Noteworthy & Now
Watch & Listen
Give a Gift
Table Of Contents: January 2000
Susan Graham: Living It Up in Operaworld
Vol. 64, No. 7
Scotto on Style
Giuseppe di Stefano
Stages of di Stefano
Now in his late seventies and happily retired, tenor great Giuseppe di Stefano remembers his career with affection, pride and humor -- but no regrets. JONATHAN KANDELL reports.
Tempo di Mascagni
Just how should
be performed? It's the composer's own recordings that give ALBERT INNAURATO thrills.
Variations on an Idol
DAVID HAMILTON examines how the music of Mozart inspired the art and career of Richard Strauss.
The inimitable Renata answers questions from IRA SIFF on her sense of vocal style.
Friends and Rivals
MARY JANE PHILLIPS-MATZ traces the complicated professional and personal relationships of five promising young composers named Catalani, Franchetti, Leoncavallo, Mascagni and Puccini.
Living It Up in Operaworld
Susan Graham is having the time of her life as one of opera's most in-demand mezzo-sopranos. DAVID J. BAKER talks to this month's Met broadcast Octavian.
Moment of Truth
Renée Fleming sings her first Metropolitan Opera Marschallins this month. Could this become her ideal role? The soprano shares her thoughts on
with BROOKS PETERS.
An anniversary salute to Anna Moffo by PATRICK GILES
On the Beat
What to Read and Hear
from Glimmerglass Opera
Company Box: Hawaii Opera Theatre
By JIM BECKER
Long Distance Run. By ROGER EVANS
Best of the Year
Our pick of the best recordings released in 1999
Metropolitan Opera Broadcasts
Cavalleria Rusticana, Pagliacci
High Scorers: Jake Heggie
By TOM SAVAGE
Table of Contents
Search the Archives
Find past issues, features, reviews, recording and more.
As the maiden effort of NYCO Renaissance,
made a shaky case for the resuscitated company's stewardship by emerging too indifferently staged and haphazardly executed.
Opera Philadelphia's presentation of Jennifer Higdon's
reaffirmed the power and high quality of the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer’s first-ever opera.
Though Bellini’s technical hurdles demand a lot from singers still studying, a Met+Juilliard
provided much to enjoy, with the Amina of Hyesang Park already exuding star quality.
Tweets by @OPERANEWS
Violette Verdy, 82, Principal Dancer at New York City Ballet Who Appeared in Met Opera Performances, Has Died
Fabio Luisi Named as Music Director Designate of Florence's Opera di Firenze and Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Jaap Van Zweden Named as Next Music Director of the New York Philharmonic, Succeeding Alan Gilbert
Baritone Jarrett Ott to Replace Nathan Gunn in East Coast Premiere of Higdon's
at Opera Philadelphia
About Opera News
Advertise with Us
Visit The Metropolitan Opera Guild
Copyright © OPERA NEWS