Warner Classics are releasing a complete edition of Maria Callas's studio recordings remastered on 69 CDs. See here.
Buxton Festival are planning Verdi's Giovanna d'Arco and Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor for 2015 (July 10 - 25)
The Rosenblatt recital series have advertised their new season of singers at http://www.rosenblattrecitalseries.co.uk/
Joyce DiDonato will be appearing at the Barbican, London, in a selection of bel canto arias on September 25, see here for details.
The new production of Rossini's La Gazzetta by Opéra Royal de Wallonie, Liège can be seen here. It used the critical edition by Philip Gossett and Fabrizio Scipioni together with the Act 1 quintet recently found by Philip Gossett, see http://necmusic.edu/opera-vocal/gazzetta-quintet.
Newsletter 122 is now available. Paul Micio review of Bel Canto Bully by Philip Eisenbeiss, which was included in Newsletter 121, can be seen here. Many past articles from the Society's Newsletters up to 1989 are now available on line. Find them here.
An article by Charles Jernigan comparing two recent US productions of Bellini's I puritani in New York and Boston can be found here.
Bergamo have released details of the 2014 Donizetti festival,
see here. It includes Betly, Lucia di Lammermoor and Torquato Tasso.
Opera Rara have launched
an appeal to cover the costs of recording & a concert performance of Les Martyrs in November. See www.opera-rara.com
http://www.operacat.com/offers a wealth of opera videos free to view, although
of varying quality.
opera books include Kenneth
Pasta, Philip Eisenbeiss's
Canto Bully, Dan Marek's Giovanni Battista Rubini and the Bel Canto
Tenors: History and Technique, Barbara Kendall-Davies's Volume
2 of Pauline Viardot
and Andrew Everett's Josephine's