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Step by step

5 hours agoArts : Parterre Box

Madeline Kahn's 1968 interpretation of "Glitter and Be Gay" has been widely disseminated.

The hole nine yards

5 hours agoArts : Parterre Box

Fleming will have only about 700 people to captivate tonight when she performs at Walk Festival Hall for the Grand Teton Music Festival.

All tomorrows shall be as today

yesterdayArts : Parterre Box

For your Wednesday listening enjoyment, here's a BBC broadcast of the Gala Farewell to Sir David Webster (pictured, left) at the Royal Opera House on July 9, 1970.

Hunch confirmed

yesterdayArts : Parterre Box

George Gagnidze and Zeljko Lucic will share the title role of Verdi’s Rigoletto at the Met this fall, replacing Simon Keenlyside...

“Confusion now hath made his masterpiece”

3 days agoArts : Parterre Box

I have found myself truly bewildered by some of the online reviews of the Glimmerglass production of Verdi’s Macbeth. So here I am, a long time fan of Parterre dipping my toe into the opera-infested waters here for the first time, feeling both excited and trepidacious!   Here’s my experience of the first night of the Glimmerglass Verdi Macbeth. Show More Summary

Youth is wasted on the old

3 days agoArts : Parterre Box

Piotr Beczala, Soile Isokoski and Kwangchul Youn star in this 2009 performance of Faust from the Wiener Staatsoper, idiomatically conducted by Bertrand de Billy.

Oh Angela Merkel we love you get up

4 days agoArts : Parterre Box

There is no snow in Bayreuth. There is no rain in Oberfranken.

Two for one

5 days agoArts : Parterre Box

Our dear friends over at Opera Depot are slashing prices in half on all their live recordings from the Bayreuth Festival this week.

Rolling along

6 days agoArts : Parterre Box

When the Houston Grand Opera, Washington National Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago and San Francisco Opera announce they’re going to grubstake a production, you wouldn’t be at all  surprised that they have chosen a classic American work. Show More Summary

Guilt trip

last weekArts : Parterre Box

Part of what makes opera seem, at least, a camp art form is that fans of the genre have such inconsistent taste.

One night only, one night only, there’s nothing more to say

last weekArts : Parterre Box

"The Art House in Provincetown, MA, headed by Mark Cortale, will present Metropolitan Opera Star Deborah Voigt in 'Voigt Lessons' created by Terrence McNally, Francesca Zambello and Deborah Voigt, for one night only on August 2 at 6:30 PM."

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