If you remember, then follow If you remember, then follow

How many hours of our lives are spent looking back?

on February 07, 2024 at 10:00 AM
Early onset dementia Early onset dementia

Nothing says “diva” like an insane recital program.

on January 10, 2024 at 9:00 AM
To forgive, divine To forgive, divine

Leos Janacek’s 1904 opera Jenufa could be a rather grim affair.

on November 15, 2023 at 9:00 AM
White hot White hot

The great archetypal image of an opera singer is a towering Wagnerian soprano who shatters entire panes of glass the moment she opens her mouth.

on September 16, 2023 at 9:00 AM
Der Rosenkavalier Der Rosenkavalier

This much-anticipated revival stars Lise Davidsen and Günther Groissböck.

on March 27, 2023 at 4:00 PM
Lise with a Z(emlinsky) Lise with a Z(emlinsky)

Recent discussion about soprano Lise Davidsen has included much speculation about music she might undertake in the future.

on April 14, 2022 at 10:00 AM
Twisted sisters Twisted sisters

Nina Stemme’s Elektra always seemed the sanest individual onstage never quite giving over to obsession or hysteria with a good line in mordant sarcasm and contempt.

on April 04, 2022 at 1:23 PM
Desert island diva Desert island diva

This sterling revival shows the Metropolitan to be surviving well and in good shape.

on March 03, 2022 at 12:00 PM
Selling the drama Selling the drama

Though the formal recorded aria recital is the ultimate calling card of an artist, the invitation to the spectator to receive, listen, and critically behold of the offerings (on fire or burnt), they are but a souvenir and there are a few drawbacks inherent with the presentation.

on June 22, 2021 at 12:14 PM
I’ll have to say I love you in a song I’ll have to say I love you in a song

Starting March 19, Vocal Arts DC’s latest virtual concert lavishes listeners with a sumptuous recital of art songs from the Norwegian soprano Lise Davidsen.

on March 19, 2021 at 9:30 AM
Radiant wonder Radiant wonder

Happy 34th birthday to soprano Lise Davidsen!

on February 08, 2021 at 4:36 AM
Dish honored Dish honored

Lise Davidsen turned in a fine performance Saturday, cementing her up-and-coming star status in an eclectic program given from the Oscarshall Palace in Oslo.

on August 31, 2020 at 9:56 AM
The real deal The real deal

Yusif Eyvazov dominated Friday’s Met premiere of Pikovaya Dama with a fearless, world-class portrayal that instantly transformed the opera into December’s must-see event.

on December 01, 2019 at 6:39 PM
It’s now or Neva It’s now or Neva

In preparation for her much-awaited Met debut, Lise Davidsen sings the arioso from Queen of Spades.

on November 27, 2019 at 6:00 PM
Thanks a million Thanks a million

“The Met acted quickly to cast her as Leonore in Fidelio, Chrysothemis in Elektra, Ariadne in Ariadne auf Naxos, Eva in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg and the Marschallin in Der Rosenkavalier.”

on November 22, 2019 at 9:27 AM
Full measure Full measure

Trove Thursday offers three broadcast glimpses of the young Norwegian soprano Lise Davidsen.

on November 07, 2019 at 10:00 AM
Raspberry bouquet Raspberry bouquet

Lise Davidsen, who makes her role debut tonight as Leonore in Fidelio, is still very early in what appears to be a most promising career.

on October 25, 2019 at 2:36 PM
Upon arrival Upon arrival

Lise Davidsen, the young Norwegian soprano who won the Operalia competition in 2015, makes her debut as a recording artist with the Decca label in a new recital of Wagner and Strauss arias and orchestral songs.

on June 02, 2019 at 9:00 AM