Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Influence

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Fresh Ideas: Pay What You Like Concerts

Imagine attending an orchestral concert and instead of purchasing your ticket in advance, you reserve your spot and after the performance, pay what you like based on what you thought the concert was worth. This is another example...

Mezzosoprano Frederica Von Stade On Her Glorious Career

For your viewing pleasure, the lovely Frederica Von Stade talking about her life, her career, and the glamour of working at the Met Opera. Von Stade is a renowned mezzo-soprano, with an elegant, effortless voice...

Ndiphilela Ukucula: I Live to Sing – Film documents the lives of three South African opera singers

I Live to Sing - Excerpts from BetterThanFiction Productions on Vimeo. There is no clear-cut path to becoming a successful artist. Success is subjective, often defined by the artist, and the struggles and sacrifices one has...

A deserving recognition for Adrianne Pieczonka

Soprano Adrianne Pieczonka has been honoured with the Paul de Hueck and Norman Walford Career Achievement Award, a $20,000 prize granted by the Ontario Arts Foundation biannually in areas of keyboard artistry, art photography and singing....

Bass-Baritone Luca Pisaroni on the culture of opera in Italy

There is no denying that politics and the economy have caused major problems for the arts in Europe, but to hear an honest account of the cultural climate in Italy from an internationally acclaimed opera...

Giuseppe Verdi 200: your interactive guide

 Verdi just turned 200, and to celebrate the region of Emilia-Romagna and the Province of Parma, Italy, have created a beautiful website dedicated to the genius that is Giuseppe Verdi. Here you can find biographies,...