Bizet’s opera Carmen comes to the Ohio Theater May 9 and 10. Check out the latest Opera Abbreviated podcast !
Conductor and arranger Peter Breiner has made an intriguing setting for guitar and orchestra of music from George Bizet’s opera Carmen. Bizet’s 1875 opera is so full of good tunes, Breiner made his arrangement into four movements lasting about 50 minutes.
Regina Resnik has died at the age of 91. Here’s an appreciation.
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 [...]
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.
Rise Stevens, the world’s most famous Carmen, has died at age 99.
Rosa Ponselle (1897-1981) was one of the world’s great voices.
International operatic mezzo-soprano and Ohio State University alumna Eugenie Grunewald returns to Columbus this week to serve as artistic consultant for Opera Project Columbus’ production of “A Taste of Opera: Scenes from Opera’s Best.” Performances Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21 at 8 p.m. at Gray Chapel on the campus of Ohio Wesleyan University.
Rise Stevens age 98 is honored by the National Endowment for the Humanities