Happy February 1! Happy February 1!

To celebrate the birthday of Renata Tebaldi, our friends at Opera Depot are offering a free download of live performances by this great diva.

on February 01, 2014 at 12:41 PM
Queens logic Queens logic

Saturday afternoon at 12:30 on WQXR’s magazine show Operavore, our own JJ talks about Mathilde Marchesi and Antony Roth Costanzo discusses his Orlofsky role in the Met’s Fledermaus.

on January 10, 2014 at 4:48 PM
Life of the party Life of the party

Our dear friends at Operavore (to whence Our Own JJ will be returning for another season early in 2014) have called for nominations for favorite operatic “party records.”

on December 08, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Our own JJ plans a comeback Our own JJ plans a comeback

Our Own JJ (not pictured) discussed “star quality” on WQXR’s Operavore program tomorrow afternoon at 12:30.

on March 22, 2013 at 3:42 PM
Splitting hairs Splitting hairs

Today on Operavore, Our Own JJ talks about wig-pulling catfights. Also heard in passing are Marilyn Horne and Susan Graham.

on March 09, 2013 at 10:34 AM
Blood simple Blood simple

“One of the things I’m gradually learning as I’m coming up my the 20th anniversary of writing about opera for publication is that you have to be wary about making Pronouncements.”

on February 23, 2013 at 2:47 AM
Snow business Snow business

This week on Operavore: “Strong Women of Opera.”

on January 26, 2013 at 12:27 PM
When I have sung my songs to you When I have sung my songs to you

… I’ll just keep on singing until everyone hears it.

on January 22, 2013 at 7:38 PM
Sorry, right number Sorry, right number

Today marks the premiere of the Operavore radio show on WQXR.

on January 19, 2013 at 3:13 AM
Chat without tears Chat without tears

Your doyenne invites you to drop by La Casa della Cieca.

on January 17, 2013 at 3:09 PM
Richard is better Richard is better

The Tucker Foundation will be the subject of a special event on Wednesday June 27 at 7 pm, when WQXR’s Naomi Lewin (not pictured)…

on June 21, 2012 at 3:18 PM