Your Coloraturafan dollars at work Your Coloraturafan dollars at work

The first two installments of Coloraturafan‘s interview series are now live.

on January 17, 2015 at 1:10 PM
He is a camera He is a camera

One of the nicest of parterrians, coloraturafan has launched an exciting new video project and he could use a little help from you, the cher public.

on December 06, 2014 at 12:35 PM
U mad? U mad?

For all those Mad Scene lovers out there, here is a video of some great Mad Scenes in opera.

on September 16, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Tall in the saddle Tall in the saddle

I put together a video just for a bit of fun today, looking at the standard “warhorse” operas that opera companies tend to throw at us year after year, and offering some alternative operas that could be offered in their place.

on July 30, 2014 at 8:00 AM
Carlo Bergonzi 1924-2014 Carlo Bergonzi 1924-2014

The legendary and beloved Italian tenor died earlier today. He was 90.

on July 26, 2014 at 2:50 PM
Suivez-moi! suivez-moi! Suivez-moi! suivez-moi!

Hey, folks! I wanted to put together a compilation of arias from a unique part of opera history, French grand opera. Today, from that genre, we’re going to hear great tenor arias.

on July 19, 2014 at 8:00 AM
Happy Birthday USA! Happy Birthday USA!

What better way to celebrate the birthday of the USA than with a fusillade of coloratura fireworks, garnered from the YouTube page of our lovely friend Coloraturafan?

on July 04, 2014 at 1:03 PM
The dark is light enough The dark is light enough

Our Own Coloraturafan salutes the summer festival season with a compilation of Ladies Macbeth singing “La luce langue.”

on June 28, 2014 at 10:07 PM
Sweatin’ to the cabalettas Sweatin’ to the cabalettas

Here’s a playlist of bel canto favorite suitable for motivating even the most couch potatoesque of parterrians to put in a hard session of weight training.

on May 05, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Mad, mad, mad, mad scenes Mad, mad, mad, mad scenes

In anticipation of the Met’s revival this evening of I puritani, I thought it might be nice to take a look back at a few archival videos. In terms of commercial videos, there isn’t much out there, so once again I look to those great old pirated videos for inspiration.

on April 17, 2014 at 8:00 AM
Ballopalooza! Ballopalooza!

With the Met season soon to finish, I am sure many will want to unwind with a little after party/masked ball.

on April 11, 2014 at 12:42 AM
Who’ll stop the reign Who’ll stop the reign

La Cieca is most unhappy indeed to hear that coloraturafan, the undisputed monarch of opera on YouTube, has had his “fourth or fifth” account on the service deleted.

on July 15, 2013 at 11:17 PM