DONIZETTI: Adelia

The little heard “Adelia, o la figlia dell’arciere” (Adelia, or the Archer’s Daughter) stands between Donizetti’s Parisian successes “La fille du regiment” and “La favorite” in the prolific composer’s oeuvre.

Thanksgiving in San Francisco

San Francisco Opera makes it possible for opera-lovers who have stuffed themselves with turkey on the fourth Thursday of November to indulge in a feast of opera on the following…

Tom Moore Interviews Marisa Rezende

October 23, 2007, Sala Cecilia Meireles, Rio de Janeiro

Guanajuato Opera a document of Mexican history

What makes the first visit to Guanajuatoís Teatro Ju·rez breathtaking is the suddenness of the encounter.

Johann Pachelbel. Arien & Concerti

Although few composers have been so closely associated with a single work, Johann Pachelbel, whose canon for three violins has achieved canonical ubiquity, was a prolific composer with a number…

Only in an opera: Miami’s Elaine Alvarez rises from understudy to star

http://www.miamiherald.com/tropical_life/story/312391.html

Lyric’s ‘Frau’ casts a mighty shadow

http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/chi-mxa1119_frau_archivenov19,1,5377760.story

Concert review: Fleming, Botti enchant at Dallas Opera gala

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/ent/stories/DN-fleming_1118gl.ART.State.Edition2.36d23a2.html

Verismo Rarities, Teatro Grattacielo

Part of the fun of visiting the many companies that specialize in unearthing forgotten operas lies precisely in not knowing what you’re going to get.

Norma returns to the Met

The bel canto era, insofar as the contemporary public considers it at all, is usually thought of as the golden age of vocal beauty for its own sake.