Composer Michael Ching's blog, pondering music, opera, and where and how it fits in, particularly in the regions.
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, opera a cappella now available at Albany Records
Thursday, July 10, 2008
Singers and stage managers keep up with the conductor through a monitor system. This is especially important at Lake George Opera, where the conductor is behind and above the singers. Here are two shots of Mo. Mark Flint conducting TRAVIATA.
As our friend and colleague and stage manager Allison Merritt points out, one has to be very careful what one does when one is put in front of a camera for hours at a time.