For anyone, anywhere, who sees this opera, there is a spark of recognition in the longing to be loved that each character reveals.
Randy Bowman, Principal Flute of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, took a moment to answer our questions about the music from Another Brick in the Wall. Read on to learn about his rock 'n' roll upbringing and the musical inspirations for this epic new opera!
Violetta Valéry—her name is elegance itself. Roger Pines, dramaturg of Lyric Opera of Chicago, writes about La Traviata’s beloved heroin.
Join Evans Mirageas as he interviews Norah Amsellem, acclaimed international opera singer. Amsellem starred as Violetta in our 2018 production of La Traviata.
The curtain has yet to rise, but Cincinnati Opera’s 2018 season is well underway. About two dozen singers arrived earlier this month for their first rehearsals. Cincinnati writer Cindy Starr sits in on chorus rehearsal for La Traviata.
At the age of 13, Rufus Wainwright—best known as a Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter—listened to opera for the first time and simply fell in love. Listen as Artistic Director Evans Mirageas asks him about his musical inspirations, recent compositions, and life as an artist in two seemingly different musical worlds.