Met Opera's Gala night protest

The controversial Metropolitan Opera Gala performance of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin has gone ahead amidst turbulent scenes. Outside the Lincoln Center a substantial picket line holding a 50-foot banner chanted slogans as patrons arrived.

Met Opera chief's braces clinch it for Russian gay rights protesters

Picketers claim the victory as Gergiev and Netrebko are heckled at gala performance.

Gramophone Hall of Fame 2013 announced

Fifty new influential and inspiring individuals added to list of those who have changed classical music.

Mariinsky II Opera House opens to the public

Opening Night Gala launches three days of celebratory performances in St Petersburg.

Today's 12 Greatest Opera Singers

Limelight's panel of experts presents 12 opera stars making musical history.

Radiation fears: Netrebko & Calleja cancel Japan tour

Two of opera's biggest stars have left the Met in the lurch for Tokyo performances.
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