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LA RONDINE – REVIEW OF STREAMING OF 2009 MET PRODUCTION

Puccini composed a dozen operas and several of them are dominant perennial favorites. Some of them do...

LE COMTE ORY – REVIEW OF STREAMING OF 2011 MET PRODUCTION

We can all be forgiven for not claiming intimate knowledge of Le Comte Ory. It is by...

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s World

Carousel, Oklahoma! And South Pacific Reviewed by James Karas Composer Richard...

IL TROVATORE – REVIEW OF MET OPERA STREAMING OF 2015 PRODUCTION

By James Karas If you are following the Metropolitan Opera’s streaming of its past...

FRANCESCA DA RIMINI – REVIEW OF STREAMING OF MET OPERA’S 1984...

Reviewed by James Karas Riccardo Zandonai (1883-1944) composed about a dozen operas and had...

Greeks against Greeks Final Chapter and $15,496.93

Hellenic Congress of Quebec v. Hellenic Canadian Congress The Hellenic Congress of Quebec (HCQ)...

PRESENT LAUGHTER – REVIEW OF TELECAST OF 2017 BROADWAY PRODUCTION

Reviewed by James Karas Present Laughter is a hilarious play and one of Noe...

PERSIANS – REVIEW OF STREAMED PRODUCTION FROM EPIDAURUS

The National Theatre of Greece has scored a coup by streaming Aeschylus’s Persians directly from the Ancient...

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REVIEW OF ZEFFIRELLI’S 1981 MET PRODUCTION What is the most performed opera at New...

LA TRAVIATA – REVIEW OF 1981 MET PRODUCTION STREAMED DURING COVID-19

OPERA REVIEW Verdi’s La Traviata had a choppy beginning but it has become one...
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