In recent years, a growing cadre of young opera singers with thrilling voices, charisma, and musical smarts to match has moved on the fast track to stardom. All this month on WQXR, we're putting the spotlight on these singers, exploring their work through recordings and conversations. We're also looking at the fall season's noteworthy productions – at the Met, New York City Opera and the numerous "indie" opera companies that dot New York’s musical landscape.
Recently in Operatic October
Friday, October 01, 2010
The young tenor Vittorio Grigolo is being touted as the next Pavarotti. But is he ready to take the mantle? Listen to our Album of the Week, get a free download, and tell us what you think.
Thursday, September 30, 2010
Yes, the opera world can't seem to get enough of Wagner this year. But there are also new works adding a fresh voice to the repertoire. Consider these five world premieres taking place this season.