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Bohemian rhapsody Bohemian rhapsody

Tenor Yusif Eyvazov, who was scheduled to sing Rodolfo in the upcoming four performances of Puccini’s La bohème, is ill and has withdrawn.

on May 11, 2022 at 3:44 PM
Send me an Angel Send me an Angel

Soprano Angel Blue has been named the winner of the 2022 Richard Tucker Award.

on May 06, 2022 at 12:15 PM
Anti-war Anna Anti-war Anna

Anna Netrebko has issued a statement explicitly condemning the war in Ukraine.

on March 30, 2022 at 11:02 AM
Enter the queen Enter the queen

Eleonora Buratto will make her role debut as Elisabeth de Valois in Verdi’s Don Carlo in the 2022–23 season, replacing Anna Netrebko for the first five performances of the run.”

on March 25, 2022 at 12:47 PM
A Philly that is ready for the race A Philly that is ready for the race

As we continue to watch the world of live performance come cautiously back to post-COVID levels, I felt the greatest surge of joy so far when I saw Opera Philadelphia’s announcement of their 2022-23 season—and most especially, the reboot of Festival O.

on March 16, 2022 at 9:43 AM
The Met supports Ukraine The Met supports Ukraine

The Metropolitan Opera announced today “A Concert for Ukraine” on Monday, March 14, at 6:00pm ET, with Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin leading the Met Orchestra and Chorus.

on March 07, 2022 at 2:50 PM
“He’s not gay, he’s just autistic” “He’s not gay, he’s just autistic”

“Plus, he never laid a glove on those kids.” — Jonas Kaufmann, probably.

on March 04, 2022 at 1:47 PM
The Met and Anna Netrebko part ways The Met and Anna Netrebko part ways

“It is a great artistic loss for the Met and for opera,” said Met General Manager Peter Gelb.

on March 03, 2022 at 11:15 AM
Anna: ‘Au revoir’ Anna: ‘Au revoir’

In a busy flurry of Instagram posts earlier today, Anna Netrebko announced a temporary withdrawal from her performing career.

on March 01, 2022 at 10:57 AM
The Metropolitan Opera’s 2022-2023 season announcement The Metropolitan Opera’s 2022-2023 season announcement

The Metropolitan Opera’s 2022-2023 season will offer seven new productions including the world-premiere staging of The Hours and the company premieres of Champion and Medea.

on February 23, 2022 at 12:00 PM
American gongster American gongster

Tantalizing tenor Michael Fabiano adds a new role to his repertoire barely five weeks from today.

on February 17, 2022 at 12:44 PM
All I asp of you All I asp of you

San Francisco Opera prepares to barge down the Nile.

on February 02, 2022 at 12:54 PM
An opening for a princess An opening for a princess

Jamie Barton will sing Eboli in the Met’s new production of the original five-act French version of Verdi’s Don Carlos, replacing Elina Garanca, who has withdrawn.

on January 27, 2022 at 4:32 PM
Well, maybe next year Well, maybe next year

For a number of reasons including a surge in COVID cases, PROTOTYPE Festival has canceled its Winter 2022 season.

on January 04, 2022 at 12:05 PM