The show that brings you all the news in the world of opera.
5/1/2013 | Download File (40.49 MB) - right click to download
Stop the OPERA IS SEXY INSANITY...Pavarotti Pellegrino...Amanda Seyfried regrets quitting opera. Oliver's final segment on Pelléas et Mélisande samples four versions of the love duet. This week features a blistering and angrily-profane Michael, The OC and Matt Boresi of White Dad Problems. Follow us at @operanowpodcast @theoperacompany and @whitedadprobs And how come their bellies touch?
4/23/2013 | Download File (45.13 MB) - right click to download
The Hymens are here...And so were the Opera News Awards...Joyce DiDonato Facetimes with you so you're not lonely on the road...Domingo given Medal of Freedom (by City of London...not the good Medal of Freedom or the good London)...German singer is self-titled Lady Gaga of opera...Katherine Jenkins butt up for sponsorship at London Marathon (so says Oliver.) This week in Oliver's Corner, Mélisande needs a haircut and Pelléas needs the witness protection program. This week features Michael, The OC and Marcus Shields. Follow us on Twitter @operanowpodcast and @theoperacompany
4/16/2013 | Download File (35.62 MB) - right click to download
Natalie Dessay is bored, but luckily, Danielle de Niese was visiting her folks in Jersey...Tenor in Met Opera Die Walkure pulls out mid scene...Meanwhile, some other tenor forgets to show up for the first act of Siegfried...Small NYC opera companies start to pool some resources...Jenny Rivera wows the critic(s) with her latest DVD...Cheesemonger to sing National Anthem. This week in Oliver's Corner, Mélisande drops the ring and The OC drops the needle on Golaud. Plus Viewer Mail and Guess Who Died? This week features Michael, The OC and Doug Dodson.
4/9/2013 | Download File (37.51 MB) - right click to download
Lyric Opera Chicago lures young Gen X in with promise of booze and no opera...Lepage Ring at The Met continues to break down...NYCO announces new season...Russian opera chief dies after falling into orchestra pit. This week Oliver takes a dip into the murky well of Pelléas and Mélisande. Plus Guess Who Died? and Viewer Mail! This week features Michael, The OC and Doug Dodson.
3/27/2013 | Download File (33.55 MB) - right click to download
Antonio Pappano bemoans the current generation singers and their frail health...Some singers respond...Vibrating sex toys are good for the throat...New Chief at Royal Opera...The Macaroni Grill best opera singer...More donkey news. This week in the Holy Week version of Oliver's Corner: Dualing Grieving Momma's with a drop the needle on 11 singers. Plus Guess Who Died? This week features Michael, The OC and Devon Estes