Verdi’s “Nabucco” could be conceptualized as the protest opera for all seasons. It premiered in 1842, when Giuseppe Verdi was…
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The battle lines are drawn. On the one side there are the opera snobs who label “Carmen” as that “chestnut.”…
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For Monday night, this was a special occasion on many accounts for the BBC Proms. It was the debut for…
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As a BBC Proms regular, Nicola Benedetti had the Royal Albert Hall’s attention all to herself when she performed to…
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Welcome to the BBC Proms 2017. Marking their 90th anniversary, the Proms continues to pursue Henry Wood’s founding principles and…
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