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Remakes: Why Barber of Seville's Survival was a Close Shave (Sorry)

There’s a particular kind of film making that’s become so prevalent over the past few years as to become a free-standing punchline: the gritty reboot. Rebooting and remaking has almost become a genre of its own with many sub-genres, all of which seem to upset everyone all the time. 1,500 more words

The Barber of Seville opens this week in Guanajuato, Mexico

The Teatro del Bicentenario in León, Guanajuato will present its first opera production of the 2015 season starting on the 15th of March, The Barber of Seville by Gioachino Rossini. 302 more words

Teach Your Kids to Love Opera. No, Really.

Opera (noun): A super boring performance where very large people screech in a foreign language. See also: interminable, nap time, old-fashioned.  If that’s your definition of opera, it’s time to change that! 780 more words


Concert of pleasing success and great live opera experience

So, here is just a quick note to say about two blogs I’ll put up ASAP.

1. The recital I had coming up has been and gone. 197 more words

Addle-Headed Opera: MET Barber of Seville and L'Italiana in Algeri

Beset by the vicissitude of fickle fate? Bamboozle ‘em with the pappataci Mustafa songs. Hoodwink ‘em with besotted Moors.  Promise ‘em roles as kamikan (governor). Or just watch the new production of… 523 more words


Cutting out expensive razor blades, plus a beautiful Barber of Seville

There are certain hygiene-related matters that are, if not taboo, at least highly sensitive to discuss in polite society. I’m referring, of course, to the price of razor blades. 427 more words


The Barber of Seville

This morning, Constance and her human went to the Live in HD broadcast of Il Barbiere di Seviglia 74 more words