Tag Archives: Strauss

A Very Small Fledermaus – Student Production Captures the Magic

A month or so ago in this space you heard me rave about the production of Die Fledermaus by¬†Opera San Jos….¬† I won’t take back a word of¬†that review,¬†but I have to tell you about a quite different but equally exciting Continue reading »

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Fledermaus Review – Happy Hour at Opera San Jos…

IF you live anywhere near San Jose California, and IF you like any¬†of opera, light opera, operetta, or musicals, THEN run, do not walk, to the Opera San Jos…¬†web site¬†(or call them at 1-408-437-4450) and order your tickets to see Cast I perform¬†Die Fledermaus on Saturday 11/17, Tuesday 11/20, or Sunday (matinee) 11/25.¬† Continue reading »

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Der Rosenkavalier MetHD Review – It gets better every time I see it

Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss
MetHD Live, January 9, 2010
Met HD Encore, January 27, 2010
MetHD Summer Encore, July 25, 2012
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Capriccio – Strauss’ Last Opera

Let’s play a little game. Match the three Strauss operas in List A with the three words in List B. Continue reading »

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Der Rosenkavalier

Der Rosenkavalier
Strauss
January 9, 2010
Met HD
Cinemark, Palo Alto, CA

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Salome

Saturday morning I spent an engrossed two hours at the Century Cinemas 16 watching and listening to the Metropolitan Opera Live HD broadcast of Salome, starring Karita Mattila in the title role. I take first-rate singing voices as a given with the Met; she could also act and dance. Continue reading »

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