World of Opera

By Bruce Scott

In Gounod's masterpiece, a visitor lacking in subtlety, yet devilishly effective

By Bruce Scott

Szymanowski and Rossini combine for an international double bill

By Bruce Scott

Strauss paints a lurid yet sumptuous picture of family turmoil

By Bruce Scott

Rossini takes his own comic hit and turns it inside out

By Bruce Scott

The "Scottish Play," and Verdi's unique genius for adapting Shakespeare

By Bruce Scott

Mozart finally writes his first opera -- at age 12!

By Bruce Scott

Donizetti wrote any number of irresistible comedies, including The Elixir of Love and The Daughter of the Regiment, and this sparkling score may be the best of them all. From Vienna, acclaimed veteran Juan Diego Florez does a star turn alongside the captivating young Romanian soprano, Valentina Nafornita.

By Bruce Scott

There's symbolism to spare in Mozart's sublime comedy.

By Bruce Scott

True believers, passion and madness, in Bellini's lyrical classic

By Bruce Scott

The first of this quarter's three shows from Vienna, Halévy's drama premiered at the Paris Opéra in 1835 in what may then have been the most extravagant opera production in history, complete with lavish, period costuming and a phalanx of onstage equestrians.

 

By Bruce Scott

Unconditional devotion overcomes a legendary curse

By Bruce Scott

Bellini takes on 'Romeo and Juliet' -- without the help of Shakespeare

By Bruce Scott

Granados pairs with Puccini in a colorful double feature from Turin

By Bruce Scott

Otto Nicolai, a rival of Verdi, takes on Shakespeare's Falstaff

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