Obituary: Mezzo-Soprano Biserka Cvejić Dies at 97

(Credit: Famed Serbian mezzo-soprano Biserka Cvejić has died at the age of 97. Cvejić performed over 70 roles during throughout her renowned career, including Bizet’s “Carmen,” which became one of her calling cards. Other major roles included Eboli in Verdi’s “Don Carlos,” Amneris in “Aida,” Ulrica in “Un Ballo in Maschera,” Azucena in “Il Trovatore,” Charlotte in Massenet’s “Werther,” {…}

Roberto Alagna, Marie-Nicole Lemieux & Cecilia Bartoli Lead Les Chorégies d’Orange’s 2021 Festival

Credits: Gregor Hohenberg/Sony Music / D. Rouvre / Kristian Schuller/Decca Festival Les Chorégies d’Orange has announced its 2021 schedule, featuring a number of vocal and orchestral works. For the purpose of this article, we will focus on the vocal works only. Camille Saint-Saëns’ operatic masterpiece “Samson et Dalila” will star Nicolas Cavallier in the role of Le Grand-Prêtre de Dagon, {…}

PBS Great Performances Preview: Watch ‘Samson Et Dalila’ Starring Roberto Alagna & Elina Garanca From the Met Opera

PBS will showcase the Live in HD broadcast of “Samson et Dalila” from the Metropolitan Opera as part of its Great Performances Series on Sunday, March 24, 2019. The broadcast will kick off at 12 p.m. EDT and features tenor Roberto Alagna and Mezzo-soprano Elina Garanca in the title roles. Other cast members include Laurent Naouri, Elchin Azizov, and Dmitry {…}