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

Renée Fleming : You’ll Never Walk Alone

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Who knew that when Renée Fleming, one of the world’s greatest opera singers, sent tingles down our spines when she sang ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ life at the Lincoln Memorial for The Obama Inaugural Celebration in 2011, she was actually auditioning too!  Turns out that some eight years later the great soprano is swapping the opera stage … Continue reading

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