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'Faust' For The Atomic Age

Wilborn Hampton | Posted 05.22.2013 | Arts
Wilborn Hampton

The Devil certainly gets his due in the Metropolitan Opera's production of Gounod's Faust, which returned for the first time this season Thursday nigh...

Samuel Ramey Is Leo the Great in San Francisco Opera's 'Attila'

Sean Martinfield | Posted 06.11.2012 | Home
Sean Martinfield

The role of "Leone" in Verdi's Attila requires an artist of the larger-than-life variety. For the 2012 summer season at San Francisco Opera, that can be carried off by no one else but Samuel Ramey.

Two Operas You'll Never See Performed at the Met!

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Whether deploying a chorus line of Ku Klux Klansmen, mocking every symbol of Christianity, or filling the theatre with nonstop profanity, Jerry Springer:The Opera has something to offend everyone.

OPERA: Teatro Colon's Operatic Drama Offstage

nytimes.com | ROBERT TURNBULL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

BUENOS AIRES -- An Argentine poem tells of an unsophisticated gaucho named El Pollo stumbling into an opulent production of Gounod's opera "Faust" in ...