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Opera Review: A Rosy End To the Met HD Season – Part IV

Dear Readers: Today finishing my review of the opera Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss which concluded the Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD series for this season.  I know that this review has turned out to be quite long.  But then, … Continue reading

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Opera Review: A Rosy End To the Met HD Season – Part III

Dear Readers: Continuing my review of the opera Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss which ended the 2016-2017 season of Live in HD From the Metropolitan Opera. Where we left off, I was praising the musical and comedy talents of bass … Continue reading

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Opera Review: A Rosy End To the Met HD Season – Part II

Dear Readers: Continuing my review of the opera Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss which ended the 2016-2017 season of Live in HD From the Metropolitan Opera.  I watched the show in an IMAX movie theater.  I was alone this time.  … Continue reading

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Opera Review: A Rosy End To the Met HD Season – Part I

Dear Readers: This past Saturday marked the last transmission of the Metropolitan Opera Live In HD for the 2016-2017 season.  The Powers That Be at the Met selected the romantic comedy Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss to end the IMAX season, … Continue reading

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Eugene Onegin: Tchaikovsky Conquers the Met – Part II

Dear Readers: Today’s post will conclude my review of the Metropolitan Opera Saturday matinee production of “Eugene Onegin” by Tchaikovsky. Which I watched in an American IMAX movie theater in Live HD streaming, a way of distributing culture to the masses, … Continue reading

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Eugene Onegin: Tchaikovsky Conquers the Met – Part I

Dear Readers: This is my review of the Metropolitan Opera Saturday matinee production of “Eugene Onegin” by Tchaikovsky.  I watched/heard, alas, not in the actual theater at Lincoln Center in New York City, but, second-best choice, in an IMAX movie theater in … Continue reading

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Idomeneo Rules At The Met – Part II

Dear Readers: This is the conclusion of my review of the Metropolitan Opera production of Idomeneo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.  Mozart was only 24 when he composed the music for this opera.  He did not write the libretto himself, but … Continue reading

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