Interlude: Happy World Opera Day

Writing this blog, with one eye on the past while the other firmly fixed on the future, here is a sneak peak at the opera I am most excited about seeing this year. It is only fitting that the most exciting new opera of the season is based on the same myth that inspired Monteverdi, some 400 plus years ago. Will Matthew Aucoin measure up? I suspect that he will. It is THE opera to see at The Met this season.

Matthew Aucoin, Eurydice (excerpts):