Roger Scruton finds in the 19th-century opera Parsifal an antidote to many of modern society’s ills.
The Met Opera has lost $150 million in revenue since the pandemic forced its closure, the New York Times reported.
A note on a podcast, involving Mozart et al.
Where to find theater, opera, and concerts online during the age of the virus.
Glass’s otherworldly opera portrays the religious devotion of a pharoah.
One reader recalls an afternoon at the opera house in 1963. Another reader recalls a "Simpsons" moment. Etc.
'I was correct and those bastards who laughed are all dead.'
At the Metropolitan Opera, Robert Carsen’s production of Arrigo Boito’s 1867 Mefistofele does justice to this great spiritual drama.
The author had the opportunity to attend concert by the Royal Oman Symphony Orchestra playing in its home city of Muscat.