Restored 'Porgy and Bess' gets key test on road to Met Opera

Feb 16, 2018

A restored edition of an enduring American opera emerges at a time when its racial and social themes are as relevant as the era in which it premiered

Nezet-Seguin becomes Met Opera's music director next season

Feb 16, 2018

Yannick Nezet-Seguin will become the Metropolitan Opera's music director next season, two years earlier than planned, providing a leader to an orchestra fighting drift and defections for more than a decade

Muti still on mission to honor original intent of Verdi

Feb 14, 2018

Riccardo Muti is a man on a mission, intent on forcing singers, orchestras and young directors to honor the original intent of Giuseppe Verdi and other composers

Tasty role: Bass gets pasta on stage from celebrity chef

Feb 11, 2018

The baritone got an extra tasty role at the Metropolitan Opera

Opera of Rudolfo Anaya's 'Bless Me, Ultima' set to premiere

Feb 7, 2018

The anticipated opera adaptation of Rudolfo Anaya's famed novel "Bless Me, Ultima," one of the most recognizable works of Mexican-American Literature, is set to premiere

Young baritone makes promising 'Elixir' debut

Feb 6, 2018

Italian baritone Davide Luciano enjoys role as arrogant sergeant in "The Elixir of Love"

NY opera fires stage director for 'inappropriate behavior'

Feb 2, 2018

New York's Metropolitan Opera fires world-renowned British stage director John Copley for what the company calls 'inappropriate behavior' during a rehearsal

Austin Opera fires artistic director for alleged harassment

Feb 1, 2018

Austin Opera has fired its artistic director for violating the company's policy on harassment

Love and hot sauce: New Orleans revives 1894 Tabasco opera

Jan 23, 2018

Love, hate and hot sauce are themes of a 19th century comic opera being produced this week as a kickoff to New Orleans' 300th anniversary, the 150th for Tabasco sauce and New Orleans Opera's 75th

'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


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