Opera Quiz: How Well Do You Know Sumi Jo’s Iconic Career?

Sumi Jo is one of most renowned opera sopranos of the last 30 years. Since the late 1980s until today, the soprano has developed a major international career that has taken her {…}

The Wonderful World of Opera Dogs: Luca Pisaroni, Ailyn Pérez, Leah Crocetto, Brian Jagde on COVID & their Canine Companions

OperaWire is proud to present “The Wonderful World of Opera Dogs,” a series by Diana Burgwyn, which will focus on the relationship between opera’s most iconic stars and their beloved canines. The creation of this series and all research necessary for each individual piece were conducted solely by Diana. To learn more about the origins of the project, click here.  Dogs {…}

At Home With… Bass Brindley Sherratt in the Surrey Hills

(Photo credit: Frances Marshall) “At Home With… ” is a series collaboration between OperaWire and photographer Frances Marshall of Marshall Light Studio, combining original {…}

Youth Opera Council – Chicago’s High School Opera Lovers Voice Their Opinions

Credit: Kyle Flubacker The phrase “next generation of opera lovers” gets tossed around quite a bit, often in the context of worry. “Where is the next generation?” “Will {…}

Opera Meets Film: How ‘The Pearl Fishers’ Love Duet in ‘Little Women (1994)’ Highlights Hollywood’s Questionable Embellishment Habits

Throughout its history, the $244.4 billion film industry, has relied heavily on historical embellishment for its “narrative spice,” these choices often creating ethical challenges. For example, despite being crowned Best Picture at the 2013 Oscar Awards, the harrowing film “Argo,” a tale about the ersatz American film crew tasked with saving six captive Americans from Iran, is chock-full of historical {…}