final fantasy vi opera

(by Gene Yraola)

Now that a legendary staple amongst 16-bit enthusiasts will once again be brought to the mainstream attention with the release of the SNES Mini Classic today, its time to look at one of the game’s most revolutionary … [Read More]

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x-men opera

(by Brian Davidson)

Everyone may be excited for the upcoming new X-Men movie Logan in which the heroes travel back in time to prevent an apocalyptic future, but what if our favorite mutants were ever transformed into an opera? Illustrator … [Read More]

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ACTE II Opera

Reality-variety show America’s Got Talent is far from a breeding ground for budding opera stars, but Queens based operatic duo ACTE II probably pulled the best shot for an Opera-ized act to have a mainstream appeal.

ACTE II was far … [Read More]

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fireworks drone

After you have had the letdown that is typical of most 4th of July spectacles, witness the beauty of flying through a firework show with a quad copter drone outfitted with a GoPro. Add in a little “Con Te Partirò” … [Read More]

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streep

Was there ever any other choice? Oscar winner Meryl Streep who’s played every legendary role Margaret Thatcher, to Anna Wintour-like Devil Wears Prada — will play another legend in opera icon Maria Callas in a film version of Terrence McNally’s … [Read More]

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senza peso

(By Brian Davidson)

Ever wish you could ride with the valkyries? Ever dream of der ring des nibelungen? Well unless you’re a performer, you’ll never be able to experience the full imaginary world of an opera…until now.

Enter Senza Peso, … [Read More]

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joyce didonato speech

Need a reason to believe in the future of classical performers? American soprano Joyce DiDonato provides just that as she gave a commencement speech to the Julliard Class of 2014.

It’d only be better if it was done aria-style…… [Read More]

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Yanni lyric video

Here’s a great idea. Let’s make a lyric video using as much boring, random footage as possible and mix them together to create a REALLY BORING, RANDOM lyric video! Cue Yanni’s lyric video for Riconoscimento (Tribute).

Riconoscimento (Tribute) is available … [Read More]

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Vittorio Grigòlo french

It’s no secret the major labels like to stack up their albums close to one another in release schedule in a battle of who’s better. We saw it last year with multiple all Verdi-programs from Anna Netrebko, Placido Domingo, and … [Read More]

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Costello Perez love duets

When opera performers go at it, a total drama fest ensues. Now change the roles into a real life husband and wife team and you can only imagine the theatrics 100x.

American performers Stephen Costello and Ailyn Pérez, who are … [Read More]

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