Opera After Dark
Opera After Dark is an English-speaking podcast specialized in the field of classical music and opera. As such, Opera After Dark is a podcast selected by soclassiq, like Surviving Classical Music or SOUNDWAVE and many others. The oldest episode indexed by soclassiq is dated 2016-09-15. Since then, a total of 132 episodes have been recorded and broadcast by Opera After Dark.
Opera After Dark activity
With 5 articles published in the last 90 days, Opera After Dark is currently a not very active podcast. "Not very active" does not mean that Opera After Dark is less interesting than another more prolific source. Each media follows a specific editorial line, recording and broadcasting according to its own rhythm.
This editorial activity is increasing compared to the previous period.
The last episode in Opera After Dark, "Ep. 130: Holiday Albums", is dated 2020-12-23. By 2020, this podcast had published 19 episodes.
Opera After Dark in the last 36 months
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Duration (h:m:s): 57:25
Happy Holidays from Opera After Dark! We all love (or love to hate) a good holiday album. In this episode we discuss some of the most notable holiday albums by opera stars.
Duration (h:m:s): 38:04
When you think about an opera about the Moon, does 20th-century music come to mind, or maybe the 21st? It turns out the first opera about space came way back in 1777. We hope you enjoy hearing about the Classical Era space opera, Il mondo della luna.
Duration (h:m:s): 38:46
In the realm of classical music, there are few individuals as influential as Franz Joseph Haydn. Though not known for his operas, Haydn is the original master of the symphony and string quartet, and definitely lived an interesting life.
Duration (h:m:s): 36:06
Haven't heard of José Maurício? Neither had we! But it turns out he was a prolific Brazilian composer of the Classical Era, with over 200 published works and a Requiem that got the attention of Europe's best composers.
Duration (h:m:s): 46:04
In addition to his many accolades in the jazz world, Duke Ellington is another notable composer that tried his hand at opera. Though Ellington never finished his opera Queenie Pie, he definitely left us with some great tunes!
Duration (h:m:s): 49:55
Who knew that the most popular opera from the 17th-century was about some guy named Jason?! Apparently Elspeth did. Before you start imagining an opera about a '90s frat boy, you should know this opera is actually based on a Greek myth and composed by the most successful composer of its era.
Duration (h:m:s): 37:35
Opera After Dark is back for season 5!! And we're kicking things off by talking about the greatest ragtime composer of all, Scott Joplin. Don't worry, we're not abandoning our roots. In addition to being the king of ragtime, Mr. Joplin also composed for the operatic stage.
Duration (h:m:s): 57:39
With Memorial Day upon us (USA) and Victoria Day (Canada) just passed, we are taking the opportunity to talk about Queen Victoria and her love of opera, which she shared with her husband Prince Albert.
Duration (h:m:s): 34:56
In today's episode, we talk about opera composer/conductor, Carl Maria von Weber. He was revolutionary in developing the role of the modern conductor, but of course, his life was full of scandal as well....
Duration (h:m:s): 50:46
COVID-19 is impacting the entirety of the world, not the least of which is the impact on the classical music community. In this episode, we take a look at some of the impacts on the opera world, and also talk about some moments throughout history in which opera faced and overcame crisis.