Opera cast members acknowledge the applause at the end of the season opening of La Scala theatre in Milan, Italy December 7, 2019. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo MILAN (Reuters) - “Tosca”, Giacomo Puccini’s
Friday’s Library of Congress concert celebrating Schumann’s 200th birthday, organized by pianist Anne-Marie McDermott, let Schumann’s music advocate for her. The argument was sound. Schumann (1819-1896)
Bluebeard’s Castle; András Schiff, Budapest Festival Orchestra/Fischer; Manchester Collective – review
Lasting barely one intense hour, Bluebeard’s Castle (1918) drills deep into that tight, dark space that is the human soul. There’s nothing stereotypical about Béla Bartók’s only opera. Its vocal line rhythms
Here is a list of classical music in L.A. for Dec. 8-15: Angel City Chorale: Starry Starry Night Holiday Concert & Sing-Along The ensemble sings seasonal favorites and more backed by a live orchestra.
Michael Tilson Thomas was once the ‘bad boy of classical music.’ Now, at 74, he still conducts with childlike delight.
On a sunny afternoon in October, Thomas, newly recovered from heart surgery, is at his home in Miami, serving lunch. Conductors live in many places, and Thomas’s base is California, where he and his husband,
“Opera is drama. Very Italian drama.” So said Dolce & Gabbana’s Stefano Gabbana of the source material for a 159-look Alta Moda collection that was shown on stage at the world’s greatest opera house this