Acclaimed artist Andromache Chalfant makes her Virginia Opera debut as set designer for A Streetcar Named Desire. She’s taking us behind the scenes with a special sneak peek of the set and the creative team’s vision for the production.
For those who aren’t aware, I have a blog called “Operation Opera” in which I hold forth on my favorite art form. Since Virginia Opera is about to premiere a production of André Previn’s A Streetcar Named Desire, I’ve been writing about that piece of late.
Today Marc Scorca, President and CEO of OPERA America, presented a lecture titled "Why Opera Matters" at Norfolk's Harrison Opera House. For those not able to join us for his presentation, we hope you enjoy this essay on the "State of the Opera" he previously penned for PBS.
In honor of Camelot's King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, today's post on nighttime nibbles to enjoy around YOUR round table comes from award-winning food journalist Patrick Evans-Hylton.