Opera League News & Articles

Bob Bernard's Corner--Behind Closed Doors Delving into the Psyche of Duke Bluebeard

Bob Bernard's Corner--Behind Closed Doors

Bob Bernard's Corner: Dido and Aeneas--Fatal Attraction Enduring Soul Music

Bob Bernard's Corner: Dido and Aeneas--Fatal Attraction

Bob Bernard's Corner--The Devil is in the Details Igor Stranvinsky's and Wynton Marsallis' Faustian Tales

Bob Bernard's Corner--The Devil is in the Details

The music for Igor Stravinsky’s 1917 L’Histoire du Soldat (A Soldier’s Tale) and Wynton Marsalis’ 1998 A Fiddler’s...
What Ever Happened to Bess? Duke Ellington's opera, "Queenie Pie"

What Ever Happened to Bess?

Duke Ellington wrote his opera "Queenie Pie" to project a more positive depiction of his race in America.

Bob Bernard's Corner: The Godmother of Production Design by Bob Bernard

Bob Bernard's Corner: The Godmother of Production Design

Wendall Harrington, often called the "Godmother of Projection Design", is the designer for LA Opera's new Lucia di Lammermoor.
It's Not Easy Bein' Green The Life and Times of The Magic Flute's Monastatos

It's Not Easy Bein' Green

Tenor Greg Fedderly's roles as a "comprimario" in many operas (including LA Opera's "Magic Flute").
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