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Classical Notes: September 27, 2006 Archive

Opera Guides

Posted at 9:02 AM on September 27, 2006 by Rex Levang

Opera-goers have questions, and apparently they range from basic ones, like what to wear, to fairly abstruse investigations of libretto-ese.

At least that’s what you glean from two new informational webpages with a casual twist: Hey Opera Lady! (from Pittsburgh) and Ask Figaro (from the Met in New York).

Andrew Druckenbrod of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette also provides some background on the Opera Lady, if you want to learn more, which seems to be the whole idea. . . .