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Barber of Seville - Pacific Opera Project

Looking forward to performing a secondary role with Pacific Opera Project in their upcoming production of Rossini’s “The Barber of Seville”.

After a busy summer of singing Don Jose in Bizet’s masterpiece “Carmen”, filling in as a last minute Alfredo Germont for a company in need of a tenor for Verdi’s “La Traviata” and then taking part in a wonderful series of master classes in Beverly Hills with Maestro Peter Mark … Christopher is very much looking forward to the fun and hilarity that has been every POP production he has been involved in. 37 more words


LA Opera Presents Verdi’s Macbeth at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

By Jane Rosenberg

Verdi’s Macbeth, interpreted by a consummate conductor and orchestra with magnificent singing from the chorus and principals, made for a powerful night of opera and a brilliant opener to LA Opera’s 2016-17 season. 869 more words

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Trumpet players like to show off

… then they’ll get to show off.

Today we realized that, regardless of their gender, the opera’s trumpet players would have to dress as Gerudo Pirates for Act II in order to mingle with the female choir on stage.


Liveblogging: Mozart’s “Figaro” from Amsterdam (2016) on Sept. 30th

[…just as an inexplicable desire makes us keep talking about opera. We get you, Cherubino. Though I am not sure how many of us would still command coherent speech in that situation? 172 more words


Eliogabalo: Francesco Cavalli (1667)


(Opéra de Paris at Palais Garnier, 25 September 2016)

Please forgive the recent silence. This last week was extremely busy which, on one hand, means there was no time to write new posts,  2,912 more words


Compose Creatively by Breaking the Rules | Easy Ear Training

Composing music classically restricts your creativity. In the modern age, there are many ways to create your own new sounds, as Adam Scott Neal reveals. 10 more words