There is no one like Judy Garland. The voice, the glamour, the tragedy. Garland was a hero to many and her voice –on and off screen–still touches people.
Can human desire go too far? Pittsburgh Opera closes its season with George Frideric Handel’s “Semele.” The opera, with a libretto by William Congreve, tells the story of Semele, a … Continued
Can genius overcome personal demons? Pittsburgh Opera’s April production in this most unusual year of Covid-19 programming is the Pittsburgh premiere of “Charlie Parker’s Yardbird”. The opera, by composer Daniel … Continued
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh has a wonderful selection of biographies about musical artists both online and in print. The Library also has a large collection of CDs that can be requested and access to many different artists on Hoopla. Check out these recommendations to get started.
Where do you place the blame when your job is taken away? Pittsburgh Opera continues its 2019-2020 season with the Pittsburgh premiere of The Last American Hammer. The opera, by … Continued
Is it love or just an illusion? Pittsburgh Opera continues its 2019-2020 season with Handel’s Baroque masterpiece, Alcina. The opera, from a libretto by A. Marchi adapted from Ariosto’s Orlando Furioso, tells the story of … Continued
Do you believe that love can take you on a journey that changes you forever? Pittsburgh Opera continues its 2019-2020 season with Daniel Catán’s Florencia en el Amazonas. This opera … Continued
Did you ever want the bad boy to pay for his misdeeds? Pittsburgh Opera opens its 2019-2020 season with Mozart’s Don Giovanni. The title character has a bad reputation. In … Continued
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