Happy 49th birthday mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato.
Where will the elite meet? Why, at the Met for the opening night premiere of Samson et Dalila, of course!
Those who want a rethought Lucia to allow the heroine more sense of agency will be especially confounded at Laurent Pelly’s reading.
Idle question: Is there a singer today for whom you would stand overnight on line for a ticket to the following day’s concert? The Met was s
Soprano Patricia Racette is superb in La Voix Humaine, a work that she makes absolutely her own.
Born on this day in 1907 soprano Jarmila Novotná.
Soprano Patricia Racette is superb in La Voix Humaine, a work that she makes absolutely own.
Soprano Ashley Marie Robillard and mezzo Siena Licht Miller evoke a journey to Paris, Venice, Berlin, and London.
"To be fair I think it was only on one screen. . . . And more importantly I’ve seen it and it’s terrible."
A "spy" unaffiliated with parterre box whispers to La Cieca that yesterday's dress rehearsal of Samson et Dalila at the Met was sung by Nanc
It would be hard to imagine a more apt and poignant metaphor for the ambitious O18 Festival than the world premiere of Lembit Beecher and Ha
On this day in 1968 mezzo-soprano Shirley Verrett made her Metropolitan Opera debut as Carmen.
Celebrating its third anniversary and next week’s Met opening, “Trove Thursday” offers a sumptuous banquet of the third and final chapter of
Happy 91st birthday actress Rosemary Harris!
"Due to illness, Bryan Hymel will be replaced by Yosep Kang in the role of Raoul de Nangis."
In Hatuey, composer Frank London and librettist Elise Thoron have created something that crosses boundaries from cabaret romance to flashbac
Happy 47th birthday soprano Anna Netrebko!
A gaggle of our parterre critics (not pictured) had what the kids call a "kiki" recently and "spilled the tea" (as the middle-aged folks say
The career of our beloved Renée Fleming deserves to continue... by whatever means necessary.
On this day in 1971 the Met revived Norma with its surefire team of Joan Sutherland and Marilyn Horne.
On this day in 1920, the Metropolitan Opera presented its first performance of Eugene Onegin.
Coming up at 3:15 PM, Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Mahler's Symphony No. 8.
Lucia di Lammermoor, a bloody story of a young woman’s mental degeneracy amidst feuding families, remains Donizetti’s most popular explorati
Tonight's broadcast of the Met's season premiere of Lucia di Lammermoor stars Olga Peretyatko-Mariotti and Vittorio Grigolo.
The “Not One More” ad campaign employs targets Republican incumbents in districts outside a number of major cities.
In another tip of the pontifical hat to immigration, Pope Francis said during his trip to the Baltic states – those resistant to the E.U.'s
Outsourcing this responsibility to female aides or an outside female lawyer because of bad optics is sexist and cowardly.
Will she or won’t she? In negotiations that dragged out all week and into the weekend, lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford insisted on sett
The executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, a Washington-based group designated a terrorist organization by an Arab
Michael Avenatti, who is commonly referred to as a "creepy porn lawyer," lived up to the nickname during an interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo
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Scot and Jeff discuss King Crimson with Dave Weigel, political reporter for the Washington Post.
Truth, due process, evidence, rights of the accused: All are swept aside in pursuit of the progressive agenda.
'Call it a Friday night massacre'
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R., Utah) on Monday accused Senate Democrats of engaging in a coordinated campaign to prevent Supreme Court nominee Brett
White House reporter Brian Karem reported officials were investigating another Brett Kavanaugh accusation, but local police say they have no
If we leave weighing the evidence behind for punishing people based on a ‘reasonable suspicion’ the left will increase its use of character
How dare you not pay rapt attention to the Narcissist-in-Chief!
Via The American Mirror:
Barack Obama wasn’t happy those yo
Brett Kavanaugh took his denials of the sexual assault allegations against him a step further on Monday, saying he did not engage in sexual
“The White House stands firmly behind Judge Kavanaugh," White House spokeswoman Kerri Kupec said in a statement.
Professors at Yale Law Schoolcancelled class on Monday to allow students to protest Kavanaugh's confirmation in light of sexual assault alle
"The cycle of hate keeps turning in this country" and America is in "danger" if "we don’t break that vicious cycle," says "BlacKkKlansman" s
The Kavanaugh interview with Fox News’ Martha MacCallum will be airing about the time this story goes up. However, there are already some
Chuck Schumer is keeping his promise of opposing Brett Kavanaugh with everything he has.
It reminds us that such maelstroms of illogic and corruption are rare in our judicial system.