The Similarities & Differences Between ‘Rusalka,’ ‘The Little Mermaid’ & ‘Undine’

Dvorak’s “Rusalka,” which premiered back on March 31, 1901, is among the most popular Czech operas in the standard repertoire. Unbeknownst to many, the work was not actually {…}

National Puppy Day 2017: A Look At Opera’s Most Famous Dogs

A lot of opera stars have dogs. From Franco Zeffirelli to Ailyn Pérez to Elza Von den Heever, the canine is a great companion for the opera star as they travel around the world. {…}

Sandy Powell & Other Film Costume Designers Who Have Also Worked In Opera

This week the Liceu is opening a production of Verdi’s “Rigoletto” and while the singers will be the big showcase, audiences will also get to see Oscar-winner {…}