Plus: New tracks from Red Hare and Fellow Creatures.
Posts Tagged ‘Washington National Opera’
When operas try their hands at musicals, the result is often a mixed bag.
Go see Appomattox—especially if you’re not an opera fan.
Plus: Yale just released 6,000 photos of D.C. during the Great Depression.
Parallels to Wagner’s life: He once took a long boat trip and probably felt persecuted and sexually frustrated a lot.
Who said it: Francis Poulenc or ISIS?
Less Gabriel García Márquez, more Ice Cube and J.Lo.
Kaiser could be tone deaf at times, with "let them eat cake" moments and one alleged "go fuck yourself."
Christoph Eschenbach, the conductor of the Washington National Orchestra, signs on for another two years. [Post]
D.C. booker and ex-Gwar member Jim Thompson remembers Dave Brockie. [Bandwidth]
Listen to the new, extra-vibey Thievery Corporation album, Saudade. [NPR]
Bank of America donates a collection of photographs by Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe—plus $1 million—to the Museum of African American History and Culture. [Post]
Baby Bry Bry talks [...]
Props to director Stephen Lawless for working a dick joke into his version of L’elisir d’amore. “His ego is large, I don’t know about the rest of him,” smirks Adina about her suitor Belcore, with a corresponding hand gesture that I guess was not in the original libretto (“È modesto il signorino!”: “The little gentleman [...]