Monday Jul 21
BELLINI: I Puritani
Some might be puzzled to see Mirella Freni's name heading a cast of I Puritani. But it is instructive to remember that while Maria Callas's vocally opulent Elvira restored dramatic vibrancy to Bellini's heroine in the early 1950s - and successors such as Joan Sutherland and Beverly Sills contributed vocal virtuosity to their performances of the ... (more)
We're forever fearing bubbles, consequences
Some people dislike the nicknames they were known by as children - especially, it seems, when other children were the source.
Potential buyer of New York City Opera objects to delays
A creditor who hopes to rescue the bankrupt New York City Opera filed an objection on Monday to delays in consideration of his bid and called for an independent trustee to be put in charge.
Iron Tongue of Midnight
Conductor Julius Rudel, who was, for decades, music director and executive director of NYCO, died today in Manhattan , age 93. He said earlier this year that he never dreamed he'd outlive the opera company .