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JacobTV's opera is a mixture of the Daily show and Steve Reich, of Michael Moore and pop music and absurdist theater. It is also pretty good.
Russian soprano Olga Peretyatko brings unique expressivity to the Italian repertoire.
Warsaw's Teatr Wielki has become a designation for thrilling theatrical invention.
Sound Bites: Zach Borichevsky
In July and August, the tenor returns to Santa Fe Opera for Anatol in Vanessa.
Our Man in Madrid
Catalan arts administrator Joan Matabosch, the artistic director of Teatro Real, has breathed new life into the Spanish capital.
Daniel Okulitch, who sings the title role in Santa Fe's new Don Giovanni, is one of opera's great risk takers.
Bass-baritone Johan Reuter, who sings everything from Wagner to Harrison Birtwistle, is one of opera's best singing actors.
Drama With a Purpose
Jack Perla and Rajiv Joseph's Shalimar the Clown, based on Salman Rushie's novel, aims for the power of grand opera and the impact of contemporary relevance.
Brian Mulligan, who this summer sings John Procter in Glimmerglass performances of The Crucible, loves playing the characters on the edge.
Sound Bites: Gregory Spears
The composer's new opera, Fellow Travelers, bows this month at Cincinnati Opera.
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A calendar of this summer's must-see events on the European-festival circuit.
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On the Record: Winners of the Tenth Annual Opera News Awards
On the Record: Opera News's 13th Annual Diva Issue
A Real Piece of Gesamtkunstwerk
The Morgan Library is now exhibiting “Wagner’s
: Forging an Epic,” a trove of rare materials that’s essential viewing....
Celebrating the 80th Anniversary of
with seminal articles and excerpts from our archives that have never before appeared on our website.
, given its world premiere at LA Opera in the Redcat Theater, turned out to be a powerful morality play that addressed itself to some of the abiding terrors of our own time.
, given its world premiere by Cincinnati Opera on June 11, elicits tears not because it demands them, but through its understated treatment of an impossibly sad situation.
Robert O'Hearn, 94, Designer Whose Aesthetic Shaped Opera Productions Over a Sixty-Year Career, has Died
San Francisco Opera to Present World Premiere of John Adams & Peter Sellars'
Girls of the Golden West
in November 2017
Phyllis Curtin, 94, Who Created Floyd’s Susannah and Embraced New Works in Opera and Recitals, Has Died
Metropolitan Opera Names Yannick Nézet-Séguin as its Next Music Director
Reviews in this Issue
Ailish Tynan: "Nacht und Träume"
Alyson Cambridge: "Until Now"
Benita Valente: "Volume 2"
BERLIN: "This is the Life!"
Dmitri Hvorostovsky: "Shostakovich and Liszt Sonnets"
Dorothea Röschmann: "Mozart Arias"
Iphigénie en Tauride
Acis and Galatea
Hilde Gueden: “Richard Strauss Lieder”
The Lesson of Da Ji
Günther von Schwarzburg
Julia Lezhneva: "Handel"
Lucy Crowe, William Berger: "Duet"
CAVALLI: "Heroines of the Venetian Baroque"
Les Mystères d’Isis
Die Entführung aus dem Serail
MOZART: Requiem Mass in D minor
Sabine Devieilhe: "The Weber Sisters"
TCHAIKOVSKY: "Complete Songs"
Veronique Gens: "Néère"
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