Opera (with Opera News)

Archived since February 1950 Complete Archive Monthly
964 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
  • All the winners of the 2023 International Opera Awards.
  • We profile the mezzo-soprano Aigul Akhmetshina as she prepares to sing Carmen at the Metropolitan Opera.
  • Continuing our coverage of the Callas centenary, Yehuda Shapiro examines the diva phenomenon today …
  • … and two of our writers offer personal memories of encounters with the legendary soprano.
  • Pacific Opera Victoria’s Timothy Vernon talks to Sylvia L’Écuyer about his 43 years with the company he founded.
  • Mezzo-soprano Sun-Ly Pierce, who sings her first Suzuki at Houston Grand Opera in January, is our featured rising star.
  • Opera News - We provide full listings of Metropolitan Opera broadcast
  • Disc of the Month is Scylla et Glaucus and every month reviews from around the world.

Subjects: Classical, Music, Opera

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  • First Issue: February 1950
  • Latest Issue: January 2024
  • Issue Count: 964
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-6707
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