Opera Star Renée Fleming Takes Leap To BroadwayFleming is making her Broadway debut in the comedy "Living on Love." Opening night is Monday at the Longacre Theatre.
Boomer & Carton: Rutgers Opera Student Sings Some Rap ClassicsAfter impressing the guys with his pipes over the phone last week, Rutgers opera student Stephen Saharic earned himself an invite to the Allstate Studio.
5 Best Eating And Drinking Events This WeekendAmong our picks for this weekend’s best eating, drinking, and merrymaking events are opera outdoors, a blues and BBQ festival, and a celebration of jazz great Charlie Parker, some of them free, all of them fun.
Protesters Demand That Met Opera Cancel Show Some Call Anti-SemiticJewish groups this week were trying to get the Metropolitan Opera to cancel an opera based on the cruise ship murder of a Jewish businessman by pro-Palestinian terrorists.
Metropolitan Opera Cancels Simulcast Amid Anti-Semitism FearsThe opera depicts the 1985 hijacking of the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro and the murder of disabled Jewish passenger Leon Klinghoffer.
Brooklyn Man Searching For Missing Opera-Singing ParrotThe 25-year-old green and yellow Amazon parrot named Captain flew off the shoulder of his owner, Allen Kirson, as the two biked along Ocean Parkway in Kensington on Friday.
Nina In New York: Art Is In The AirMost nights from about 11:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m., we get serenaded. Not by cats in heat, not by noisy drunks, not by emergency vehicle sirens (or, not in this case). We’re lucky enough to be within echoing distance of someone who I have to assume is a professional opera singer.
Met Opera's 'Summer HD Festival' Coming To Lincoln CenterThe Metropolitan Opera is showing its high-tech, high definition performances for free outdoors at Lincoln Center this weekend.