Come to me my melancholy diva Come to me my melancholy diva

“What emerges from this handsome but sentimental film is a portrait of the artist in decline, cocooning herself in defensive victimhood.

on October 02, 2018 at 12:43 PM
Tongue tied Tongue tied

“Trove Thursday”’s latest folie de grandeur is an overflowing three-part explosion of post-war divas in live performances of unexpected arias always in the “wrong language.”

on June 28, 2018 at 9:00 AM
Art is domination! Art is domination!

Anna Netrebko is Maria Callas in Terrence McNally‘s Master Class!

on June 23, 2018 at 6:52 PM
‘La traviata’ on a parterre saturday afternoon ‘La traviata’ on a parterre saturday afternoon

Today at 2:00 PM, Our Own JJ presents the “other” great Maria Callas Traviata from 1958, the glorious performance of June 20, 1958 at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.

on June 16, 2018 at 11:52 AM
Rara avis Rara avis

Tomorrow (Sunday) a staged reading of The Lisbon Traviata will be performed at New York’s LGBT Community Center.

on June 16, 2018 at 9:00 AM
Geh such dir die Stars vom vergangenen Jahr! Geh such dir die Stars vom vergangenen Jahr!

Tristan has been the season-launching opera three times before now, but good luck finding someone to provide a firsthand account of the last time.

on September 23, 2016 at 3:20 AM
Tales of the planet Htrae Tales of the planet Htrae

“If Maria Callas remains the prototype of the stormy operatic diva, then Renée Fleming is the anti-Callas.”

on January 20, 2014 at 11:57 AM
Happy Birthday Maria Meneghini Callas Happy Birthday Maria Meneghini Callas

Today would have been the 90th birthday of the quintessential prima donna.

on December 02, 2013 at 8:00 AM