Opera Quiz: How Well Do You Know ‘Patience and Sarah?

Twenty-two years ago, the opera world was presented with “Patience and Sarah.” The work would become a major milestone for LGBTQIA+ representation in the opera world. {…}

Opera Quiz: How Well Do You Know the Career of Florence Price?

Florence Price was a truly important Black composer in her day. She composed the first piece by a Black woman to be performed by a major orchestra and was championed by many of {…}

Word Search: Find the LGBTQIA+ Opera Based on the Composer’s Name

(Credit: Sarah Schatz) For this week’s word search, we turn to famed LGBTQIA+ operas. Instructions: You are free to solve the word search directly on your mobile or desktop {…}

Lithuanian National Opera’s New Normal Looks Somewhat Familiar

It was a hot summer afternoon and the journalists gathered in the shadow of Lithuanian National Opera’s massive building. Here, LNOBT art-director Sesto Quatrini, general manager Jonas Sakalauskas, principal conductor Ričardas Šumila, and choreographer Martynas Rimeikis are preparing to reveal a new season’s program. Everything gets off to a great start. Nothing reminds us of the global crisis still raging {…}