When Mrs. T and I went to see Francis Poulenc's Dialogues of the Carmelites at the Metropolitan Opera last week,...
Ashlee Simpson is classic black while attending the 2013 American Ballet Theatre Spring Gala held at Lincoln Center’s Metropolitan Opera House on Monday (May 13) in New York City. The 28-year-old entertainer was joined by Uma Thurman and Lucy Liu. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Ashlee Simpson It was recently announced that Ashlee‘s [...]
"Onegin" excerpt, "Cortège", "Le Corsaire" pas de deux, "Symphony #9", "Sylvia" hunt scene, "Apothéose", "The Sleeping Beauty" Act III pas de deux, "Symphony in C" American Ballet Theatre Spring Gala Metropolitan Opera House LincolnShow More Summary
Maestro James Levine is gearing up to return to the podium after a two-year absence due to a spinal cord injury. The Cincinnati native returns on May 19th to lead the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra at Carnegie Hall in works by Wagner, Beethoven, and Schubert. Levine recently sat down with Marilyn Horne, host of WQXR’s Operavore...
The New York Times reviewed the Metropolitan Opera’s “Dialogues des Carmélites” (Dialogues of the Carmelites) which many of us heard in a live broadcast on Saturday. The conductor of Poulenc’s opera, Louis Langrée, music director-designate of the Cincinnati Symphony, received a few remarks in Anthony Tommasini’s review: “It was as austerely powerful as ever, ennobled by...
Tune into 90.9 FM (WGUC) today starting at 11:30 a.m. to hear Louis Langrée, the music director designate of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, conducting Poulenc’s opera “Dialogues des Carmélites” live from the Metropolitan Opera in New York. The cast is led by Patricia Racette, Felicity Palmer, and Isabel Leonard. Click here for more info, such...
Grammy Award-winning cello player Janos Starker died Sunday at 88 years old. A child prodigy, Starker went on to play with the New York Metropolitan Opera, before settling in Indiana to teach.
"The Met: Live In HD"Summer Encore Series Heats Up at U.S. Cinemas NCM Fathom Events and the Metropolitan Opera Present Four Magnificent Opera Performances in Select U.S. Cinemas Beginning June 19 NEW YORK & CENTENNIAL, Colo.--(BUSINESS...Show More Summary
After testing the waters this spring in Vienna, glamorous Russian soprano Anna Netrebko, one of the opera world’s most acclaimed stars, is set to open the new season at New York’s Metropolitan Opera with her boldest foray yet into the Russian repertoire.
CCM graduating senior Lauren Roesner (BFA Musical Theatre, 2013) has been named a winner of the 2013 Lotte Lenya Competition, vying against singers already performing major roles on Broadway and at the Metropolitan Opera. Chicago native Roesner was awarded third prize in the prestigious international theatre singing contest during the final round of the competition on April...
The leadership of the Metropolitan Opera recently announced that they were lowering most of their ticket prices for next season. At the same time, they announced that it is now clear that their highly successful movie theater broadcasts are cannibalizing ticket sales for their live performances.
Just in from Carnegie Hall: METROPOLITAN OPERA MUSIC DIRECTOR JAMES LEVINE RETURNS TO CONDUCTING, LEADING THE MET ORCHESTRA AT CARNEGIE HALL ON SUNDAY, MAY 19 Program Includes Music by Wagner and Schubert, and Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4 with Evgeny Kissin The MET Orchestra concludes its 2012–2013 season at Carnegie Hall with the much anticipated return [...]
When the Metropolitan Opera star Ezio Pinza agreed to play Emile de Becque in South Pacific, he stipulated in his contract with Rodgers and Hammerstein that he would sing “an aggregate of not more than fifteen minutes during the entire play.” Piker. He wouldn’t get through even a third of ... More »
Tags: Diva on Detour IMDb opera Patricia Racette Cabaret Patricia Racette is an opera superstar who has graced the stages of the Metropolitan Opera, Opera National de Paris, and Lyric Opera of Chicago just to name a few. This June she will be making her debut at the New York Philharmonic. Show More Summary
Tenor Bryan Hymel has been named the recipient of the eighth annual Beverly Sills Artist Award for young singers at the Metropolitan Opera.
Usually the words, “baller” and “opera” don’t go hand-in-hand, but in the case of Peter Gelb it feels natural. Gelb is the 59-year-old general manager of the Metropolitan Opera and seven seasons in, he’s proven to be one of the most important figures in the Met’s 130-year history. Show More Summary
Chip Brown discusses his cover article on Peter Gelb, general manager of the Metropolitan Opera.
Stevens, who sang for the Metropolitan Opera for more than two decades, had a voice described as 'pure velvet.' She appeared with Bing Crosby in the film 'Going My Way.' Rise Stevens, an American mezzo soprano celebrated for her earthy...Show More Summary
Rise Stevens, well-known for her 23-year career with the Metropolitan Opera, died on Wednesday, The New York Times reports. She was... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Journey Back To Oz The Chocolate Soldier Going My Way Rise Stevens
New York's Metropolitan Opera former mezzo-soprano Rise Stevens has died at age 99.