Tag Archives: Michael Fabiano

Manon in HD 2019

In 1731, Antoine François Prévost published his novel L’Histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut. It served as the model for every fallen woman story, play, ballet, or opera that succeeded it. Two of the operas based on the novel are in the standard operatic repertory. Massenet’s Manon was up for its second at bat…

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La Traviata in HD 2017

The Met brought back Willy Decker’s staging of Verdi’s masterpiece which was televised in the HD series in May of 2012. My gripes about this production are unchanged and can be read here. The opera’s entire premise is based on a 19th century view of the world, which is why moving it to the modern…

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Michael Fabiano – 2014 Richard Tucker Award Winner

Michael Fabiano received the 2014 Richard Tucker Award a few months ago. The 30 year old tenor has already sung at many of the world’s major opera houses. The great American tenor after whom the award is named had never performed in any opera house when he was 30. The Richard Tucker awardee sings in a gala held…

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