Born on this day in 1898 soprano Grace Moore.
All in all, Mahler’s ethereal evocation of the natural world, and the world beyond our own, is becoming old hat.
Performance from March 2, 2002.
Starring Barbara Frittoli, Elina Garanca, Roberto Alagna, and Teddy Tahu Rhodes, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin. From January 16, 2010.
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From the Vienna State Opera: Alain Altinoglu leads Bernarda Fink, Adrian Eröd, Simon Keenlyside, Olga Bezsmertna, Maria Nazarova and Franz-Josef Selig.
Born on this day in 1921 soprano and film star Deanna Durbin.
Starring Anna Netrebko, Joseph Calleja, Zeljko Lucic and René Pape, conducted by Fabio Luisi. From October 11, 2014.
Joyce DiDonato as the tormented Queen of Babylon.
Protean performer Dorothy Bishop takes her long-running Dozen Divas show online for one night only as a Metropolitan Zoom event Wednesday December 9 at 7:00 PM. Read more!
Soprano Erin Wall died in early October, a month shy of her 45th birthday; Trove Thursday remembers her with a 2012 broadcast of Kaija Saariaho’s shimmering L’Amour de Loin.
Born on this day in 1907 songstress supreme Connee Boswell.
Starring Katarina Dalayman, Jonas Kaufmann, Peter Mattei, Evgeny Nikitin, and René Pape, conducted by Daniele Gatti. From March 2, 2013.
Has anything positive happened to the performing arts since the plague engulfed us nearly ten months ago?
Live from the Bayerische Staatsoper, featuring Wolfgang Koch and Ailyn Pérez.
Born on this day 97 years ago.
Starring Leontyne Price, Fiorenza Cossotto, James McCracken and Simon Estes, conducted by James Levine. From January 3, 1985.
It’s a Christmas miracle: leading our Top Ten listing for November is Jonas Kaufmann singing Mariah Carey!
With Camilla Nylund, Markus Eiche, Michael Schade, Adrian Eröd, Wolfgang Bankl, Angelika Kirchschlager; Michael Boder conducts.
Happy 75th birthday to songstress, actress and producer Bette Midler.