News & Reviews
Press coverage | 2014-2016

10/01/16: How to give opera a chance in Baltimore (The Baltimore Sun)

07-08/16: Jean-Marc Proust reviews Amleto and Falstaff [PDF] (Opera Magazine; download PDF of English translation)

07/26/16: The Opera Critic on Faccio's Amleto and Verdi's Falstaff (The Opera Critic)

07/26/16:  Amleto and Falstaff Captivate OperaDelaware Festival 2016  (Opera con Brio) 

06/03/16:  Faccio’s Amleto: A Serious and Absorbing Opera Brought Back to Life (Seen & Heard International) 

05/24/16:  Hamlet and Falstaff Soar in Delaware (Opera Journal) 

05/19/16:  Hamlet, an effective “new” opera (The Cultural Critic) 

05/19/16:  'Brilliant' debut of two Shakespearean operas in Delaware (Newsworks)  

05/18/16:  Hamlet’s 150-year overnight musical success (The Cultural Critic) 

05/17/16:  "This is the very ecstasy of love”  (Parterre Box) 

05/17/16:  A long-lost Hamlet (Amleto) debuts in Delaware (Broad Street Review) 

05/17/16:  Falstaff at OperaDelaware (Taminophile) 

05/16/16:  Opera festival scores again with masterful ‘Falstaff’ (The News Journal) 

05/16/16:  OperaDelaware's 'Amleto' offers riveting, unforgettable night (The News Journal) 

05/15/16:  OperaDelaware's Barrese Resurrects Faccio's 'Hamlet' (The Philadelphia Inquirer) 

05/15/16:  A lost 'Hamlet' opera's revival offers two happy endings (The Washington Post) 

05/15/16:  Essere o non essere - questo è il problema  (Taminophile) 

05/13/16:  OperaDelaware presents East Coast premiere of Faccio's 'Hamlet' (Newsworks)  

05/06/16:  Going big: OperaDelaware bets on festival (The News Journal)  

05/06/16:  OperaDelaware mounts recently discovered opera version of 'Hamlet' (The Philadelphia Inquirer)  

04/29/16:  In search of Italian opera's missing Hamlet  (Slipped Disc)  

04/28/16:  OperaDelaware chalks up guerrilla marketing campaign (The News Journal)  

04/28/16:  Despite Obstacles, OperaDelaware Builds Momentum  (Delaware Today, May 2016 issue)        

04/27/16:  OperaDelaware's Brendan Cooke discusses Spring Festival (Window on Wilmington, WITN 22)  

04/16/16:  Shakespeare Day marks milestone with a fair occasion  (WDEL)  

04/16/16:  Maryland salutes Shakespeare, 400 years after his death  (The Baltimore Sun)

03/31/16:  OperaDelaware: New Tactics = New Fans (Out & About)

02/29/16:  Live Music, the Opera and the Hospital for Children (Healthcare Success)

02/7/16:  Delaware Achievers, Arts: OperaDelaware's Cynthia du Pont Tobias (The News Journal)

02/5/16:  OperaDelaware's Brendan Cooke -- Arts: Focus on what we have, not what's missing (Special to The News Journal)

02/4/16:  Rites of spring: Classical concerts not to miss (The Washington Post) [Download PDF]

02/2/16:  General Director Brendan Cooke discusses OperaDelaware on "The Delaware Way" [video] (KJWP, MeTV2)

02/1/16:  OperaDelaware executive wins national award (Delaware Public Radio)

02/1/16:  "Music Meets Medicine" at Dupont  [video] (

12/13/15:  OperaDelaware Wins Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (Delaware Public Radio)

12/10/15:  National Endowment for the Arts awards OperaDelaware $15,000 (Delaware Business Times)

12/09/15:  OperaDelaware Receives New Funds from Arsht-Cannon for Children's Project (Broadway World)

12/09/15:  OperaDelaware’s Neighborhood Choir Program gets $15,000 grant (Wilmington Sun Times)

12/09/15:  OperaDelaware’s Neighborhood Choir Program gets $15,000 grant (Delaware Business Now)

11/23/15:  AMLETO Broadcast on WFMT Radio Network This Weekend (Broadway World)

11/18/15:  Bregenz shocks festival world with an unknown Hamlet (Slipped Disc)


10/20/15:  Opera Philadelphia announces new festival for 2017 (Washington Post)

10/06/15:  OperaDelaware to Kick Off Season with VIVA ITALIA! Opera, 10/22 (Broadway World)

09/15/15:  The Year in Opera (Opera News)

09/01/15:  Opera Delaware Appoints Jason Hardy as New Managing Director  (Broadway World)

08/19/15:  Opera Delaware to Premiere Franco Faccio's HAMLET & More in New Season (Broadway World)

06/12/15:  The OperaDelaware and The Wilmington Children's Chorus Teamed Up for the Neighborhood Choir Program (Broadway World)

06/02/15:  OperaDelaware gets big grant from Longwood Foundation (Delaware Business Now)

06/02/15:  Opera Delaware awarded largest foundation grant in 71-year history (Delaware Business Times)

06/02/15:  Opera Delaware is singing a happy tune after winning a major grant (Delaware Public Media)

03/18/15  Music Festivals and Events in Delaware (VisitDelaware)

03/13/15:  Opera Delaware Presents Its 2015 Festival, FLOWERS, FOOD & FRENCH OPERA (Broadway World)

12/02/14:  OperaDelaware Appoints Kimberly Doucette as Director of Education (Broadway World)

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