Let's talk: First opera memory? Do you remember when you heard your first opera/aria? Bonus points for including the opera and composer! Please tell us—no matter how faint or v…
A guest post by Heather Johnson
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We thought we’d switch it up a bit this week and share some documentaries, interviews and masterclasses we’ve been gathering on our favorite singers. W…
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A guest post by Heather Johnson
Heather Johnson and Opera Daily
A scene from Act 2 of Donizetti's Don Pasquale as premiered at the Salle Ventadour in Paris by the Théâtre-Italien in 1843 Today we’re listening to… “C…
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Claudio Monteverdi (1567–1643) Monteverdi’s operatic language wanted to fully express the feelings of human beings. Monteverdi believed that music shou…
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Giorgio Strehler, Mirella Freni, Piero Cappuccilli after Simon Boccanegra at La Scala, 1971 Today we’re listening to… “Come in quest’ora bruna”, Amelia…
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Giuseppe Verdi conducting the Paris Opera premiere of his opera, Aida, at the Palais Garnier on March 22, 1880 As I prepared for this week’s selection …
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