28 April 2015
Sicily's eclectic history inspired the Polish composer to fuse a variety of different styles in his masterful opera.
21 November 2014
The barbaric practice of castrating boys yielded some of the greatest musical stars of the Baroque period, and had a huge influence on music of the time.
16 July 2014
Maria Stuarda wasn't the only of the composer's operas to raise official hackles.
6 June 2013
Production photos, behind the scenes films and essential guides to Verdi's biblical epic opera.
28 March 2013
The Italian baritone on Verdi as a towering figure of Italian art, and his own childhood.
19 February 2013
Blogger Opera Chic on why the Italian baritone is perfect for his upcoming role.
11 February 2013
A look at Verdi's famous Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves, Italy's unofficial national anthem.