Monthly Archives: December 2015

2015…. People we’ve lost in 2015

2015 is coming to an end, and we will remember the  famous people that passed away in this year. Julio Scherer (Mexican Journalist) Christopher Lee (Actor) Omar Shariff (Actor) Ron Moody (Actor) Jacobo Zabludovzky (Mexican journalist) Margaret Juntwait (The Voice … Continue reading

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The Best (and worst) Opera performances in 2015

We are in the final days (hours) of 2015 and it is good to take a look back to the best (and worst!) Opera Performances of 2015! THE BEST: Definitely, Verdi’s Il Trovatore at the MET. With a spectacular cast … Continue reading

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Kurt Masur (1927-2015)

I will dedicate this new post in loving memory of famous conductor Kurt Masur who recently passed away at age 88 on Saturday, December 19th. Kurt Masur was called as “one of the last old-style maestros”,  as the Kapellmeister of … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Piotr Beczala!!!

“Tall, trim and handsome, with a Hollywood smile, he also emits some of the most beautiful sounds to be heard on the current opera stage … He unites all this with the kind of golden-age singing no longer expected from … Continue reading

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The Fifth Symphony of Beethoven!

On December 22 of 1808, one the most powerful, most famous and most well known symphonies of the history of classical music was premiered…. Beethoven’s majestic Fifth Symphony. The Fifth Symphony was premiered at the Theater an der Wien in Vienna … Continue reading

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Christmas Music, the Oratorios

or·a·to·ri·o a large-scale musical work for orchestra and voices, typically a narrative on a religious theme, performed without the use of costumes, scenery, or action. Well-known examples include Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, Handel’s Messiah, and Haydn’s The Creation. Continuing the posts … Continue reading

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Christmas with our Favorite Opera Artists

Christmas time has arrived again and for me it is always a pleasure to listen to my favorite Christmas carols performed by my favorite Opera artists. The Traditional Christmas music is the most beautiful music of the world BUT of … Continue reading

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