Essential recordings from the much-missed great Italian tenor, as Decca marks 50 years of his international career.
"Nessun Dorma" indeed--"none shall sleep"--in many opera-loving households this month, as Luciano Pavarotti's record company, Decca, marks 50 years since the late, great Italian tenor's international debut with a remarkable online contest.
On September 7, Lyric Opera of Chicago will present its annual gift to the city, a free outdoor concert at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park.
Gramophone, which has been a scion of the classical music world since its establishment in 1923, has announced its latest round of awards--which, in turn, are perhaps the most-respected prizes the industry offers.
Something about the sheer heavens-defying scale of attempting to stage opera at all, about the fact that somehow it usually comes together and works against all the odds, means that the disasters are write similarly large.
Making both his Tanglewood and BSO debut (and putting an end, finally, to all the who-will-take-the-cursed-podium speculation), this Italian protégé of one Zubin Mehta is set to lead this Saturday's performance of Verdi's 'Requiem' at the Koussevitzky Music Shed.
Indeed, EMI Classical has been one of the most vital forces for recorded classical music for several decades, releasing hundreds of classic recordings from, well, take your pick.
James Inverne pays tribute to July 2013’s birthday girl, the soon-to-be 100-year-old Licia Albanese.
James Inverne celebrates a fellow Brit’s big win with some locker room listening ideas.