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.