Happy Birthday Welsh National Opera – 75 today
Opera Now wishes Welsh National Opera a very happy 75th birthday today.
WNO gave its first performance as an opera company – a double-bill of...
Maria Callas’ abuse and suffering revealed in new biography
A new biography of Maria...
Scottish Opera announces Spring/Summer season
Scottish Opera’s forthcoming season includes two specially made films, along with plans to bring live opera back to audiences with outdoor performances in the...
English Touring Opera appoints new Music Director
English Touring Opera has appointed Gerry Cornelius as its new Music Director with immediate effect. Cornelius conducted an acclaimed new production of Verdi’s Macbeth...
Royal Opera House announces a full season of live opera for 2021/22
The Royal Opera House in London has announced plans for its first full season on its mainstage since 2019, opening in September 2021.
Celebrating the birth centenary of Franco Corelli
The opera world celebrates the centenary of one of its greatest tenors, Franco Corelli, on 8 April.
Corelli’s huge voice had both epic and romantic...
Strong opinions about opera? Enter Opera Now’s Young Critics Competition
Opera Now magazine is joining forces with Grange Park Opera this summer to help identify a new generation of opera critics.Read More
Inside the March/April 2021 issue of Opera Now
Korean soprano Hera Hyesang Park brings a...
Controversial conductor James Levine dies aged 77
It has been announced that the one of the great musical figures of our time, the conductor James Levine,Read More
Happy Birthday Christa Ludwig – Opera Now celebrates
The legendary German mezzo-soprano Christa Ludwig turns 92 today.
During a career that spanned half a century from 1940 to 1990,Read More