Consistently enthralling Consistently enthralling

To conclude its triumphant season, last week the Met Orchestra performed its annual Carnegie Hall concerts under music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin and once again performed superbly.

on June 20, 2022 at 12:51 PM
Just duet Just duet

Lyric Opera of Chicago presented a highly anticipated joint recital featuring tenor Lawrence Brownlee, bass-baritone Eric Owens, and accompanist Craig Terry.

on April 11, 2017 at 7:22 AM
Sleeping with the fishes Sleeping with the fishes

With a cast of stellar singers and uneven direction by Mary Zimmerman, Dvorák’s Rusalka debuts in a new production at the Metropolitan Opera.

on February 03, 2017 at 7:52 PM
The naked truth The naked truth

Highlights of the Metropolitan Opera’s 2019-2020 season, according the always intriguing Met Future Wiki.

on December 06, 2016 at 8:29 AM
Play well Play well

Kurt Weill and Maxwell Anderson’s 1949 musicalization of Alan Paton’s Cry, the Beloved Country has found a tentative home on the opera stage.

on February 16, 2016 at 8:50 AM
“Confusion now hath made his masterpiece” “Confusion now hath made his masterpiece”

I have found myself truly bewildered by some of the online reviews of the Glimmerglass production of Verdi’s Macbeth.

on July 27, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Diabolical variations Diabolical variations

Whenever I encounter Eric Owens, he’s plotting to conquer the universe.

on November 08, 2013 at 11:15 AM
Plank your lucky stars Plank your lucky stars

The next scheduled appearance of the Met’s Ring production has been canceled, as irrevocably as these things can ever be.

on May 06, 2013 at 2:18 PM
The winner takes it all The winner takes it all

Here’s a chance for you to win two tickets to hear the winners of this year’s Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in the intimate ambiance of WQXR’s Greene Space.

on February 28, 2013 at 2:30 PM
F. and Furious F. and Furious

Has it been a year already? Apparently so.

on August 07, 2012 at 12:01 AM