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La Traviata

Sofia Coppola Makes Opera Debut in Rome with Verdi's 'La Traviata' at Teatro dell'Opera

Sofia Coppola Makes Opera Debut in Rome with Verdi's 'La Traviata' at Teatro dell'Opera >>

Academy Award winner Sofia Coppola is poised to make her operatic debut this May in Rome. News of her upcoming endeavor include an announcement that she will direct a new production of Verdi's classic La Traviata.

Anna Netrebko, Placido Domingo and More Return to Royal Opera House's Cinema Season at Symphony Space's Jay Sharp Theatre

Anna Netrebko, Placido Domingo and More Return to Royal Opera House's Cinema Season at Symphony Space >>

Renee Fleming, Jonas Kaufmann, Placido Domingo, Anna Netrebko and many more will be featured on the highly acclaimed Royal Opera House Cinema Season as it returns this Fall to Symphony Space's Jay Sharp Theatre.

Glyndebourne

LPO's Glyndebourne 50th Anniversary Season Open for Business, Sans George Christie and Fat Shaming Scandal >>

The Glyndebourne Festival is underway, a 50th anniversary season already marked by the sad death of its previous owner-chairman Sir George Christie, a scandal around critics' comments on a female singer's (by no means unusual) body shape, and a production of Der Rosenkavalier that opens on its Marschallin naked in the shower. And it only opened less a week ago!

Classicalite's Five Best: Opera Films >>

A dying art? James Inverne picks five of the best cinematic opera adaptations.

La Scala

Bad Economy, Lower Subsidies Force Milan's La Scala to Cut Three Full Operas for 2013-2014 Season >>

Italy's opera house La Scala will scale back on productions in the 2013-2014 season because of the economic crisis and lower state support, its general manager said on Thursday.

Fifty Shades of Grey: The Classical Album - Verdi, 'La Traviata' Prelude (15x50) >>

Going track-by-track, in 50 words or less, through all 15 of E.L. James' favorite classical music. Today...Verdi, 'La Traviata' Prelude (15x50).

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