A YouTube Opera Gem

Juan Diego Florez Ciao, Opera Mavens. Here is a real find on YouTube. William Tell is a terrific 2015 production from the Rossini Opera Festival of Pesaro, Italy. Stars Nicola Alaimo, Juan Diego Florez, and Marina Rebeka. Has English subtitles and spectacular image....

Opera Potpourri

Dominic Argento Ciao, Opera Maven. Lots of opera news at the moment: RIP Dominic Argento, dead at 91. Composer of numerous operas including Postcard from Morocco. Andre Previn RIP Andre Previn, winner of 4 Oscars, dead at 89. Tributes are coming in from around the...

Broadcasts – March 2019

Pretty Yende as Marie and Javier Camarena as Tonio in La Fille du Régiment. Photo: Marty Sohl / Met Opera. Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your broadcast opera-tunities for this month: THE METROPOLITAN OPERA: LIVE IN...

Broadcasts – February 2019

Isabel Leonard in the title role of Nico Muhly’s Marnie. Photo: Ken Howard / Met Opera. Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your February broadcast opera-tunities: PBS – GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE METhttp://www.kqed.org/tv/programs/index.jsp?pgmid=15125Marnie (Muhly)...

Broadcasts – January 2019

Sonya Yoncheva and Stuart Skelton (Adler 1997) in Otello. Photo: Ken Howard / Met Opera. Ciao and Happy New Year, Opera Mavens! We have a ton of broadcast opera-tunities to help you start off 2019: THE METROPOLITAN OPERA ON...

Broadcasts – December 2018

Ciao, Opera Mavens and Happy Holidays! Here are your December broadcast opera-tunities:   THE METROPOLITAN OPERA ON KDFC https://www.kdfc.com/2018/11/met-opera/ Mefistofele (Boito) – With Christian Van Horn as the diabolical title character, Michael Fabiano...