Category Archives: opera

LEGENDS OF LOWE AVENUE

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OPERA NIGHT

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TUTTA VERDI

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BRIDGE WORK

(Chicago, Illinois) We took the train to Chicago yesterday to trip the lights fantastic, and, in the process of our procession, we proceeded along the South Branch of the Chicago River and thus got to see some superb spans.  To … Continue reading

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BIG WALK ON CAMPUS

(UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME) After enjoying a delayed broadcast of the Met Opera’s Madama Butterfly at the Browning Cinema on Sunday, we three took a stroll around campus, paying particular attention to the Hayes Sculpture Park along Angela Boulevard.

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OPERATIC DAY AT NOTRE DAME

(Browning Cinema, Indiana) What better weather for an afternoon at the Met HD Live broadcast of Massenet’s tragic opera, MANON, than cold, driving rain?  None, really, and the Notre Dame campus was shrouded in mist as we trudged from the … Continue reading

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THANKS FOR ALL THE OPERAS

(University of Notre Dame, Indiana) We concluded our 2018-19 Met Opera HD Live season on Saturday by being mesmerized by Poulenc’s soul-searing opera, Dialogues des Carmélites.  We wept as the Carmelites walked singing towards the guillotine of the French Revolution, … Continue reading

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