Opéra National de Paris Confirms Cancelations & Postponements of Upcoming Productions

(Credit: Opéra National de Paris) The General Director of Opéra National de Paris Alexander Neef has officially confirmed the cancelation of Richard Strauss’ opera “Capriccio.” The opera house has also canceled the whole run of Mozart’s “Die Zauberflöte.” Neef has stated that the stage rehearsals for Verdi’s opera “Il Trovatore” have been discontinued and that the opera house is exploring {…}

Q & A: Tanja Ariane Baumgartner on Klytämnestra at Salzburg, the ‘New Normal’ After COVID-19

(Credit: Dario Acosta NY) German mezzo-soprano Tanja Ariane Baumgartner is one of the most sought-after opera singers of our time. Baumgartner has been a member of the ensemble at Oper Frankfurt since the 2009-10 season. During her time in Frankfurt, Tanja Baumgartner made appearances in numerous operas including “Carmen,” “Giulio Cesare in Egitto,” “Don Carlo,” “Medea,” “Die Frau ohne Schatten,” {…}