Noteworthy & Now
Watch & Listen
Give a Gift
Table Of Contents: June 2002
Vol. 66, No. 12
U.S. Opera Festivals
From Jenufa and Ellen Orford to Luisa Miller and Violetta, Patricia Racette's performances are remarkable for their intelligence, passion and honesty. She welcomes ERIC MYERS to her Santa Fe home for some candid conversation.
This month, a new production of
brings director Jonathan Miller back to Santa Fe Opera. But as far as the Metropolitan Opera is concerned, the doctor seems to be out. MARTIN BERNHEIMER reports.
Seasons of Santa Fe
Richard Gaddes is leading Santa Fe Opera in a new direction. By ALAN RICH
The Road to Ravinia
ANNE MIDGETTE heads to the Midwest for a dose of the old-fashioned, unpretentious charm of Chicago's Ravinia Festival.
The Aspen Idea
The Aspen Festival has grown from a small celebration of the humanities into an international arts colossus. As BROOKS PETERS discovers, not everybody in Aspen thinks this is good news.
REBECCA PALLER brings the curtain up on
Loss of Eden
, a new opera about Charles A. Lindbergh, due at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis this month.
On the Road: Carol Vaness in Paris
place an opera singer hangs her hat is home. In the first installment of a new series about favorite destinations, Carol Vaness revisits the City of Light with WILLIAM V. MADISON.
by RUDOLPH S. RAUCH
by F. PAUL DRISCOLL
Singer's Diary: New Directors
by JUDITH MALAFRONTE
Sound Bites: Lawrence Brownlee
by FRED COHN
A guide to the best summer music festivals in the U.S., compiled by BETSY MINGO.
DONALD ROSENBERG visits Ohio Light Opera.
Lyric Opera of Chicago Broadcasts
Hänsel und Gretel
Harvey Sachs translates letters of Toscanini
Eileen Farrell dies at 82; tenor Gösta Winbergh
Met telecast of
Coda: Early Edition
by JUDITH MALAFRONTE
Table of Contents
Search the Archives
Find past issues, features, reviews, recording and more.
Celebrating the 80th Anniversary of Opera News with seminal articles and excerpts from our archives that have never before appeared on our website.
Soprano Amy Shoremount-Obra returns to the Verdi repertoire this month, when she sings her first performance of the Requiem with the National Chorale at David Geffen Hall.
On the Beat
Sarasota Sempreverdi: Todd Thomas wraps up Sarasota Opera’s monumental Verdi cycle with
La Battaglia di Legnano
Tweets by @OPERANEWS
Met Opera Taps Sondra Radvanovsky to Replace Anna Netrebko in
Slated to Open 2017-18 Season
Soprano Anna Netrebko, Forgoing Role of Norma, Withdraws from Slated Royal Opera and Met Productions
Brian Asawa, 49, Countertenor Who Found Acclaim on U.S. and International Stages, Has Died
Capping an Historic Tenure, James Levine to Retire as Metropolitan Opera Music Director at the End of the Current Season
About Opera News
Advertise with Us
Visit The Metropolitan Opera Guild
Copyright © OPERA NEWS