Romanian National Opera House – Bucharest, Romania

OPERA NEWS

Two Quick Opera News Items

Ciao, Opera Mavens. If you missed the March 18 Munich Andrea Chenier with Jonas Kaufmann, the performance is now available on YouTube. Click here. Thinking of going to Santa Fe for the opera this summer? Carol Rabin at Creative Travel Arrangers may be just what you’re...

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Newsy Opera News

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Here’s a quick update: Verdi Opera Cancelled After Star Tenor Arrested For Domestic Violence from Pizzicato Neil deGrasse Tyson Goes On A Twitter Rant About The NEA from Huffington Post While US Considers Killing Federal Arts Funding, Canada...

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RIP Kurt Moll

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Sad news. Famed German basso Kurt Moll has died at the age of 78. He sang six seasons at the SF Opera from 1976 to 2000.

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Ringhead Alert and Other Opera News

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Some good streaming coming up plus great news about our local Maestro Paiement, who is about to conduct Opera Parallele’s new production of Jonathon Dove’s comic opera Flight. BBC offers the “North Opera” acclaimed production of Wagner’s Ring Cycle...

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Opera Travel Goodies

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Some exciting opera travel opportunities coming up: Travel with Carol Rabin to the Met (4 operas) and SantaFe (4 operas) TWO EXCITING OPERA TOURS for 2017 Metropolitan Opera, April 24 - 30, 2017 Santa Fe Opera, August 1 - 6, 2017   Creative Travel...

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Opera News with Some Crossover

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Hope you all have a very happy holiday season. Here are some news items you might find worthwhile. Baritone Dimitri Hvorostovsky cancels all future operas. Has balance problems. Amazing list of Great Drunk Composers. The question is, can you hear...

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Remember That Trump Tower Figaro Back in 1988?

Ciao, Opera Mavens. The NY Times interviewed Director Peter Sellars about the time, back in 1988, when he set Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro in Trump Tower. Remember When Figaro Was Set in Trump Tower? An OperaBobb Side-bar: On Sunday afternoon Nov 13 we zipped down...

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