Quality opera just round the corner

Well into the 1960s, ‘provincial theaters’ were the backbone of Italy’s operatic culture.

An interview with Hilary Hahn

American violinist Hilary Hahn has entered her fourth decade, having turned
thirty last year, and for her eleventh disc she takes on a collaborative role,
as obbligatist in a program of Bach cantata arias with soprano Christine
Sch‰fer and baritone Matthias Goerne, accompanied by the M¸nchener
Kammerorchester under the direction of Alexander Liebreich.

An Interview with Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon

Composer Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon is presently on the faculty of the Eastman
School of Music in Rochester, New York. He grew up in Guadalajara, Mexico,
where he and colleague Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez played in a rock and roll band

Juliane Banse / Andr·s Schiff, Wigmore Hall, London


Cendrillon in Marseille

Rare repertory but not truly rare, Massenet’s Cendrillon makes an appearance from time to time.

Spoleto will showcase historic Dock Street Theatre


That Daring Gypsy Strikes Again, and Anew


WAGNER: Das Liebesverbot

Das Liebesverbot: Grosse komische Oper in two acts.