Classical 101 Archives For: June 3, 2014

The Met Sells Bonds to Make Up for Losses

color photograph of the facade of the Metropolitan Opera House, with Lincoln Center's Grand Stair in the foreground
The Metropolitan Opera House at New York's Lincoln Center
12:05PM
December
11, 2012

The Metropolitan Opera is preparing to sell bonds for the first time since 1883 in order to make up for a shortfall in operating revenue.

Lisa Della Casa Dies At 93

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Lisa Della Casa (1919-2012) She could sing, too!
10:12AM
December 11, 2012

Remembering the lovely Swiss soprano Lisa Della Casa.