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Bells are Ringing: Les vêpres siciliennes at Caramoor

Blood, sweat, and tears are essential to making opera happen. However, on Saturday, July 6th, it was the audience that contributed the sweat. On Saturday, Caramoor presented Verdi’s Les vêpres siciliennes as the first part of their 2013 Bel Canto at Caramoor series. At Caramoor, there has been a consistent tradition of high quality concert […]

An Interview with Arianna Zukerman

Of the many classical singing artists dotting the scene today, none stand out the way that soprano, Arianna Zukerman does. The Washington Post has lauded her, saying “Arianna Zukerman possesses a remarkable voice that combines the range, warmth and facility of a Rossini mezzo with shimmering, round high notes and exquisite pianissimos that would make […]

Opera Teen on the Airwaves

Hi opera friends! I come today with some super exciting news! As I have alluded to on Twitter, my “big news” is that last week I had the honor and privilege to record a piece along with my answers to some fun, opera related questions for the Tri-State area classical music radio, WQXR. My piece […]

An Interview with Ildar Abdrazakov!

Russian bass Ildar Abdrazakov has quickly become one of the most dramatic, compelling and talented singers of our day. He has appeared at nearly every major opera house and boasts two Grammy’s to his name. He has headlined new productions, sung opening nights and is a mainstay at the Metropolitan Opera House, where he is […]

NATIONAL OPERA WEEK DAILY POST #5!!!

Still in the queue… Today, we have the coronation scene from Boris Gudonov to enjoy!  

NATIONAL OPERA WEEK POST #4!!!

In case I lose power, everything for the next few days is queued. Below, enjoy a complete video of Benjamin Britten’s opera Peter Grimes! Happy National Opera week!!

The Music of Jane Austen

When the name Jane Austen comes to mind, I’m sure your next thought might not be music. However, the Jane Austen Society of North America is presenting two concerts this week as part of their 2012 General Annual Meeting. The first concert they are presenting is: Friday, October 5th Soprano Julianne Baird Marriott Brooklyn Bridge […]

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