Posts Tagged “met opera”

Opera in the Time of Pandemic
03 12 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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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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Anticipating the Met's New Season
02 15 2019

Anticipating the Met's New Season

Here we are (Again) eagerly awaiting the announcement of the Metropolitan Opera’s new season. Everyone has different reasons for being excited but I’m looking forward to seeing what will be hot next year so I can make new designs- bracelets, earri…

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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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Tristan or How did we get on this boat anyway?
09 23 2016

Tristan or How did we get on this boat anyway?

I must have been very young when I first learned of the romance of Tristan and Isolde, probably it was the version of the tale wound into the Le Morte d’Arthur which is still my favorite- lots of passion and lovely knightly medieval detail. I assu…

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