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Carmen Smokes Up The Met! – Part IV

Dear Readers: Today finishing up my review of the Metropolitan Opera Live in HD production of Carmen – which I watched in a movie theater on Saturday February 2.  I have said most of what I wanted to say about … Continue reading

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Carmen Smokes Up The Met! – Part III

Dear Readers: Continuing with my review of the Metropolitan Opera Live in HD production of Carmen – which I watched in a movie theater on Saturday February 2.  This particular movie theater is quite shabby and rundown, but the IMAX … Continue reading

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Carmen Smokes Up The Met! – Part II

Dear Readers: Continuing with my review of the Metropolitan Opera Live in HD production of Carmen – which I watched in a movie theater on Saturday February 2.  And, as always, felt so grateful that the Met management makes these … Continue reading

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Carmen Smokes Up The Met! – Part I

Dear Readers: Originally I had not planned to post a review of the Metropolitan Opera Live in HD production of Carmen – which I saw last weekend in a movie theater – but only because this opera, about the most … Continue reading

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Adriana Conquers the Met – Epilogue

Dear Readers: And now it is time to end this series!  To summarize:  I loved the Met Live in HD production of “Adriana Lecouvreur” starring Anna Netrebko in the title role.  Also starring Piotr Beczała as the dashing Count Maurice … Continue reading

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Adriana Conquers the Met – Part XIII

Dear Readers: Continuing with my review of the Metropolitan Live in HD production of Francesco Cilea’s Adriana Lecouvreur!   Recapping plot with the assistance of this English translation of the original French play.  Where we left off, it is the beginning … Continue reading

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Adriana Conquers the Met – Part XII

Dear Readers: Continuing with my review of the Metropolitan Live in HD production of Francesco Cilea’s Adriana Lecouvreur!   Recapping plot with the assistance of this English translation of the original French play.  We just finished working through Act II of … Continue reading

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