Alarm over music academy spreads

‘Porgy’ at last,CST-FTR-porgy17.article

Opera singing a new tune

Farewell act of chutzpah

The Devil Is in the Details

‘Figaro’ at Music Hall one of best Dallas Opera productions in memory

The Greek Passion, Zurich Opera,Authorised=false.html?

La Traviata at the MET

When La Traviata had its first performance, in Venice in 1853, it was a scandal.

Lucrezia Borgia at the Washington National Opera

After a somewhat shaky start to the season, as my recently posted review of La traviata attests, Washington National Opera has added considerable luster to its roster this November with the infusion of spectacle and star power in two new productions.

Wozzeck, Munich

Wozzeck stands ankle deep in water on the flooded stage of the Bavarian State Opera, above him hovers a huge, movable box – the dingy apartment he shares with Marie and their adolescent bastard – and he is surrounded by a freak-show worthy of a George Groszian nightmare and worse.