Luciano Pavarotti, Renata Scotto, Karita Mattila, Roberto Alagna Headline Metropolitan Opera’s Nightly Streams

The Metropolitan Opera has announced Week 22 of its nightly streams, which will feature classic works by Puccini, Verdi, Bizet, and Wagner. Here’s a rundown of the operas you {…}

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Interviews

Q & A: Soprano Aušrinė Stundytė on Singing ‘Elektra’ At Salzburg & Career Trajectory

(Image Source: Official Website) After the coronavirus pandemic put the global opera world on hold for several months, Salzburg is taking promising steps to keep their summer opera festival going—consequently still celebrating its centenary this August. After trimming the programmed repertoire, two operas remain in the festival—Mozart’s “Cosi Fan Tutte” and Richard Strauss’ “Elektra.” The latter will star Lithuanian soprano {…}

Q & A: Othalie Graham on the COVID-19 Crisis & Racism in the Opera World

Canadian-American soprano Othalie Graham is widely known for her interpretations of the title roles in “Turandot” and “Aida,” as well as her commitment to Wagnerian repertoire. She has been described as a “thrilling” singing actress and has performed with such prestigious companies as the Teatro San Carlo di Napoli, Málaga, Detriot Symphony Orchestra, Washington National Chorus at the Kennedy Center, {…}