Monthly Archives: September 2015

September 27

NYC OPERA TRIP FALL 2015: WHITNEY MUSEUM INAUGURAL EXHIBITION: AMERICA IS HARD TO SEE

Drawn entirely from the Whitney Museum of American Art’s collection,America Is Hard to See takes the inauguration of the Museum’s new building as an opportunity to reexamine the history of art in the United States from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present. Comprising more than six hundred works, the exhibition elaborates the themes, […]

September 26

NYC OPERA TRIP FALL 2015 DINNER: FELIDIA

Felidia is the acclaimed Manhattan East Side flagship of Lidia Bastianich, open since 1981. It is here that many of Lidia’s devoted fans find her greeting each guest with the same warmth and passion that she exhibits through her television shows and cookbook.  Executive Chef Fortunato Nicotra has been with Felidia since 1996 and has […]

September 26

NYC OPERA TRIP FALL 2015: ANNA BOLENA- OPENING NIGHT

GAETANO DONIZETTI 2015-2016 HD OPERA SEASON SEPTEMBER 26, 2015 @ 12:55 PM RUN TIME: 3 HRS 30 MIN Sondra Radvanovsky embarks on her quest to sing all three of Donizetti’s Tudor queens, here as Anne Boleyn. Ildar Abdrazakov is King Henry VIII, Jamie Barton is Jane Seymour, the king’s consort, and Stephen Costello plays the […]

September 26

NYC OPERA TRIP FALL 2015- ANNA BOLENA BACKSTAGE MEET & GREET

POSSE PHOTOS: IMG_5899

September 25

NYC OPERA TRIP FALL 2015: IL TROVATORE- OPENING NIGHT

GIUSEPPE VERDI 2015-2016 HD OPERA SEASON SEPTEMBER 25, 2015 @ 8:00 PM RUN TIME: 2 HRS 45 MIN Text courtesy of The Metropolitan Opera website:  http://www.metopera.org CONDUCTOR: Marco Armiliato PRODUCTION: CAST:  Anna Netrebko, Dolora Zajick, Yonghoon Lee, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Stefan Kocan   CAST SHEET & SYNOPSIS: David McVicar’s dramatic production, first seen in 2009, highlights the raw […]

September 25

NYC OPERA TRIP FALL 2015- IL TROVATORE BACKSTAGE MEET & GREET

POSSE PHOTOS: IMG_5808

September 25

NYC OPERA TRIP DINNER: THE MET OPERA GRAND TIER RESTAURANT

The Grand Tier Restaurant and Revlon Bar are located on the Met’s Grand Tier level. Both locations are open two hours before every performance, in an atmosphere highlighted by spectacular chandeliers and original masterpieces by Marc Chagall. Text courtesy of The Metropolitan Opera http://www.metopera.org POSSE PHOTOS: