The sprite in you The sprite in you

Today’s Rusalka video overview covers filmed performances of Dvorák’s opera since 2010.

on February 01, 2017 at 12:15 PM
Not only with words, but with lively gestures Not only with words, but with lively gestures

“I will never sing the role again. It was frightful. We were a set of madwomen…There is nothing beyond Elektra. We have lived and reached the furthest boundaries in dramatic writing for the voice with Wagner. But Richard Strauss goes beyond him. His singing voices are lost. We have come to a full stop.” 

on April 12, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Bean counter Bean counter

Another season opens this weekend, the much-admired series of livestreams from the Bayerische Staatsoper.

on October 02, 2013 at 1:13 PM
Yet here’s a chat Yet here’s a chat

For your viewing and discussing pleasure tomorrow afternoon, cher public, La Cieca recommends a live webcast of Verdi’s Macbeth from the Bayerische Staatsoper.

on May 10, 2013 at 10:37 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
Under water Under water

Rusalka and her sisters are huddled in the flooded basement.

on April 30, 2012 at 6:39 PM

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on November 16, 2011 at 10:00 AM