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  • Massenet Manon Zürich Opera April 7, 2019 – A Review (4/8/2019) by Flamand- This review was published by Opera Gazet on April 8. 2019 Fotos (Foto: T+T Fotografie Toni Suter) Manon, opéra in five acts by Jules Massenet to a French libretto by Henri Meilhac and Philippe Gille, based on the 1731 novel L’histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut by the Abbé Prévost. It was first performed at the Opéra-Comique […]
  • Opera on Demand (3/6/2019) by Flamand- We had to remove this blog because unfortunately a large On Demand service provider objected to it. Read about it on Opera on Video Facebook page (Visited 38 times, 1 visits today)
  • An Opera Collector And Changing Technologies (2/20/2019) by Flamand- I bought my first record back in 1963. It was a recital with Franco Corelli. and it was an LP (33 rpm). I actually just missed the old 78rpm records. In school they had still played these. One had to change records all the time to listen to a symphony. So the new LP was […]
  • Operas with a special place in my heart (2/13/2019) by Flamand- Sure I love all opera and I love some more than others but there are a few operas which occupy a very special place in my heart. Well, you say how can one choose between great masterworks and prefer one over the other? Is La Traviata better than La Boheme? Do you prefer Otello over […]
  • Opera Movies – an historical overview (2/9/2019) by Flamand- At Opera on Video we distinguish between live performances, opera movies and concert performances. There are hybrids such as semi-staged performances and live performances in a studio. Opera movies are operas filmed in studio and on location to a previously recorded soundtrack. Directors are often quite liberal with music und libretto and cut or add […]

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