Virginia Arts Festival celebrates “Pocahontas”

Norfork – It’s America’s biggest birthday since the 1976 bicentennial celebration of the Declaration of Independence:

Angela Gheorghiu in an interview about Puccini

PellÈas et MÈlisande, Royal Opera House London

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ëI put up with noisy opera-goersí

Bostonís Early-Music Hegemony, Reasserted


This recording is a souvenir in more than one sense.

Simon Boccanegra — Opéra national de Paris

Chief attraction of the Paris Opera’s new production of Simon Boccanegra was Dmitri Hvorostovsky in the title role.

Anonymous 4: Gloryland

The quality packaging of Anonymous 4’s latest recording indicates the group’s importance to their label, Harmonia Mundi.

HANDEL: Saul (HWV 53)

Saul, oratorio in three acts (HWV 53).