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“Parto, ma tu ben mio” by Elina Garanca

Another aria from the famous mezzo soprano. Advertisements

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Trailer Music Makes Me Say “What?”

OK, I have seen the Murder on the Orient Trailer a few times now.  But I don’t get the music. Imagine Dragons? I don’t get it.

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“Vecchia zimarra, senti” by Ildebrando D’Arcangelo

I saw a small, but lovely, production of La Boheme at the Ohio Theater in June.  This is an aria sung by one of the characters, who is going to sell his winter coat to provide Mimi with a muff … Continue reading

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Ach, Ich Fuhl’s by Genia Kühmeier

We return again to Die Zauberflote, which has some wonderful music wasted on a terrible story. Seriously, I do not care about Tamino’s search for Masonic enlightenment.  But, this is a very famous aria, and for good reason.  It is … Continue reading

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“Think of Me” Is a Terrible Song

As I wrote a few months ago, I wrote about how I watched the 25th anniversary gala version of The Phantom of the Opera.  I hadn’t listened to the music in more than a decade, but suddenly felt like revisiting the … Continue reading

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Emma’s Random (West Side Story) Thoughts: It’s All Maria’s Fault

1 If you have never seen West Side Story at Severance Hall with the Cleveland Orchestra performing the score live, you have never seen West Side Story. 2 I haven’t seen West Side Story in almost 10 years, so I … Continue reading

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Michelle DeYoung: Liebestod

I got to hear Michelle De Young perform The Song of the Earth at the Cleveland Orchestra. Here she is performing a piece from Tristan und Isolde.  The Cleveland Orchestra will perform that next year as a part of their … Continue reading

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