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Hail, Bright Cecilia
Long one of opera biggest stars, Cecilia Bartoli shines in a new sphere as artistic director of Salzburg's Whitsun Festival.
Italy's opera companies have been living on the financial edge. Will regulations pull them back from the brink or push them over the precipice?
The 12th Annual Opera News Awards
Robert Carsen, Christine Goerke, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Matthew Polenzani, Frederica von Stade
The Opera News Awards | Robert Carsen
His productions break the barrier between the stage and the audience.
The Opera News Awards | Christine Goerke
The dramatic soprano is known for her strength and the rich colors of her voice.
The Opera News Awards | Yannick Nézet-Séguin
His high-definition conducting yields performances of unalloyed beauty.
The Opera News Awards | Matthew Polenzani
His work onstage is the perfect marriage of splendid voice and unfaltering genuineness.
The Opera News Awards | Frederica von Stade
Her unique blend of directness and complexity seems to speak from the soul.
Der Fliegende Holländer returns to the Met this month. How has time changed our perspective on the opera’s selfless heroine?
Sound Bites: Sean Michael Plumb
The lyric baritone sings Ariadne’s Harlekin in Munich this month.
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Elīna Garanča, Octavian in the Met’s new Rosenkavalier, thrives on expanding her repertoire. By Jennifer Melick. Photographs by Nomi Baumgartl.
The story of an extraordinary gesture of friendship from one legendary singer to another.
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Grammy Nods for Best Opera Recording
The Grammy award nominations were announced this week, and if you haven’t been paying close attention to classical recordings of the p...
Celebrating the 80th Anniversary of
with seminal articles and excerpts from our archives that have never before appeared on our website.
The new production of
at the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse—staged by Brigitte Jaques-Wajeman and conducted by Evan Rogister—was a bold piece of programming.
Jonas Kaufmann and Anja Harteros gave deeply felt, overwhelmingly musical performances in Bavarian State Opera's first-ever staging of
Soprano Patricia Racette to Make Debut as Stage Director with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis's New
Soprano Nadine Sierra Named as the Recipient of the 2017 Richard Tucker Award
Christie's to Offer The Metropolitan Opera Guild Collection, Tour begins April 2017
Susan Graham Appointed to Artistic Advisor Role with LA Opera's Domingo-Coburn-Stein Young Artist Program
Reviews in this Issue
Elīna Garanča: "Revive"
Ophelias: Death by Water Singing
Il Était une Fois…
KIRTLEY, CAREY, KRAMER, HOH: "Cadence"
Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
Das Lied von der Erde
Amor Non Soffre Opposizione
"Mi Palpita il Cor: Baroque Passions"
Adriano in Siria
René Jacobs: "The Countertenor, The Accent Recordings, 1978–1982"
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: “Purer than Pearl”
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