Scottish Opera may survive and thrive as a smaller and leaner part-time company

Salzburger Festspiele: Triumph jenseits von Dur und Moll

Krisen und Triumphe: Jonas Kaufmann erinnert sich

Puccini’s Edgar at the Teatro Regio Torino

A world premiere of a new opera holds the promise of an exciting new addition to the fairly calcified collection of masterpieces that comprise the standard repertory.

Brahms: Lieder

Like her impressive recording of Lieder by Dvo?·k (Harmonia Mundi CD 901824), Bernarda Fink’s recording of a selection of Lieder by Brahms not only offers a fine representation of the music, but also demonstrate the singer’s command of this repertoire.

Prom 51, Royal Albert Hall, London TÍte ‡ TÍte Festival, Riverside Studios, London CosÏ fan tutte, Village Underground, London

BBC Prom 54; La fanciulla del West; Joyce DiDonato; Simon Keenlyside; Kronos Quartet

David McVicar’s Salome

This high-concept Salome takes place in Nazi Germany.The set has two levels: on top, Herod revels with the banqueters; below, we see a dingy basement, full of kitchen workers, relaxed soldiers, and the prostitutes who help them relax.

At Bard Festival, placing Berg at center of modern musical Vienna

Multimedia Opera Production to Debut at Roosevelt University