Monday, July 13, 2015
Even as Greece clinched a preliminary bailout deal with its European creditors, the country's major opera house has been facing increasingly an increasingly tough fiscal picture.
Sunday, July 12, 2015
After John Berry's departure, perhaps no U.S. opera manager will be watching the ENO's future more closely than Peter Gelb.
Thursday, July 02, 2015
The Royal Opera House says it is asking movie theaters to change the age rating for its production of Rossini's William Tell.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
The opening night performance of a new production at London's Royal Opera House was marked by loud and prolonged booing.
Monday, June 29, 2015
The Bayreuth Festival on Monday made official what was known for several days in opera circles, that the conductor Christian Thielemann will become its music director.
Friday, June 26, 2015
When Fred Plotkin lost his voice recently, he turned to opera professionals, who offered recommendations for nostrums, elixirs and behavioral adaptation.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky has canceled his summer performances after being diagnosed with a brain tumor.
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Wagner’s "Tristan und Isolde" premiered 150 years ago Wednesday in Munich. Listen to this (highly condensed) synopsis of the opera.
Friday, June 05, 2015
Carl Nielsen's opera "Maskarade" deserves wider recognition, writes Fred Plotkin. While the comedy often falls flat, "the music is appealing and original."