Yes the stealthy tweeter is back and live tweeting the dress rehearsals of Vancouver Opera. Opera Ninja was last seen during La Traviata, but since then…silence. I mean there’s stealthy and then there is…absence. Fear not opera fans, I will again be donning the mask of the Opera Ninja for this opera season! First up: […]
Very different posters for next season vs this season. I like the one for Traviata the best I think [From Vancouver Opera Blog: New Season, New Look] I do still need to try to get my hands on a Madama Butterfly poster.
Fine, opera isn’t for everyone, but before you think opera isn’t for you, you need to go see one. Seriously. In the opera world there are a lot of great “first time operas” to attend. My first was Eugene Onegin (not in the list of first ones to see), Gus’s was Tosca, I’d put Madama […]
Ah Mozart. Love Mozart’s music, but I haven’t been to a Mozart Opera before … until now. The Marriage of Figaro is the second play in a trilogy, Barber of Seville comes first in the series of plays, but as an opera was second (by 30 years, so the prequel isn’t a new invention!). Regardless, […]
This a a belated post, since Nixon in China closed this weekend, but that’s okay because the two operas I’m most looking forward to are coming up next. I haven’t been to a Mozart opera yet, but I tend to like Mozart, and have been listening to Don Giovanni so I think I’ll enjoy Marriage […]