most popular operas

Top 10 Most Popular Operas in the World

Here are the ten most popular operas by number of performances according to Operabase, perhaps the world’s greatest organizer of data relating to the world of opera. The figures apply … Continue readingTop 10 Most Popular Operas in the World


What is recitative?

You may have heard the term recitative when you hear people talk about opera, but what exactly is recitative? This is my definition of recitative – any semi-spoken, semi-sung non-repetitive … Continue readingWhat is recitative?

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Full-length operas on YouTube!

Here are a few full-length operas on YouTube with English subtitles: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), Mozart   Tristan und Isolde, Wagner   Lucia di Lammermoor, Donizetti   Carmen, Bizet … Continue readingFull-length operas on YouTube!