Opera in Brief

  • Why Beethoven's Fidelio Speaks to Us Now

    Beethoven was never a man of the theater. He struggled to write his first opera against many odds. But Fidelio is worth hearing with fresh ears, writes Midge Woolsey.

    Jul 12, 2012

    Why Beethoven's <em>Fidelio</em> Speaks to Us Now
  • Puccini's Il Trittico

    Quick: name the three one-act operas included in Puccini’s Il Trittico. Give up? Now is your chance to learn with this, the first of a series of introductions to major operas, hosted by Midge Woolsey.

    Jun 28, 2012

    Puccini's <em>Il Trittico</em>