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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Outreach Corner: ArtSmart, Run By Met Artists!

When Met Extra Choristers Megan Pachecano & Tom Mulder aren’t performing on the Met stage, they’re molding young minds with an organization called ArtSmart, which was founded by Met Opera favorite Michael Fabiano. Read on to hear about all the wonderful work they’re doing to provide private vocal instruction (and much more) to kids in the metro area!

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The Chorus remembers AGMA union leader, Alan Gordon

On the evening of January 6, 2016, The Metropolitan Opera dedicated its performance of La Boheme to the memory of Alan Gordon, who passed away on January 1st. Alan was the executive secretary of the American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA), the union which represents solo singers, choristers, stage managers, stage directors, dancers, choreographers and staff performers.

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