Opera Meets Film: The Failure of Opera Crossover in Samuel Goldwyn’s ‘Thaïs’

The now well-known story of a celibate, chaste monk (Athanaël) trying to convert a licentious courtesan and worshiper of the Goddess of Love (Thaïs), has decorated operatic {…}

Artist of the Week: Ruth Iniesta

This week, the Teatro Massimo di Bellini in Catania will celebrate the famed composer with “I Capuleti e i Montecchi.” To mark the occasion, the  the Italian theater {…}

Artist of the Week: Kate Royal

This week the Teatro Mayor is set to open a new production of “Le Nozze di Figaro” by Pedro Salazar, one of Colombia’s most respected directors. The production {…}