2011 Year's Best Musical Events

The best musical events of the year, from operas, to experimental music of all kinds, and 9/11 commemorations.

The Troubles With Opera

… It’s bad enough the company has such severe financial problems that they threaten disintegration. It’s worse that these problems were caused by supposed lovers of opera and are now being exacerbated by people who should know better, who should know what opera is yet instead demand their “Opera,” in all it’s trappings, a course that would surely sink the company as quickly as a gold bar placed on a balsa wood raft…

Thank You, BAM

Much appreciated greetings from BAM when I picked up my press tickets for Atys last Saturday night. Thanks to BAM for making it worthwhile to work so hard. Spectacular, unforgettable performance.