96 hours

That’s how long we spent between first rehearsal and dress rehearsal. How does that even work? A whirlwind schedule like that can function if you have important people in place. First and foremost, of course, we have our cast from the premiere performances in Houston: the incomparable Frederica von Stade, … Continue Reading →

Metropolitan Opera Quiz

Today I had a dream come true: I was a panelist on the Met Opera Quiz. We did our thing in the second intermission of Borodin’s Prince Igor (an impressive performance, with the Met chorus and orchestra sounding divine, and uniformly excellent singing from the soloists). The host of the quiz … Continue Reading →