Looks at By the Way, Meet Vera Stark, Gidion's Knot, Lucia di Lammermoor, and Time Stands Still.
The setup: They're not called soap operas for nothing. For decades these overripe melodramas may have been steady fare on daytime TV, but they can definitely trace their parentage back to the Romantic opera houses of Italy, with the bel canto ("beautiful singing") works of Bellini, Donizetti and Ro ... More >>
Get both sides of the Italian composer today when Lucia di Lammermoor and Don Pasquale are performed back-to-back
Don Pasquale is an evergreen comic opera filled with freshness
Renée Fleming and HGO prove up to the challenge of La Traviata
HGO's Lucia di Lammermoor leaves no one untouched
Inspired by Porgy and Bess, Street Scene brings an American earnestness to the august art of opera