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I will gladly pay you Tuesday for fundraising today

A faithful parterrian sends a copy of a fundraising letter from Opera Orchestra of New York, the gist of which is “remember all the cool stuff we did in the 1980s? Well, send us money and maybe we’ll do another opera sometime.” Read more »

La regina d’Inghilterra ho veduto cantar

“At Carnegie Hall last Thursday, a capacity crowd witnessed what might be the final official act of a monarch who has reigned for more than four decades.” [New York Observer]

Victorious, happy and glorious

Even before Italian diva Mariella Devia had completed the stunning high D natural that capped her miraculous portrayal of Elisabetta in Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux Thursday evening at Carnegie Hall, tens, then hundreds of those in attendance leapt to their feet to shout their acclaim at the conclusion of the most recent example of that most quintessential event for many New York operagoers: the concert opera.  Read more »

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Happy April 1!

American soprano Aprile Millo rehearses for her role debut as Clara in Porgy and Bess with Opera Orchestra of New York.

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Magic Michael

Our Own JJ weighs in at some length about OONY’s performance of I Lombardi over at musicalamerica.com.

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Light up the sky

Either tonight’s concert performance of I Lombardi by Opera Orchestra of New York was a “star is born” moment for Michael Fabiano, or else there is no such thing as a “star is born” moment any more.

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Come un bel dì di gennaio

I’ve always had a certain affection for Roberto Alagna.

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I am missing the winter now

One quick way to warm up: Watching tenor heartthrob Roberto Alagna.

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Una donna misteriosa ognora

Soprano Kristin Lewis will sing the role of Maddalena in Opera Orchestra of New York’s presentation of Andrea Chenier on January 6.

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Who has more justification to wear a wifebeater?

Half full

Opera Orchestra of New York has announced their 2012-2013 season of only two performances.

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