Artist Of The Week: Pretty Yende

Pretty Yende is one of today’s most sought-after sopranos, best known for her charisma and vocal fireworks. She is exciting to watch and has proven herself to be a performer {…}

Opera Meets Film: How Bach & Schubert Provide Thematic Unity to Prologue & Epilogue of ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’

“Opera Meets Film” is a feature dedicated to exploring the way that opera has been employed in cinema. We will select a section or a film in its entirety, highlighting the impact that utilizing the operatic form or sections from an opera can alter our perception of a film that we are viewing. This week’s installment features Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The {…}

Artist Of The Week: Nate Mattingly

(Credit: www.osberphotos.com) Over the past 20 years, Opera in the Heights has provided opportunities for emerging artists, including singers and composers, to showcase their {…}

Five Major Stars Returning to the Metropolitan Opera in 2020-21

(Credit: Wiener Staatsoper/InArt Management/Marius Baragan/Kristen Hoebermann/Opus Artist) Every year the Metropolitan Opera includes certain elements of surprise in its season planning, whether in repertoire or in casting choices. Sometimes those casting choices are unexpected and include important returns to the stage. This season, OperaWire is spotlighting six major artists that have not performed on the Met stage in years and {…}

Opera Meets Film: How Wagner’s Liebestod Explores Love In Different Stages in ‘The Crown, Season 1: Episode 3’

“Opera Meets Film” is a feature dedicated to exploring the way that opera has been employed in cinema. We will select a section or a film in its entirety, highlighting the {…}