Outreach Corner: Laura Fries Fosters KITTENS!

In these fraught days of political upheaval and polarization, it’s nice to know there’s something in this world that most people can agree on, and that is the fact that kittens are undeniably cute. Met chorus soprano Laura Fries gives us the skinny on her favorite pastime (other than singing at the Met), which is fostering needy kittens and cats.

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Holiday Recipe Corner, In Which Lianne Reluctantly Shares Her Favorite Christmas Cookie Recipe

In which Lianne Coble-Dispensa, the Met Artists Newsletter Editor-in-Chief, emerges from her tenure spent hiding behind bylines and furtively checking punctuation to reluctantly share her favorite Christmas cookie recipe, an uncommonly delicious (and simple) holiday shortbread.

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Giuseppe Verdi’s Dramatic Realization, or How a Prudent and Pressing Publisher Can Make Dreams Come True

School’s in sesson! Met Chorus tenor Dr. Jeremy Little (who just got his doctorate in musical arts at SUNY Stonybrook) shares with us the story of how Giuseppe Verdi emerged from retirement to transition from a formal compositional style to a more through-composed form, which you'll witness when you join us for Otello and Falstaff next season...

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