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Aida: Balto-Slavic-Gruzian Marcia Trionfale At the Met!

Dear Readers: So, this past Saturday I saw (heard?) the Metropolitan Opera in its matinee transmission of “Aida” at my local movie theater, and I gotta tell you, this was a two-popcorn bag event!  In a word, it was superb.  … Continue reading

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Semiramide Reigns At the Met – Part IV

Dear Readers: Continuing in Semiramide mode by attempting to put together the backstory.  I skimmed Voltaire’s play, and it seems like Gaetano Rossi’s libretto stuck very closely to Voltaire (with the inevitable simplifications required to turn a play into an … Continue reading

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