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Renee Fleming an Opera Star, But Hitting Broadway for the First Time

Renee Fleming an Opera Star, But Hitting Broadway for the First Time

By Mike Tuttle December 22, 2014

Renee Fleming is already a well-known name among opera enthusiasts. But her name is joining Placido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti, and Maria Callas as household words nowadays. Renee Fleming sang the national anthem at Super Bowl XLVIII, showing previous pop diva …

Renee Fleming Nails National Anthem Renee Fleming Nails National Anthem

We wouldn’t have known it before kickoff, but Renee Fleming’s rendition of The Star Spangled Banner may have been the highlight of the night. The Seattle Seahawks handily defeated the Denver Broncos in yesterday’s Super Bowl 43 – 8. But …

Harriet Tubman: The Underground Railroad Meets Opera Harriet Tubman: The Underground Railroad Meets Opera

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The story of Harriet Tubman has recently hit the performance arena in New York. “Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line To Freedom,” is an opera written by a third-generation Nigerian-American who practically grew up on the stories of Tubman and …

Maria Callas Gets A Google Doodle (Watch Her Perform Here) Maria Callas Gets A Google Doodle (Watch Her Perform Here)

Google is celebrating famed opera singer Maria Callas with its homepage doodle today, which would have been her 90th birthday. She died from a heart attack at the young age of 53 in 1977. Callas, born in New York, is …

The New Opera Is Out Of Beta And Available On Windows, Mac The New Opera Is Out Of Beta And Available On Windows, Mac

Earlier this year, Opera said that it would be ditching its own rendering engine in favor of Google’s Blink. The new browser launched in beta in May, but now a final version is available for all who want to try …

The Chromium-Powered Opera Is Finally Here The Chromium-Powered Opera Is Finally Here

Opera made a big stink a few months ago when it was announced it was ditching its own Presto Web rendering engine in favor of Webkit. After Google announced it was ditching Webkit in favor of its own forked version …

Risë Stevens Dies; Opera Singer Was 99 Risë Stevens Dies; Opera Singer Was 99

Opera singer Risë Stevens died this week at the age of 99. Stevens was best known for her title role in the opera Carmen during the 1950s. According to her New York Times obituary, Stevens died at her home in …

Google Updates WhatBrowser.org; 43 Languages, Mobile Support Google Updates WhatBrowser.org; 43 Languages, Mobile Support
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Google says that no matter which browser you choose, you should at least be informed on whether or not it’s updated and what the other options are. Three years ago, they created a site that answers those questions and more. …

Opera And Google To Remain BFFs Until 2014 Opera And Google To Remain BFFs Until 2014
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Most major browsers currently available on the market use Google as their default search provider. Mozilla continues to utilize the search engine in Firefox after announcing an agreement in December that will extend their partnership for at least three more …

Take A Journey Through Four Years Of The Browser Wars Take A Journey Through Four Years Of The Browser Wars
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Oh how things have changed since 2008, when most of the world was browsing the web via Internet Explorer. It’s no secret that IE has been leaking market share over the past few years, but now we have a pretty …

Opera 12 Exits Beta With New Features Opera 12 Exits Beta With New Features
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Opera 12 went into beta back in April. The newest version of the underdog browser brought along some great new features like improved HTML5 support and better security. Opera 12 is now out of beta and brings along with it …

Facebook Boots Chrome, Adds Opera To Supported Browser Page Facebook Boots Chrome, Adds Opera To Supported Browser Page
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This is not as much of a big story as it is fuel to a previous rumor. According to a screencap courtesy FavBrowser, Facebook has ditched Chrome on its recommended browser landing page and opted to suggest users download the …

Facebook May Be Looking to Purchase Opera [RUMOR] Facebook May Be Looking to Purchase Opera [RUMOR]
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According to a source close with Pocket-lint, Facebook is said to be on the prowl to acquire Opera Software, maker of the Opera web browser. There are a few reasons for why this sounds plausible and one or two for …

Opera 12 Beta Gains A Lot, Loses A Little Opera 12 Beta Gains A Lot, Loses A Little
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Opera is one of those less talked about browsers out there. That’s not to say it’s a bad browser, it just gets ignored somehow when the subject is brought up. It really is one of the best browsers out there …

Opera Payment Exchange Taking Mobile Payments Around The World Opera Payment Exchange Taking Mobile Payments Around The World

Everybody is getting into the mobile payment business these days. While Google Wallet has been one of the most talked about (and hacked) mobile payment options, Opera now offers their own alternative. Opera Software, developer of the Opera browser, announced …

Opera Software Updates Mini And Mobile Opera Software Updates Mini And Mobile
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Opera has announced updated versions of their web browser software and it is ready for download now. Their smartphone browser is now in its 12th version and it is supposed to be faster and easier than ever. Not only that, …

Internet Explorer Market Share Continues to Decrease Internet Explorer Market Share Continues to Decrease

While it’s still more popular than the other browsers combined, the fact that Internet Explorer’s market share has fallen under the 50 percent mark is an eye-opening event. This marks the first time IE has ever been reduced to under …