Posts Tagged ‘la boheme’

Winter brings gray skys and rain–at least in Vancouver.  The sun shone today for the Met Opera broadcast, at the local movie house, of Otello.  As did the sun last week for L’Elisir d’Amore, and before that for The Tempest.  For the best part of winter is opera. (more…)

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Last Saturday we saw La Boheme by Puccini.  Thanks as always to Goldcorp for sponsoring so great an event.  Mining profit bring benefits.  And great opera is one of them.  This production by Vancouver Opera was superb.  I have seen the opera many times and cried and yawned to various productions.  This production was, I repeat, superb: beautiful; lyrical; well-produced; well-sung; enough to make you weep with the lovers who were real, in-love, and tragically human in their inconstancy and death. (more…)

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