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As the Met Abandons Blackface, a Look at the Legacy of African Americans in Opera


A fairly long, but great read. Posing questions and some people’s answers about race in opera. It also gives a good amount of history to American opera casting. 41 more words

Queen of the Night: Part One

In the endless effort to improve upon my design and sewing skills, I have decided to create a costume for The Queen of the Night from Mozart’s… 1,365 more words


Happy Birthday Chagall! His Designs for 'Magic Flute' on View in Cooperstown

Today would have been early modernist artist Marc Chagall’s 128th birthday. So to celebrate, why not take a short (3+ hour) road trip upstate to beautiful Cooperstown, New York? 269 more words

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Everything in the Right Place

Everything in the Right Place

There was once a little goose-girl who was standing in the road, she barely had time to move when a baron came rushing by on his horse. 1,002 more words

Hans Christian Andersen!!

Odd Worlds: Robots in Opera

Possibly a first in alternative casting, Komische Oper Berlin, has built an opera around a robot who is learning about opera.  The Guardian has a video report. 91 more words


Day 16: Strung Along To Salzburg

Song of the day: “Master of Puppets” by Metallica

What better way to kick off the second half of our trip than with our longest train ride?   1,000 more words

The Magic Flute June Performances

Coming to Gilded Angel Opera, Mozart’s The Magic Flute. Why should you see this production? One, the cast is amazing, and the talent is from this area, not brought in from New York. 89 more words

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