Tag Archive | Menotti

Seven Day Opera Challenge: I am Papageno, Bob, And Hoffmann

Sorry for my prolonged weekend absence, but nonetheless, the Seven Day Opera Challenge has been going strong. On Friday, I was suggested Papageno from The Magic Flute! Here are my Papageno activities: I whistled like a bird the whole day. Listened astutely for the bells. Kept quite for a portion of the day. Other stuff […]

Voices in My Head: Opera Manhattan Festival in Review

Opera Manhattan is in the midst of presenting its third annual Opera Festival. After going to see the triple bill of operas, La Voix Humaine, Suor Angelica, and The Medium-three operas in which the main characters are touched by a voice- presented at the Historic Theater St. Clements, you will be craving to hear more […]

La Traviata to Bring 2012

Sorry you’re only hearing this now. I’ve been cleaning my room. I organized all my shelves and wound up with an entire row of opera books and DVDs. That was fun! Anyway, Traviata ended a little while ago. I really enjoyed this performance. When Calas played Violetta in the fifties, she was noted to be […]