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 […]
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 […]
Still in the queue… Today, we have the coronation scene from Boris Gudonov to enjoy!
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!!
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 […]
Hello everyone! As the second part of my good news(The first was that I’m now a Huffington Post blogger as well!), I wrote a review of the 2011 Zurich production of Flastaff for the world famous opera blog, Parterre Box. This has been so exciting and you can read my review here. This is a […]
On Saturday July 21st, Caramoor presented the second and final installment in this year’s “Bel Canto at Caramoor” series. Bel canto was a musical style and revolution where the focus shifted from the entire orchestra and ensemble to the power, technique and limitations of the human voice. Bel canto is particularly famous for its high […]
Hello opera fans. Now I don’t normally do short little posts like this, but I would like to tell you all about something weird(and possibly funny) about the ITunes opera selection. So as you may have noticed, the Met has added some of their HD broadcasts to Itunes. Now, you can enjoy a performance for […]