Daily Archives: March 17, 2009

Long Faces and Major Challenges in Arts Journalism

by Suzanne Calvin

“Advertising Age” has estimated that one newspaper job in four has vanished in the past two decades but, for the arts, the loss of both journalists and genuine arts coverage (sorry, Britney doesn’t count) has been significantly more pronounced since 2005.  Veteran California-based journalist Tom Jacobs has a sweeping analysis of the present situation, including […]

Leaving the "old digs" triumphantly…

by tdoadmin

…in the words of Pegasus News Critic Mark-Brian Sonna of MBS Productions. Whether you consider it the end of the beginning or the beginning of the end, this production rated one of the most glowing reviews of the season.  Check out his thoughts on our grand finale, “The Italian Girl in Algiers” and more! Suzanne […]

Leaving the “old digs” triumphantly…

by Suzanne Calvin

…in the words of Pegasus News Critic Mark-Brian Sonna of MBS Productions. Whether you consider it the end of the beginning or the beginning of the end, this production rated one of the most glowing reviews of the season.  Check out his thoughts on our grand finale, “The Italian Girl in Algiers” and more! Suzanne […]

Placido – and The Met's – Big Night

by tdoadmin

Twenty-nine soloists and chorus members performing arias from 23 operas — and not a single speech, according to the “New York Times” at the 125th Anniversary Gala of the Metropolitan Opera on Sunday night.  The event also marked the 40th anniversary of the indomitable Placido Domingo’s Metropolitan Opera debut (Yes, he performed) several years after […]

Placido – and The Met’s – Big Night

by Suzanne Calvin

Twenty-nine soloists and chorus members performing arias from 23 operas — and not a single speech, according to the “New York Times” at the 125th Anniversary Gala of the Metropolitan Opera on Sunday night.  The event also marked the 40th anniversary of the indomitable Placido Domingo’s Metropolitan Opera debut (Yes, he performed) several years after […]