Daily Archives: June 5, 2009

"The Onion" and the Whale

by tdoadmin

  This was forwarded to me, after passing through several interesting hands.  “The Onion” has envisioned a warm and fuzzy Captain Ahab, but I’ll be surprised if he turns up in this guise on The Dallas Opera stage when Jake Heggie’s Moby-Dick opens next year. It would make for some amusing arias, though, wouldn’t it? Here’s […]

“The Onion” and the Whale

by Suzanne Calvin

  This was forwarded to me, after passing through several interesting hands.  “The Onion” has envisioned a warm and fuzzy Captain Ahab, but I’ll be surprised if he turns up in this guise on The Dallas Opera stage when Jake Heggie’s Moby-Dick opens next year. It would make for some amusing arias, though, wouldn’t it? Here’s […]

Okay…So it's not Swedish National Opera

by tdoadmin

“Advertising Age” is reporting that the Swedish furniture-to-go firm of IKEA is staging opera at one of its London stores.  According to the report, “in addition to traditional instruments, cheese graters, wine glasses and saucepans add an extra dimension.”  While I was hoping for something closer to the cutting-edge use of metallic mixing pans and rams […]

Okay…So it’s not Swedish National Opera

by Suzanne Calvin

“Advertising Age” is reporting that the Swedish furniture-to-go firm of IKEA is staging opera at one of its London stores.  According to the report, “in addition to traditional instruments, cheese graters, wine glasses and saucepans add an extra dimension.”  While I was hoping for something closer to the cutting-edge use of metallic mixing pans and rams […]