Posts Tagged “Met Opera”

Thank goodness for online opera!
07 28 2020

Thank goodness for online opera!

Yep.We don't know when opera (or the world) will return to normalcy. But almost every opera company and organization both large and small is offering some sort of streaming content for us to remain engaged with our love of opera! Sure, it's not…

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Beyond opera- learning more!
04 14 2020

Beyond opera- learning more!

As they say “may you live in interesting times..”For many this time of isolation is stressful. This unavoidable change in their lives gives them a lot more free time than they are used to. Many turn to reading, music and entertainment to keep their…

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Opera in the Time of Pandemic
03 30 2020

Opera in the Time of Pandemic

The Met has cancelled all events for a few weeks. European opera houses cancelled everything last week and even big sporting events are being affected...Looks like the wise advice is to just stay home, call it self-isolation or quarantine. Avoid g…

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Learning through Opera
03 30 2020

Learning through Opera

One of the things I love about opera is how it opens up a whole world of history and education.This week’s Met Opera free video streams offer a host of historical learning opportunities. After seeing these operas for the first time, I immersed mys…

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The Magic of Summertime
01 27 2020

The Magic of Summertime

This season there's been alot to read and listen to about 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 perspective. But there’s no que…

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The Samson et Dalila Collection
09 24 2018

The Samson et Dalila Collection

It's been some years since Samson et Dalila was presented at the Metropolitan Opera. This year we have the added benefit of seeing it Live in HD as a part of the Met's series which brings opera to movie theaters. Two bracelets celebrate this ico…

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