High Notes
Hispanic Heritage Month 2017 – Part 4: 12 Composers With Impact in the Opera World
It is Hispanic Heritage month! The Latin American community has, particularly in recent years, been a major boon to the opera world, providing it with great singers and composers. This week, as part of a weekly series to celebrate the Hispanic culture and its influence on the opera world, we will turn to the great opera composers from Latin America. Isaac Albéniz - Spain The Spanish master created three different…
Teatro Real De Madrid’s ‘Bomarzo’ Production To Stream on The Opera Platform in May
On May 5, 2015, The Opera Platform will showcase Ginastera’s “Bomarzo” live from the Teatro Real de Madrid. This is the first Spanish production for the opera by the Argentine composer. The opera, his Opus 34, had its premiere in 1967 in Washington D.C. It was supposed to premiere in Argentina’s Teatro Colón that very year but the president of the country banned the opera, objecting to the sexual content…