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Voices in My Head: Opera Manhattan Festival in Review

Opera Manhattan is in the midst of presenting its third annual Opera Festival. After going to see the triple bill of operas, La Voix Humaine, Suor Angelica, and The Medium-three operas in which the main characters are touched by a voice- presented at the Historic Theater St. Clements, you will be craving to hear more […]

Interview with Melody Moore, Singing Prima Donna at the NYC Opera

The New York City Opera has faced countless ups and down recently, including its move from Lincoln Center, negotiating contracts with musicians, and regaining its footing as one of the great American opera companies. For those who have feared that such a special company would have trouble making its comeback should rest assured. This company […]

We Have a Winner!!!!!!

After two weeks and tens of entries, we have a winner to our 100 Great Operas Contest!!! Congratulations Zack Singerman on your success! Well, not only is Mr. Singerman an opera lover, he isn’t only a young opera lover, but Mr. Singerman is a young aspiring tenor! A real life opera singer! Definitely someone to […]

Oksana Dyka as Tosca

I have been thinking of the up and coming singer Oksana Dyka for a long time. I saw Dyka at the Scala and I was thoroughly impressed. She had a beautiful voice and wonderful acting skills (I think, I was on the top tier of the house) .  I know this isn’t the best quality […]

Don Giovanni Opening Night

Part 2 of opening night at La Scala! Enjoy!!!

La Traviata to Bring 2012

Sorry you’re only hearing this now. I’ve been cleaning my room. I organized all my shelves and wound up with an entire row of opera books and DVDs. That was fun! Anyway, Traviata ended a little while ago. I really enjoyed this performance. When Calas played Violetta in the fifties, she was noted to be […]

Perez and Costello

La Traviata

Tomorrow, on BBC 3, is a radio encore of La Traviata at 1:00 pm, from the Royal Opera House in London. Tomorrow, I’m going to listen, then post a review along with a This Year in Opera Post to commemorate 2011. The encore stars Piotr Beczala and Ailyn Perez (Stephen Costello’s wife) as the lovers […]

La Fille du Regiment

Sorry, once again for being so late with this review. I volunteered to help with the church Christmas Pageant so my job is to help control kids aged 4 to 7. I love to help but that took a chunk out of last evening, so I couldn’t post a review. La Fille du Regiment was […]

La Scala and Madama Butterfly

So, sorry for those who were waiting for a Madama Butterfly review, sorry to be so late, but I was swallowed up by La Scala buzz. I’m sure you can understand. So, Don Giovanni started right after my lunch. Thanks school, for your great opera sensitive scheduling. So, I had my IPod pressed against my […]