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Popera! treats listeners to musical theatre classics from varied eras

Audiences with a general taste for musical theatre were treated to an enjoyable Sunday afternoon matinee on March 1

With others from the Cowtown Opera Company simultaneously engaged at their Inglewood Festival Hall venue in the final concert of Sing Along With Mary — their adaptation of Mary Poppins — that likely made for a difficult choice of which to go to. 922 more words


'Manchurian Candidate' To Make Opera Debut At St. Paul's Ordway

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Take a little brainwashing, add a few political assassinations and stir in a villainess evil enough to rival Lady Macbeth. The enduring result is “The Manchurian Candidate,” first as a novel, then two movies and now — an opera. 774 more words


Listening to... Sol3 Mio

It has been a crazy ten days or so. I had a car crash and managed to break my car (but nobody was hurt thank goodness). 335 more words

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Non cala il sipario a Donetsk

Un fascio di luce rosso sangue illumina il palco mentre Don Jose disperato trafigge Carmen per poi essere trascinato via dai soldati. La folla si alza in piedi, tante le divise, di più ancora le pellicce e gli abiti eleganti degli abitanti di Donetsk che nonostante la guerra seguono la stagione del Teatro dell’Opera. 779 more words



I first realised that I wanted to be a singer during the final scene of Act I of Tchaikovsky’s Nut Cracker. It was somewhat inconvenient, given that at that very moment I was sat somewhere towards the back of the second violins, having recently passed my Grade 8, and beginning the process of auditioning for music college. 372 more words


A Great Carmen at the Metropolitan Opera--Elina Garanca and Yonghoon Lee

Slated to hear Jonas Kaufmann do one of the two performances of Don Jose at the Metropolitan Opera he signed on to, we, like the other 4,000 Met audience members were disappointed to read in the… 488 more words

Retirement In New York

Backlogging Part One

Oh boy…..

Well, started this blog 3 years ago, posted 3 times, and became so busy with school and performing I forgot I even had a blog. 657 more words

mossjon314159 reblogged this on Misty Midwest Mossiness and commented:

An update on my daughter's blog (three years and waiting) but I'm so proud of her. I can't wait to here her perform again.