Page to Opera Stage: Hugo’s & Verdi’s Dangerous Fools in ‘Le roi s’amuse’ & ‘Rigoletto’

“Page to Opera Stage” looks at stories – real-life or fiction, old and new – that have inspired operas, and the ways these narratives have been edited and dramatized to {…}

Jonas Kaufmann Opens Up About Balancing His Career & Future Projects

On July 19, German tenor Jonas Kaufmann joined the cast of “Tosca” at the Teatro Real de Madrid for two performances. It was the first time since 1999 that he was {…}

The Wonderful World of Opera Dogs: Galina Vishnevskaya the Soprano, Rostropovich the Cellist & Pooks the Pianist

(Credit: New York World-Telegram / Wolfson, Stanley) OperaWire is proud to present “The Wonderful World of Opera Dogs,” a series by Diana Burgwyn, which will focus on the relationship between opera’s most iconic stars and their beloved canines. The creation of this series and all research necessary for each individual piece were conducted solely by Diana. To learn more about {…}

Page to Opera Stage: Wedekind’s & Berg’s Symbolism and Symmetry in ‘Lulu’

“Page to Opera Stage” looks at stories – real-life or fiction, old and new – that have inspired operas, and the ways these narratives have been edited and dramatized to {…}