Bryn Terfel steppes down form singing Scarpia at the MET
By Opera Views, December 9th, 2017 No criminal charges against Levine! Days after the James Levine´s story about alleged sexual misconduct has broken out, an aching, gnawing feeling of sadness and anger has […]
In NYC there is not only “The Sex and the City” , but the “Sex at the Opera”! The MET suspends James Levine on account of sexual misconduct!
Sudden knowledge strikes like lightning and makes one freeze: all this Nazi anti-Jewish propaganda was built on nothing but the air! A frightening realisation, considering its high human cost. At such a moment one can physically feel and realise a power of the theatre.
“I opened the window” P. I. Tchaikovsky and Graf Konstantin Romanoff I opened the window, it became stiflingly unbearable, I knelt down before him. And my face smelled nightly spring […]
A sad news arrived this morning. Dmitri Hvorostovsky, world-renowned Bariton passed away on November 22nd in London surrounded by his family.
This last opera by Richard Wagner was specially composed adapting to the unique acoustics of Festspielhaus and exhibits composer’s message of universal love and eternal freedom. During the last “Parsifal” performance in August 1882 composer himself took the button and conducted the show from the transformation scene till the end. Soon afterwards he travelled to Venice, where on 13. February, the heart attack has terminated his life.