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Spotlight: Operatic Starbucks

Hi, dilettantes. It’s been a pretty slow week, so for your reading pleasure and entertainment, here is some opera humor inspired by literarystarbucks and theatricalstarbucks on Tumblr. 344 more words

2 Original Songs!

To celebrate the 125th Anniversary of The New York Dramatic Mirror’s announcement of John Gray as the Loomer Opera House’s Manager, I’ve written 2 original songs to be released on Aug. 71 more words


'Two Women' channels Puccini, Hollywood in world premiere 

Marco Tutino’s new opera “Two Women,” which takes place in war-torn Italy during World War II, has one stirring moment. Near the end of Act I, Rosetta (sung by… 1,181 more words

Classical Music

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Janelle Gelfand reviews Marco Tutino’s new opera Two Women, which serves as a San Francisco Opera debut for CCM alumnus Edward Nelson (BM Voice, 2011; MM Voice, 2013)! You can read her full recap online at here.

A musing on Carmen

This week I went to see the 19th century opera Carmen. I have never been to opera before. I don’t take to it easily. I find opera bazar – people singing normal conversation – if life were like that all the time then life would be very different. 209 more words


A night at the opera

To distract ourselves from evenings glued  in front of the TV – practically every channel yesterday was showing either long lines of the elderly lining up (some since 4 a.m) to collect their meager pensions, or politicians and journalists endlessly arguing – we opted for a night at the opera. 266 more words


4. Go to the Opera

Last night I lost my virginity – my opera virginity!

On the hottest day of the year, I was pleased to be spending the evening in an air-conditioned cinema watching ENO’s live streaming of… 220 more words