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 [...]
Lionel Mapelson was a librarian at the Metropolitan Opera over 110 years ago and an amateur inventor who recorded bits of early Met performances on a hand cranked machine.
Despite a late start due to technical difficulties, I have never enjoyed Die WalkÃ¼re as much as I did last Saturday in an HD transmission from The Metropolitan Opera.
Of the more than 1300 live broadcasts from the Metropolitan Opera (since 1931) Charles Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette (February 1947) is among those to have attained “legendary status.”
Sony Classical continues their release of classic Metropolitan Opera broadcasts with a 1962 Met production of Puccini’s ‘Tosca’ with Leontyne Price in the title role.
Sony Classical continues to release Saturday afternoon Metropolitan Opera radio broadcasts from days gone by. The latest in their series is a performances of Puccini’s La Boheme from 1958.
Sony Classical has released a December 16, 1950 live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera of Gioachino Rossini’s “Il barbiere di Siviglia” (The Barber of Seville).
The New York Times reports music scholar Philip Gossett refused The Metropolitan Opera’s request to write program notes for a production of Rossini’s “Le Comte Ory” because he is displeased with their use of a “butchered” version of the score.
In this video performance from 1991, Aprile Millo and Luciano Pavarotti show us how it’s done.
The Metropolitan Opera presents Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor live in HD at movie theaters worldwide on Saturday March 19. Here are some footnotes and history for those who plan to go.
Instead of writing a review of the Met’s Nixon in China, why not reflect on the opera itself as an explanation of – or at least a mirror on – the world as we know it?