PBS to air the Metropolitan Opera’s ” achingly — almost painfully — pretty, relentlessly stirring opera” THE HOURS

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  Michael Cunningham.’s  Pulitzer Prize for Fiction,  novel The Hour was made into an Oscar-winning 2002 film of the same name starring Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep and Julianne Moore.    now it has been adapted into an Opera. Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Kevin Puts The Hours  was written for Renée Fleming to make her highly anticipated return to the Met Inspired by … Continue reading

Queerguru’s José Mayorga is ‘rightfully’ besotted with diva Renee Fleming and the new Opera written for her

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    MRS. DALLOWAY SAID SHE WOULD BUY THE FLOWERS HERSELF… Virginia Woolf The Metropolitan Opera presents the world-premiere production of The Hours, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Michael Cunningham, and the Academy Award-winning film directed by Stephen Daldry  and produced by Paramount Pictures. It is composed by Kevin Puts, a Pulitzer Prize … Continue reading

Terence Blanchard’s opera CHAMPION about legendary gay boxer Emile Griffith heads for The Met in NY

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  Terence Blanchard’s six-time Grammy Award–winning composer’s operatic retelling of the dramatic story of gay boxer Emile Griffith arrives in New York. Bass-baritone Ryan Speedo Green stars as the closeted young hatmaker-turned-prizefighter, who rises from obscurity to become world champion and, in one of the great tragedies in sports history, kills his homophobic archrival in … Continue reading

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