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4/16/2014 | Download File (51.36 MB) - right click to download
The San Diego Opera madness continues: board members offers $1M to inspire a new direction...more and more scrutiny of Ian Campbell'scompensation...they hire Clinton spin doctor...A deeper look into Ian Campbell...Gheourghiu cancels Faust...Jonas Kauffman and wife conciously uncouple...singer tries to defect to Italy. This week in Oliver's Corner: Fiordiligi, ossia, singing coloratura means you are a good person. Plus OPERABUSTERS! and Guess Who Died? If you are in NYC April 28th, come to the Opera America Center and hear him spout off on online fandom. Plus, the gang will be at Music Academy of The West July 30th at 3:15 for a live show. More details to come. This week features Michael, The OC, Doug Dodson andMike Mayes.
4/1/2014 | Download File (47.97 MB) - right click to download
San Diego Opera...nuff said. This week Oliver's Corner analyzes all of the secco recit in Cosi (whoopee!) and shows how singing in 6/8 can lead to immorality. This week features Michael, The OC, Doug Dodson and Jenny Rivera.
3/11/2014 | Download File (39.29 MB) - right click to download
Metropolitan Opera to cut Union's pay and AGMA makes dire prediction...Placebo Dominguez is defying age (and gravity)...Kiri Te Kanawa (may) be retiring again...Thomas Hampson calls in sick for Wozzeck...Fabio Luisi wants you to smell you like rain-soaked skin and Earl Grey Tea...The 3 Little Piggies is back! This week in Oliver's Corner, Cosi Fan Tutte, Part One ossia Slut Shaming Dorabella Plus Guess Who Died? This week features Michael, The OC, Doug Dodson and Jenny Rivera.
2/25/2014 | Download File (41.24 MB) - right click to download
Amateur archaeologist discovers Roman-era German treasure linked to Wagnerian Nibelung legend...The Hymens are back!...Lyric Opera Appoints Ethnic Ambassadors to the city of Chicago (they are free to wreak havoc across the city having possible diplomatic immunity)...City Opera family celebrate what would have been the 70th Anniversary. Oliver's Corner is taking requests for his last segment on Britten's Midsummer Night's Dream. Plus Guess Who Died? This week features Michael, The OC, Douog Dodson and Jenny Rivera.
2/4/2014 | Download File (36.25 MB) - right click to download
Renee Fleming Super Bowl Anthem Monday EveningQuarterbacking...Katherine Jenkins Keeps Making No sense...Metropolitan Opera Reports Falling Attendance...Gerard Mortier says "Regrets...I've Had a Few."...Kim Kardashian to Attend Vienna Opera Ball...Botched Episiotomy Wreaks Havoc on Opera Singer's Career...Sacramento Opera & Symphony Gets Last Minute $500K Bailout. This week in Oliver's Corner Part 2 of A Midsummer Night's Dream - a look into the music of Britten's Middle- Earth. This week features Michael, The OC and Doug Dodson.