The issue of opera ticket prices is a heated one – but there are more factors at play than you think, says Rupert Christiansen
Opera festival’s organisers say Donizetti’s Poliuto, written in 1838, will be staged at the annual performances, which have doubled their audiences this year
He’s the complete package: a consummate violin player with brilliant technique, energy and showmanship. And in an age that likes its popular artists to have a dramatic back story, he has triumphed over adversity.
Swedish soprano Nina Stemme tells Jessica Duchen that playing the tragic Salome is one of her biggest challenges yet
The concert pianist on mental illness and opening up about sexual abuse
Labororchester und positiv musikantisch: Ein Porträt der Bamberger Symphoniker und ihres Dirigenten Jonathan Nott, die im September zum Musikfest Berlin kommen.
New York Times
American Opera Projects, the adventurous Brooklyn company that has been commissioning, developing and staging new operas for a quarter century, has appointed Laura Kaminsky as its composer-in-residence, beginning Sept. 1, the company announced on Friday.
Late Wednesday afternoon, another orchestra member found Whitaker dead in the garage of her Titus Road house after she missed an appointment.
edintfest: @edintfest The @SinfiniMusic Les Troyens opera strip is in @TheScotsman today with an interview with the artist! http://www.wow247.co.uk/blog/2014/08/20/les-troyens-how-to-turn-an-opera-into-a-comic-strip/ …