LA Opera with Lee Lee

Just got tickets for LA Opera’s February production of Mozart’s “Abduction from the Serglio.”  Second LA Opera date with my awesome mother-in-law–first was “Norma” just before Thanksgiving 2015.  Can’t wait!  Look for my opera preview and write up of the experience in February!

 

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Tristan and Isolde: I’m Not Buying It

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Stuart Skelton and Nina Stemme embrace as the title characters in the Met’s 2016 production of Tristan and Isolde.

I was very excited to attend the October 8 broadcast (Met in HD) of Wagner’s Tristan and Isolde with my primary opera companion Roger.  After all, Wagner’s Die Meistersinger had been the highpoint of the 2014-15 season for me, and Nina Stemme Continue reading