Time-Sensitive Opera Cruise Message

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Below is a time-sensitive message from Opera Cruisemeister Tom Taffel. NOW through May 25 we can offer an exclusive $1,100 shipboard credit per suite on our Mediterranean OPERA group sailing for next May, 2018 aboard “the world’s most luxurious...

Dresden Lohengrin Revealed

Ciao, Opera Mavens. The beautiful 2016 Dresden Lohengrin with Piotr Beczala and Anna Netrebko is not available in the US from the normal Arte streaming channel in France. However, I found an available stream from iOpera in Spain. Here it is: Lohengrin from Dresden...

Opera Bonanza

Ciao, Opera Mavens. This morning, Sat May 13, the Vienna Staatsoper presented a gorgeous Eugene Onegin beautifully sung by Christopher Maltman, Olga Bezsmertna, and Pavol Brezlik. It will remain available only for the next couple of days. Highly recommended. Also, the...

Racette News

Ciao, Opera Mavens. For fans of Patricia Racette (Adler 1989 1990): Racette to Receive Honorary Doctorate from SF Conservatory of Music Racette Turns Opera Director in St. Louis...

Cornucopia of Opera News

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Here’s the latest opera news: Done With Opera (Sort Of) Renée Fleming Heads To Broadway from Washington Post Soprano Nadine Sierra (Adler 2011-2012) Wins $50K Richard Tucker Award from New York Times. Quite a few other Merolini were also awarded:...