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Subject: Re: Opera Newzzzzzzzz
From: Henson Keys <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Henson Keys <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Mon, 12 Feb 2018 19:25:38 -0600
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Sorry folks, but my reviews are worth the "Price of admission."  😎
Henson

On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 7:05 PM, Rich Lowenthal <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> I must admit I was never a big fan of Opera News--I started subscribing
> back in the 80's but far preferred the British Opera magazine for its
> broader coverage and (often) more perceptive reviews. Since I lived in New
> York at the time I didn't really need a magazine to tell me what the Met
> was doing, and even then I found many of the cover articles more focused on
> personality and fashion than on opera. There were always some worthwhile
> articles and reviews, but I found myself flipping through the pages more
> often than not.
>
> Of course, that was a period when there were still things called
> "newspapers" and "magazines" that featured arts coverage. Can't say I
> appreciated them enough.
>
> Oh, and I still miss Andrew Porter.
>
> ------ Original Message ------
> From: "Peggy Houdek" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Sent: 2/12/2018 7:42:15 PM
> Subject: Re: Opera Newzzzzzzzz
>
> I first subscribed to Opera News when I was about ten years old. Way back
>> then, it was a small weekly during broadcast season. I loved it and
>> subscribed for many years. When I moved two years ago, I had boxes and
>> boxes to throw away.  But sometime before that, I had realized what you all
>> have — just nothing to read, so I stopped subscribing.  I missed it, but
>> missed what it used to be, not what it had become. A few months ago, I saw
>> an offer online for a digital subscription for about $25. So, thought I’d
>> give it a try.  It took several emails for them to explain how to get on
>> the internet site and, oh yes, they told me I ha a print subscription too.
>> So far, I’ve received only one issue, and it was dull.  Don’t know it’s
>> worth calling to see where my other
>> issues are!
>>
>> Peggy
>>
>> (,,,)^..^(,,)
>>
>
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