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Re: General Opera News
« Reply #801 on: March 18, 2020, 01:21:57 PM »
That story is dated "June 22, 2014, 12:00 a.m." Has the issue become topical again?



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Re: General Opera News
« Reply #802 on: March 18, 2020, 01:45:20 PM »
That story is dated "June 22, 2014, 12:00 a.m." Has the issue become topical again?




Oh, sorry! I suppose not, it was a headline which (peculiarly, now that we know its vintage) the Boston Globe app brought me when I went to the editorials section....
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« Reply #803 on: March 18, 2020, 04:41:47 PM »
Oh, sorry! I suppose not, it was a headline which (peculiarly, now that we know its vintage) the Boston Globe app brought me when I went to the editorials section....

Most newspapers do that. There's a list of editorials in that section, but no indication of their writing date. You have to click on it to realize you’re reading stale news. Especially annoying when said newspaper has a paywall after a few free articles... >:(

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Re: General Opera News
« Reply #804 on: March 18, 2020, 05:04:00 PM »
Most newspapers do that. There's a list of editorials in that section, but no indication of their writing date. You have to click on it to realize you’re reading stale news. Especially annoying when said newspaper has a paywall after a few free articles... >:(

Doubly sorry!
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« Reply #805 on: March 18, 2020, 05:45:55 PM »
Don’t be sorry, Karl. I had not clicked on that one, just concurring with you that the newspaper's digital layout creates confusion  ;).

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Re: General Opera News
« Reply #806 on: March 19, 2020, 10:33:52 AM »
In more current Met news, they've now canceled the remainder of their season, originally scheduled to run through May 9th.
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Re: General Opera News
« Reply #807 on: April 01, 2020, 09:44:52 AM »
Bayreuth festival is cancelled.  Between 1946 and 1951, Bayreuth was also cancelled to forget the Nazi era.


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Re: General Opera News
« Reply #808 on: April 01, 2020, 01:02:50 PM »
Bayreuth festival is cancelled.  Between 1946 and 1951, Bayreuth was also cancelled to forget the Nazi era.



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Wow!!! What a bummer. But we all knew it had to happen at this point, no?

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Re: General Opera News
« Reply #809 on: April 17, 2020, 02:14:09 PM »
The Lyric Opera of Chicago has joined in on the virtual orchestra fun during these challenging times.
They were supposed to be performing the Ring Cycle 3 times this month, so it's been a real bummer for the entire company that they weren't able to. I did see Lyric perform Die Walküre two years ago, and was planning on hopefully seeing the cycle this month. On a personal note, by brother is principal trombone of Lyric, and shows up at the 1:20 mark of the video.
I hope you enjoy!

If you can't access YouTube here's a link to their Twitter page that includes the video...
https://twitter.com/LyricOpera


<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/3JzqCjuCK2U&amp;feature=youtu.be" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/3JzqCjuCK2U&amp;feature=youtu.be</a>

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Re: General Opera News
« Reply #810 on: May 03, 2020, 05:12:51 AM »
The Lyric Opera of Chicago has joined in on the virtual orchestra fun during these challenging times.
They were supposed to be performing the Ring Cycle 3 times this month, so it's been a real bummer for the entire company that they weren't able to. I did see Lyric perform Die Walküre two years ago, and was planning on hopefully seeing the cycle this month. On a personal note, by brother is principal trombone of Lyric, and shows up at the 1:20 mark of the video.
I hope you enjoy!

If you can't access YouTube here's a link to their Twitter page that includes the video...
https://twitter.com/LyricOpera


<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/3JzqCjuCK2U&amp;feature=youtu.be" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/3JzqCjuCK2U&amp;feature=youtu.be</a>
Thanks for that; it was fun to watch!  They have a nice bio on him here:  https://www.lyricopera.org/about-lyric-opera/orchestra-and-chorus/lyric-opera-orchestra/jeremy-moeller/

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Re: General Opera News
« Reply #811 on: June 13, 2020, 01:34:19 AM »
Next season (Feb. 2021) San Diego Opera's doing a double bill of Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi with mezzo Stephanie Blythe as the Zia Principessa and the title role in Gianni Schicchi. 

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