Blythe Sings Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice ‘Orfeo’ at MET

Plumbing the Exquisite Psychic Depths of Robert Ashley

Songs in English were Voigt’s biggest treat

German conductor Debus named music director of Canadian Opera Company

Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro

This performance of Le Nozze di Figaro, recorded live at the ThÈ‚tre des Champs-…lysÈes in June 2004, prompts much admiration for RenÈ Jacobs, its conductor.

La Rondine at the MET

The first thing that hits you about the Met’s production of La Rondine is the beauty of the sets and costumes (from the classy team of Ezio Frigerio and Franca Squarciapino, respectively) — especially in contrast to the tawdry glitz of the recent ThaÔs.

Revisiting the Rare, in Search of a Surprise

Bayreuth: Sieben-Jahres-Vertr‰ge f¸r Wagner-Schwestern

La Rondine, Metropolitan Opera, New York

I listened to every Handel opera – and lived