For decades, Placido Domingo, one of the most celebrated and powerful men in opera, has tried to pressure women into sexual relationships by dangling jobs and then sometimes punishing the women professionally when they refused his advances, numerous accusers say.
Newly founded Operatunity Theatre seeks to become a national vocal arts center for emerging professional singers. Obed Floan and Stillwater, Minn., native Jack Swanson join Steve Staruch in the Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio for a conversation about Operatunity and share a few vocal highlights from the upcoming Opera on the River concert.
10-year-old opera singer Emanne Beasha stunned the judges of 'America's Got Talent' on Tuesday night, with guest judge Jay Leno giving her the Golden Buzzer. Watch her moving performance of 'Caruso' by Lucio Dalla.
When people think of Toni Morrison, who died Monday at 88, the Nobel- and Pulitzer-winning author's novels surely come to mind first. But she also made a splash in classical music, providing the text for a song cycle and an opera. Listen now.
Tokyo-based musician Momokusu Iwata fuses traditional shamisen repertoire with the sounds and sensibilities of jazz, pop and rock. He will perform Sunday, including two new works by a Twin Cities composer, at Hamline University.