Confessions Of An Operaholic
Dec 11, 2012 — The soprano, whose life unfolded with more tragic and triumphant twists and turns than any opera plot was celebrated for her electrifying performances and her dissident political views.
Dec 11, 2012 — The Swiss soprano will be remembered especially for singing songs and operas by Richard Strauss, which fit her sweet and silvery voice like couture gowns. She appeared more than 400 times at the Vienna State Opera and was a favorite at the Metropolitan Opera in the 1950s and '60s.
Aug 16, 2012 — A panel of experts takes the pulse of opera today and discuss its possibilities for the future.
Aug 14, 2012 — A new 23-CD set explores the suave elegance of one of the most successful opera composers.
May 25, 2012 — Fridays are funnier with a classical cartoon at noon, from Deceptive Cadence.
May 15, 2012 — Silenced by breast cancer at the height of her sparkling career, the great English singer Kathleen Ferrier's legacy lives on in a new 14-CD set and documentary.
May 9, 2012 — From rugged individualism to visionary technologies, American opera forges a distinct repertoire.
May 7, 2012 — A new documentary follows the Metropolitan Opera's controversial staging of Wagner's Ring cycle.
Apr 25, 2012 — European opera ranged from realistic to unhinged in the 20th century, as composers wrote with freedom and imagination on all sorts of subjects.
Apr 18, 2012 — Hear opera reinvent itself in the hands of cutting-edge composers facing an uncertain new century.