German opera singer Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, who died Friday at age 86, was a master of the Lieder, a form of German song that he helped make popular in the 20th century. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Anne Midgette, a classical music critic for The Washington Post, about Fischer-Dieskau’s legacy. Continue reading
Reinterpreting a classic work is always a sensitive undertaking, but when that classic is “Porgy and Bess,” the singular American opera, it can get downright controversial. WGBH-Boston’s Jared Bowen reports. Continue reading
Rick Rescorla saved lives during the Vietnam War, and again on 9/11, but he lost his life as a result. His story, told in the book “Heart of a Soldier” by James Stewart, has been recast as an opera in San Francisco. Spencer Michels reports. Continue reading
For 17 days and nights every spring in Charleston, South Carolina, theaters, churches and outdoor spaces are home to opera, theater, dance, and chamber, symphonic, choral and jazz music.