Archive | October 2012
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Happy Halloween opera fans!!! Still stuck here without power, so sending this from my Iphone. My favorite creepy piece of music is ‘Stride la Vampa’ from Il Trovatore. You can watch it here with Dolora Zajick. What piece sends shivers down your spine? Tell me in the comments below! Photo courtesy of Lindsey Feldmeth.
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!!
Hurricane Sandy is about to come down hard upon us here in New York! So for another quick post, here is a video of Placido Domingo’s Operalia competition final concert, as shown on German TV. Enjoy and for those in Sandy’s path, STAY SAFE!!!
Hello again, opera lovers! As an added National Opera Week feature, here is a link to read my review of the 2012 Opera Australia production of La Traviata on Sydney Harbor on world renown opera blog, Parterre! See what I said and then give me your thoughts in the comments! Enjoy! You can purchase the […]
Quick post tonight! Hurricane Sandy is moving closer and closer so I’m afraid I might lose power soon. To remember this storm, I have two pieces of music for you. The first is ‘Come Nembo che Fuggi col Vento’ by Handel, sung by Cecilia Bartoli! In keeping with our “storm” theme, here is a piece […]
Hey there, opera fans! As you may remember, it is national opera week, and we are celebrating big here at Opera Teen! Tonight, we have a video of Renee Fleming singing the Song to the Moon from Dvorak’s opera, Rusalka. This fantastic piece gets me every time! Enjoy! P.S. I know there’s a storm hitting […]
It’s the most wonderful time of the year… THAT’S RIGHT, FOLKS! IT’S NATIONAL OPERA WEEK AGAIN! From tonight until Sunday, November 4th, we are celebrating with contest, videos, and all around opera fun! Come on and get involved! More information about this special week organized by Opera America can be found here. Come back tomorrow […]
Now for a totally random and partially insignificant announcement of the day: The Met Opera Shop has put their Christmas Items on sale just in time for Halloween… Wait, what?! Among new items are a charming yet grossly overpriced(The thing is 3 inches tall and $58. That’s more than a lot of people’s trees.)Pagliaccio ornament. […]
Hello Opera Fans, It is with my deepest feelings of sorriness that I tell you that I will not be able to provide my usual radio review of The Tempest premiere from the Metropolitan Opera this evening. We have a family friend’s birthday tonight being hosted at our house. I will listen to the broadcast […]