'Tosca' to air as part of Met Opera's 'Live in HD' series

Jan 23, 2018

'Tosca' will be broadcast Saturday as part of the Metropolitan Opera's Live in HD series

Opera star Jonas Kaufmann returns to the spotlight

Jan 18, 2018

Jonas Kaufmann, the world's most sought-after tenor, is singing in the US for the first time in four years and hopes his cancellations are in the past

Run by women, Prototype Festival showcases diverse composers

Jan 17, 2018

The Prototype Festival, run by four women on an annual budget under $1 million, is transforming opera with cutting-edge work

AP: Famed conductor faces 6 new sex claims, including 1 rape

Jan 12, 2018

AP Exclusive: 6 additional women level sexual misconduct accusations against maestro Charles Dutoit, including a rape

Plot twist: Opera 'Carmen' altered in anti-violence protest

Jan 11, 2018

To show solidarity with female victims of male violence, an opera production in Florence has changed the finale, having Carmen kill Don Jose instead of being slain herself.

Dutoit steps down from Royal orchestra amid sex allegations

Jan 10, 2018

Charles Dutoit has stepped down early as the principal conductor of the Royal Philharmonic following allegations of sexual misconduct

Film depicts birth of New York's Lincoln Center

Jan 9, 2018

Documentary starring Leontyne Price shows the birth of a new Metropolitan Opera House

Met opens 'Tosca' with replacements after Levine suspension

Dec 29, 2017

The Metropolitan Opera opens a new Sir David McVicar production of Puccini's 'Tosca' on New Year's Eve

Ouster of top conductors creates scramble for replacements

Dec 23, 2017

The ouster of Charles Dutoit from eight symphonies over sexual misconduct allegations has set off a scramble to find replacements for upcoming performances

Replacing conductors creates musical podiums

Dec 23, 2017

Replacing conductors creates musical podiums for orchestras and opera companies, all competing for a small pool of world-class batons


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