Die Meistersinger – My Metropolitan Opera Chorus Debut

I made my Metropolitan Opera Chorus debut in this opera at 8 months pregnant. I still believe my daughters great sense of pitch and rhythm was the result of this Wagner masterpiece. The costume was empire waist so not even … Read More

Satyagraha Opera Costume

Satyagraha – an opera written by Philip Glass portrays the passive, non-violent political resistance advocated by Mahatma Gandhi against British rule in India. One of the top 5 hardest operas to memorize in my 23 years in the Metropolitan Opera … Read More

Cyrano de Bergerac Act II Costume

This French opera written in 1897 by Franco Alfano didn’t receive It’s Metropolitan Opera Premier until 2005, starring Placido Domingo with a second remount for tenor sensation Roberto Alagna in 2017. I always find the most exciting part of my … Read More