Much Ado About Kaufmann

Wagner fans are very excited about Jonas Kaufmann. His debut in Parsifal at the Metropolitan Opera in February is only the latest …

The Reigning Queen of Royal Arias

Joyce diDonato has been wowing audiences in recent months – “The Capulets and the Montagues” in San Francisco, then “Maria Stuarda” in …

Francesca is no Anna

Riccardo Zandonai’s “Francesca da Rimini” doesn’t surface very often in a major opera house. The Met’s 2013 revival was the first in …