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‘The Hours’ Becomes an Opera. Don’t Expect the Book or Film.

“I feel it must be more surreal,” the conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin said from the orchestra pit of the Metropolitan Opera on a recent afternoon.The...

Jakub Hrusa Set to Lead Royal Opera House

LONDON — Jakub Hrusa, a rising Czech conductor, on Tuesday was named the music director of the Royal Opera House in London, one in...

Stalin Once Banned This Opera in Russia, but Audiences Still Enjoy It

When Joseph Stalin gives your opera a scathing review in Pravda, history is certain to seek out a spot for you.Such was the case...

5 Russian Bullets Dashed an Opera Singer’s Dreams. Then He Reclaimed His Voice.

To listen to more audio stories from publications like The Recent York Times, download Audm for iPhone or Android.ULM, Germany — It was probably...

Three Divas Give Voice to ‘The Hours’ on the Met Opera

Recent York City’s opera event of the autumn — an adaptation of “The Hours” having its staged premiere on the Metropolitan Opera in November...

Lend Me a Jukebox Opera. Yuks and Tenor Required.

Comic operas are inclined to be crowd-pleasers: Finally, a break from all of the tragic deaths and doomed lovers. The issue is there aren’t...

How Opera Houses Are Putting Puccini Into Contemporary Context

LONDON — Draped in a crisp white kimono and a translucent veil, Madama Butterfly kneels beside an American officer as they wed in a...

On the Met This Season, Opera Was Icing on the Cake

Has there ever been a Metropolitan Opera season just like the one which just ended? During which the stuff onstage — the homicidal brides,...

Review: A ‘Rake’ Takes a Treasured Spot within the Opera Season

Just before the tip of this milestone comeback season on the Metropolitan Opera, the slot has returned.That slot? Connoisseurs realize it because the run...

Teresa Berganza, Charismatic Star of the Opera Stage, Dies at 89

Ms. Berganza turned for spiritual guidance to José Rifá, a Spanish priest who had long admired her singing. He quit the priesthood to marry...

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