Broadway babies

Birthday greetings to two musical theatre giants: Stephen Sondheim, 88, and Andrew Lloyd Webber, 70.  Read more »

Pillow talk

On this day in 2008 soprano Angela Meade made her Metropolitan Opera debut as Elvira in Ernani. Read more »

Sie ist eine Meisterin im Improvisieren!

No 50th anniversary career tribute would be complete without covering Edita Gruberova’s legendary status as the premier Zerbinetta of her long reign in the role (from 1973-2009 – 36 years!)  Read more »

Local tenor is a treat

The press release for the Royal Opera’s 2018-2019 season promises “world-renowned opera stars including Michael Fabiano, Jonas Kaufmann, Anna Netrebko and Eva Maria Westbroek among other treats.

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Spring awakening

Happy vernal equinox, today at 12:15 PM EDT.

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BASTA: Witness for the persecution

“Have you seen the lawsuit yet?”

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Down in the depths

If opera as a genre in justified in its claim to one particular story, history confirms that the Orpheus myth would be that story.

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Yaas, queen!

Three Metropolitan Opera premieres on this date!

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Broadcast: Les Vêpres siciliennes

Live from the Bayerische Staatsoper, a live video webcast of Les Vêpres siciliennes begins a 1:00 PM New York time.

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On this day in 1977 Alban Berg‘s Lulu premiered at the Metropolitan Opera in the as-yet incomplete two act version.

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