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pamela-feinsilber's picture
Oct.14.2010
Word of the Day: Supernumerary Those of you who don't think opera overlaps with popular culture have not been watching Mad Men. Or am I the only one who remembers a conversation Don Draper had in an elegant restaurant in the first of this season's episodes, when he was on a blind date with a young...
pamela-feinsilber's picture
Oct.06.2010
As you set out to read, I hope, this blog, I can hear you wondering: Who are you? And possibly, if you're not an opera buff, What is the Ring Cycle? To get things squared away right away: The Ring refers to Richard Wagner's magnificent cycle of four linked operas, The Ring of the Nibelungen, which...
sam-barry's picture
Jun.21.2010
This past Saturday night Kathi and I went and saw Die Walküre (The Valkyrie) at the San Francisco Opera. Produced by Stephen Spielberg and directed by Francis Ford Coppola, the cast of this all-star production of the Wagnerian classic includes Marlon Brando, Martin Sheen, Robert Duvall, Johnny Depp...