Archive | February 2012

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Interview with Melody Moore, Singing Prima Donna at the NYC Opera

The New York City Opera has faced countless ups and down recently, including its move from Lincoln Center, negotiating contracts with musicians, and regaining its footing as one of the great American opera companies. For those who have feared that such a special company would have trouble making its comeback should rest assured. This company […]

A Lonely, Operatic, Valentine’s Day

Everybody knows that Valentine’s Day is a day for lovers, married couples, and everything in between. There is is also no doubt that love in opera pretty much sets an entire story in motion, all the time. So opera and Valentines Day put together is an endless love- fest. Good thing it’s only just one […]

Aida at The Met

Sorry for being such a slacker with the opera reviews. I’ve been lazy recently. My apologies. That being said, let’s get back on track with Thursday’s stellar broadcast of Aida. Violetta Urmana has been an Aida mainstay for a few seasons now. And that’s it. Only Aida. She did a few Toscas, but she headlines […]

Clappsical Music

It’s no secret that technology plays a huge part in almost everyone’s lives today, and the classical music fan is no exception to these changing times. The classical music lover can even (gasp) benefit from the changing times. We can face it that we’re better off than some of us were fifty years ago. Opera […]