You’d think an opera composer as great as Mozart was would write an opera role as demanding as that of Fiordiligi in Cosi fan tutte only for a top-notch singer. But did he?
In this episode of The Mozart Minute, we meet the librettist for Mozart’s most inspired operas.
Ex Houston Oiler Larry Harris now sings opera and teaches kids with autism how to speak.
New York City-based On Site Opera experiments with Figaro Systems software to deliver opera supertitles straight to your Google Glass “eyewear.”
Mozart obviously loved to compose. Except when he didn’t.
It is no secret that Mozart enjoyed a good joke now and then.
A letter he wrote in October 1791 from Vienna to his wife Constanza tells of high jinx he brought about at a performance of his own Singspiel, The Magic Flute.
Did you hear that? That thing that just went bump in the night? Maybe it’s just the black cat dragging in another wayward trick-or-treater. Or maybe it’s something stirring in the world beyond. This vintage video of the 1948 live TV performance of Menotti’s opera “The Medium” brings the dark side of the spirit world to life on stage.
Isabel Leonard joins the ranks of soprano Renee Fleming, mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and other opera elites in winning the 2013 Richard Tucker Award.
What has been called a “Twitter war” between a New York Times columnist and the president of Estonia over the Estonian government’s economic austerity measures has prompted the creation of a new cantata, to premiere next month in Estonia’s capital, Tallinn.
Some people might say it’s impossible for blind people to sing professionally on the operatic stage. But those people don’t know Laurie Rubin. The mezzo-soprano’s recent memoir is as disarming as it it charming.