Monday, September 17, 2012
Like an eccentrically orbiting comet, Einstein on the Beach is again the object of fascination in New York. David Patrick Stearns reviews Sunday's performance.
Monday, August 27, 2012
Friday, August 24, 2012
The Verbier Festival, held in a small French-Swiss town high in the Alps, will celebrate its 20th anniversary in the summer of 2013. It has become, in a relatively short period of time, one of the most important events on the annual calendar of not-to-miss musical events, right up there with the Salzburg Festival, the Edinburgh Festival in Scotland and the BBC Proms in London.
Monday, August 20, 2012
Blogger Fred Plotkin looks at singers that do more than one role in an Opera. This second article of a two part series focuses on female singers, such as Leonie Rysanek.
Friday, August 17, 2012
In this edition of Opera in Brief, we hear three legendary sopranos in memorable performances of three decisive scenes from Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera.