Bad news bared Bad news bared

The Metropolitan Opera is heading for a very rocky couple of years.

on June 05, 2020 at 11:33 AM
Kaufmann has not canceled, managers say Kaufmann has not canceled, managers say

An article on the Argentine news site La Nacion states that Jonas Kaufmann will withdraw from his singing engagements for this year and the next.

on March 27, 2016 at 2:14 PM
Moody’s blues Moody’s blues

Last week, Moody’s Investor Services delivered yet another piece of yet another piece of bad news for the Metropolitan Opera.

on December 26, 2014 at 11:29 AM
Orange is the new spinto Orange is the new spinto

Opera star Montserrat Caballé has reached a deal with the public prosecutor to receive a six-month prison sentence and a €240,000 fine for defrauding the Spanish tax office.

on December 23, 2014 at 7:27 PM
Pickled Pickled

La Cieca hears that Indianapolis Opera plans to cancel the fourth and final show of its season, Britten’s Albert Herring, “amid ongoing financial issues.”

on March 25, 2014 at 3:41 PM
Rush to judgment Rush to judgment

The Met has managed to scrape up enough money (hitting up donors and dipping into its own coffers) to finance the rush ticket program for 2012-13.

on August 24, 2012 at 1:21 PM