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 [...]
But if you’re and opera lover, then you want the art form to teem with new creative life forever. That’s what New Yorks’ InsightALT Festival is all about.
What would you prefer to hear in performance? Every note perfectly played or the excitement of an occasional mistake? What would you rather experience? A robotic performance or the blood of an artist on stage?
Doctors told soprano Charity Tillemann-Dick that her advanced pulmonary hypertension would kill her dream of becoming an opera singer – and might even kill her. She thought they were wrong. And today, she’s singing.
The newest film adaptation of The Great Gatsby was not alone in its opening last week. John Harbison’s opera of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel was revived in Boston.
Wagner’s opera Tannhauser, premiered in 1848-has been updated to the Third Reich in a new staging in Germany. Public protests have caused a cancellation.
As children, most of us loved a bedtime story, or maybe a lullaby. Â If you remember fondly being read or sung to sleep, maybe you can identify with Elmo. Though most of us outgrow the need or desire to be sung to sleep, many may rethink that position after today’s Muppet moment. I have heard [...]
This weekend, Opera Columbus presents Canada’s Opera Atelier in Mozart’s The Magic Flute at the Southern Theatre, and you can hear Mozart’sÂ RequiemÂ at King Avenue United Methodist Church.
Isabel Leonard joins the ranks of soprano Renee Fleming, mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and other opera elites in winning the 2013 Richard Tucker Award.
A production of Carmen Seattle Opera Children’s Chorus features some serious multi-tasking by the performers.
As long as Bugs Bunny and friends were on television, you could count on hearing melodies from The Barber of Seville, the 1812 Overture, Carmen, and Peer Gynt, delivered as only Mel Blanc could sing them.