And now, cher public, let’s put today’s singers, the Contemporary Divas, under the microscope. How do they stack up? Read more »
As you may recall, last year the BBC Music Magazine published a list of “The 20 Greatest Sopranos of All Time,” and one or two of you didn’t quite see eye to eye with their selection.
Well, this year they’ve turned their attention to the top 20 among tenors, who are (in ascending order of greatliness):Â Read more »
Pyrotechnics abound when Angela Meade stars in Opera Orchestra of New York’s production of Donizetti’s tragic love story, Parisina d’Este, conducted by OONY founder Eve Queler on May 4, 2016 at the Frederick P. Rose Hall at Jazz at Lincoln Center. OONY last performed this opera in 1974 starring Montserrat Caballé. The remaining cast features a group of young international artists including American tenor Aaron Blake in the role of Ugo, Chinese baritone Yunpeng Wang in the role of Duke Azzo, Serbian bass Sava Vemic in the role of Ernesto, and American Soprano Mia Pafumi in the role of Imelda. Don’t miss this thrilling, rare Donizetti gem.! Remaining tickets are on sale at the Jazz at Lincoln Center box office. Read more »