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Franco Vassallo ; Csilla Boross ; Ahlima Mhamdi ; Leonardo Capalbo ; Roberto Scandiuzzi ; Khachik Matevosyan Set in 586 B.C., Verdi's opera begins at the temple of Solomon in Jerusalem, and from there moves to the palaces of Babylon.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Lyric tenor Carlo Bergonzi was leading Verdi interpreter
'I have tried to learn to act through the voice,' said Italian tenor Carlo Bergonzi, seen here at a 2009 event in Cannes, France.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Happenings at the Caldwell Library
Though the summer is far from over, the Caldwell Library is not on vacation. The coming weeks are packed with activities and events for all ages to beat the heat.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
The Metropolitan Opera's 2014-2015 Live in HD Season
Unfortunately, the Met's exciting new production of contemporary composer John Adams' "The Death of Klinghoffer," originally scheduled to air worldwide on November 15, 2014, was cancelled.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Ailyn Pérez Will Return Home to Chicago for Don Giovanni at Ravinia, 8/14-16
Ailyn Prez, born and bred in Chicago, returns to her hometown's famous Ravinia Festival for two performances as Zerlina in Mozart's Don Giovanni - a role that the Dallas Morning News has said shows her to be "a singer of considerable nuance."
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Music and Vision Daily
Ensemble. Fatally Compromised
Verdi may have created one of the really great Shakespeare operas in Otello , but Rossini got there first.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Warner Theatre Sets 2014-15 MetOpera Live in HD Season: Macbeth, Carmen, la Donna Del Lago & More
The Warner Theatre has announced its 2014-2015 MetOpera: Live in HD Season which will feature 10 operas, 9 of which will be streaming live from the Metropolitan Opera, and 1 encore performance.
What's On Sydney with Simone Whetton
The annual exhibition of the finalists in these three art awards starts this weekend at the Art Gallery of NSW.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Mon Jul 14, 2014
The Morning Call
Theater review: 'Tenor' is funny and flawless at Pa. Shakespeare fest
A superb cast and deft direction by Jim Helsinger gives the mayhem of Ken Ludwig's hilarious farce "Lend Me a Tenor" at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival a lightning quick delivery that provides nonstop laughs.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 7/6/2014 - 7/13/2014
Below are BWWOperaWorld.com's most popular articles from 7/6/2014 - 7/13/2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week! THE MAGIC FLUTE, MACBETH, CATO IN UTICA and CANDIDE Set for the 2015 Glimmerglass Festival in Cooperstown by BWW News Desk - July 07, 2014 The Glimmerglass Festival has announced its 2015 Festival, ... (more)
Fri Jul 11, 2014
National Public Radio
A Voice Of Velvet And Bronze: Carlo Bergonzi At 90
Carlo Bergonzi endures. Not only is the Italian tenor approaching his 90th birthday but for decades he sang with tireless warmth and precision, representing a certain old school approach to carefully cultivating one's vocal resources.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Canberra City News
Review: twin tragedies by Opera Australia
OA's "Rigoletto" is a new production by Roger Hodgman, who admits in his notes that he is more familiar with straight theatre than with the conventions of opera.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Glimmerglass Festival marks 40th anniversary
This weekend, the Glimmerglass Festival will open its 2015 Festival, which will celebrate the company's 40th anniversary.
Ridgefield Playhouse Screens The Met's OTELLO Live in HD Today
Two spectacular operas from the Met are coming to The Ridgefield Playhouse as encore productions this month.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Opera Review: Late Substitute Haroutounian Is Icing On Cake In Opera Australia's Otello
OPERA REVIEW: LATE SUBSTITUTE HAROUTOUNIAN IS ICING ON CAKE IN OPERA AUSTRALIA'S OTELLO The Telegraph, Australia July 7 2014 by: Tom Pillans July 07, 2014 11:40AM Opera Australia came up with a big winner when they decided to replace the controversial Tamar Iveri with Lianna Haroutounian as Desdemona in this immensely appealing revival of Verdi's ... (more)
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Specialties range from 'Otello' to 'Sharknado' via Rifftrax
Fans of Renee Fleming will not have to wait for her Sept. 9 live appearance with the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra to enjoy her talent.
Oregon Bach Festival 2014 concludes with Verdi 'operatic' Requiem
Last October's 200th anniversary of Verdi's birth unleashed a flurry of performances of the Verdi Requiem that hasn't subsided.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Superb singing: Lianna Haroutounian as Desdemona and Simon O'Neill as Otello.
Unlike Shakespeare, Verdi and his librettist Boito plunged straight into Otello's stormy arrival in Cypus in their operatic version.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Journal of the San Juans
Encore, encorea It's The Met: Live in HD summer series
The summer series of encore performances of The Met: Live in HD series kicks off Sunday, June 6, at San Juan Community Theatre, with Verdi's 'Rigoletto,' set in modern day Las Vegas.