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Subject: Re: "The Opera House" Documentary - Highly Recommended!
From: Peggy Houdek <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Peggy Houdek <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sat, 13 Jan 2018 17:34:51 -0500
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Unfortunately, the theatre here in Pittsfield that is showing the HD live performances again, chose not to show The Opera House.  Rats! I do hope those of us who live in the country will get to see it!

Peggy

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> On Jan 13, 2018, at 5:10 PM, Max D. Winter <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
> I went with some friends this afternoon to see the Met HD of the new documentary, "The 
> Opera House."  It was fantastic, I cannot recommend it highly enough.  There is much 
> footage that I never knew existed, including the moment when the turntable broke during a 
> rehearsal for "Antony and Cleopatra" and Zeffirelli's angry reaction.  There is also footage of 
> Price singing "Give Me My Robe."  In fact, much of the documentary focuses on Price, who not 
> only gives a charming and funny interview ("I sang like an angel that night."), but sings a bit, 
> sounding amazing at age 90.  Talk about an American Original!
> 
> The encore is Wednesday evening, and I highly recommend anyone who missed it today to 
> try to catch it.  It will probably (hopefully) be put up on "Met on Demand" and I imagine will 
> air on PBS at some point.
> 
> Two of the people in my group have no particular interest in opera, and they were very 
> enthusiastic about it.  One of them wants to go to the Met the next time she is in New York.
> 
> MDW
> 
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