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Subject: Re: L'amour de Loin
From: Henson Keys <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Henson Keys <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Fri, 2 Dec 2016 11:37:40 -0600
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I wonder if Eric Owens has a problem getting started quite often.  He got
off to a very rocky start in Lyric Opera's Rheingold here in Chicago, but
recovered quite well later.
Henson

On Fri, Dec 2, 2016 at 11:08 AM, Estelle Gilson <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> Hi, Kathy,
>
> I was listening too - and surprised that there were no comments on the
> list.
> I got the DVD just to "learn" as much as I could of the music.   The
> chorus which is not seen in the DVD made a much stronger impression in the
> broadcast.  And the orchestra under Malkki seemed much more vigorous - much
> more a  voice in telling the story than in the DVD.   But those  could just
> be audio problems.   And Owen worried me at the beginning too
>
> Looking forward to the HD.
>
> Estelle
>
>
>
> At 09:54 PM 12/1/2016, Kathy Boyce wrote:
>
>> A company premiere tonight at the Met, and in spite of a slow start by
>> Eric Owens, there was much to be excited about.  I was this opera in Santa
>> Fe and loved it, and will try to get into the city to see this production,
>> but will certainly see it it in HD.
>>
>> But I have heard nothing from anyone else on the list.  They are too busy
>> fighting about who knew what when on Cuba, and why Merrill was fired, and
>> other ancient history.  Too bad if they missed a new opera - well actually
>> the Salzburg Premiere was 15 years ago, so hardly new.
>> But new to NYC and the Met, and one would thing would warrant some
>> mention.  The voices as heard online, seemed to fit the roles well, with
>> the previous mention of Owens slow start.  The chorus added depth to the
>> listening experience, and now I more than ever want to see it live , even
>> if it is in HD.
>>
>> --
>> Kathy Boyce
>> New Hampshire
>>
>> www.cafepress.com/operabayreuth
>>
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