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Archive for May 9, 2016

Chicago Fringe Opera Brings Rarely Performed Glass Opera, “In the Penal Colony,” to the Windy City

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At 79 years old, Philip Glass has composed 27 operas. Yet, only a handful have been performed in Chicago, though the composer spent formative years in the Windy City as more…

VIDEO: Watch a Waddle of Antarctic Penguins Totally Freak Out When They Hear a Live Opera Singer

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Tenor Nick Allen gave a chilling performance recently. Chilling chiefly because he sang in Antarctica, where the average summer temperature is usually below freezing. Allen’s audience was a waddle of more…