Opera (with Opera News)

Archived since February 1950 Complete Archive Monthly
971 issues
Opera is the world’s leading magazine devoted to the operatic artform. Founded in 1950 it provides an extensive range of feature articles, interviews, listings and reviews – of live performances, books and recordings. Now incorporating the US publication Opera News, this range extends yet further, offering unrivalled worldwide coverage of events.

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Latest issue
August 2024
  • The editor reports from the World Opera Forum and OPERA America Conference in Los Angeles
  • The legendary pianist Rudolf Firkušný had a rich opera-going life, beginning with the Janáček premieres he attended with the composer – John Allison presents some previously unpublished memoirs 
  • We profile the tenor Jonathan Tetelman, who stars as Pinkerton in LA Opera’s Madama Butterfly in September
  • Jon Tolansky celebrates the composer Ferruccio Busoni, a century after his death
  • Our rising star is the Anglo-Venezuelan soprano Sofia Kirwan-Baez

Subjects: Classical, Music, Opera

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  • First Issue: February 1950
  • Latest Issue: August 2024
  • Issue Count: 971
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-6707
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