On This Day: Marcelo Giordani’s Essential Recordings As the Tenor Turns 54

For decades Marcello Giordani was a fixture at the Metropolitan Opera, taking on many of the classics of the operatic canon as well as some lesser known works. He made his debut {…}

On This Day: Appreciating An Old Classic From Plácido Domingo Roles As the Icon Turns 76

Perhaps no artist in the modern opera world is as iconic as Plácido Domingo. He has defied expectations at every turn, taking on more roles (and continuing to do so) than any {…}

On This Day: A Look At The Opera Roles Katia Ricciarelli and Pilar Lorengar Shared

On Jan. 16 two of opera’s legendary sopranos will celebrate their birthdays. Pilar Lorenagr, who died in 1996 and Kata Ricciarelli. Both sopranos were recognized for their {…}