Today is the 90th anniversary of the birth of the great American diva. Read more »
In honor of the Amazing Grace’s 80th birthday, a repeat performance from Unnatural Acts of Opera of her duo concert with Shirley Verrett at Carnegie Hall from January 31, 1982. Read more »
Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato is first among equals in a spectacular cast when she sings the title role of Ariodante in this season’s installment of Carnegie Hall’s critically acclaimed cycle of Handel’s operas in concert. A brilliantly melodic work, the opera features outstanding arias for each of the principal singers, including Ariodante’s melancholy “Scherza infida” and show-stopping “Doppo note.” Harry Bicket and The English Concert bring authentic Handelian brilliance to this marvelous opera. (Photo: Simon Pauly) Get tickets. Read more »
Friend of the box Andrew Whitfield (not pictured) is celebrating his birthday by slashing prices in half on everything in the Opera Depot catalog for the rest of the week. And there are free downloads, too!
Today is the 100th anniversary of the birth of that superb American soprano Eleanor Steber.
Today would have been the 90th birthday of the quintessential prima donna.
On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Swan of Busseto, La Cieca invites the cher public to share reminiscences of great Verdi performances—and YouTube clips, of course!