The Spanish nightingale is silenced forever!

The great Montserrat Caballe has left this world. An amazing soprano with most magnificent Piani, incredible Mesa di Voce and solid Belcanto technique has been often remembered in the last years as a part of the Barcelona Duo with Freddie Mercury. But Caballe was more than this. She was a Norma, Elsabetta, Lucrezia, La Donna…

The Death in the Water

The most known opera by George Bizet’s “Carmen” attended on August 17, 2018, at the Bregenz Summer Festival, fulfilled all the expectations of a dazzling open-air opera event, with marvelous, rain-free weather significantly contributing to the success of the evening.

Dionysus´ Bloody Dance

The attended second performance of the new production of the opera by Hanz Werner Henze “The Bassarids” at the Salzburg Festival on August 23, 2018, presented an extraordinary theatrical event that visually and aurally literally swept the audience away.

Letter here, Letters there!

Il Barbiere di Siviglia Bregenz Festival, Theater am Konplatz August 16, 2019. By Oxana Arkaeva The visit to the opera performance at the Bregenz Summer Festival in Austria is always a treat, and on August 16 th, 2018 was even a greater one. The weather was marvelous, the mountains just a jump away, and the…

The new Lohengrin has arrived!

Update in the case of Bayreuth´s  “Lohengrin”! The new Swan in Bayreuth is Piotr Beczala! It didn’t last long! Piotr Beczala is the new Bayreuth´s Lohengrin! The best thing that could have happened in this situation! Beczala is not only a great tenor with an authentic and charming personality and a highly professional artist! It is going to…

Genuinely believing in the power of performing arts

Antje Schupp undoubtfully belongs to the young and promising generation of the contemporary German music theatre stage directors. Opera Views was happy to acquire “10 Questions for…” interview with this talented young woman and gladly presents it to our readers.

The terrifying night in the museum

The terrifying night in the museum. Antonio Vivaldi´s opera “Motezuma”, a 285 years old opera-excavation at the theatre in Ulm, Germany.

Hamburg Pamina cannot fly!

Pregnant Pamina cannot fly! Soprano Julie Fuchs was suspended from the title role of Pamina from the new production of the “Magic Flute” by Hamburg State Opera house.

Happy Easter to all!

Dear friends all over the opera world! Photo: Scene from 2017 production of “Parsifal” by Richard Wagner Opera Views would like to wish you peaceful and happy Easter celebrations full of music, beautiful singing, thoughtful meditation and reflection as well as time for yourself, your mind and spirit! Our friend of Russian and Greek Orthodox confession still have a…