Opera Meets Film: A Conversation About ‘An OverKnight Success: The Crazy Life of an Opera Singer’

Having recently become a Knight and awarded the prestigious, “Ordre des Arts et des Lettres,” baritenor Michael Spyres has quickly arisen as one of modern opera’s central luminaries, sensuously consonant with others like the ineffable Sondra Radvanovsky, the Puccini grande dame Angela Gheorghiu, Roberto Alagna, Susan Graham, Mikhail Kruglov, Allan Clayton, Elīna Garanča, and Javier Camarena to name only a {…}

Documents Report Angela Gheorghiu Signed Commitment to Romania’s Securitate in 1987

Following an investigation by the researcher, Emilian Tilibașa, accredited by the National Council for the Study of Security Archives (CNSAS), documents have been unearthed that show that Angela Gheorghiu was an informant of Romania’s Securitate. A report by Romania’s Libertatea showed that “Angela Gheorghiu was recruited in 1987.” However, the document in addition to the commitment only contains an informative note {…}