Austin Lyric Opera

Austin Lyric Opera, founded in 1986, is an internationally-known opera company based in Austin, Texas.

It also operates the Armstrong Community Music School.

In January 2007, it staged the North American premiere of Philip Glass’s opera “Waiting for the Barbarians.” [*cite news |first=Steve |last=Smith |authorlink= |coauthors= |title=Opera Review: 'Waiting for the Barbarians'. In Austin, Echoes of a Distant War in an Opera’s American Premiere |url=http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/22/arts/music/22glas.html |work=The New York Times |publisher= |date=January 22, 2007 |accessdate=2008-06-06 ] [cite news |first=Mark |last=Swed |authorlink= |coauthors= |title= OPERA REVIEW; Glass premiere is toast of Austin |url=http://pqasb.pqarchiver.com/latimes/access/1198846261.html?dids=1198846261:1198846261&FMT=ABS&FMTS=ABS:FT&date=Jan+22%2C+2007&author=Mark+Swed&pub=Los+Angeles+Times&desc=OPERA+REVIEW%3B+Glass+premiere+is+toast+of+Austin&pqatl=google |work=Los Angeles Times |publisher= |page=E.1 |date=Jan 22, 2007 |accessdate=2008-06-06 ]

Key personnel

*Kevin Patterson, General Director
*Richard Buckley, Principal Conductor.

References

*cite news |first= |last= |authorlink= |coauthors= |title=Opera, waltzing, comedy, city politics and a dinosaur |url=http://www.news8austin.com/content/headlines/?ArID=210146&SecID=2 |work=News 8 Austin |publisher= |date=May 30, 2008 2:31 PM |accessdate=2008-06-06

External links

* [http://www.austinlyricopera.org/ Austin Lyric Opera] Official site


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