Puccini’s magical, maddening opera asks us, in a single duet, to cheer for a murderer and her heedless lover.
Easy to laugh with, terrifically tough to sing, Donizetti’s great achievement lays bare all of humankind’s shortcomings.
From the Argentine slums to “operita,” the onetime vulgar dance had a long road to acceptability. Atlanta Opera’s “Maria de Buenos Aires” runs Feb. 2-7.
Atlanta Opera stages the Pulitzer Prize-winning ‘Silent Night,” about a real-life Christmas truce during World War I.
The ‘why’ behind Mozart’s early opera, a farcical stew of Turks, sex and true love.