Hope is a thing with feathers Hope is a thing with feathers

After a century of searching, the world has perhaps finally found a definitive Magda in ethereal soprano Ailyn Pérez.

on April 12, 2024 at 9:00 AM
Through different eyes Through different eyes

I was reminded at the Met’s season premiere of Eugene Onegin Friday night always to expect the unexpected.

on March 28, 2022 at 1:24 PM
Tales of the Bavarian baloney pony Tales of the Bavarian baloney pony

In November, everyone wanted to hear more about Jonas Kaufmann‘s Johnson.

on December 01, 2017 at 9:15 AM
You give me fever You give me fever

Mortality is ugly—it smells, it makes uncomfortable noises, it takes its time; and then there is the overwhelming sense of dread and helplessness.

on January 13, 2017 at 9:00 AM
Bohemienne Bohemienne

Soprano Ailyn Pérez has been named the recipient of the 11th annual Beverly Sills Artist Award for young singers at the Metropolitan Opera.

on April 07, 2016 at 2:17 PM
Who can that attractive girl be? Who can that attractive girl be?

La Cieca wants to be among the first to congratulate soprano Ailyn Pérez, who is the winner of the 2012 Richard Tucker Award.

on April 12, 2012 at 12:05 AM

American soprano Ailyn Perez made her Royal Opera debut last night on the company’s tour in Japan, singing two-thirds of the role of Violetta when the scheduled soprano, Ermonela Jaho, canceled after a rocky first act. (Jaho herself was a late substitute for the ever more elusive Angela Gheorghiu.) A witness to the performance says,…

on September 12, 2010 at 11:17 AM