Richard Danielpour’s The Passion of Yeshua receives three GRAMMY award nominations

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.…

2021 GRAMMY award nominations

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.…

ETO Autumn 2020 Season Announcement: Lyric Solitude

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,…

Bizet’s Carmen Uncovered

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Rimsky-Korsakov – Mozart and Salieri

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…

Kirsten Flagstad Born This Day 125 Years Ago

On this day, the great Kirsten Flagstad was born 125 years ago.

Strauss – Ariadne auf Naxos

Ariadne auf Naxos, Oper with a prologue and one act. Music composed by Richard Strauss. Libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal.

Spontini – La Vestale

La Vestale, a tragÈdie lyrique in three acts.

Mussorgsky – Boris Godunov

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…

General Director Robert K. Meya Announces the Cancellation of the Santa Fe Opera’s 2020 Season Due to Covid-19

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…