Olivia Giovetti appears in the following:
Monday, March 12, 2012
In a season where more directorial vision is needed at certain opera houses, blogger Olivia Giovetti looks at film directors leading operas and names her top ten picks for active artists to enter virgin territory.
Friday, March 09, 2012
Wednesday, March 07, 2012
With what many are billing the world's first human trafficking opera opening tonight, Operavore blogger Olivia Giovetti looks at the longstanding trend of exploitation—sexual and otherwise—in the genre.
Monday, March 05, 2012
In the wake of Vivaldi's 334th birthday, Operavore Olivia Giovetti looks at the composer's considerable vocal canon, often overlooked for his violin concertos.
Friday, March 02, 2012
This week, the New Canon brings you a trio of new releases from a maverick new music cabal, a quartet of vocal violinists and a boundless Belarusian violinist.
Thursday, March 01, 2012
With this year's TED Conference underway, blogger Olivia Giovetti looks at opera's presence in the wildly popular TEDTalks and wonders what records these lectures can and/or should leave for the future.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Monday, February 27, 2012
In the latest installment of Warm-Up, Russian bass Ildar Abdrazakov tells blogger Olivia Giovetti about how he balances a pre-show routine when starring alongside his opera star wife.
Sunday, February 26, 2012
This week, Cued Up goes into the 21st Century with a look at contemporary mavericks carrying the torch of the composers featured in next month's American Mavericks Festival.
Saturday, February 25, 2012
Friday, February 24, 2012
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
A regular presence on the opera stage, bass-baritone Eric Owens made his Carnegie Hall recital debut with a surprisingly dark program that featured lieder by Wolf, Schumann and Schubert.
Monday, February 20, 2012
Commissioned by the Met and then dropped four years ago, Rufus Wainwright's Prima Donna opened Sunday in a performance by the beleaguered New York City Opera. Blogger Olivia Giovetti gives her review.
Sunday, February 19, 2012
Friday, February 17, 2012
Friday, February 17, 2012
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
With Valentine's Day bringing a romantic air, Operavore blogger Olivia Giovetti names five of opera's hottest onstage and offstage couples.
Monday, February 13, 2012
City Opera has unveiled its comeback performance of La traviata. Blogger Olivia Giovetti asks whether or not this will sustain the company or if it will succumb to its fiscal consumption.
Friday, February 10, 2012
On Friday at 1 pm, the New Canon celebrates John Cage's 100th birthday with a live chat featuring composer Randy Gibson, whose Avant Music Festival this year features a nonstop Cage marathon.