The Opera Alphabet (Which I Will Now Rap For You)

As you know, my wife is out of town. So I did this today. Happy Friday! Aida’s assaulted and attacked and angers Amneris Also Andrea Chenier agitates all Paris But Billy Budd’s bod by Benjamin Britten Is Bangin’ and Boomin’. Opera bug has bitten. Callas can clearly communicate Carmen And Cecilia’s Cosi is iconically charming […]

Should the Opera World Ban Smoking?

For those of you who don’t follow this sort of thing, there has been a bit of controversy in the opera world recently regarding smoking.  West Australian Opera, who is sponsored in large part by Healthway (the independently run but still government sponsored anti-smoking association), was possibly thinking about performing Bizet’s classic and beloved opera Carmen, […]