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.
Diana Damrau is at the pinnacle of Bel Canto, and the soprano has just stirred Paris with a memorable performance of the Donizetti classic, 'Lucia di Lammermoor'.
Content provided by Rolex Partner, Cecilia Bartoli made it a habit as the artistic director of the Whitsun Festival of Salzburg: for every new
THE POWER OF THE VOICE. In the art of opera, the voices of solo singers and choruses unite with the work of composers, librettists, directors
It’s a Russian epic, a great drama of conscience – Mussorgsky’s only completed opera Boris Godunov. For the first time London’s Royal Opera House is
There’s a strong bond between Bryn Terfel and London’s Royal Opera House. The world renowned Welsh bass-baritone made his debut at the prestigious
The curtain has risen on a Tchaikovsky double bill at the Paris Opéra: The one-act opera ‘Iolanta’ and the classical ballet ‘The Nutcracker’ are
The Paris Opéra has turned its back to tradition and offers a revolutionary version of Tchaikovsky’s classical ballet par excellence. Stage director
Conductor Ottavio Dantone tells us about Handel’s last successful opera, “Alcina”, and how he imagines Handel, the man, could have been like. “Let’s
The epic race between Britain's Scott and Norway's Amundsen hits the operatic stage: "South Pole" celebrates its world premiere in Munich.
Czech composer Miroslav Srnka has been working for seven years on his opera “South Pole,” bringing the epic 1910-1912 race to the Antarctic on stage
Faust is transposed to the 21st century in daring new production by Alvis Hermanis at the Paris Opera
Opera singing stars Bryn Terfel and Jonas Kaufmann have been working together for quite some time and know each other well. “Bryn is a fantastic
The Spanish opera singer Montserrat Caballe has been handed a six-month suspended jail sentence and fined more than 250,000 euros for tax evasion
“Center stage: Opéra National de Paris” was produced by the T Brand Studio international department and did not involve the International New York
Ireland can boast one of the most prestigous international music events: Wexford Opera Festival, now in its 64th edition. Its aim is quite unique
The Deputy Artistic Director of Wexford Opera is Italian; her name is Rosetta Cucchi and she’s also a pianist and a stage director. “This is a
As 2015 marks the centennial of Ingrid Bergman's birth, Gothenburg's opera house honors the late Swedish actress with a version of 'Notorious', Hitchcock's cult film.