The good news is there is so much opera happening in Chicago this October. The bad news is there is SO MUCH opera happening in Chicago this October. Though this bad news is still quite good.
Rodents usually hibernate. Leonora, on the other hand, aestivates, because there is no point in not hibernating in summer, during the opera off-season.
Next in my row of ruined artworks is something especially dear to my heart: an illustration to Wagner’s Ring Cycle by Arthur Rackham.
New tenor crush? Yes-yes.
Escapism as it is
Since I clearly couldn’t make mice notes of my own job talk, here are some highlights
Leonora continues to create Halloween costumes that are very, very niche.
Because the opera and symphony season has started, Leonora is busy, busy, busy
On the same day when Leonora got to meet her favorite bass-baritone, we also met Lyric Opera’s music director and principal conductor. Some fangirling took place.
Let the season of audience kvetching begin!