ANARCHISM AND THE MET
Disclaimer: This is not what I hope or wish for, not even a little — this is a hypothetical, something to make you and I think about futures which may require more imagination and ingenuity than may currently be employed by those at the top echelons of our artistic field.
Thought: Everyone’s talking about the Met’s possible strike, renegotiation of contracts, cutting of benefits, etcetera. It has led many to question the Met’s efficacy, and just as many have suggested that the Met be restructured or run by different forces.
But: what if the Met simply ceased to exist?
My thoughts on Idina Menzel singing “Let It Go” at the Oscars:
My thoughts on “Let It Go” as a piece of music, let alone an award-winning piece of music.
GUYS LIZA MINNELLI WAS IN THE SELFIE TOO BUT SHE WAS TOO FUCKING SHORT I CAN’T (x)
This is the best thing ever.
The Great Baroque Workout, brought to you by Malena Ernman, Handel, and the Zurich Opera House
((“Sta nell’ircana” from Alcina))
This looks like opera’s version of Step in Time from Mary Poppins, except all the chimney sweeps are in suits.
also p.s. Malena Ernman beating the SHIT out of this aria
"I don’t like classical music."
"I just think that it’s boring."
"Well, why do you like it?"
MY ATTITUDE TOWARDS
adventurous, intelligent, discerning audiences: