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Toys in the attic

The program for the American Chamber Opera Company’s premiere of Melissa Shiflett’s My Undying Love: An Amusement included not one but two glaring typos: not only was the name of the wrong opera printed on the first page, but two of the three dates listed for the season on the front cover were in 2016. Read more »

“Don’t dance for the audience, dance for yourself”

Born on this day in 1927 director-choreographer Bob Fosse. Read more »

Ringing in my queers

Stonewall threads some difficult needles with great success overall in this last installment of New York City Opera’s Pride Month Programming. Read more »

“If you’re going to tell people the truth, be funny or they’ll kill you”

Born on this day in 1906 filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, artist, and journalist Billy Wilder. Read more »

Piangerò la sorte tua

From Twitter.

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The queen is back

Anna Caterina Antonacci headlines the New York City Opera’s 2019-2020 season with a one night only concert performance of Britten’s Gloriana.

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Lenny thing goes

With the Philadelphia Orchestra’s Candide, they saved the best (of all possible worlds) for last.

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The desert song

“Darn, it sure is hot in New Mexico.”

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