Posts Tagged: Opera

5 things to know about Rossini: the man, the music, the legacy

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“Give me a laundry list and I’ll set it to music.” –Rossini Italian composer Gioachino Rossini is arguably the operatic master of the early nineteenth-century. A mogul in the Italian and Parisian Opera circuits, Rossini revolutionized the form during its transition from the Classical to Romantic period with his personal artistic flare. Not only memorable […]

There is no “prize” out there

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Janaka at MYOpera has asked me to write on the topic of “traversing the freelance lifestyle”. I had to ask myself, “How could I, as one artist just out of school, speak to the multitude of experiences out there?” Suddenly I was reminded of a video that first came to my attention the week before […]

Volunteer Spotlight on Robin Melick

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This summer MYOpera has a second intern, Robin Melick, who is working with us to plan the seventh season – how lucky are we?! Robin is currently wrapping up his undergraduate degree at Wilfrid Laurier University, where he studies with Founder & Artistic Director Kate Applin‘s former teacher, Kimberly Barber. We asked Robin a few […]