The NAXOS recording of Richard Danielpour’s The Passion of Yeshua received GRAMMY Award nominations for (1) Best Choral Performance, (2) Best Engineered Album, Classical, and (3) Best Contemporary Classical Composition.…
The nominees for the 2021 GRAMMY awards were announced today. Here is the list of nominess for Best Opera Recording, Best Choral Performance, and Best Classical Solo Vocal Album: 76.…
English Touring Opera are delighted to announce a season of lyric monodramas to tour nationally from October to December. The season features music for solo singer and piano by Argento, Britten, Tippett and Shostakovich with a bold and inventive approach to making opera during social distancing.
Mozart and Salieri, an opera in one act consisting of two scenes.
Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908), composer. Libretto derived from Alexander Puskhin’s play of the same name.
First performance: 7 December 1898 in Moscow.
On this day, the great Kirsten Flagstad was born 125 years ago.
Ariadne auf Naxos, Oper with a prologue and one act.
Music composed by Richard Strauss. Libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal.
La Vestale, a tragÈdie lyrique in three acts.
Boris Godunov, an opera in four acts with prologue
Modest Mussorgsky, composer. Libretto by the composer, based on Alexander Pushkin’s drama Boris Godunov and Nikolai Karamazin’s History of the Russian Empire
First performance: 8 February 1874 at the Mariinsky Theatre, St. Petersburg
It is with profound sadness that I announce today that the Santa Fe Opera has been forced to cancel its 2020 Season as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This difficult but necessary decision was made with the health and safety of our staff, artists, patrons and the entire Santa Fe community at the forefront of our thoughts.