Monday, January 11, 2016
Two operas opened this past weekend at the Prototype Festival. Both focus with minimalism on intense subject matter. One does so with great effect, the other misses its mark.
Monday, January 04, 2016
In musically rich south Asia, Operavore blogger Fred Plotkin asks where one can find western opera and what other traditions serve the opera curious.
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Fred Plotkin unearths some of his favorite (and unfamiliar) holiday musical selections by some of his favorite singers.
Friday, December 18, 2015
Blogger Fred Plotkin honors and acknowledges many of the outstanding and memorable achievements in opera in 2015.
Monday, December 14, 2015
At 7:30 pm on Friday, Dec. 18, watch an exclusive sneak peek inside the Met's first production in a century of Bizet’s rarely performed opera, "The Pearl Fishers."
Monday, November 23, 2015
Operavore blogger Fred Plotkin discusses the new play "Dear Elizabeth," about love letters between Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell and makes a proposal.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
By now Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's love of opera is well known. Here are six examples of her indulging in opera.