Curator Melissa Wolfe talks about the inspiration we can all take away from the Columbus Museum of Arts newest exhibition showcasing the work of home town hero George Bellows. George Bellows and the American Experience through January 4, 2014. This exhibition follows on the heels of a major retrospective of the artist organized by the [...]
It's time to get the dish about your favorite opera. But, you need to know what to expect in all the high-drama and exultant singing of this opera season. "Opera Abbreviated" gives you the plotlines without the platitudes – your CliffsNotes© of opera.
Host Christopher Purdy of Classical 101 provides in each 3-7 minute podcast a snapshot of performances from The Met: Live in HD series. With witty commentary and quick audio highlights from each opera, Purdy takes you through the action in an instant: the sordid relationships, the tortured romances, the joyous unexpected encounters and the tally of on-stage demises.
Know before you go. Listen to "Opera Abbreviated" before watching The Met: Live in HD series at these local theaters:
For more information on The Met: Live in HD series and to purchase tickets, visit: The Met's website
Most Recent Episodes
Puccini’s La boheme is the next installment of the Met-live-in-HD-series. See it April 5. Opera Abbreviated that tells you all you need to know, and encourages a good cry.
The latest Opera Abbreviated podcast features Borodin’s Prince Igor. See it live form the Met in HD on March 1 at noon, or listen to the live radio broadcast on Classical 101
Opera Abbreviated tells you everything you need to know aobut Dvorak’s opera Rusalka. You can see the opera in HD live from the Met on February 8.
Opera Abbreviated presents a pithy few minutes on Verdi’s Falstaff
In this episode of Opera Abbreviated, Classical 101â€²s Christopher Purdy takes a look at Giacomo Puccini “Tosca” which will appear in movie theaters starting Nov. 9 as a part of The Metâ€™s 2013-14 Live in HD season.
In this episode of Opera Abbreviated, Classical 101′s Christopher Purdy takes a look at Shostakovich’s The Nose which will appear in movie theaters starting October 26 as a part of The Metâ€™s 2013-14 Live in HD season.
In the first episode of the Opera Abbreviated podcast, Christopher Purdy takes a look at Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, which will appear in movie theaters starting October 5 as the opening of The Met’s 2013-14 Live in HD season.