Posts Tagged “Met Opera”

Reading more... May 11-17
05 12 2020

Reading more... May 11-17

I’ve always enjoyed reading and often re-reading a book to experience something again or gain a new perspective on it. Do you have works you often return to?Opera similarly offers the opportunity to explore or re-explore works. We understand the s…

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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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Exploring the 2019-2020 Live in HD Season
02 22 2019

Exploring the 2019-2020 Live in HD Season

This week the Metropolitan opera announced their schedule for next season (2019-2020)!Of particular interest, the Live in HD series schedule of live (or semi live depending on the time zone) broadcasts to movie theaters around the world.Now, it’s…

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