Topic: Opera

Butler Opera Center Announces First Production of Spring 2012

Feb. 13, 2012

Event: "New York Stories," a contemporary opera written by Daron Hagen, will debut in its entirety at the Butler Opera Center at The University of Texas at Austin later this month.

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Tower shines orange tonight

Dec. 2, 2011
Tower shines orange tonight

The Tower lights on the evening of Friday, Dec. 2 will recognize Professor William Lewis, who will be named to a prestigious French order.

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The story of a voice

Jan. 31, 2011
The story of a voice

The film "When I Rise" chronicles the life of alumna Barbara Smith Conrad, who overcame racial discrimination to become a world-renowned opera star.

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"When I Rise" theatrical trailer

Jan. 31, 2011

The documentary "When I Rise" chronicles the life of world-renowned opera singer and University of Texas at Austin alumna Barbara Smith Conrad.

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University incident becomes national news

Jan. 31, 2011

In the documentary film "When I Rise," Barbara Smith Conrad speaks candidly about being removed from the lead role in The University of Texas at Austin's 1957 production of the opera "Dido and Aeneas."

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