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Concert Review: Virtuoso, Underground Paperblog Pick in Theatre & Opera

Concert Review: Virtuoso, Underground

The piano hammers of Hamelin. Photo © Hyperion Records/Marc-André Hamelin Marc-André Hamelin in recital at Zankel Hall. The French-Canadian pianist Marc-André Hamelin is one of... Read more

Five Questions with Silent Orchestra: Metropolis Edition Paperblog Pick in Theatre & Opera

Five Questions with the Silent Orchestra: Metropolis Edition

Alli Jessing, Joint Programs Coordinator for the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery, spoke with Carlos Garza and Rich O'Meara of Silent Orchestra about... Read more




    Probably the least known of the famous French group of composers Les six, literally "the six", Louis Durey was born on this date in 1888. Read more

    The 27 May 2011 by   Pinkall
  • Stuttgart Ring: Rheingold

    Stuttgart Ring: Rheingold

    Staatstheater Stuttgart I'm still making a list of opera DVDs with which to gratify your wishes, Gentle Readers. None of the libraries in my life have the... Read more

    The 30 May 2011 by   Singingscholar
  • West Side Story on Broadway at Playhouse Square

    West Side Story Broadway Playhouse Square

    So I know that this is a film blog, but for as long as I can remember I have loved West Side Story. So towards the end of last year, when I heard it was coming... Read more

    The 08 May 2011 by   Kaiser31083
  • It’s Wagner’s Birthday: Hojotoho!

    It’s Wagner’s Birthday: Hojotoho!

    Composer Richard Wagner was born today in 1813 in Leipzig, Germany. While one might expect a monument to Wagner to have been erected in his hometown (there are... Read more

    The 22 May 2011 by   Galegirl
  • Concert Review: A Diva's Earth

    Concert Review: Diva's Earth

    "Anything you can do..." Paulo Szot and Debbie Voigt at Carnegie Hall. Photo by Erin Baiano © 2011. Deborah Voigt Sings Broadway at Carnegie Hall "It's good to... Read more

    The 21 May 2011 by   Superconductor
  • Metropolitan Opera Top Ten 2010-2011 Edition

    Metropolitan Opera 2010-2011 Edition

    And the a wimple, is...Juan Diego Flórez in the Met production of Le Comte Ory.Photo by Marty Sohl © 2011 The Metropolitan Opera It's been an... Read more

    The 16 May 2011 by   Superconductor
  • "Mother D'you Think They'll Drop the Bomb"

    "Mother D'you Think They'll Drop Bomb"

    Felicity Palmer as Klytaemnestra in Strauss' Elektra at the Met. Photo by Marty Sohl. © 2009 The Metropolitan Opera Five Operatic Mothers, 'cause it's that day. Read more

    The 08 May 2011 by   Superconductor
  • CD Review: Sir Reginald's Grail Quest

    Review: Reginald's Grail Quest

    Parsifal from the Welsh National Opera The original cover of this Parsifal with a photo of Act I, Scene II. Photo © 1984 EMI Classics/Welsh National Opera. Read more

    The 30 May 2011 by   Superconductor
  • Opera and Premonition

    Opera Premonition

    Have you ever had a premonition? A presentiment of the future of the foreboding variety?  I had one once when I was 19, and in the midst of a busy school... Read more

    The 30 May 2011 by   Galegirl
  • Opera Review: At Season's End, a Comic Gem

    Opera Review: Season's End, Comic

    Ariadne auf Naxos at the Metropolitan Opera A Princess on the Rocks: Violeta Urmana as Ariadne. Photo by Marty Sohl © 2005 The Metropolitan Opera Richard... Read more

    The 11 May 2011 by   Superconductor