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Podcast Host: Michael Rice

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

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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.

OperaNow! #220: Armistice  play >

OperaNow! #220: Armistice

8/19/2014 | Download File (84.88 MB) - right click to download

Met Reaches Deal With AGMA and AFM...Met Predicts Larger Deficit Next Season...San Diego Opera: The Whole Story...Wainwright Selling The Shirts Off His Back To Fund Prima Donna Recording...Mountian Lion (And Accoridng To Peter Gelb, Most Americans) Scared Off By Opera...Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera Scraps Fall Season...The Show Must Go On...All Of Her Fingers Must Hurt. In part one of Oliver's Corner on Elixir of Love, Belcore is a d*ck. Plus Guess Who Died? This week features Michael, The OC, Doug Dodson, Jenny Rivera and Michael Mayes.

OperaNow! #219: Live, From Music Academy of the West  play >

OperaNow! #219: Live, From Music Academy of the West

8/4/2014 | Download File (53.57 MB) - right click to download

Our first live show, from sunny Santa Barbara... The Met union struggles continue but with some light at the end of the tunnel...Germany saves the day once again with opera jobs...Tamar Iveri plans gay bash to make up for her previous gay bash...Is opera racist? (probably). This week in Oliver's Corner, not even Marilyn Horne can get him off of his script about Act 2 of Carmen.  Plus Guess Who Died? This week features Michael, The OC, Jenny Rivera, Will Ferguson...and MARYLIN HORNE!

OperaNow #218: So Long, Kid  play >

OperaNow #218: So Long, Kid

7/16/2014 | Download File (35.61 MB) - right click to download

Arts Council puts the squeeze on ENO (they lost weight in preparation)...Eric Owens puts his money where his mouth is...Some revalations on how The Met chorus is paid. In Oliver's Corner, seven tenors-you-should-know show you how to talk to a lady, how to scare the audience, and how to vocally demonstrate wood. Plus Guess Who Died? The Man, The Maestro, The Maazel. This week features Michael, The OC and Mike Mayes and Tim Myers (with special guest stars at the end.)

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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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