Well, I initially thought I wouldn’t be able to make the last program of the Chicago Symphony’s 126th season, but … Continue reading Riccardo Muti conducts Italian Opera Masterworks
While I wait for my train to arrive at Union Station (no express trains on the weekends…), I figured I … Continue reading Norma
Gone are the days of the “old-school” legends in opera. Don’t get me wrong, there are still amazing and incredible singers … Continue reading Ferruccio Furlanetto as Don Quichotte
Bel canto opera, which I would also loop early (and maybe some mid-) Verdi into, is probably my favorite type … Continue reading Lucia di Lammermoor
Anthony Freud writes in the program for Das Rheingold, the first opera in Wagner’s Ring Cycle, that, “From the opening subterranean … Continue reading Der Ring des Nibelungen: Das Rheingold
Well it’s finals week, and spring quarter is about to wrap up! (I have a physics final in about an … Continue reading Opera as Idea and Performance: Last 3 classes!
We’re about halfway through spring quarter, and I can’t believe how fast it’s been going so far. I haven’t updated on … Continue reading Opera as Idea and Performance: Class 4/5