The mere existence of such works as Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro
is sufficient justification for Western civilization.
- Unattributed, The Encylopedia Britannica

There is an excellent summer opera in upstate NY, the Glimmerglass opera.

My favorite operas

Out of the 50+ opera recordings I have, these are some that I like to listen to on a regular basis.

Favorite recordings

I have two recordings that I truly cherish. They are: