Posts Tagged ‘Metropolitan Opera’

Classical Season’s Greetings

Written by Jay Nordlinger on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts West Side Spirit, Our Town, Theater, West Side Spirit

Netrebko in Donizetti’s Elixir AN ‘ELIXIR’ WITHOUT FIZZ AND A MODEL ‘CARMINA BURANA’ The Metropolitan Opera opened its 2012-13 season with a new production of The Elixir of Love, Donizetti’s offbeat romantic comedy. For 20 years, the Met had a production by John Copley: goofy, whimsical, endearing—like The Elixir of Love. It looked like an old-fashioned Valentine’s Day card. At the [&hellip
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Ballet’s Perilous History on Video

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by Joel Lobenthal Not enough of Natalia Makarova’s high artistic quality nor her particular qualities were on view at the tribute to her staged by Youth America Grand prix late last month. The videos shown of her performances existed almost in a class of their own. I don’t think that this was deliberate, for the [&hellip
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LINCOLN CENTER MEANS BIG BUCKS

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By Dan Rivoli Lincoln Center announced highlights from its study on the economic impact the performing arts complex has on New York City. Lincoln Center estimates that $3.4 billion of economic activity is generated from its 12 resident organizations, which includes the Metropolitan Opera, the New York Philharmonic and the New York City Ballet
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City Week: October 8 – October 13

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8 Fall for Dance—It’s back and better than ever—five programs (performed twice) featuring as diverse and impressive an array of dancers, companies and choreographers as you’ll find anywhere. Tickets are always scarce, but there are cancellation lines before each show. Worth it to score [&hellip
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Tuesdays at The Met

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My father and I have started a new tradition: Tuesdays at the Metropolitan Opera. In order to support such a lavish habit, we have taken advantage of the Agnes Varis and Karl Leichtman Rush Tickets program, which provides 200 orchestra seats at a mere $20 a ticket. As would be expected, such an offer attracts [&hellip
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