Giuseppe Verdi archive
Read Verdi's 'La Forza,' Born Under A Bad Sign
Read Why The Atlanta Symphony Matters: Five Recordings For The Lockout
September 6, 2012 – Celebrate the sound of the orchestra while it's silenced by a bitter labor dispute.
Read How Verdi, Wagner and Puccini Got Their Grooves
Read Talk Like An Opera Geek: Savoring The Bel Canto Sound
March 28, 2012 – The "beautiful singing" of the early 1800s marks an appealing milestone in the story of opera.
Read Talk Like An Opera Geek: Musical Signposts
Read Talk Like An Opera Geek: Arias, Odds And Ends
Read Talk Like An Opera Geek: Breaking Down Baritones
Read Talk Like An Opera Geek: Tuning Into Tenors
Read Talk Like An Opera Geek: Managing Mezzos, Altos And Contraltos
November 16, 2011 – Learn to love our low-voiced lady opera singers who get to play everything from royalty to rivals.
Read Talk Like An Opera Geek: Sizing Up Sopranos
Listen An All-Consuming Parental Love: Verdi's 'Rigoletto' WDAV
October 21, 2011 – The tragedies of Verdi's own life spurred some of his most extraordinary work. WDAV
Read Marian Anderson's Long Overdue Operatic Moment
Read Dramatic Transformation: Verdi's 'Ernani' WDAV
Listen Dutch Treat: Gre Brouwenstijn Sings Verdi And Wagner
July 5, 2011 – Hear a neglected but terrific Dutch soprano sing an aria from La Forza del Destino.