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Subject: Re: Are opera movies forgotten?
From: HagenSchmagen <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:HagenSchmagen <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Mon, 4 Sep 2017 11:37:42 -0400
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The Age of Innocence opera scene is from Faust and was filmed at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia, the oldest opera house in America (1857) still used as such. 



> On Sep 4, 2017, at 10:23 AM, donald kane <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
> You have named four of the best: ELEKTRA, SALOME, Bergman's
> MAGIC FLUTE, and the "on location" TOSCA, to which I would add
> a MADAME  BUTTERFLY, also with Domingo (leaping through the
> paper wall of Cio cio san's house at the end), and  some portions of
> Syberberg's  PARSIFAL.   All of these are in beautiful color and, aside
> from the weirdness of the latter, range from reasonably to perfectly
> traditional recreations of the way these operas should look, with the
> added freedom and flexibility of escaping the confines of a stage.
> 
> One favorite excerpt, even though I can't remember whether it was from
> FAUST or  R & J, is the opera being performed about a hundred and
> thirty years ago in the brand  new "old"  Met at the beginning of THE
> AGE OF INNOCENCE, another is the hilarious confrontation between
> Isolde and Tristan while Michael York scans the parterre boxes in
> SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE.
> 
> dtmk
> 
>> On Mon, Sep 4, 2017 at 8:12 AM, Don <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> 
>> There was also that quasi-documentary of Parsifal with Domingo, Tosca with
>> Domingo and Kaibaivanska, La Rondine with Stratas, Marriage of Figaro with
>> te Kanawa and Prey, Clemenza di Tito with Neblett and Levine, Death in
>> Venice by Tony Palmer, Rysanek's Elektra, Bergman's Magic Flute, Salome
>> with Stratas and Bohm conducting.
>> 
>>> On Mon, Sep 4, 2017 at 5:40 AM, Idia Legray <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Somehow, for me, opera movies never really cut it.  I find them heavy
>>> handed and cornball for the most part.
>>> I'd rather see scenes and  hear opera scores from movies like "The Great
>>> Caruso",  "Moonstruck" and "Godfather 2".
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