There is more to opera than La traviata and Turandot. In fact, some works of genius have escaped the attention of mainstream listeners. Sarah Noble lists opera’s hidden treasures.
The Welsh soprano Dame Margaret Price, specialist in Mozart and Richard Strauss, has died aged 69.
Two-year release schedule to begin with Flying Dutchman.
Four CD sets and four DVDs of Met productions to be released in February.
Local and international stars of Opera Australia’s current season will take to the stage on February 6 to raise funds for Queensland flood victims.
Sony Classical has announced an exclusive long term agreement with Georgian soprano Nino Machaidze.
At a time when broad appeal and maximum sales are all important, Juan Diego Flórez has been notable for his deliberate narrow repertoire, concentrating almost exclusively on the 19th-century bel canto for which he’s ideally suited, while leaving alone swathes of the repertoire most star tenors can’t resist.
Reportedly the world’s best-selling classical artist, Italian opera star Cecilia Bartoli is set to tour Australia in 2011.
Soprano Dame Kiri Te Kanawa talks about finding her place in the world of opera, her illustrious colleagues and the great roles that make her tick.
Swiss tenor Hugues Cuénod has died at the extraordinarily advanced age of 108.
Stephen Hawkings’ A Brief History of Time may soon be the subject of a new opera collaboration.
ABC Classic FM presents another stellar season of live recordings from New York’s Metropolitan Opera between now and May.
Verdi’s La Traviata will be performed on a floating stage on Sydney Harbour next year, NSW Premier Kristina Keneally has announced.