Puccini’s La Fanciulla del West

Soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek gives a fearless performance as Minnie, the opera’s gun-toting heroine, who runs a saloon for a camp of rambunctious miners in the California Gold Rush.

When Opera Singers Sing Christmas

Favorite interpretations of carols — sometimes camp, sometimes sublime.

Rachel Willis-Sørensen on singing Rosalinde, Desdemona, and Donna Anna

The American soprano joins Oliver to discuss her signature repertoire and her new album “Rachel.”