Stepping into the role of Dido will be American mezzo-soprano Susan Graham.
In a striking program at Carnegie Hall last night, the Orchestra of St. Luke’s), with guest vocalist Susan Graham, brought together a wide array of musical proclivities—good and good bad taste alike.
“Mezzo Susan Graham’s 2015-16 Includes Count/Countess Double Act at the Met Opera in November and December”
It is easy to become overly identified with opera—as a cleverer friend of mine once noted: being a sports fan is an interest, but if you like opera, everyone thinks of it as a crippling obsession.
Susan Graham (pictured) and Piotr Beczala are the latest additions to the roster of “WQXR Presents Metropolitan Opera Spring Highlights,” at The Greene Space on Monday, April 6 at 7:00 PM.
“This summer, [Susan] Graham will cap her season in Paris by making her role debut as Anna in The King and I at the Théâtre du Châtelet (June 13-29).”
Recently, opera showed up at both Mets, the Metropolitan Opera and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
La Cieca thought it would be amusing to do a bit of speculation about what’s to come as we approach the middle of the decade.
Elizabeth Bishop will sing Didon today at the Met, replacing an ailing Susan Graham.
La Cieca predicts you won’t be seeing any puritans at the Met next season, except of course for the ones who slouch around during intermission hissing, “You call that a trill?”