Hello!My English teacher did this exercise with our class to get discussion going about social norms. I found it interesting so I thought I'd ask the Nerdfighters to see what they think about it. It…Continue
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I know, one opera review after another, right? Well, yes. :p.
Just last week, I saw a production of Ruggero Leoncavallo’s opera Pagliacci (often mistitled as I Pagliacci) at the Detroit Opera House. Set to a libretto by the composer and first perfomred in 1892 , it was a product of a late nineteenth century Italian operatic movement known as verismo, or truth. Perviously, Italian opera had always reflected the lives of non-ordinary people, kings,…Continue
Posted on May 25, 2012 at 10:45am
FIRST BLOG POST!!!! YAAAAAAY!
It is no secret that I am a huge fan of that curious art form that we call opera. As such, I see a lot of opera, mainly the fabulous productions put on by Michigan Opera Theatre in Detroit.
Recently, I went to see a production of the French opera Les Pêcheurs de Perles (The Pearl Fishers) with music by Georges Bizet and libretto (that’s the words for you non-opera buffs) by Eugène…Continue
Posted on May 18, 2012 at 10:43am — 2 Comments