Diversity. A poor substitute for equality.
Diversity. A poor substitute for equality.
We rarely let the 14th of July, the French National Holiday, go unnoticed. “Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité” is ingrained in our DNA, and dinner last July 14th was graced by a sublime French…
Notre Dame at St.Gallen
Notre Dame at St.Gallen
Notre Dame by Franz Schmidt St.Gallen Opera Festival July 9, 2021   Esmeralda: Anna Gabler; The Archidiaconus Simon Neal; Quasimodo: David Steffens; Phoebus: Clay Hilley; Gringoire: Cameron Becker; Officer: Shea Owens; Chorus…
DIALOGUES DES CARMÉLITES in Frankfurt
DIALOGUES DES CARMÉLITES in Frankfurt
First ever performance in Frankfurt DIALOGUES DES CARMÉLITES Opera in three acts by Francis Poulenc. Arrangement for chamber orchestra made by Takeshi Moriuchi. Sung in French with German and English surtitles. Premiere…
TOSCA - packed with nonsense
TOSCA – packed with nonsense
Opera by Giacomo Puccini on a libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa. Created at the Teatro Costanzi in Rome on January 14, 1900. Attended performance at the Monnaie Theatre in Brussels…
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New columnist for Opera Gazette
Coming soon: CORINNE'S COLUMN Opera Gazet has grown steadily in recent months. We now have correspondents and readers on three continents and are a welcome guest and/or reviewer in the major opera…
Milanov, Mödl & Obraztsova
Milanov, Mödl & Obraztsova
Milanov, Mödl & Obraztsova Each generation of young opera singers eventually becomes familiar with some of the great opera singers of the past. We’ve seen this happen, first hand, at least a…
Philip Glass
Philip Glass
PHILIP GLASS AND AMERICAN REPETITIVE MUSIC September 28, 1976. The Théâtre de la Monnaie in Brussels. On the program: Einstein on the Beach. It is our first introduction to Philip Glass. The…
The Two Hot Shots | a Covid Vaccine Story
The Two Hot Shots | a Covid Vaccine Story
Adapted from Rossini's "Otello" Normally this scene from Rossini's 1816 opera Otello is about Otello and Rodrigo arguing over the love of Desdemona, but in this scene, the two man are seated…