You know that feeling when your singing is mistaken for a horrible, death-beckoning scream?
Think the hot-take-o-sphere internet’s a tough crowd? Try opera-goers!
Opera Australia has fired singer Tamar Iveri for a letter to the president of her home nation of Georgia posted on social media where she compared participants in a gay pride parade to human excrement.
The opera community is in what I assume is a very in-tune uproar after critics responded to one mezzo-soprano's performance with tacky, tacky cracks about her weight.
Tonight, we give it up for Lucia Popp, an Austrian-Czech opera singer who turned to music after studying medicine. Popp was a remarkable Viennese operetta singer, who was named an Austrian Kammersängerin. Sadly, she died on this day in 1993, but her beautiful voice still lives on. This one's in honor of my mother, who…
From Radio-Television of Slovenia, your newest source for everything amazing, comes an opera singer and classical orchestra performing Psy's addictive-obnoxious mega-hit. I can't lie, I don't love the original song or opera all that much, but this is the most wonderful. I can't decide who I love more — the overly…
Retta was on Conan last night, talking about her love for opera and how everyone wants to do her or be her (OK, the second part was all me, but you were thinking it ADMIT IT).
Yes, it's ironic that Anna Nicole Smith's tawdry life is being played out at the Royal Opera in Covent Garden. But it's downright poetic that it's apparently a critical hit. In death, the buxom blonde has finally been able to achieve something that she never quite could in life: She's being taken seriously. And by …
Coming soon to a small screen near you: "Anna Nicole, The Opera." Smith's life story will soon become the subject of a BBC Four production, with a Dutch soprano playing the title role.
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