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Wird’s nicht eine schöne Welt? Wird’s nicht eine schöne Welt?

Born on this day in 1925 baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

on May 28, 2024 at 6:00 AM
Monuments man Monuments man

It has been a great season for prolific Bay Area composer Jake Heggie.

on May 27, 2024 at 9:00 AM
High flying, adored High flying, adored

Born on this day in 1907 sopranos Lina Pagliughi

on May 27, 2024 at 6:00 AM
Götterdämmerung Götterdämmerung

Gianandrea Noseda conducts a live broadcast from Zurich of Andreas Homoki‘s production featuring Klaus Florian Vogt, Wolfram Schneider-Lastin, Christopher Purves, David Leigh, and Camilla Nylund

on May 26, 2024 at 6:00 AM
Upper stratasphere Upper stratasphere

Happy 86th birthday soprano Teresa Stratas

on May 26, 2024 at 6:00 AM
La fanciulla del west La fanciulla del west

Marco Armiliato conducts a 2018 performance with Eva-Maria Westbroek, Jonas Kaufmann, and Zeljko Lucic

on May 25, 2024 at 9:00 AM
Bubbles and squeak Bubbles and squeak

Born on this day in 1929 soprano and administrator Beverly Sills

on May 25, 2024 at 6:00 AM
Siegfried Siegfried

Gianandrea Noseda conducts a live broadcast from Zurich of Andreas Homoki‘s production featuring Klaus Florian Vogt, Tomasz Konieczny, Christopher Purves, David Leigh, and Camilla Nylund

on May 24, 2024 at 9:00 AM
Love wins Love wins

Opera has always been Orpheus-obsessed.

on May 24, 2024 at 9:00 AM
Rebel in her manner and her speech Rebel in her manner and her speech

On this day in 1966 Jerry Herman‘s Mame opened on Broadway

on May 24, 2024 at 6:00 AM
A mouth so fair it must be kissed A mouth so fair it must be kissed

“What a day, what a day for an Auto-da-fe!” and it’s also always a good day for Candide, so Chris’s Cache presents a pirate recording of a 1971 staging starring Mary Costa, Frank Porretta, and William Lewis.

on May 23, 2024 at 9:00 AM
High drama High drama

Happy 88th birthday soprano Ingeborg Hallstein

on May 23, 2024 at 6:00 AM
Carmen Carmen

Diego Matheuz conducts Clémentine Margaine, Michael Fabiano, Ailyn Pérez and Ryan Speedo Green in a broadcast from New York

on May 22, 2024 at 12:00 PM
On the Silk Road again On the Silk Road again

The melodrama was fabulous.

on May 22, 2024 at 9:00 AM
O hehrstes Wunder! O hehrstes Wunder!

Born on this day in 1813 composer Richard Wagner

on May 22, 2024 at 6:00 AM
Roméo et Juliette Roméo et Juliette

Carlo Rizzi conducts Elsa Dreisig, Benjamin Bernheim, Lea Desandre,
Huw Montague Rendall,
and Jean Teitgen in a performance from Paris recorded last spring

on May 21, 2024 at 9:00 AM