The Met puts on the ritz, roaring into new season

Death of a ëButterfly’

German Leader Warns Against Censorship

Flaviano Labo – Vol III

According to Giancarlo Landini, author of the very interesting and detailed sleeve notes, Labo “has been sorely neglected, if not totally forgotten”.

Wagnerian welcome for an arts centre

Peter Gelb Era Begins at the Met

Berlin opera canceled after religious threats

A Mystery Opera, Played Out on Both the Stage and the Screen

LEHAR: Schˆn is die Welt

CPO has recently given us a lot of wonderful Lehar recordings like Eva, Der Rastelbinder or Der Sterngucker (admired by Hofmannsthal who exclaimed after a performance: ëI wish, Lehar had composed Rosenkavalierí).

Met’s Glam Opening Has Minghella’s `Butterfly,’ Rufus (Update1)