Opera Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of Opera’s Famous Double Bill ‘Cavalleria Rusticana’ & ‘Pagliacci’

As fate would have it, “Cavalleria Rusticana” and “Pagliacci” are more famously known as “CavPag.” The two works both premiered in middle May, two years apart (“Cavalleria Rusticana” premiered on May 17, 1890 and “Pagliacci” arrived in theaters on May 21, 1892) and have become virtually inseparable. A quick look at their corresponding histories shows many uncanny similarities and differences. {…}

Opera Quiz: Tell Us What Apps You Have On Your Phone And We’ll Tell You Which Mozart Opera Character You Are

Mozart’s operas feature some of the most nuanced, human-like characters in all of the operatic repertory. And if his characters were real humans living and breathing today, in the year 2018, chances are they’d have a smartphone attached to the palm of their hand, filled with apps that they’d use to navigate the twenty-first-century world around them. From Snapchat to {…}