Singer Storms Off

The Gambler, OpÈra de Lyon, France

No Tears in Texas for Departed Opera Chief Steel

The Beggar’s Opera, Linbury Theatre, London

BELLINI: Il Pirata — New York 1959

Il Pirata: Melodramma in two acts.

Barber’s Antony and Cleopatra by NYCO

The two performances of Samuel Barber’s Antony and Cleopatra given at Carnegie Hall — the New York City Opera’s only performances this year while the State Theater is in rehab and the company is in flux — may or may not prove to be swan song of New York’s gallant number two company, whose succession of identity crises have been so fascinating to observe — and hear — over the decades.

Verdi Requiem: When in Rome . . .

Booming singer having a blast

A Baroque Chameleon, Aria by Aria

Scottish Opera sell-out in St Petersburg hits the high notes