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Don Giovanni in concerto

El estro y sus creaciones – oestrus ‘tábano’, ‘locura’, ‘inspiración poética’, del griego οἶστρος oîstros: Dos criaturas del estro poético de Lorenzo Da Ponte – … 2,649 more words


Happy Saturday MMT Fam! Today, we’re giving away passes to the second performance (and encore) of the Met: Live in HD 2016-17 season. Don Giovanni (Mozart) 89 more words


ENO: Don Giovanni

ENO: Don Giovanni
English National Opera
Coliseum. 4 October 2016

It would take a brave barrister to defend a serial rapist with the argument that “his gigantic passion beautifies and develops its object, who flushes in enhanced beauty by its reflection”. 691 more words

Concert Reviews

'Tristan und Isolde' Soars, While 'Don Giovanni' and 'La Bohème' Fail to Impress

Among the multisyllabic foreign expressions that the intellectual opera fan loves to throw around, a particular favorite is Gesamtkunstwerk. Coined by Richard Wagner, the term is not, as you might think, in reaction to a particularly violent sneezing fit but a key concept in the essay “Art and Revolution,” in which the composer expounded on the relationship between opera and society. 800 more words

Metropolitan Opera

In and out of the public eye

Some unusually non-public work is going on currently, for the general life of a professional performer. (Though it’s a paradox that, in the particular world of non-classical covers acts (ie most people that actually make money from rock, pop, soul, etc.), performing at… 365 more words

Pafos Aphrodite Festival 2016 - Bringing Mozart to Cyprus (2 - 4 Sept)

The fantastic annual ‘Pafos Aphrodite Festival Cyprus’ will take place this year on 2nd, 3rd and 4th of September 2016 at it’s usual stunning venue of Paphos Harbour, with the Medieval Castle backdrop. 350 more words

Since Mexico...

I’ve been enjoying my summer. I thought it would be all downhill from my Playa del Carmen vacation, but I’ve managed to go places I never considered before. 625 more words