Category Archives: LIVE OPERA

June 08

MET OPERA VISIT

Made my once-a-trip pilgrimage to The Met Opera just to breathe the air, touch the building, see some friends, and drop off Met Opera Guild Membership checks from members of my Kids Opera & Art Posse.    It was great seeing Jerry and Cory, and catching up on all things opera. POSSE PHOTOS: ​ ​​ […]

May 11

BACKSTAGE MEET & GREET: DON GIOVANNI

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May 11

MET OPERA: DON GIOVANNI

Three charismatic singers, Simon Keenlyside, Ildar Abdrazakov, and Mariusz Kwiecien, share the role of the title hero, who goes to hell in a dazzling coup de théâtre. The ensemble of great Mozartean singers includes Angela Meade, Marina Rebeka, Isabel Leonard, Matthew Polenzani, Erwin Schrott, and Paul Appleby. Fabio Luisi and Plácido Domingo conduct. POSSE PHOTOS: ​

May 07

MET OPERA 50TH ANNIVERSARY GALA PERFORMANCE

50 Years at Lincoln Center A Gala Celebration SUNDAY, MAY 7, 2017 On September 16, 1966, the Metropolitan Opera opened its doors for the first time in a new home at Lincoln Center, with the world premiere of Samuel Barber’s Antony and Cleopatra, starring Leontyne Price and Justino Díaz. The New York Times declared the opening of the […]

May 07

#LAST NIGHT AT THE MET

Best dressed list at The Met Opera 50th Anniversary Gala!

May 05

BACKSTAGE MEET & GREET: DER ROSENKAVALIER

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May 05

MET OPERA LIVE: DER ROSENKAVALIER

The dream cast of Renée Fleming as the Marschallin and Elīna Garanča as Octavian star in Strauss’s grandest opera. In his new production, Robert Carsen, the director behind the Met’s recent Falstaff, places the action at the end of the Habsburg Empire, underscoring the opera’s subtext of class and conflict against a rich backdrop of gilt […]