Most opera singers tend to wind down or retire by the time they reach their late 50s or early 60s. But at 75, Placido Domingo shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. He sings the title role in…
Opera is often pigeonholed with imagery of powdered wigs and Valkyrie helmets, not to mention the legendary "fat lady." With classical music on the decline, it's easy to become pessimistic for what…
“If I’d known he would bring the high notes, I would have brought more stuff,” said Renee Fleming of Andrea Bocelli, as the two opera superstars sang together for the first time ever at “Remembering…
MADRID – Woody Allen will revive his 2008 Los Angeles Opera production of "Gianni Schicchi," with Placido Domingo in the title role, for Madrid's Teatro Real. A just-over an-hour comedic opera…
John Caird is best known to Broadway and L.A. auds for his staging of "Nicholas Nickleby" and "Les Miserables," but he also helms operas, such as "Tosca," now on display at LA Opera.
"The Two Foscari," the sixth of Verdi's more than two dozen operas, is a real rarity, not seen in the U.S. in a full-scale production in decades
Veteran Broadway costume designer Martin Pakledinaz, who won Tonys for his work in the 1999 revival of "Kiss Me, Kate" and another for 2002 musical "Thoroughly Modern Millie," died Sunday morning…
People who don't like opera just don't understand. Opera is not so much an art as a sport. As evidenced by Saturday's perf at LA Opera, Domingo is the world's greatest opera athlete.
To all those theater lovers who never go to the opera, please take note. Vittorio Grigolo in his L.A. Opera debut is delivering an extravagant and yet utterly heartfelt Romeo that recalls the young…
L.A. Opera opens the season with a premiere cannily and effectively aimed right at mainstream auds.
Kathie Lee Gifford and Regis Philbin reunited for the Broadway opening of 'A Catered Affair' on Thursday at New York's Walter Kerr Theater.