Tu lo sigh.
Tu lo sigh.
Impressions + musical covers = internet gold!
Think opera is dull? Wait to see you see the sun rise out of Sydney Harbour.
She’s somethin’ like a phenomena.
World-famous soprano Renee Fleming sang “The Star-Spangled Banner” live and proved why opera singers are the world’s original divas.
Hoping for the best, cowboys.
Lend me a tenor (so we can get married and be in the Vows section of the Times). H/t to the opera blog Barihunks for their blessed work and many of these men.
And people are learning to love the genre because of it!
Plus Michael “Kramer” Richards’ forgotten sitcom, Google Street View climbs the world’s tallest building, and one of the more absurd cell phone innovations ever.
The AP captured this incredible and terrifying photo of Chicago-based actor Wesley Daniel catching fire during a rehearsal for Lyric Opera of Chicago.
One Facebook user got confused when discussing Les Miserables.
We laughed, we cried, we shared.
This guy frequents my Trader Joe’s. Watch Video ›
Science! A new study from a “psychometric consulting company” took the results from online IQ tests and correlated them with the browsers of those who took the online IQ tests. IE users, of any version, scored lower than all other users. Smartest? Opera users. This wasn’t designed to troll Microsoft at all. (via technolog.msnbc.msn.com) View Image ›
Damn. Wish I was that talented at 15. For Those wondering, the piece she sings, “O mio babbino caro”, is basically like how a girl her age would beg for something from her father, except more beautiful. Watch Video ›
The Anna Nicole Smith opera debuted in London last night to a rapturous reception. Says one opera enthusiast, “It was raunchy, but also convincing.” Suck it, Verdi. Watch Video ›
The American Idol auditions take a turn for the weird when a girl decides to perform an operatic version of Justin Bieber’s “Baby.” Watch Video ›
Singing starts at about the halfway mark. The only thing missing is that she is not blue. Watch Video ›
Baby Leela drops everything (no, literally - she drops a sock) to sing opera. Watch Video ›
Singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright has put the kibosh on plans to stage his first opera, Prima Donna, at New York’s Metropolitan Opera after they insisted his production be sung in English rather than French. Read More ›
Al Gore’s climate warnings are being turned into an opera for La Scala in Milan. Read More ›
The tenor broke the Metropolitan Opera’s 14-year ban on solo encores after nailing nine high C’s to a thrilled crowd. Read More ›