Happy 95th or perhaps 99th birthday soprano Inge Borkh. Read more »
The Péter Eötvös adaptation of Angels in America—as well as Candide and such rarities as La campana sommersa and Los Elementos—are highlights of the New York City Opera’s 2016-2017 season. (Photograph by Ellen Appel for Fort Worth Opera,)
Born on this day in 1929 (more or less) soprano Beverly Sills. Read more »
Philip Glass is indisputably one of the most prolific composers of the last half century, yet none of his more than 20 operas has found a place in the standard repertoire.
On this day in 1966 Jerry Herman‘s Mame opened on at the Winter Garden Theatre, to run 1508 performances.
Sunday afternoon’s all-Richard Strauss concert served as a de facto commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the debut of Renée Fleming, long one of the house’s biggest stars.
On this day in 1963 at the 16th Cannes Film Festival, The Leopard directed by Luchino Visconti won the Palme d’Or.
La Cieca has the whole thing for you to listen to, cher public, as recorded Sunday afternoon.
“King of the High D’s” Javier Camarena headlines an HD video performance of I puritani this afternoon live from the Compañia Nacional de Ópera in Mexico.