Tag Archives: Javier Camarena

La Fille Hits The Nigh Notes At The Met – Part II

Dear Readers: Continuing my review of this excellent Metropolitan Opera production.  The singers and the orchestra were amazing, as usual.  My only quibble is about the setting and the staging.  I don’t like the sets.  For Act I, all they … Continue reading

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La Fille Hits The Nigh Notes At The Met – Part I

Dear Readers: This is my review of the Metropolitan Live in HD production of the opera La fille du regiment (“Daughter of the Regiment”), that great comic opera by Gaetano Donizetti.  I saw this production yesterday in an American movie … Continue reading

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Semiramide Reigns At the Met – Part II

Dear Readers: Yesterday we touched on the theme of Bel canto opera and why it is so great.  Bel canto is one of the crowning jewels of the European musical legacy, Europe’s gift to the world, which includes the invention … Continue reading

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