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Christine Goerke reigns over Turandot: Live in HD from The Met Opera

Today I attended the Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD broadcast of Puccini’s final opera, Turandot.  The performance starred Christine Goerke (Turandot), Yusif Eyvazov (Calàf), Eleonora Buratto (Liù), and James Morris (Timur.)   Met Opera Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducted.  The production … Continue reading

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Happy 5th Anniversary

February 3rd 2018 marks the fifth anniversary of my blog.  I would like to thank everyone who has stopped by to read my posts. I have discussed many different topics from operas, stage shows, and movies that I have seen, … Continue reading

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Is Lohengrin a Hero?

I want to raise the question of whether or not the title character of Lohengrin in Wagner’s opera is really a hero? We know that in Act 1 of Lohengrin, the ‘unknown knight’ appears to save Elsa when she is … Continue reading

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