Forbidden love, wrongdoings and despair: Zurich Opera House ventures into late 19th-century French romanticism with Werther, by Jules Massenet.
Tenor Juan Diego Flórez and mezzo-soprano Anna Stéphany discuss what their opera roles in Werther mean to them in this euronews Web Bonus.
Not everyone is aware that “Tannhäuser”, one of Wagner’s masterpieces, characterized by eternal themes such as ‘redemption’ and carnal love versus spiritual love, also had a French…
A work thought lost by Offenbach, "Fantasio" has been lovingly restored and performed for the first time onstage in Paris.
Young artists are often bursting with optimism, and opera director Thomas Jolly is no exception. This rising young French star has just revived Offenbach's "Fantasio" in Paris.
Moscow’s famous Bolshoi Ballet is staging ‘The Idiot’ which is based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s novel.
Christophe Rousset, the French critically-acclaimed conductor and founder of Les Talens Lyriques, vigorously upholds the idea of the need for culture in our life, today more than…
Light, hope, joy: thus, on the notes of Nicolò Jommelli, an 18th century Neapolitan composer, ends the extraordinary musical trip Joyce DiDonato invites us to embark on: from the horrors of war to the
Milan’s La Scala opera house has opened its new season with the original more brutal version of Puccini’s “Madame Butterfly”.
Alma Deutscher composer, virtuoso pianist and concert violinist.
Paris’ Opéra Bastille is showing Offenbach’s masterpiece, “Les contes d’Hoffmann”, a fantastic tale where the surreal mixes with the tragic.
Turin's Teatro Regio celebrates the first performance of "La Bohème", 120 years ago. We discuss this with Maestro Gianandrea Noseda
The Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse is staging a new version of "Béatrice et Bénédict," Berlioz's last opera, directly inspired by Shakespeare's play "Much Ado About Nothing."
It is the pinnacle of bel canto: Vincenzo Bellini’s masterpiece “Norma” has opened the new season at the Royal Opera House in London.
Sonya Yoncheva has taken the opera world by storm: The Bulgarian soprano who started as a baroque singer and won Operalia in 2010 is on an extraordinary musical…
Buenos Aires’ subway commuters broke their daily routine in mid-August when an opera company took to Las Heras station’s main hall to perform an 18th century…
Stage director Phil McKinley talks about the major difference between opera and musical, as well as telling us about how the “West Side Story” project was first brought up, and the joys of working wit
Guadalajara, in Mexico, has been hosting the 24th edition of Operalia and, more than ever, it’s been about excellence.
Plácido Domingo, Marco Parisotto, and semi-finalists Benjamin Bernheim, Marcelina Beucher and Justin Kim, talk about Operalia's 24th edition in Guadalajara, Mexico
A remarkable take on Verdi’s Macbeth has opened at the Athens Festival.