“Along with every other music journalist in New York, I was blindsided by this news. If ever there was a company that appeared the picture of fiscal and artistic good health, it was Gotham.” [New York Observer]
It’s official. “Gotham Chamber Opera is ceasing operations and will be closing. The Board of Directors of Gotham Chamber Opera voted today to shut down the organization,” reads a press release from the organization. Read more »
Don’t miss the Encores! production of The Golden Apple, a whimsical and wildly ambitious show that introduced the classic torch song “Lazy Afternoon” and was hailed as a theatrical milestone in 1954. Inspired by the myths of The Iliad and The Odyssey, Jerome Moross and John Latouche’s musical conjures up the bygone days when pie-baking contests were cutthroat and lovers eloped in hot air balloons. Encores! is delighted to present The Golden Apple to a new generation. May 10-14 only! Read more »
The host of the Metropolitan Opera’s Saturday Afternoon Radio Broadcasts and longtime public radio personality died today of complications from ovarian cancer. She was 58.
The American mezzo-soprano and impresario died today in San Jose after a long illness. She was 89.
La Cieca has just heard the sad news that the beloved soprano Licia Albanese died earlier this evening. She was 101.
The legendary and beloved Italian tenor died earlier today. He was 90.