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The show that brings you all the news in the world of opera.

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OperaNow! #225: Neither Seen Nor Heard  play >

OperaNow! #225: Neither Seen Nor Heard

11/11/2014 | Download File (34.01 MB) - right click to download

Guess what we did for Opera Week in America?...Jenny's latest Huffington Post article on opera marketing...Should some singers be heard and not heard?...Florida Grand opera calls on Miami to get some cash...Enrico Caruso love letters on auction...Montserrat Caballe avoids jail sentence for tax evasion... Christine Goerke named Vocalist of the Year by Musical America. In the Corner, Oliver finally recognizes why he loves Electra. Plus Guess Who Died? This week features Michael, The OC and Doug Dodson.

OperaNow! #224: The Death Of Michael?  play >

OperaNow! #224: The Death Of Michael?

10/23/2014 | Download File (39.62 MB) - right click to download

Death of Klinghoffer debuts amid protests (but it seemed to go well in hindsight)...American Orchestras are shooting themsleves in the foot...Paris Opera Ejects Woman In Muslim Veil After Cast Refuses To Sing...Carmen Smoking Ban Lifted In Australia... In Oliver's Corner, Jean Madeira is mommy, dearest. Plus Guess Who Died? This week features Michael, The OC, our old pal David Gordon and Our Man in Venice.

OperaNow! #223: That's Classy Protesting Right There  play >

OperaNow! #223: That's Classy Protesting Right There

10/8/2014 | Download File (37.50 MB) - right click to download

Rome Opera shitcans orchestra and chorus...Netrebko moving on to Norma after Macbeth triumph...Apparently, The Met's production of Death of Klinghoffer will silence the Jews...The rumors of opera's death have greatly exagerated. This week in Oliver's Corner: part one of Strauss's  Elektra -Girls just wanna have fun!  Plus OPERABUSTES and Guess Who Died? This week features Michael, The OC and Jenny Rivera.

OperaNow! #222: Is It Bob Odenkirk?  play >

OperaNow! #222: Is It Bob Odenkirk?

9/22/2014 | Download File (41.97 MB) - right click to download

Vienna State Opera loses another conductor...Metropolitan Opera lays off 22 non-union workers thanks to Mike Mayes's's's' rants...Kiri Te Kanawa thinks Britain is "Killing" talent...Death of Klinghoffer protests scheduled for opening night at The Met...Man who beat cab driver fearing he wouldn't make the curtain of Fanciulla avoids jaintime. This week in Oliver's Corner, Carlo Bergonzi just does everything better. This week features Michael, The OC, Doug, Jenny Rivera and Mike Mayes.

OperaNow! #221: Who Are You?  play >

OperaNow! #221: Who Are You?

9/10/2014 | Download File (38.06 MB) - right click to download

Opera Tells Before and After Tale...Singer Fired After Ranting On Facebook...Alagna Scared Away By The Audience Again...L.A. Opera Extends Domingo's Contract...Met Grand Tier Restaurant Seeks New Manager on Craigslist...Lyric Opera Virginia Closes Doors...Man Beats Cabbie With Cane For Fear of Being Late to Fanciulla. This week in Oliver's Corner: does Adina have any redeeming qualities besides being highly literate? Plus Guess Who Died and and a new segment: Who's That Guy In That Show? This week features Michael, The OC, Jenny Rivera, Mike Mayes and Megan Marino.

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Really funny, I listen on Global City Radio most weeks or get a podcast
Reviewed on 4/17/2012

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