Friday, April 14, 2017
Robert Carsen's production of “Der Rosenkavalier” at the Met receives a divided reaction in what may also be Renée Fleming’s farewell to the opera stage.
Monday, April 10, 2017
Composer Mason Bates and librettist Mark Campbell have created the opera “The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs” about the life of the Apple computer founder. It premieres in July in Santa Fe.
Monday, April 03, 2017
Ottorino Respighi's obscure opera 'La Campana Sommersa' (The Sunken Bell) has 'had a surprisingly convincing revival by the New York City Opera' writes reviewer David Patrick Stearns.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Composer and conductor Anton Coppola, uncle of film director Francis, turns one hundred years old today. Fred Plotkin visited Coppola in his Manhattan apartment recently.
Friday, March 17, 2017
David Patrick Stearns reviews LoftOpera's production of the seldom produced, undervalued opera, in what is said to be the first New York staging in 40 years.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Operavore blogger Fred Plotkin breaks down the Metropolitan Opera's new season announcement.
Monday, February 06, 2017
It's the time of year when opera companies start to announce their new seasons. And there are plenty of new operas to experience in the next year, writes Fred Plotkin.
Friday, February 03, 2017
The Metropolitan Opera's new production of Dvořák's "Rusalka" had some significant odds to overcome at its Thursday opening, writes David Patrick Stearns in his review.