When someone says classical music or opera is dead
if i’m in a good mood, i’m like if i’m in a bad mood, i’m like
When Joseph Volpe kicked Kathleen Battle out of...
he was like:
When there's a hot new young opera conductor
When the Commendatore shows up
he’s basically like
When theaters try and book Renee Fleming
When La Donna del Lago is streaming online (!)
donna-elvira: La Donna del Lago From La Scala with Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Florez From 2pm EST Right here! Guys, you know how we love us some Juan Diego and Joyce. This is delightful.
My reactions to Der Holle Rache
When most sopranos sing it: When Diana Damrau sings it:
When the last rush ticket goes to the person in...
When I meet another Wagner-lover
"weird - most people your age aren't into opera"
When there's a curtain call after every act
When I tell my nonopera friends the plot of Salome
They’re just all
When an opera character "wakes up" after "passing...
it’s pretty much like:
When Belcore rolls in
he’s just like
My mental image of Don Alfonso
When I get in the Mozart recit groove
i’m just like:
When Dulcamara sells Nemorino the Elixir
When the orchestra finally strikes up Golden Calf...
It’s just like
The last five minutes of La Wally
and then all of a sudden: well, kinda :) Thanks to operateen for the suggestion! And check out his fabulous blog!