The Wonderful World of Opera Dogs: Giuseppe Verdi’s Hunting Companion & Pampered Pet

(Lulu Picture Credited to Alamy) OperaWire is proud to present “The Wonderful World of Opera Dogs,” a series by Diana Burgwyn, which will focus on the relationship {…}

Inviting Luciano Pavarotti for Dinner – One of OperaWire’s Writers Remembers the Icon From a Unique Perspective

The voice fell on me like a firebrand. I was sitting in the second balcony of the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco. I wore my beige sheath and piled my hair  high on top {…}

Opera Quiz: Name that Modern-Day Librettist

As we continue our exploration through opera in the 21st century, we now turn our attention to a major collaborator whose efforts have often been overlooked throughout {…}