Opera Saratoga's production of The Mighty Casey.


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2018-19 Season

July 12, 2019: OperaWire, Opera Saratoga 2019 Review: Hansel and Gretel

July 12, 2019: CS Music, Ricky Ian Gordon’s ‘Ellen West’ : A Work that Mirrors Everyone

July 11, 2019: The Troy Record, Review: ‘Hansel and Gretel’ by Opera Saratoga

July 8, 2019: The Wall Street Journal, ‘Ellen West’ and ‘Hansel and Gretel’ Reviews: Food’s Cruel Torment

July 8, 2019; OperaWire, Top 5 Operas to See This Weekend (North America)

July 7, 2019: My Scena, Opera Saratoga 2019 - Tales of Girls Interrupted

July 6, 2019: Saratoga Opera’s ‘Hansel and Gretel’ delights

July 1, 2019: Words and Music, Ellen’s Quest

July 1, 2019: WAMC Northeast Public Radio, ‘Ellen West’ Tackles Anorexia at Opera Saratoga

July 1, 2019: Opera Wire, Q & A: Soprano Jennifer Zetlan on the Singing the title Role in Ricky Ian Gordon’s ‘Ellen West’

June 30, 2019: The New Yorker, Classical Music Out of Town “Ellen West”

June 30, 2019: The Daily Gazette, Opera Saratoga’s ‘Ellen West’ premiere superb

June 30, 2019: Times Union, Review: Donizetti’s “Daughter of the Regiment” @ Opera Saratoga 6/29/19

June 26, 2019: Times Union, Opera Saratoga’s ‘Ellen West’ examines issues of anorexia

June 26, 2019: Spotlight News, Opera Saratoga set to lift curtain on three eye opening productions

June 22, 2019: Channel 6 News, Opera Saratoga ready for 2019 Summer Festival

June 20, 2019: The Saratogian, Opera Saratoga poised for 2019 Season

June 12, 2019: Saratoga Living, Opera Saratoga Celebrates in Lake George

June 6, 2019: WMHT, Ellen West at Opera Saratoga

June, 2019: Opera News, First Look: Body of Resonance

May 22, 2019: Salmagundi, Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet Frank Bidart’s ‘Ellen West’ Becomes an Opera

May 21, 2019: Saratoga Living, Opera Saratoga Lands the World Premiere of ‘Ellen West’

April 18, 2019: WQXR, Spring and Summer Opera Blossoms Across America

March 26, 2019: The Epoch Times, Bringing the Magic of Opera Right Into Schools

March 14, 2019: Broadway World, Opera Saratoga Recording of THE CRADLE WILL ROCK to Be Featured On Hawaii Five-O

March 11, 2019: The Saratogian, Opera Saratoga presents free Pinocchio for kids

March 6, 2019: The Saratogian, Opera Saratoga entertains Troy school students

March 5, 2019: CBS Channel 6 News, Opera coming to classrooms across Capital Region

March 1, 2019: Opera Saratoga’s free ‘Pinocchio’ performances to begin

February 26, 2019: Opera Saratoga Appoints New Managing Director Amanda Robie

February 20, 2019: Broadway World, Opera Saratoga Presents Opera-to-Go Performances of PINOCCHIO

December, 2018: Saratoga Living, How Local Households Help Make Opera Saratoga’s Summer Festival Happen

November 16, 2018: Discover Albany Grants $43,500 to County Non-Profits to Grow Tourism Economy

November 13, 2018: Opera Saratoga Brings Saratoga Sings! for Seniors to Wesley

November 9, 2018: The Saratogian, Fifth annual Saratoga Sings! for Seniors entertains young and old alike

November 5, 2018: BroadwayWorld, Opera Saratoga Launches Season with Saratoga Sings for Seniors

November 3, 2018: The Saratogian, Opera Saratoga’s Singing for Seniors programs planned

October, 2018: Saratoga Living, 2019 Season Preview: Opera Saratoga’s Lawrence Edelson and SPAC’s Elizabeth Sobol Go In-Depth on Next Year’s Packed Arts Calendar

September 18, 2019:, They’ll sing for YOUR (Seven Course) Supper!

September 4, 2018: Playbill, Opera Saratoga Will Present World Premiere of Ellen West, Featuring Libretto by Pulitzer Winner Frank Bidart

August 27, 2018: Times Union, Opera Saratoga announces 2019 productions

August 24, 2018: BroadwayWorld, Opera Saratoga Announces 2019 Season Including World Premiere of ELLEN WEST by Ricky Ian Gordon and Frank Bidart

+ Opera Saratoga's The Cradle Will Rock Recording

Music Web International: Review, Blitzstein The Cradle Will Rock

Santa Fe New Mexican: MARC BLITZSTEIN The Cradle Will Rock

The Guardian Opera Saratoga: Blitzstein: The Cradle Will Rock CD review – subversive score fizzes as if brand new

Gramophone: Review

The Arts Fuse: Classical CD Review: Best Opera Recording of the Year — Or is it Best Musical?

People's World: Marc Blitzstein's 'The Cradle Will Rock' ow recrded with full orchestra

Times Union: Live 'Cradle Will Rock' recording a gem

San Francisco Classical Voice: Blitzstein's Cradle Will Rock is Compelling Listening, Now

+ 2017-18 Season

July 9, 2018: The Wall Street Journal, 'Vinkensport, or The Finch Opera,' 'Rocking Horse Winner' and 'The Consul' Reviews

July 8, 2018: The Daily Gazette, Opera Saratoga delivers spellbinding production of 'The Consul'

July 7, 2018: Times Union, Review:'The Consul' @ Opera Saratoga

July 6, 2018: Classical Voice America, Rocking Horse is Thrilling Winner at Opera Saratoga

July 3, 2018: Times Union, Opera Sarawtoga briigns 'The Consul' to Spa Little Theatre

June 25, 2018: WAMC, Opera Saratoga's 2018 Season

July 1, 2018: The Daily Gazette, Operetta, pair of one acts felight Opera Saratoga audiences

June 24, 2018: The Daily Gazette, Set designer up to a challenge with Opera Saratoga

June 30, 2018: Times Union, Review: "The Merry Widow" @ Opera Saratoga

June 24, 2018: CBS 6, Opera Saratoga announces new free ticket program for students

June 29, 2018: WMHT, Lawrence Edelson on the new season at Opera Saratoga

June 22, 2018: Times Union, Opera Saratoga shows impressive range June 25, 2018: Times Union, Opera Saratoga offers free tickets for students

June 15, 2018: Times Union, ‘Refugee Voices’ sing of struggles

June 5, 2018:, Opera Saratoga Announces Free Refugee Voices Programs

May 26, 2018:, Opera Saratoga Announces Complete Casting And Programs for 2018 Summer Festival

May 26, 2018:, The Merry Widow, Rocking Horse Winner, and More Set for Opera Saratoga’s 2018 Summer Festival Program

May 20, 2018: The Daily Gazette, Summer Arts preview: Orchestra, chamber music, opera

May 16, 2018: Saratoga Weekly, The Capital District’s Best Kept Secret: Opera Saratoga

May 9, 2018: Local groups get federal arts grants

April 30, 2018: Capital Regions Living Magazine, Selecting Programs for a summer dance or opera festival is not easy

April 30, 2018: The Alt, AltCast: Lawrence Edelson of Opera Saratoga

May 2018: 21CM, Pop Picks: Opera Saratoga

March 28, 2018: Times Union, David Alan Miller to conduct at Opera Saratoga

March 25, 2018: Saratoga Living, Opera Saratoga Betting On D.H. Lawrence’s ‘Rocking Horse Winner’ For Summer Season

March 3, 2018: Opera Saratoga presents Opera-to-Go

March 2, 2018: Spectrum News, Capital Region, Fewer Video Games, More Exposure to Arts Goal of Opera Saratoga

January 26, 2018: The Post Star, Opera Saratoga reaching new heights, audiences

January 22, 2018: Times Union, Opera Saratoga Sings Happy Financial Tune

January 21, 2018: Saratogian, Opera Saratoga finishes year in black, plans more programs for 2018

December 30, 2018: The Daily Gazette, Best of classical music/dance 2018

December 26, 2018: Times Union, Capital Region's 2018 Highlights in arts, culture, entertainment

December 7, 2017: OperaWire, Opera Saratoga Announces Two New Senior Staff Members

+ 2016-17 Season

December 27, 2017: Times Union, Capital Region’s top art, cultural experiences of 2017

December 24, 2017: The Daily Gazette’s best of 2017: Classical music/dance

December 4, 2017: Times Union, Opera Saratoga announces new hires

November 30, 2017:, Opera Saratoga Announces Retirement of PAtty Finnerty and Appointment of Two New Members to Senior Staff

November 1, 2017:, Opera Saratoga Launches 2017-18 Season with Saratoga Sings for Seniors

August 31, 2017: La Scena Musicale, Opera Saratoga: The Racing City’s OTHER Season…

July 14, 2017: The Inquirer, Phllly firebrand who mentored Bernstein is back in the spotlight, big-time

July 13, 2017: The Daily Gazette, Opera Saratgoa, NYC Ballet dazzle their audiences

July 9, 2017: The New York Times, ‘The Cradle Will Rock’ Returns With Its Brazen Politics Intact

July 9, 2017: WAMC Northeast Public Radio, Bob Goepfert Reviews Opera Saratoga's Production Of "Zemire Et Azor"

July 9, 2017: My Scena, At Opera Saratoga, New Hands Rock Blitzstein’s Cradle

July 9, 2017: Huffpost, Opera Saratoga Rocks the First Full Blitzstein “Cradle” in 60 Years

July 6, 2017: Times Union, Opera Saratoga’s “The Cradle Will Rock” will be fully realized production

July 3, 2017: Times Union, A buoyant, funny “Falstaff” from Opera Saratoga

July 5, 2017: Times Union, Review: Opera Saratoga’s ‘Zemire Et Azor’ a visual treat

July 3: The Daily Gazette, Opera Saratoga season begins with a bang

July 2, 2017: The Post Star, Crossing the operatic divide: Opera Saratoga preps for 55th Summer Festival Season

June 30, 2017: WMHT, Interview with John Mauceri on Classical WMHT-FM

June 29, 2017: WRGB, Opera Saratoga 2017 Program (video)

June 14, 2017: The Daily Gazette, Opera Saratoga to stage ‘our most elaborate season ever’

June 7, 2017: The Saratogian Saratoga arts fest takes people into fairytale setting

March 18, 2017: Spectrum News, Capital Region, Great Opera-tunity: Opera Saratoga Offers Free Performances

March 7, 2017:, Breathing Life Into the Beast

Feb 11, 2017: Times Union, Opera Saratoga embraces winter landscape

Feb 8, 2017:, Opera Saratoga Announces Complete Casting and Full Program for 2017 Summer Festival Program

January 25, 2017: Times Union, Opera Saratoga updates lineup of free events

January 22, 2017: The Daily Gazette, Saratoga Sings taking opera arias into the pubs

November 15, 2016: Times Union, Opera Saratoga explores role of protest in the art form

November 10, 2016: The Daily Gazette, Opera Saratoga launches series of free programs

October 17, 2016: Times Union, Opera Saratoga’s free senior concerts announced

July 1, 2016: Times Union, Opera Saratoga announces 2017 season

+ 2015-16 Season

December 25, 2016: Times Union, Best of 2016: Classical Music

July 13, 2016: Saratogian, Review: Opera Saratoga’s ‘Witches’ full of beautiful experiences

July 12, 2016: The Spot, Theatre Review,: ‘Witches” expands the mind

July 11, 2016: Times Union, Review: 'Il Postino' an eloquent mix of comedy, pathos

July 9, 2016: The Daily Gazette, Terrific cast, clevel set elevate ‘Il Postino”

July 8, 2016: Saratogain, Review: Opera Saratoga’s ‘Ill Postino’ is so good, everyone should see it

June 29, 2016: Saratogian, Review: ‘Figoar’ a perfect season-opener for Opera Saratoga

June 28, 2016: Broadwayworld, Opera Saratoga Sets 2017 Summer Festival Program

June 2016: The New Yorker, Opera Saratoga: “The Witches of Venice”

June 28, 2016: Opera Saratoga @SPAC, Spa Little Theatere Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro,” 6/27/16

June 24, 2016: Times Union, Moder Dance Icon staging Opera Saratoga’s “Witches”

June 22, 2016: The Daily Gazette, Opera Saratoga season offers both new and old

June 17, 2016: The Post Star, Opera Saratoga kicks off seaon that celebrates dance

May 27, 2016: Times Union, Opera Saratoga honors Peter Haley for his support of art form over decades

May 25, 2016: Saratogian, Local opera companies have national reputations

April 28, 2016: News 10,Three free nights of opera sound off at Capital Region museumse

March 2, 2016: Times Union, Opera a super tool for empowerment

March 2, 2016: Spectrum News, Capital region, Operation Superpower: An Opera to find the Superhero Within

February 27, 2016: Auditions for Opera Saratoga (Gallery)

February 28, 2016: Saratogian, Opera Saratoga’s Operation Superpowers performance comes to Try

February 17, 2016: The Daily Gazette, Opera-to-Go creates superhero show for kids

+ 2014-15 Season

July 10, 2015: New York Times Magazine: An Iraq Veteran's Homecoming, with Arias

July 6, 2015: Daily Gazette: Opera Saratoga Photo Album - Opening Night Prep

July 2, 2015: Times Union: War's Trauma Informs Opera

July 2, 2015: Saratogian: Opera Saratoga Ringing Up the Season Under New Director

June 28, 2015: Daily Gazette: Opera Saratoga Season Bold and Adventuresome

June 26, 2015: Time Warner Cable News (Video): Opera Saratoga Begins

June 26, 2015: The New Yorker - Recommended: Opera Saratoga

June 23, 2015: Literary Hub: Having an Opera Made of Your Life

June 17, 2015: Times Union: Award Winning Mezzo Soprano to Perform at the Massry Center

June 11, 2015: Colonie Public Television: An Interview with Opera Saratoga's Lawrence Edelson

May 26, 2015: The Saratogian: Arts Events to Celebrate City's Centennial

May 24, 2015: The Daily Gazette: Best Pick for Summer Arts

May 20, 2015: Broadwayworld: Opera Saratoga & Words After War to Present Writing Workshop Alongside The Long Walk

April 6, 2015: Albany Times Union: Free Concerts Offered by Opera Saratoga

March 19, 2015: Albany Times Union: Veteran's Story is Basis for an Opera

March 4, 2015: The Daily Gazette: Opera to Go Brings Musical Stories to Kids

March 4, 2015: The Daily Gazette: In Saratoga: Veteran, author, opera collaborator Brian Castner on The Long Walk

February 23, 2015: The Daily Gazette: Opera Saratoga Visits Brown School (photo album)

February 19, 2015: OPERA America Awards Audience Development Grants to 11 Companies

February 8, 2015: Albany Times Union: Duty Calls (Military Museum Programs)

February 3, 2015: Albany Times Union: Opera Saratoga Needs Three Singing Boys

February 3, 2015: The Troy Record: Opera Saratoga Spending More to Grow, Expand Presence

January 29, 2015: WAMC: Opera Saratoga to Hold Town Hall Meeting

January 7, 2015: Albany Times Union: Changes at the Top

December 28, 2014: Albany Times Union: Highlights of a Memorable Year - Best Hope for the Future...

November 24, 2014: Broadwayworld: Opera Saratoga Releases Schedule for 2015 Summer Festival Season

November 1, 2014: The Daily Gazette: Opera Saratoga at Glen Eddy as part of Saratoga Sings for Seniors

October 30, 2014: Glens Falls Post Star: Video from Saratoga Sings for Seniors