With just one month to go before facing the judges in the world’s most prestigious singing competition what could be better than some advice from past competitor and opera super star Bryn Terfel?
Currently, Anthony Michaels- Moore is singing Belcore in L’Elisir d’amore at the Royal Opera Hose, London.
Bringing Andrei Şerban’s Turandot to the Washington National Opera as a season finale really means finishing the year with a bang.
You won’t get much argument nowadays — you won’t get any from me — if you call Handel’s dramatic oratorios operas in all but name.
The Maid of OrlÈans: [Orleanskaya deva]: Opera in four acts
On any list of great but seldom-performed operas, Carl Maria von Weber’s Der Freisch¸tz must rank high.
L’elisir d’amore is perhaps Donizetti’s silliest opera — but also one of his most charming.
Recorded live in concert on 19 August 2007, this performance of Gustav Mahler’s Third Symphony by Claudio Abbado is part of the conductor’s cycle involving the Lucerne Festival.
In David Alden’s extraordinary new staging of Britten’s
masterpiece, with sets by Paul Steinberg, the Borough is populated by stylised
grotesques, a clever twist on the opera’s existing ‘Little
England’ character stereotypes.
The Scottish Play’s ability to conduit bad luck is apparently not limited to the spoken stage, witness the new Paris OpÈra production of Verdi’s Macbeth.