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
Saturday, August 29, 2009
Debate: "Night at the Opera"
I suppose it was only a matter of time before the debate at the Opera was compared to the Marx Brothers Movie. There certainly was a colorful cast of characters. I've always believed that although opera has some weird associations--the Marx Brothers, the fat lady singing--at least it has some. Strange stereotypes are better than none at all.