The Opera Summer

This has been a very different summer for me. For many of my summers over the past ten years, I spent it with Higher Things, either preparing for or recovering from our liturgical youth conferences. But this summer was dedicated to my wife’s endeavors. Opera ala Carte finished it’s fourth season this past weekend. I […]

Why I Love Opera

As I have posted about before, I am currently in my wife’s production of La Boheme.  I am playing Alcindoro, the old man that brings Musetta to dinner in Act II.  It is a great role, very funny, and has been a joy.  I did the role grudgingly, but now I’m very thankful to have […]

Too Many Sopranos

My incredibly talented wife, Kathryn, was recently in a performance of the modern opera, Too Many Sopranos, by Edwin Penhorwood. Produced by the Milwaukee Opera Theatre, this hilarious opera tells the story of four sopranos who are ushered up to the heavenly gates, where St. Peter informs them that there is one opening in the […]