Rolando Villazón works now as a writer, an artistic director, and director, with singing talking a secondary role. “My enemy was anxiety, fragility, and a lack of confidence. It's not a question of … [Read more...] about [Interview] Rolando Villazón: My enemy was anxiety.
The Paris Opéra has announced its 2021-2022 season with 23 operas, 12 ballets of which 14 are new productions: 9 operas and 5 ballets. This adds up to 385 curtain-ups during the season. The … [Read more...] about Paris Opera’s ballet and opera season for 2021-2022
Well finally the Expo-season 2014-2015 at La Scala has been announced, with Alexander Pereira sitting chummily next to the smiling Milan mayor, Giuliano Pisapia. After the intrigue around the … [Read more...] about Peace is made, Bartoli’s back, and La Scala’s new season is announced
Vittorio Grigolo sang the song Caruso at Verona's Arena as a tribute to its composer Lucio Dalla who died last March at 68. It was part of an evening which marks the start of the build-up to the … [Read more...] about A true Latin man: Vittorio Grigolo’s roving eye!
Ildebrando D'Arcangelo is in the City of Angels appearing in "Così fan Tutte" at the Los Angeles Opera. The bass-baritone "projects a swaggering confidence and dangerous sex appeal" says the Los … [Read more...] about Ildebrando D’Arcangelo talks to the LA Times about hunkdom, acting, comedy and future roles
Tomorrow the new CD by Ildebrando d'Arcangelo is in the shops, or in a couple of weeks' time is you're in the US. Called simply Mozart, it gives the Italian baritone scope to present the repertoire … [Read more...] about Ildebrando d’Arcangelo – “Mozart is my god”
What do these three musicians (apart from being musicians) have in common? They're all men? - well of course, but it's not that easy. They're all singers? - nope, Miloš on the left is a guitar … [Read more...] about Time for a serious musical quiz