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by lennygoran
Tue Jan 22, 2019 6:14 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Cantata Profana Captures the Death of a Saint
Replies: 4
Views: 26

Re: Cantata Profana Captures the Death of a Saint

And from what I know of Sciarrino's music, which isn't all that much, I wouldn't bother with it. I wasn't familiar with him at all-I see he did some operas including this work this work: Lohengrin (Azione invisibile per solista, strumenti e voci) is an operatic monodrama by the Italian composer Sal...
by lennygoran
Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Snow/cold incredible, but we have ...
Replies: 5
Views: 62

Re: Snow/cold incredible, but we have ...

Lance wrote:
Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:34 pm
I still await our guy with the plow. And so it goes ...
Lance I feel for you-that's always a concern of ours-friends of ours who live in Maplewood NJ emailed me their heating is out-what an awful time for this to happen. Regards, Len
by lennygoran
Mon Jan 21, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pelleas Review
Replies: 6
Views: 89

Re: Pelleas Review

There's a rather strange mismatch between the plot, which is not unlike "Cavalleria Rusticana" and other verismo melodramas, and Maeterlinck's emphasis on fate and associated symbolism. Debussy's music fits the latter somewhat better than the former. John in the years I was struggling to appreciate...
by lennygoran
Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Cantata Profana Captures the Death of a Saint
Replies: 4
Views: 26

Cantata Profana Captures the Death of a Saint

https://beta-static.photobucket.com/images/o7/lensue/5/7935ffe5-9ff8-4627-80f7-342a5eabbec8-original.jpg?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds https://beta-static.photobucket.com/images/o7/lensue/5/80d0d9ed-a926-4879-afa3-38749e2a1118-original.jpg?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds This looked interesti...
by lennygoran
Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Cleveland Ariadne
Replies: 0
Views: 16

Cleveland Ariadne

https://beta-static.photobucket.com/images/o7/lensue/5/fdcc845f-4237-479f-b85b-6bece554b381-original.jpg?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds https://beta-static.photobucket.com/images/o7/lensue/5/eaecf3b5-2776-44bb-b971-c7f31adf9c65-original.jpg?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds Review: ‘Ariadne,’ th...
by lennygoran
Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Snow/cold incredible, but we have ...
Replies: 5
Views: 62

Re: Snow/cold incredible, but we have ...

Down here we haven't seen any snow but there's been a lot of rain. John you're fortunate-here's what we've had since returning from NYC. Admit it was nice to look at from the dining room table as we enjoyed dinner Saturday night. Regards, Len https://beta-static.photobucket.com/images/o7/lensue/5/4...
by lennygoran
Sat Jan 19, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Last Minute Opera PBS Alert Aida
Replies: 1
Views: 44

Last Minute Opera PBS Alert Aida

With a great cast! PBS Thirteen
Sunday tomorrow


1:00 pm
Great Performances at the Met
Aida
Verdi's grand opera is conducted by Nicola Luisotti and stars vocal powerhouse Anna Netrebko.
by lennygoran
Sat Jan 19, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pelleas Review
Replies: 6
Views: 89

Pelleas Review

https://beta-static.photobucket.com/images/o7/lensue/5/ad3cc781-a895-495a-b22a-241af60b0c94-original.jpg?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds https://beta-static.photobucket.com/images/o7/lensue/5/fa55f647-129e-4746-b869-7a7b679db5c9-original.jpg?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds I'd go to see Pelleas...
by lennygoran
Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Tommasini Loves van Zweden But Not the Pairing
Replies: 23
Views: 215

Re: Tommasini Loves van Zweden But Not the Pairing

Here are his thoughts on the Met's pairing of Bluebeard and Iolante-I agree with him that putting them together is a bit of a strain-still he thinks as a metaphor it works. As for me the combination was atrocious-the Iolante-the first ever at the Met was superb-the Bluebeard-a work I pretty much hat...
by lennygoran
Fri Jan 18, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Tommasini Loves van Zweden But Not the Pairing
Replies: 23
Views: 215

Re: Tommasini Loves van Zweden But Not the Pairing

John as someone who needs all the help he can get when it comes to classical music let me thank you-well put imho-you should take their place or if not that send tommasini and the nytimes a response-for me woolf has become pretty bad. Len
by lennygoran
Fri Jan 18, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Tommasini Loves van Zweden But Not the Pairing
Replies: 23
Views: 215

Tommasini Loves van Zweden But Not the Pairing

By Anthony Tommasini Jan. 17, 2019 The subscription-series format long commonplace at American orchestras, with a weekly offering of standard repertory, is looking a little, well, standard. Take the program Jaap van Zweden led with the New York Philharmonic at David Geffen Hall on Wednesday. There w...
by lennygoran
Thu Jan 17, 2019 1:06 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: ukranian institute of america
Replies: 3
Views: 88

Re: ukranian institute of america

Brian Sue and I passed by that place and were wondering about it. Regards, Len

https://kgbspymuseum.org
by lennygoran
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:53 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Tonight's Live Adriana Lecouvreur at the Met
Replies: 0
Views: 52

Tonight's Live Adriana Lecouvreur at the Met

After a frustrating start to the day-Sue's metrocard stopped working and we had to go down to Bowling Green for a temporary replacement -things got better-a delightful exhibit at the NYPL on Jerome Robbins, a very nice Mexican meal at Rosa Mexicano and finally a superb production of Cilea's opera-wh...
by lennygoran
Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Responses to Abstract Art
Replies: 1
Views: 57

Re: Responses to Abstract Art

John enjoyed the article-we just came from a great show at the metropolitan museum of art a few weeks ago-Epic Abstraction-highly recommended! Len https://beta-static.photobucket.com/images/o7/lensue/5/e8abb482-24a7-4095-aed2-ea24c6b2bc65-original.jpg?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds https://beta-s...
by lennygoran
Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: So, we're going to die. What happens to ...
Replies: 21
Views: 306

Re: So, we're going to die. What happens to ...

Henry maybe you could call the Philadelphia Museum of Art for advice? Len
by lennygoran
Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: On Line Gambling DOJ Opinion
Replies: 0
Views: 26

On Line Gambling DOJ Opinion

A friend just sent me a message that may have an effect on/line gambling and is a brazen favor to Sheldon Adelson-don't know much about on/line gambling. Len https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/justice-department-issues-new-opinion-that-could-further-restrict-online-gambling/2019/01/14/a501e2da-...
by lennygoran
Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Opera-what language to present It In
Replies: 12
Views: 167

Re: Opera-what language to present It In

JohnF makes characteristically good points. But composers write for the flow and idiomatic use of the language of the libretto, and it is terribly hard to match all involved when transferring to another language. I have almost never heard an English translation that worked as well, and I've heard p...
by lennygoran
Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: ukranian institute of america
Replies: 3
Views: 88

ukranian institute of america

It had been suggested by a friend that a tour of the park ave armory for its art would be worthwhile-while checking this out it was suggested from trip advisor that this ukranian institute might be worthwhile as well-well today was the day-its right at the bus stop we use many times when we go the t...
by lennygoran
Tue Jan 15, 2019 7:47 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Opera-what language to present It In
Replies: 12
Views: 167

Re: Opera-what language to present It In

Barney thanks-you and I pretty much agree-now about Donizetti......Len :lol:
by lennygoran
Tue Jan 15, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Tonight's Met Aida
Replies: 3
Views: 75

Re: Tonight's Met Aida

John yeah-what a spectacle-we hadn'tseen it live in years-while there we ran into Jeff F and his lovely wife Helen-as usual their seats were in the very front row of the orchestra! Len :lol:
by lennygoran
Tue Jan 15, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Opera-what language to present It In
Replies: 12
Views: 167

Opera-what language to present It In

A friend from England sent me this article-I vote for original language and surtitles-for example I don't want to hear Aida sung in English especially since I can't even make out half the English words they're singing-even if the opera is originally composed with an English libretto I still want sur...
by lennygoran
Tue Jan 15, 2019 12:51 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Tonight's Met Aida
Replies: 3
Views: 75

Tonight's Met Aida

https://beta-static.photobucket.com/images/o7/lensue/5/77685716-7b30-4a71-bd43-83210a7c52e1-original.jpg?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds https://beta-static.photobucket.com/images/o7/lensue/5/6595d8dc-1357-4613-b12f-cf290124cdc7-original.jpg?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds Thank goodness the Me...
by lennygoran
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: ‘Dear Erich’ Combines Opera, Jazz and the Holocaust
Replies: 2
Views: 85

Re: ‘Dear Erich’ Combines Opera, Jazz and the Holocaust

John F wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:35 am
Sounds very interesting. I might have gone to see it if I'd known about it, but now it's too late - the final performance was yesterday.
I don't remember getting any notice from NYCO and I'm on their list-I get emails about events from them all the time-maybe I just missed one? Regards, Len
by lennygoran
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: ‘Aida’ Gives a Taste of the Met Opera’s Bad Old Days
Replies: 11
Views: 409

Re: ‘Aida’ Gives a Taste of the Met Opera’s Bad Old Days

Len_Z wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:03 am
As for Radvanovska... her Met 'Norma' 'Il trovatore' 'Syrano de Bergerac' with Domingo
We saw all 3 of those live at the Met-she was just wonderful!!! Regards, Len
by lennygoran
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: ‘Dear Erich’ Combines Opera, Jazz and the Holocaust
Replies: 2
Views: 85

‘Dear Erich’ Combines Opera, Jazz and the Holocaust

https://beta-static.photobucket.com/images/o7/lensue/5/d9ccdee3-e03a-4635-bff6-e5ee4fc5bc23-original.jpg?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds I see NYCO commissioned this opera-I wasn't even aware of it-otoh the Yiddush Fiddler has gotten plenty of publicity. Well now it has finished up. Regards, Len ...
by lennygoran
Sun Jan 13, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: NYC-ARTS Profile: Xavier Foley Gliere Work
Replies: 0
Views: 128

NYC-ARTS Profile: Xavier Foley Gliere Work

I was watching this week's NYC-ARTS on PBS Thirteen-never heard of Gliere but the work Foley chose appealed to me. Regards, Len NYC-ARTS Profile: Xavier Foley Clip: Season 2019 Episode 2 | 10m 37s A profile of Xavier Foley, a talented double-bassist and winner of a 2018 Avery Fisher Career Grant Awa...
by lennygoran
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Herheim Opera Quote
Replies: 0
Views: 190

Herheim Opera Quote

A friend from England sent me this quote-this Herheim has so far been kept from the Met and I for one hope it remains that way-his ROH Queen of Spades where Tchaikovsky himself actually is on stage is creating quite a stir. “Opera is not about entertaining people” It’s about confronting our problems...
by lennygoran
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: ‘Aida’ Gives a Taste of the Met Opera’s Bad Old Days
Replies: 11
Views: 409

Re: ‘Aida’ Gives a Taste of the Met Opera’s Bad Old Days

Len_Z wrote:
Sun Jan 13, 2019 4:49 am
This is our last chance to hear her in NYC for a while - she's not on the Met schedule until at least 2021
Maybe she needs more time to rest up after doing Donizetti's 3 Queen operas a few seasons back-she was just imo superb in those. Regards, Len :)
by lennygoran
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: ‘Aida’ Gives a Taste of the Met Opera’s Bad Old Days
Replies: 11
Views: 409

Re: ‘Aida’ Gives a Taste of the Met Opera’s Bad Old Days

As for the suggestion that the audience didn't get its money's worth, they got "Aida" in a faithful and spectacular production the likes of which are hard to find in today's opera houses; they got the Met's superior chorus and orchestra, which count for a lot in this opera; and apart from the sopra...
by lennygoran
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: John Brosseau - JBuck919 (September 19th, 1954 - January 5th, 2019)
Replies: 24
Views: 1030

Re: John Brosseau - JBuck919 (September 19th, 1954 - January 5th, 2019)

RebLem wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:43 pm
I thought you might be interested in what John's friends on FB said about him when I posted the announcement.
Thanks I just posted on his FB page and had previously emailed his sister-what a terrible loss for us at CMG. Regards, Len :(
by lennygoran
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: ‘Aida’ Gives a Taste of the Met Opera’s Bad Old Days
Replies: 11
Views: 409

‘Aida’ Gives a Taste of the Met Opera’s Bad Old Days

We see Aida this Mon-Woolfe didn't like it-oh well we'll see-too bad Sondra Radvanovsky bowed out. Regards, Len https://beta-static.photobucket.com/images/o7/lensue/5/dab27766-6996-4d1f-bbdd-2129152e69e4-original.jpg?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds Review: ‘Aida’ Gives a Taste of the Met Opera’s B...
by lennygoran
Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Today's HD Adriana Lecouvreur Rockaway NJ
Replies: 0
Views: 203

Today's HD Adriana Lecouvreur Rockaway NJ

A lovely production-great singing-the Met did about all you can do with this opera--our friends and us all agreed this was an absolutely wonderful opera experience! Regards, Len :D

PS. We'll see it next week in NYC again live at the Met.
by lennygoran
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Memo to the New York Philharmonic: Louder Isn’t Better
Replies: 27
Views: 630

Memo to the New York Philharmonic: Louder Isn’t Better

https://beta-static.photobucket.com/images/o7/lensue/5/e2239e43-390f-4b18-a109-fc74d99b108d-original.jpg?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds https://beta-static.photobucket.com/images/o7/lensue/5/faedbeac-e4f6-4979-8ea9-4ce020fd4648-original.jpg?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds Memo to the New York ...
by lennygoran
Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: John Brosseau - JBuck919 (September 19th, 1954 - January 5th, 2019)
Replies: 24
Views: 1030

Re: John Brosseau - JBuck919 (September 19th, 1954 - January 5th, 2019)

I met John in person only once--at one of our "meet-ups" Henry we met John about 4 or 5 times over the years-it started when we first joined CMG and had that great dinner he arranged at Gabriel's Bar and Restaurant near the TWC and Columbus Circle-one lovely experience was up where the Hudson River...
by lennygoran
Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: F.B.I. opened counter-spy probe of Trump in 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 245

Re: F.B.I. opened counter-spy probe of Trump in 2017: Was the POTUS working for Russia and against the United States?

Yeah-COLLUSION COLLUSION, COLLUSION :lol:
Latest example-Mnuchin,Mnuchin,Mnuchin! :lol:

Feb 7-I'll be home and watching-hope there are plenty of snacks! Regards, Len
by lennygoran
Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: John Brosseau - JBuck919 (September 19th, 1954 - January 5th, 2019)
Replies: 24
Views: 1030

Re: John Brosseau - JBuck919 (September 19th, 1954 - January 5th, 2019)

Don, what terrible news-I'm caught completely by surprise-thanks for alerting us. Regards, Len :(
by lennygoran
Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Philip Glass and John Adams on a Bowie-Inspired New Symphony
Replies: 1
Views: 228

Philip Glass and John Adams on a Bowie-Inspired New Symphony

https://beta-static.photobucket.com/images/o7/lensue/5/a12976fe-290f-44a9-9121-154c0de7e253-original.jpg?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds Philip Glass and John Adams on a Bowie-Inspired New Symphony By Zachary Woolfe Jan. 9, 2019 Three years to the day after the death of David Bowie, two eminences...
by lennygoran
Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:14 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Terry Teachout on Verdi's "Falstaff"
Replies: 1
Views: 251

Re: Terry Teachout on Verdi's "Falstaff"

John thanks for posting this-we loved that Met production and love the opera-and for once even the Met's updated version of that opera was good as well! Regards, Len :D
by lennygoran
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: top 10 operas
Replies: 18
Views: 644

Re: top 10 operas

Rach3 wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 3:13 pm
If asked by someone who had never seen or heard an opera, you would recommend:

Traviata
Boheme
Don Giovanni
Carmen
Aida
Rach I'd say Boheme-if that one doesn't get you then you know opera is not for you. Regards, Len :)
by lennygoran
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: top 10 operas
Replies: 18
Views: 644

Re: top 10 operas

maestrob wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:08 pm
My favorite opera,

Brian what a list-GREAT! And how you've been involved in them!!! Regards, Len
by lennygoran
Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: top 10 operas
Replies: 18
Views: 644

Re: top 10 operas

barney wrote:
Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:56 pm
(Or your absence of taste, Len - fleeing. :lol:)
Barney you got me! Regards, Len :lol: :lol: :lol:
by lennygoran
Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Fleming Interview
Replies: 2
Views: 280

Fleming Interview

https://beta-static.photobucket.com/images/o7/lensue/5/1f74f2bb-6aa9-4778-a45c-a7d680a24ffa-original.jpg?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds A friend sent me this interview with Fleming-I'll have to watch out for when the Shed is doing that Norma Jeane Baker of Troy :lol: -we pass by it whenever we'r...
by lennygoran
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:18 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: top 10 operas
Replies: 18
Views: 644

Re: top 10 operas

No way I'll be participating in this survey-no Donizetti-come on! Len [hiding out in secaucus] :lol:
by lennygoran
Mon Jan 07, 2019 6:51 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Met Museum Spectacular Jewelry Exhibit
Replies: 0
Views: 202

Met Museum Spectacular Jewelry Exhibit

https://beta-static.photobucket.com/images/o7/lensue/5/39ce99a0-2545-4626-a9f2-a8b198d4797a-original.jpg?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds https://beta-static.photobucket.com/images/o7/lensue/5/0f6e0543-0beb-4c26-b411-7b989db842b4-original.jpg?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds https://beta-static.p...
by lennygoran
Sun Jan 06, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Out of Silence, the Music of Meditation
Replies: 0
Views: 299

Out of Silence, the Music of Meditation

https://beta-static.photobucket.com/images/o7/lensue/5/32ce0b20-8c09-48d9-a218-57746cc56314-original.jpg?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds This NYTimes article made me think of the discussion I had recently with some friends about when to applaud--and then there's John Cage’s “4’33””. Regards, Len ...
by lennygoran
Sun Jan 06, 2019 6:47 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Prototype Opera/Theater/Now Festival Revives “The Little Death: Vol. 1.”
Replies: 0
Views: 292

Prototype Opera/Theater/Now Festival Revives “The Little Death: Vol. 1.”

https://beta-static.photobucket.com/images/o7/lensue/5/a4bf9d0e-ba5e-4277-a094-bdc52d1b93a8-original.jpg?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds https://beta-static.photobucket.com/images/o7/lensue/5/b77d97d1-97ab-4290-9152-c71353e516e2-original.jpg?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds This is a part of the...
by lennygoran
Sat Jan 05, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Great Performances The Cleveland Orchestra Centennial Celebration
Replies: 14
Views: 688

Great Performances The Cleveland Orchestra Centennial Celebration

Fri Jan 11 Thirteen PBS 9:00 pm Great Performances The Cleveland Orchestra Centennial Celebration A 30 second preview is here: https://www.thirteen.org/programs/great-performances/cleveland-orchestra-centennial-celebration-preview-9qsozi/ Celebrate the orchestra's centennial with a gala concert cond...
by lennygoran
Fri Jan 04, 2019 5:50 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Go Nancy Go
Replies: 0
Views: 191

Go Nancy Go

Watched this yesterday-delightful! Regards, Len :D :D :D https://beta-static.photobucket.com/images/o7/lensue/5/a8f16e66-c4ca-4f8a-8a70-21f0d46602ec-original.jpg?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds The clip can be seen in full here: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/03/us/politics/nancy-pelosi-speaker-1...
by lennygoran
Thu Jan 03, 2019 6:34 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Karl Henning
Replies: 19
Views: 3372

Re: Karl Henning

Belle wrote:
Wed Jan 02, 2019 7:59 am
I note Karl Henning is posting trivia on another music board, so I can only presume he's out of immediate danger after a stroke.
Belle good spotting on your part! Regards, Len :)
by lennygoran
Wed Jan 02, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Met Opera’s ‘Adriana Lecouvreur’ Bristles With Passion and Danger
Replies: 5
Views: 696

Re: Met Opera’s ‘Adriana Lecouvreur’ Bristles With Passion and Danger

Beckmesser wrote:
Wed Jan 02, 2019 7:36 am
I attended the prima on New Year's Eve and, as Tommasini reports, it was an exciting performance. If the Met could field a cast like this one most evenings, they would have no trouble selling more tickets.
This is very good news-thanks! Regards, Len