When I think of Stephen Sondheim, so many of my memories are not simply about shows of his I loved and learned from—they are experiences that literally shaped my life.
April is the cruelest month, the song tells us—but this year, it was a week later. Ghenady Meirson, Philadelphia’s master of Russian Opera and coach extraordinaire, died on May 8.
The renowned interpreter of Wagner, Mozart and Strauss for more than four decades died yesterday.
The stalwart Met mezzo-soprano died earlier today.
The beloved lyric soprano has died, according to press reports.
It is with a heavy heart that La Cieca predicts the demise of New York City Opera.
It is reported that the tenor died suddenly today of a heart attack in his home in Augusta, Sicily.
Critic Martin Bernheimer has died. He was 83.
The legendary opera and film director has died. He was 96.
The distinguished British soprano died today. She was 88.
Today’s sad news has prompted a change of program in parterre saturday afternoon. Our Own JJ is putting together a program in tribute to Montserrat Caballé, to begin at our regular time of 2:00 PM.
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 Metropolitan Opera fired James Levine this evening.
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 New York City Opera is reporting the death of American soprano Carol Neblett.
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.
We have just heard the sad news that playwright and critic Albert Innaurato has died.
La Cieca sadly notes that LoftOpera has postponed their production of Pagliaccci (scheduled to open September 15) until a later date to be announced.