Nathan Hull was an operatic Quixote who did not go it alone, but inspired bands of optimists, giving proper employment to the many worthy New Yorkers mad enough to study voice and pleasure rare elsewhere to those of us thrilled to take it in.
Critic Martin Bernheimer has died. He was 83.
A multibillionaire right-winger—best remembered locally for plastering his name on the once-beloved New York State Theater at Lincoln Center—has died.
The legendary opera and film director has died. He was 96.
The distinguished British soprano died today. She was 88.
The prodigiously gifted and widely beloved Catalan soprano has died. She was 85.
The actress and teacher died earlier today of lung cancer. She was 83.
The Queen of Soul has died.
We have just heard the sad news that author and longtime Opera News editor Brian Kellow died earlier today. He was 59.
he mezzo-soprano died on April 21. She was 79.
The versatile singer and actress died yesterday at her home in Palos Verdes, Calif. She was 97.
In November, everyone wanted to hear more about Jonas Kaufmann‘s Johnson.
The heartbreaking news of the death of Dmitri Hvorostovsky has been confirmed.
Florence Hvorostovsky has just posted to her Facebook page that the Russian news site reporting her husband’s death is mistaken.
When I moved back to Philadelphia a few years ago, I reached out to Albert Innaurato.
Rest in peace, dear Albert.
The American musicologist died earlier today in Chicago.
According to the Svenska Dagblatet, the internationally renowned Swedish singer died yesterday.
This is the hardest piece I’ve ever tried to write for parterre.
The dramatic tenor died this morning in Vienna.
Soprano Daniela Dessì has died of cancer. She was 59.
The soprano, famed for her status youngest performer to make a debut at the Met as well as her flamboyant style and personality, died last Thursday after suffering a stroke.
Today the world of opera mourns the death of soprano and pedagogue Phyllis Curtin, who passed away yesterday at the age of 94.
Soprano Denise Duval, muse to Francis Poulenc, died yesterday in Switzerland. She was 94.
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