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Maria Stuarda Maria Stuarda

Starring Elza van den Heever, Joyce DiDonato, Matthew Polenzani, Joshua Hopkins, and Matthew Rose, conducted by Maurizio Benini. Production by Sir David McVicar. From January 19, 2013.

on June 23, 2021 at 5:47 PM
Rusalka Rusalka

Starring Kristine Opolais, Katarina Dalayman, Jamie Barton, Brandon Jovanovich, and Eric Owens, conducted by Sir Mark Elder. Production by Mary Zimmerman. From February 25, 2017.

on June 22, 2021 at 4:58 PM
Dragoon race Dragoon race

Jamie Barton makes her highly-anticipated debut as Carmen opposite the legendary Stephanie Blythe as her alter ego Blythely Oratonio. As Don José!

on June 22, 2021 at 12:59 PM
Selling the drama Selling the drama

Though the formal recorded aria recital is the ultimate calling card of an artist, the invitation to the spectator to receive, listen, and critically behold of the offerings (on fire or burnt), they are but a souvenir and there are a few drawbacks inherent with the presentation.

on June 22, 2021 at 12:14 PM
“I’m all over the place” “I’m all over the place”

Born on this day in 1949 actress Meryl Streep.

on June 22, 2021 at 11:26 AM
The Exterminating Angel The Exterminating Angel

Starring Audrey Luna, Amanda Echalaz, Sally Matthews, Sophie Bevan, Alice Coote, Christine Rice, Iestyn Davies, Joseph Kaiser, Frédéric Antoun, David Portillo, David Adam Moore, Rod Gilfry, Kevin Burdette, Christian Van Horn, and Sir John Tomlinson, conducted by Thomas Adès. Production by Tom Cairns. From November 18, 2017.

on June 21, 2021 at 4:01 PM
Crossroads Crossroads

When LA Opera finally decided to put a toe in the water and mount its first production since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, it was Igor Stravinsky‘s opera/oratorio Oedipus Rex.

on June 21, 2021 at 1:02 PM
Skyscrapers marching on Skyscrapers marching on

If you have not been following the exploits of Teatro Grattacielo during lockdown, it’s not because they haven’t been exploitatory all over the place.

on June 21, 2021 at 11:47 AM
“Publicity can be terrible” “Publicity can be terrible”

Born on this day in 1921 actress and singer Jane Russell.

on June 21, 2021 at 11:15 AM
Gianna Rolandi 1952-2021 Gianna Rolandi 1952-2021

American soprano Gianna Rolandi died Sunday morning, according to a number of her friends and colleagues. She was 68.

on June 20, 2021 at 6:26 PM
Luisa Miller Luisa Miller

Starring Renata Scotto, P____ D_____, Sherrill Milnes, Bonaldo Giaiotti, and James Morris, conducted by J____ L_____. Production by Nathaniel Merrill. From January 20, 1979.

on June 20, 2021 at 5:44 PM
The other woman The other woman

Born on this day in 1911 actress and television producer Gail Patrick.

on June 20, 2021 at 10:54 AM
Don Carlo Don Carlo

Starring Marina Poplavskaya, Anna Smirnova, Roberto Alagna, Simon Keenlyside, Ferruccio Furlanetto, and Eric Halfvarson, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Production by Nicholas Hytner. From December 11, 2010.

on June 19, 2021 at 5:15 PM
Aida Aida

Leontyne Price is joined by the acclaimed mezzo-soprano Grace Bumbry in her radio debut as the Princess Amneris. Carlo Bergonzi sings the role of Radamès and Robert Merrill is Amonasro. Thomas Schippers conducts.

on June 19, 2021 at 10:50 AM
A little air of mystery A little air of mystery

Born on this day in 1921 actor Louis Jourdan.

on June 19, 2021 at 9:21 AM
Rigoletto Rigoletto

Starring Christiane Eda-Pierre, Isola Jones, Luciano Pavarotti, Louis Quilico, and Ara Berberian, conducted by J____ L_____. Production by John Dexter. From December 15, 1981.

on June 18, 2021 at 5:07 PM