Saturday October 25, 2014 3:47 pm


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WELCOME to the FANFAIRE COMMUNITY of OPERA and CLASSICAL MUSIC LOVERS!
  • Leonard Bernstein - conductor, pianist, composer, teacher
  • Benefit concert in San Francisco for typhoon victims of the Philippines

    A Susanne Mentzer-led benefit concert for typhoon victims in the Philippines

  • Opera singer Susanne Mentzer, mezzo-soprano
  • Celebrating Walt Disney Concert Hall's Tenth Anniversary
  • FanFaire celebrates Einstein on the Beach, opera by Robert Wilson and Philip Glass
  • The next generation of classical musicians and opera singers
  • Jean-Yves Thibaudet, pianist extraordinaire
  • Mezzo-soprano Vivica Genaux, Alaskan-born opera singer
  • Richard Wagner, 19th century opera composer and librettist
  • Composer Aaron Copland, the Bach of American music
  • George Gershwin, beloved and best-known American composer
  • Jake Heggie, American composer of opera and song
  • Tenor Placido Domingo, La Opera's General Director
  • Soprano Joan Sutherland and bel canto conductor Richard Bonynge
  • Tenor Mario Lanza, the American Caruso

FEATURED STORIES

GOING MAD FOR LUCIA

GOING MAD FOR LUCIA

LA OPERA asks “Why should you see Lucia di Lammermoor, Donizetti’s darkly romantic tale of honor, betrayal, ...

MARCH MADNESS @ LA OPERA

MARCH MADNESS @ LA OPERA

And Benjamin Franklin had something to do with it! An unwitting star hidden in the orchestra pit makes its company ...

CELEBRATING VERDI ON DISC

CELEBRATING VERDI ON DISC

New Catalog Releases Celebrate Verdi Bicentennial The year-long celebration of Giuseppe Verdi’s 200th ...

LET’S GO ROCK SOME OPERA

LET’S GO ROCK SOME OPERA

If rock can go opera, can opera go rock? WHY NOT? asks vocal pedagogue Charles Moulton who proposes changing the ...

EINSTEIN ON THE BEACH

EINSTEIN ON THE BEACH

"Einstein", the 1976 groundbreaking work of the imagination by Wilson and Glass is opera as we don't know it - ...

NEWS SPOTLIGHTS

LA PHIL MUSIC 101

LA PHIL MUSIC 101

"Washed" or "unwashed", you're sure to learn something new when you come to LA PHIL MUSIC 101 - and in one of the ...

MUSIC FOR THE PHILIPPINES

MUSIC FOR THE PHILIPPINES

Mezzo Susanne Mentzer spearheads San Francisco benefit concert for Philippine typhoon victims; SF Opera Chorus and ...

CELEBRATING VERDI

CELEBRATING VERDI

The yearlong Verdi bicentenary celebration continues. LA Opera celebrates Verdi with a new production of Falstaff. ...

CELEBRATING WAGNER

CELEBRATING WAGNER

A spectacular new production of Richard Wagner's short opera, " The Flying Dutchman" - the mythic tale of a ...

GIVEAWAYS

YOUNG PEOPLE’S CONCERTS, Vol 2

A FanFaire-Kultur Holiday CELEBRATION THIS IS A VERY SPECIAL MUSIC DVD GIVEAWAY, BAR NONE! And for many good reasons! 1. This is a pricey, extraordinary 9-disc DVD set – THE PERFECT HOLIDAY GIFT for the special people in your life or for yourself, and there are five such sets to be given away. That should…

ANDRAS SCHIFF PLAYS CHOPIN

Another Special FANFAIRE-KULTUR DVD GIVEAWAY! In celebration of the 10th Anniversary of Walt Disney Concert Hall, FanFaire proudly partners yet again with KULTUR in a DVD GIVEAWAY of the documentary film “András Schiff Plays Chopin” Ten (10) copies of the DVD will be given away to FanFaire viewers who fill in the form below. The…

MARIA CALLAS: DYING FOR ART AND LOVE

Another Special FANFAIRE-KULTUR DVD GIVEAWAY! In celebration of NATIONAL ARTS MONTH, FanFaire proudly partners once again with KULTUR in multiple DVD GIVEAWAYS throughout the month of October 2013. The first is a DVD documentary about the legendary Maria Callas, opera’s best known diva, and arguably one of the greatest opera singers of all time. Ten…

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