Posts Tagged ‘Met Live in HD’

Mar. 10 2015

A Rossini Rarity

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | Comments Off on A Rossini Rarity

When Gioachino Rossini was 23 (in point of fact, since he was a leap year baby, he was 5¾), he became composer in residence at the Teatro di San Carlo opera house in Naples. At the end of his 7-year stint, in 1822, he left with nine new operas and his future wife. Isabella Colbran was one of a […]

Feb. 24 2012

Opera on-screen!

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs | Comments Off on Opera on-screen!

While skimming friends’ Facebook posts this morning, I came across a few comments relating to Placido Domingo & Stephen Colbert having sung Verdi’s La Donna e Mobile on last night’s “Colbert Report.” Having missed the broadcast, I immediately Googled the performance & was delighted with the video I found. Both men sound great & look […]

Feb. 21 2012

Adventures of a Mezzo in Manhattan

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs | 2 Comments

Greetings! It’s great to be back on the air. Jim & I took a trip to New York over the weekend, mostly to see Verdi’s Ernani at the Metropolitan Opera. We also got to visit with several friends, one of whom sings in the Met chorus (local opera fans may remember her: Sara Stewart, soprano […]