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OperaNow! #258: Best One Yet?

Hey Munich: You're wrong about The Exterminating Angel...Singers gather around to create a better experience...San Diego Opera asks the community what they want...New marquee goes up at opera house in Travers City.

Guess Who Died?

This week features Michael, The OC, Doug Dodson, Kevin Kees and Roberta.


OperaNow! #257: Patinkin & Gunn!

10 years later, The Met's HD broadcasts...Edinburgh Festival offers refunds for Cosi before the show opens...Everyone wants to be in Mozart in the Jungle...Patinkin & Gunn...Anton Coppola going strong at 99.

Plus OPERABUSTERS! and Guess Who Died? And listen through to the end for a special interview...

This week features Michael, The OC, Doug Dodson, Mike Mayes and old school, host Kevin Kees.


OperaNow! #256: Even Coach Ended After Like 12 Years

How do you solve a problem like Peter Gelb? That aria is way too long...Opera composed by psychiatrist attempts to address schizophrenia...Pole dancer spices up Verdi (about time)...Young Pavarotti discovered in Wales (sort of.)

Olivers Corner continues it's look at The Rakes Progress with Act 2.

This week features Michael, The OC and Doug Dodson


OperaNow! #255: Gi-Giunta-Claire

Yannick coming to The Met (in 20 years)...

In Oliver's first Corner on The Rake's Progress we listen to Paul Appleby, Laura Claycomb, and Dawn Upshaw in her prime.

This week features Micahel, The OC and Matthan Black


OperaNow! #254: Metropolitan Opera Zone

As we we ease back into things, we shoot the shit and disucuss a few stories.

The Norma Effect...New York City Opera announces first full season...NY Times talking heads try to get more people to the opera (and Michael solves the problem)

Oliver's Corner goes on hiatus to week, a look at the TV show Jackass.

Guess Who Died (again)?

This week features Michael, The OC and Doug Dodson.


We Aren't Podcasters Emeritus

Scheduling, travel and a grueling illness that struck Michael have made recording tough...hear about the fight of his life on the next show!


OperaNow! #253: Jimmy & Pete's?

 So long, James Levine...


OperaNow! #252: Elephants On Stage

Upstart Opera in NYC...Another Camarena Encore At The Met...ENO Music Director Resigns...Verdic Cycle Comes To A Close in Sarasota...Florence Foster Jenkins Movie...Greenwich Residents to Perform in The Sorcerer.

In Oliver's Corner we listen to Leyla Gencer, Piero Cappuccilli, and Dimitra Theodossiou in act 2 of Roberto Devereux.

This week features Michael, The OC and Doug Dodson.

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UPDATE!: Be Back Soon

Schedules, illness, and travel have prevented us from recording lately, but we will be back very soon! Go listen to old shows and marvel about how we haven't gotten any bettter at doing this.