opera News and Stories
“I was bleeding from my rectum. I became numb. I was paralyzed with fear. What had happened? How could I escape?”
The second Rufus Wainwright opera, about the gay Roman emperor Hadrian, will make its world premiere at the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto this October
New York’s Met Opera said it was suspending its relationship with conductor James Levine pending an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct.
Premiering as part of Brooklyn’s Experiments in Opera series, Bottum’s ‘The Ride’ follows two gay men who partake in the annual SF-to-L.A. bike ride
She’s an international drag star now, but before she was Mama Tits, she was Brian, a big, flamboyant kid from Idaho
Did you hear about the man who caused a scare at the New York City Metropolitan Opera House by scattering his dead mentor’s ashes? Yeah, he’s gay.
Iolanta is unlike most operas: it has a blind protagonist and a happy ending. But did Russian composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky write it as a semi-autobiography?