Curator Melissa Wolfe talks about the inspiration we can all take away from the Columbus Museum of Arts newest exhibition showcasing the work of home town hero George Bellows. George Bellows and the American Experience through January 4, 2014. This exhibition follows on the heels of a major retrospective of the artist organized by the [...]
A new biography of the first African America classical musician to have an international career.
Mezzo-soprano turned teacher and impresario Irene Dalis has died at the age of 89. I have a personal reminiscence to share.
Composer Lisa Bielawa’s innovative new opera “Vireo” has many asking, Is this the future of opera?
Opera Abbreviated gives you a glimpse of Wagner’s opera The Mastersingers of Nuremberg. You can see the opera live from the Met in a movie theater near you, on December 13 at noon.
Don’t miss Opera Day on Classical 101, Friday, December 5 beginning at 9 am.
Opera Abbreviated presents Macbeth, an Italian opera by Giuseppe Verdi based on Shakespeare’s play. See it live in HD from the Met on Saturday, October 11.
Three new operas by American composers have been premiered in the past year.
As One is a new opera with music by Laura Kaminsky, and a libretto by Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed. Husband-wife Sacha Cooke and Kelly Margraf play the same person.
The Metropolitan cancels a world-wide HD transmission of The Death of Klinghoffer.
A new Cleveland Orchestra production of Leos JanÃ¡cek’s opera takes on a longstanding challenge: how to turn human singers into animals without making them look ridiculous. The answer? Animate them.