Category Archives: LIVE OPERA

April 21

BACKSTAGE MEET & GREET: LUISA MILLER

OMG IS ALL THAT WE CAN SAY!!! Piotr Bezcala, Placido Domingo & Family, and Sonya Yoncheva!!! This was a dream come true for all of KAOP and parents!  ❤️ POSSE PHOTOS: POSSE VIDEOS:

April 21

MET OPERA LIVE: LUISA MILLER

Plácido Domingo adds yet another role to his legendary Met career in this rarely performed Verdi gem, a heart-wrenching tragedy of fatherly love. Sonya Yoncheva sings the title role opposite Piotr Beczała in the first Met performances of the opera in more than ten years. Bertrand de Billy conducts. TEXT: Courtesy of http://www.metopera.org CURTAIN CALL: […]

March 07

MET OPERA LIVE: SEMIRAMIDE

A great night at The Metropolitan Opera with friends Ann, Richard, and my mom!  We enjoyed a glorious and tasty dinner at The Grand Tier and Semiramide!  Thank you so much Ann for hosting us, and thank you Etro for dressing me for this incredible night!  

February 03

BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: ANDRIS NELSONS CONDUCTS MOZART AND SHOSTAKOVICH FEATURING SOPRANO KRISTINE OPOLAIS

Andris Nelsons, conductor Kristine Opolais, soprano Alexander Tsymbalyuk, bass MOZART Serenade No. 10 in B-flat for winds, K.361, Gran Partita (40 min) SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 14* (48 min) *Sung in Russian with English supertitles The BSO presents one of Shostakovich’s most unusual symphonies, No. 14, which continues the BSO’s complete cycle of Shostakovich symphonies being recorded for future […]

January 14

MET OPERA: LE NOZZE DI FIGARO BACKSTAGE MEET & GREET

The trip to the Green Room this trip was outrageous!  We got to meet the entire cast- and they were so gracious.  I could not believe Ildar and Isabelle remembered me!  Ildar said “Everyone knows you.”  Nadine shouted “OMG I know you from Instagram.’  Ailyn was so nice!  I was able to have brief but […]

January 13

MET OPERA: LE NOZZE DI FIGARO

An exceptional ensemble of performers—including Ailyn Pérez, Nadine Sierra, Isabel Leonard, Luca Pisaroni, Mariusz Kwiecien, and Ildar Abdrazakov—share the stage in Mozart’s comic yet profound look at human nature and one crazy day in a wealthy Spanish household. Acclaimed Mozartean maestro Harry Bicket conducts Richard Eyre’s high-spirited production. TEXT: Courtesy of http://www.metopera.org VIDEOS: POSSE PHOTOS:

January 13

MET OPERA: THE GRAND TIER GROUP DINNER

We started our evening at the opera having dinner for 20 at The Grand Tier Restaurant! The food was incredible and the service was excellent.  As usual, the Met Opera team made us feel wonderfully welcome and special coming from coast to coast to see Le Nozze di Figaro!  Our group of adults and teens […]