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DVD Review: Eugene Onegin (Live in HD)

Eugene Onegin at the Met

This new staging of the “timeless tale” of "Eugene Onegin" is younger, “sexier,” flashier than its predecessor. It works – and it doesn’t. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘Werther’ Live in HD


The Metropolitan Opera has yet again staged this piece, the latest in its series of Live in HD broadcasts of operas to theaters the world over. Read More »

TV Review: Great PerformancesFaust

A sublime staging of a sublime opera. Read More »

Music Review: Mascagni – Cavalleria Rusticana and Leoncavallo – Pagliacci

Two verismo classics from the Metropolitan Opera are under review. Read More »

Music Review: Georges Bizet – Carmen

Remastered Carmen features Rise Stevens. Read More »

Music Review: Jaques Offenbach – Les Contes d’Hoffman

Remastered 1955 Metropolitan Opera broadcast of Offenbach's classic opera released by Sony. Read More »

Book Review: When Marian Sang by Pam Muñoz Ryan, Illustrations by Brian Selznick

Inspiration and lessons from a historic singer for children and adults. Read More »

Music Review: The Metropolitan Opera – Mozart: Le Nozza di Figaro

Figaro thrills a non-opera buff. Will wonders never cease? Read More »

Opera Review (NYC): Attila – Metropolitan Opera, March 12, 2010

Disaster relief didn't come soon enough. Read More »

Opera Review (NYC): Hansel and Gretel at the Metropolitan Opera

The Christian God is a latecomer to this musical feast; perhaps he'll be seated during intermission, at the discretion of the management. Read More »