With the closure of the Met and other opera companies around the U.S., groups have taken to other means of entertaining, from livestreams to songs delivered one-on-one over the phone.
There are many online resources that offer children an entertaining introduction to the world of opera.
Nature provides the ideal backdrop for these operas that you can enjoy even during lockdown.
Behind-the-scenes views of the opera world for those experiencing theater withdrawal.
Opera companies around the world are making filmed versions of their productions available online.
In its ambitious, sprawling opera, staged across Los Angeles State Historic Park, The Industry explores a troubled colonial past.
The Met’s new production of ‘Der Fliegende Holländer’ (The Flying Dutchman) is a gloomy, static voyage.
An unemployed conspiracy theorist faces off against a federal agent inside a museum of Toby jugs in this ruefully humorous work at Pittsburgh Opera.
In ‘The Mother of Us All,’ Susan B. Anthony leads the charge for women’s suffrage; in ‘Freedom Ride,’ a young black woman decides whether to openly fight segregation in interstate travel.
The myth of Orpheus told with mixed results in Los Angeles; political satire transported to a modern setting in New York.
The annual Prototype Festival offers operas and other performances that push artistic boundaries.
William Kentridge’s new production of Alban Berg’s work at the Metropolitan Opera is rich, expansive and revelatory on stage and in the pit.
Heartbeat Opera’s contemporary makeover of Carl Maria von Weber’s story of a struggling marksman moves the story from 17th-century Bohemia to modern rural Texas.
Teodor Currentzis, leading his musicAeterna orchestra and chorus in their North American debut, delivered a revelatory performance of Verdi’s work.
Philip Glass’s opera about the pharaoh who abolished Egypt’s polytheistic religion is a non-narrative, totally engrossing historical fantasy.
Benjamin Britten’s opera gets a staging in an appropriately creepy setting; a contorted take on traditional lieder concerts; and the end of one world meets the beginning of a new one.
Hannah Lash’s chamber opera explores the fragility of imagination and inspiration.
Boston Lyric Opera’s staging of Leoncavallo’s opera transformed the traveling theater troupe setting of the work into a circus.
The Met’s uniformly well-cast new production of the famed American opera paints a vivid portrait of a complex place.
At Opera Philadelphia’s annual fall festival, works included Prokofiev’s ‘The Love for Three Oranges,’ the world premiere of ‘Denis & Katya,’ and James Darrah’s revised production of ‘Semele.’