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Tag Archives: Metropolitan Opera HD Live

MARNIE—BOOK TO MOVIE TO MET

THIS PAST WEEKEND, I enjoyed the Metropolitan Opera’s Met HD production of Nico Muhly’s Marnie. I’m seeing it again tomorrow, November 14, 2018, with Wife Dottie as a Met Encore. … Continue reading

November 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

HOW LUIS BUÑUEL PREPARES ME FOR DONALD TRUMP

LUIS BUÑUEL, Spain-born Mexican filmmaker, was the father of cinematic Surrealism, a genre that attracted me during my Cleveland art-theatre 20s. And just two days ago, Daughter Suz and I … Continue reading

November 20, 2017 · 3 Comments

MANY FLUTES ARE MAGICAL

MOZART’S DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE, The Magic Flute, is an opera that has been magical in many ways. When it premiered in 1791, it was a linguistic breakaway that also spilled the … Continue reading

December 4, 2015 · 1 Comment