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Star Crossed Lovers at Caramoor: I Capuleti e i Montecchi in Review

On Saturday July 21st, Caramoor presented the second and final installment in this year’s “Bel Canto at Caramoor” series. Bel canto was a musical style and revolution where the focus shifted from the entire orchestra and ensemble to the power, technique and limitations of the human voice. Bel canto is particularly famous for its high […]

Confusion in ITunes Land

Hello opera fans. Now I don’t normally do short little posts like this, but I would like to tell you all about something weird(and possibly funny) about the ITunes opera selection. So as you may have noticed, the Met has added some of their HD broadcasts to Itunes. Now, you can enjoy a performance for […]

Ciro in Babilonia: Conquering Babylon at Caramoor

On the evening of Saturday, July 7th, Caramoor, the world famous outdoor summer music festival presented the American Premiere of the unknown Rossini opera, Ciro in Babilonia. The performance was a (classical music journalism) star studded event with press from multiple opera publications there. For a journalist like me, it was a dream come true! […]

An Interview With Me!

There aren’t many teens into opera these days, but the ones that are are both passionate and knowledgeable. I don’t know another teen who exemplifies this more than nonpiudifiori, an interesting and well informed blog all about opera from a teen’s perspective. When the webmaster asked me to do an email interview, I was SO […]

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