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An opera weekend.  Started Friday with Verdi’s Luisa Miler on DVD with a big bottle of brandy.  And then this morning at the Schoolhouse movie theater in Coquitlam with Verdi’s Macbeth.  The best part of all this was Anna Netrebko as Lady Macbeth.  As the New Yorker notes: (more…)

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It is that time of the year age when Saturday mornings and early afternoons are taken up with a visit to the movie house in Coquitlam and another MET opera.  Unusually sunny start to the season.  Still just cool enough to feel good to head indoors and settle back to opera. Today was Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro.  I have seen this opera many times, but every time it delights—except for that interminable final act that goes on and on in silly plot and pottiness. (more…)

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Today was a sad day.  The MET opera, watched live in a quiet and safe place, Coquitlam east of Vancouver, BC, was Aida.  Yet the national tragedy of the twenty-eight deaths in Connecticut overshadowed the tragedy of the opera.  (more…)

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