Category Archives: LIVE OPERA

January 12

MET OPERA: TOSCA BACKSTAGE MEET & GREET

I went backstage after the performance to congratulate Vittorio on an epic performance of Cavaradossi!  When I saw him- his voice was a whisper- it was finished from giving all to the performance.  He dashed away to take care of his voice and head to bed.  Truly, an incredible night! POSSE PHOTOS:

January 12

MET OPERA LIVE: TOSCA

Puccini’s melodrama about a volatile diva, a sadistic police chief, and an idealistic artist has offended and thrilled audiences for more than a century. Critics, for their part, have often had problems with Tosca’s rather grungy subject matter, the directness and intensity of its score, and the crowd-pleasing dramatic opportunities it provides for its lead […]

November 19

LA OPERA: BACKSTAGE MEET & GREET

OMG!  My first experience at the LA Opera was mindblowing!!  Not only did I thoroughly enjoy the performance of Nabucco with Placido and Liudmyla – I also was honored to meet John Nuckols EVP of the LA Opera, Christopher Koelsch – President and CEO of the LA Opera, and James Conlon – Richard Seaver Musical […]

November 19

LA OPERA: NABUCCO

Final performance Sunday, November 19! As an aging king descends into madness, his bloodthirsty daughter begins a reign of terror, leaving a defenseless populace to battle for freedom from their oppressors. A monumental opera that made Verdi a national hero, Nabucco boasts a bold score that goes straight to the heart, highlighted by the immortal […]

October 04

MET OPERA: LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN BACKSTAGE MEET & GREET

Les Contes D’Hoffmann LIVE was even better than I thought it would be.  Vittorio Grigolo as Hoffmann and Erin Morley as Olympia were outstanding!  It was definitely a night to remember. POSSE PHOTOS:

October 04

THE MET: LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN

Vittorio Grigolo sings the title role of the tortured poet in Offenbach’s glittering treatment of the stories of E.T.A. Hoffmann. Bartlett Sher’s production provides a vibrant backdrop for this operatic journey through the hero’s many love affairs. Johannes Debus conducts. TEXT: Courtesy of http://www.metopera.org PHOTOS:    

October 02

MET OPERA: LA BOHEME BACKSTAGE MEET & GREET

It was great seeing Angel make her debut at The Metropolitan Opera House as Mimi- she was incredible and will  definitely have a long and wonderful career.  It was incredible to go to dinner with the cast and hang out and talk opera with people who love it as much as I do. PHOTOS:   […]