Tag Archive: Metropolitan Opera

15,000 seat Opera Houses & The Avengers VS La Traviata

Actually, the Dallas Cowboy Stadium in Arlington, Texas, seats up to 80,000 (and up to 100,000 for special events).  On Saturday April 28, 2012 it seated approximately 15,000 Opera fans for a live… Continue reading

Economies of Scale and Orchestras

A recent post by Drew McManus at Adaptistration reminded me of a brief argument I had with Greg Sandow at his blog.  In my previous post I talked about one way to increase… Continue reading

“I hope next time we’ll have an opera in Arabic and I think it should feature the oud, which is one of my favourite instruments”

“I hope next time we’ll have an opera in Arabic and I think it should feature the oud, which is one of my favourite instruments” -Renée Fleming But…but, Ms. Fleming–there are already operas… Continue reading

The death of the cinematic industry…

So the last movie I went to, Thor, I was intrigued to see a table with fliers for a couple of upcoming “special events.” The two fliers were slick promos for upcoming (one… Continue reading

Changing US Demographics and Classical Music

The title here could just as easily have read “Changing US Demographics and Music” but it is the title of a blog that Ramon Ricker had posted some time ago.  Mainly the realization… Continue reading

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