropes. The set is simple and remains essentially the same the entire time, despite the intermission placed in the middle of Act II. Scenes are changed using light and a few props, including […]

Hitting the Stage Review – The Dutchman Flies Again, Better Than Ever

Wagner’s Der Fliegende Hollander (The Flying Dutchman) opened Friday, Feb. 13 at the Blaisdell Center. The production, originally directed by Francesca Zambello for Glimmerglass in 2013, is in stark contrast to Hawaii Opera Theatre’s production of the same opera in 2005. And I think some of the credit has to go to the MetOpera Live in HD series […]

Star-Advertiser Review – The Flying Dutchman

Once upon a time, or so the legend goes, a Dutch captain dared to sail round the Cape of Good Hope through a furious storm and was cursed for his arrogance, condemned to sail forever, neither living nor dead, until redeemed by the pure love of a woman faithful unto death. To find that love, […]

The Flying Dutchman has returned to Honolulu!

Richard Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman takes center stage of the Blaisdell Concert Hall on Feb. 13, 15, & 17! Will The Dutchman be set free of a curse to wander the seas for eternity?  Will he find love? Find out for yourself and see this acclaimed The Flying Dutchman!  Buy your tickets online now and receive a […]

The Flying Dutchman is Here!

The 2014-15 Opera Season continues at the Blaisdell Concert Hall when The Flying Dutchman performs on February 13, 15, & 17! Buy your tickets online now! In the meantime enjoy these photos from the VIP Dress Rehearsal!     

The Flying Dutchman – Composer Richard Wagner

In the pantheon of operatic composer, Richard Wagner, with his over the top and unyielding scores, stands in his own spotlight. With The Flying Dutchman, one of Wagner’s most celebrated pieces, set to open at the Blaisdell this Friday, we’ve compiled a short list detailing a few lesser-known facts about Wagner.  Despite being one of […]