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Bob Bernard's Corner: What's in a Name?

Bob Bernard's Corner: What's in a Name?

An examination of the character names in Moby-Dick: their origin, how Melville used them, and how composer Jake Heggie, librettist Gene Scheer and other modern-day artists have adapted them into our culture.

Sunday, September 6, 2015/Author: Judy Lieb/Number of views (3915)/Comments (0)/
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Bob Bernard's Corner: A Born (Operatic) Loser

Bob Bernard's Corner: A Born (Operatic) Loser

Bass-Baritone Philip Cokorinos, Betto di Signa in Gianni Schicchi, continues his string of portraying operatic “losers."

Sunday, August 23, 2015/Author: Judy Lieb/Number of views (2554)/Comments (0)/
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Bob Bernard's Corner: Dead Man Sailing

Bob Bernard's Corner: Dead Man Sailing

Jay Hunter Morris reprises his role as Ahab, the monomaniacal sea captain in LA Opera's production of Jake Heggie’s Moby-Dick.

Monday, July 6, 2015/Author: Judy Lieb/Number of views (4744)/Comments (0)/
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Bob Bernard's Corner: Spontaneous Composition

Bob Bernard's Corner: Spontaneous Composition

Composer Philip Glass and poet Allen Ginsberg

A kaleidoscope of social phenomena

Tuesday, April 21, 2015/Author: Judy Lieb/Number of views (5038)/Comments (0)/
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