Posts Tagged “Met Live in HD”

Turandot! Turandot! Turandot!
05 03 2022

Turandot! Turandot! Turandot!

I’ve compiled interesting information, audio and video clips for you to explore Turandot in this downloadable cheat sheet. Enjoy!Click to DownloadAbout 15 years ago I set out to learn more about opera. I was intrigued by this world of music, drama,…

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The Magic of Summertime
06 23 2021

The Magic of Summertime

When one thinks of "American Opera" Often the first thing that comes to mind is Gershwin's Porgy and Bess...I’ve seen it called “too long” and “not a good opera”. It seems to be racially, politically and culturally controversial from every perspecti…

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Borrowing
10 08 2019

Borrowing

You probably heard that some music from Puccini’s Fanciulla del West was “borrowed” for the song “Music of the Night” in Andrew Lloyd Weber’s Phantom of the Opera.But Puccini himself was a borrower! The music of Turandot is majestic and romantic. R…

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You ARE an Opera Ambassador
08 06 2019

You ARE an Opera Ambassador

If you are an opera lover, one way or another you often end up being an opera ambassador.If the subject of opera comes up in “non-opera” company, I beg you to first get these points across:Many people feel they will not understand what’s going on.…

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Earring Club is Coming!
08 02 2019

Earring Club is Coming!

I’m always looking for new ways to keep people connected to their favorite opera memories.Lately online I’ve seen things called subscriptions. It’s when people receive surprise items in a certain category every month. It may be clothes, jewelry, b…

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