Donizetti Opera Festival: L’Ange De Nisida

Last year Opera Rara, in co-production with the Royal Opera House, presented the world premiere of Donizetti’s “L’Ange de Nisida,” a work that was written {…}

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Always Singing & Smiling – Roberto Alagna On His Undying Passion For His Art, Taking Care of His Voice, & The Challenges Facing Young Singers Today

(Credits: Charly Hel) OperaWire’s initial interview with Alagna was set to take place after his performance of “Don Carlos” in Paris. But two acts into the performance, he had to withdraw from the performance and also postpone the interview. “I’m sorry we have to postpone,” he warmly said that evening. “I’d better not use my cords today to keep it {…}

Q & A: Harry Christophers On The White Light Festival & A Big Year for The Sixteen

On Nov. 7, the White Light Festival in Lincoln Center will present the U.S. premieres of James MacMillan’s widely acclaimed “Stabat Mater” and “Miserere” as part of the 10th anniversary of the festival. Harry Christophers, music director and founder of The Sixteen choir, will lead both works alongside the Britten Sinfonia ensemble. It’s a big year for Christophers, who is celebrating the {…}