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Roberto dangerously Roberto dangerously

For those of you keeping track at home that’s four substitutions for three roles and the curtain hasn’t even gone up yet.

on February 25, 2020 at 12:23 PM
Roz’s turn Roz’s turn

On this day in 1953 Rosalind Russell topped the bill on the opening night of Wonderful Town, with a score by Leonard Bernstein, and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green.

on February 25, 2020 at 11:42 AM
Another version of the sleuth Another version of the sleuth

Opera for families may not generally be my thing, but I loved feeling like I was a tiny part of shaping a new opera.

on February 24, 2020 at 10:42 AM
More than a diva More than a diva

Happy 86th Birthday soprano Renata Scotto.

on February 24, 2020 at 10:16 AM
The perfect match The perfect match

If only she’d been able to sing more than 10 minutes of Bjork’s music!

on February 23, 2020 at 1:04 PM
The grand manner The grand manner

Born on this day in 1927 soprano Régine Crespin.

on February 23, 2020 at 12:16 PM
Le nozze di Figaro Le nozze di Figaro

Believe it or not, it’s the final Nozze of the Met’s 2019-2020 season.

on February 22, 2020 at 11:50 AM
After the parade After the parade

Dolly definitely did not have me at Hello!

on February 22, 2020 at 9:59 AM
Beautiful ghost Beautiful ghost

Born on this day in 1930 soprano and film “ghost” singer Marni Nixon.

on February 22, 2020 at 9:27 AM
Happy birthday Christine Ebersole! Happy birthday Christine Ebersole!

The actress and songstress is 67 today! Born on this day in 1907 librettist and poet W H Auden.

on February 21, 2020 at 10:45 AM
Iconography Iconography

“American soprano Renée Fleming, one of the most beloved and celebrated singers of our time, is donating her personal archives to Juilliard, her alma mater.”

on February 20, 2020 at 6:18 PM
Advent Advent

Big news on two fronts!

on February 20, 2020 at 12:57 PM
A new meadow to wander in A new meadow to wander in

Over the past two decades, the understatedly beguiling Sasha Cooke has inched chronologically inwards in her subtle conquest of swathes of mezzo concert repertoire.

on February 20, 2020 at 12:32 PM
Love, loss, and what I sang Love, loss, and what I sang

Sunday is Handel’s 335th birthday, an event Trove Thursday celebrates with Rodelinda, Regina de’Longobardi, one of the composer’s most popular works.

on February 20, 2020 at 10:00 AM
A fine day for a ‘Parade’ A fine day for a ‘Parade’

On this day in 1981 the Metropolitan Opera premiered triple bill of Satie’s Parade, Poulenc’s Les Mamelles de Tirésias and Ravel’s L’enfant et les sortilèges.

on February 20, 2020 at 9:23 AM
Love sex magic Love sex magic

By an astounding coincidence, on Monday night Handel’s third and fourth extant operas were being performed simultaneously across the street from each other at Lincoln Center.

on February 19, 2020 at 12:32 PM