Wire Opera House

November 15, 2016 In the late afternoon, the weather was still decent so we went to the Ópera de Arame, (Wire Opera House) which we hadn’t had time to see before.  We got to the opera house just before 5 – it was supposed to close at 5, but there were lots of people there […]

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Curitiba: Opera festival

November 13, 2016 This evening, we attended an opera at the Teatro Guaira, a 3-day run of an unstaged production of an opera by Carl von Weber, a contemporary of Beethoven, called Der Freischütz, roughly translated to “The Sharpshooter.”  It was the first time this opera has been performed in Brazil. The tickets were only […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Treat

This week’s photo challenge is: Treat. Such an appropriate topic, because I planned to treat myself that very day! On Friday, Oct. 30, my husband and I went to the Lyric Opera in Chicago for the first time in a few years, to see Cinderella by Rossini. Afterward, we went to have dinner at the […]

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A Night at the Opera

Opera nights are always a time to pamper myself and all my senses, and not even think about what I choose to eat. They are feasts for the eyes, ears, and taste buds. A night at the Lyric is a total experience, worthy of dressing up. When we arrive, after our tickets are scanned, we […]

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