Archive | March 2012

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Interview with Mezzo-Soprano Fredrika Brillembourg

Hi Opera Fans! I’m just under the wire for the March Monthly Interview! Today, we are hearing from the marvelous mezzo, Ms. Fredrika Brillembourg! Fredrika Brillembourg has enjoyed an illustrious career in some of the world’s greatest opera houses. She sings a large repertory of roles from Carmen, in the opera of the same name, […]

“Why The Hunger Games Would Make a Great Opera” Competition

I have just returned from The Hunger Games, the highly anticipated film, based on the first book in a series of books by Suzanne Collins. I have only read the first book in the series, and I’m planning to read the second and third when I can get a copy of them. The movie was […]

Review of Prima Donna at the New York City Opera

Sorry for my prolonged absence, opera fans, as well as this delay of a review for Rufus Wainright’s first opera, Prima Donna, recently presented by the New York City Opera. Let’s get back down to the nitty gritty of things. Two Thursdays ago, I was so very fortunate to be able to see Prima Donna […]