How Verdi Firmly Established His Ever-Evolving Style in ‘Nabucco’ & ‘Ernani’

On March 9, 1842, Verdi scored his first major success with his opera “Nabucco.” Two years later, on March 9, 1844, the composer scored another riveting success with the world {…}

A Look Back At Anja Harteros & Jonas Kaufmann’s Remarkable Operatic History As Duo Reunites for ‘Andrea Chénier’

This weekend audiences in Munich will get a chance to experience the dynamic duo that is Jonas Kaufmann and Anja Harteros in Giordano’s “Andrea Chénier.” Kaufmann likely needs no introduction, the tenor arguably the most popular of his voice type in the entire universe. Harteros deserves equal praise, her dramatic soprano a superb instrument that is simply unmatched in the {…}

Artist Of The Week: Anja Harteros Set For A Triumphant Role Debut in ‘Andrea Chenier’

Anja Harteros is one of the greatest dramatic sopranos of our time. Her repertoire ranges from Verdi, Puccini to Wagner. She has performed in all the greatest opera houses and her {…}

Artist Of The Week: Ryan Speedo Green To Steal The Show As Timur In Puccini’s ‘Turandot’

Last year was arguably Ryan Speedo Green’s biggest year as he broke out in the operatic world with his showstopping aria “Vecchia Zimarra” in Puccini’s {…}