Once I thought he’d never grow tall as this fence

Oh who knows what will now begin?

Happy birthday to Harry Rose, formerly known as Opera Teen, who is 20 years old today. Read more »

Katerina’s insomnia

Fellow sitcom junkies may remember the episode of Modern Family where Gloria Pritchett, Sofia Vergara’s character, describes her relationship with her ex-husband: “It seemed like all we did was fight and make love, fight and make love, fight and make love. One time, I’m not kidding you, we fell out the window together.” Throw in a trio of murders and a healthy splash of vodka and you have, more or less, the plot of Shostakovich’s Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk.   Read more »

A pair of kings

Opera Teen (pictured) approves of this summer’s program at the Glimmerglass Festival.

All Sills final

You can tell a lot about someone from their garage sale.

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Opera Teen (pictured, second from left) is not kidding us: he had an interview with Peter Gelb.

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Smells like teen critic

Friend of the box Opera Teen (pictured, right) reacts to Saturday night’s performance of Otello.

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