Giacomo Meyerbeer

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Giacomo Meyerbeer: The Holocaust of an Opera Composer

    Josef Kriehuber​If you know absolutely nothing about opera, you still know Richard Wagner's name. His "Ring Cycle" of four operas based on Teutonic and Norse mythology was famously parodied by Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd, forever cementing his music into pop culture. His biggest fan was Adolf Hi ... More >>

  • Culture

    November 20, 2003

    Go to Hell

    Faust may be a creaky production, but the singing makes the trip worth it