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Musings

October 2017
  • This is Halloween...Opera Style
    Oct 27, 2017

    Opera is a dramatic art form that naturally lends itself to extraordinary production designs. Which means opera productions offer a goody bag of costume inspiration when in search of the perfect Halloween outfit. 

  • Just the Fachs, Ma’am
    Oct 24, 2017

    Imagine an aural version of the “blind” taste tests that Madison Avenue is so fond of…but instead of coffees or sodas, the point of comparison is singers. 

  • Doing a Super Job
    Oct 13, 2017

    Have you ever noticed characters on stage but not singing during an opera and wondered who they are? They are likely supernumeraries, or supers for short.