An die Offnung zu kommen An die Offnung zu kommen

Born on this day in 1929 conductor Bernard Haitink

on March 04, 2024 at 6:00 AM
Si je t’aime, <em>Carmen</em>, tu m’aimeras? Si je t’aime, <em>Carmen</em>, tu m’aimeras?

On this day in 1875 Bizet‘s Carmen has its disastrous premiere at the Opéra Comique in Paris

on March 03, 2024 at 6:00 AM
Second time as farce Second time as farce

On this day in 1989 Ken Ludwig‘s play Lend Me A Tenor opened on Broadway

on March 02, 2024 at 6:00 AM
O Lucine di quest’anima O Lucine di quest’anima

Happy 100th birthday soprano Lucine Amara

on March 01, 2024 at 6:00 AM
À ce mot seul s’anime et renaît la nature À ce mot seul s’anime et renaît la nature

On this day in 1836 Meyerbeer‘s Les Huguenots premiered in Paris

on February 29, 2024 at 6:00 AM
Ballet of the dolls Ballet of the dolls

On this day in 1910 prima ballerina Anna Pavlova made her debut at the Metropolitan Opera in Coppélia (on a double bill with Werther!)

on February 28, 2024 at 6:00 AM
Morbidezza curiosity Morbidezza curiosity

Born on this day in 1935 soprano Mirella Freni

on February 27, 2024 at 6:00 AM
Having a hunchback Having a hunchback

Born on this day in 1802 author and playwright Victor Hugo

on February 26, 2024 at 6:00 AM
Duke it out Duke it out

On this day in 1948 tenor Giuseppe di Stefano made his Metropolitan Opera debut at the Duke of Mantua

on February 25, 2024 at 6:00 AM
Vassallo della man Vassallo della man

Born on this day in 1934 soprano Renata Scotto

on February 24, 2024 at 6:00 AM
La Marseillaise La Marseillaise

Born on this day in 1927 soprano Régine Crespin

on February 23, 2024 at 6:00 AM
Dropping Anckarström Dropping Anckarström

On this day in 1980 baritone Leo Nucci made his Metropolitan Opera debut as Renato

on February 22, 2024 at 6:00 AM
Let the more loving one be me Let the more loving one be me

Born on this day in 1907 librettist and poet W. H. Auden

on February 21, 2024 at 6:00 AM
French dip French dip

On this day the Metropolitan Opera premiered triple bill of Satie‘s Parade, and Poulenc‘s Les Mamelles de Tirésias and Ravel‘s L’Enfant et les Sortilèges

on February 20, 2024 at 6:00 AM
È dolce cosa vivere obliando È dolce cosa vivere obliando

On this day in 1914 Zandonai‘s Francesca da Rimini premiered in Turin

on February 19, 2024 at 6:00 AM
Guts and Gorr Guts and Gorr

Born on this day in 1926 mezzo-soprano Rita Gorr

on February 18, 2024 at 6:00 AM
Uphill both ways Uphill both ways

On this day in 1904 Puccini’s Madama Butterfly had its disastrous premiere in Milan

on February 17, 2024 at 6:00 AM
King of <em>Versailles</em> King of <em>Versailles</em>

Happy 86th birthday composer John Corigliano

on February 16, 2024 at 6:00 AM
The whole world was listening The whole world was listening

Happy 77th birthday composer John Adams

on February 15, 2024 at 6:00 AM
Social insecurity Social insecurity

Happy 65th birthday soprano Renée Fleming

on February 14, 2024 at 6:00 AM
Glorifying the American girl Glorifying the American girl

Happy 55th birthday mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato

on February 13, 2024 at 6:00 AM
Pomp and circumstance Pomp and circumstance

Born on this day in 1923 director and designer Franco Zeffirelli

on February 12, 2024 at 6:00 AM
Swiss miss Swiss miss

Happy 86th birthday soprano Edith Mathis

on February 11, 2024 at 6:00 AM
“You just want to kiss yourself, you sound so great” “You just want to kiss yourself, you sound so great”

Happy 97th birthday soprano Leontyne Price

on February 10, 2024 at 6:00 AM