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Me and the end of the world
03 26 2021

Me and the end of the world

My love for the Ring and Gotterdammerung is a mystery even to me.My first time “seeing it” was on a DVD from the library. It had to be returned that day and I had to fast forward through a lot of it… I guess I totally missed the point.Then, I saw…

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Magical Opera Moments
03 23 2021

Magical Opera Moments

The thing about opera is, it gives so much back to you… So many magical moments.My very first-time attending opera at the movie theater, I saw Aida. My first Aida. Now I have never been too sure why this opera is not called Amneris and that day Am…

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Das Rheingold Jewelry
03 05 2021

Das Rheingold Jewelry

The Das Rheingold Collection celebrates the first opera of Wagner's epic Ring Cycle of four interconnected operas. Here we are introduced to Wotan, Loge, Erda, the Rhinemaidens and others who we will see or hear about as the story unfolds.Check out t…

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Learning Wagner's Ring
03 02 2021

Learning Wagner's Ring

People get intimidated by Wagner’s Ring Cycle, but I encourage you not to be!True, it is long; there are lots of interrelated characters and lots of interconnected music. It’s not your normal opera story, it’s trying to representing all of time. O…

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Opera meets Chocolate
02 19 2021

Opera meets Chocolate

Did you know?February is National “Bake for Family Fun Month”! In honor of this we’re celebrating the one act opera “Bon Appetit” by composer Lee Hoiby. The text of the opera is drawn directly from one of PBS’s The French Chef cooking shows in…

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