fachyeahoperasingers

scribal-error:

liederderp:

An opera where a 15 year old girl is sex trafficked, sold to a White American, and then abandoned wouldn’t be one of the most commonly performed operas and wouldn’t be classified as romantic.

Female singers would be offered roles in accordance to their…

There would be a hilariously larger percentage of female conductors, stage directors, and opera house directors.”

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE LET’S GET ON THIS.  

there are only certain things we (in a general sense) have control over (as in, say, literature). you can’t change plots and what was written, but you can change how it’s performed (i.e. make the production highlight what’s wrong/problematic, or at least put in some goddamn program notes to discuss it). 

but we (again, general sense “we”) do have complete control over who’s running the houses, directing, conducting, managing, i mean who’s on the boards at different houses [“Jane Glover’s performances this season are dedicated to Dr. Agnes Varis who championed women conductors”]. leadership is something we can influence, and once you get women in leadership roles - not to say men can’t do this, but women have a bigger impetus - we can see change in productions as well.

nonstandardrepertoire

drizzlyautumn:

fachyeahoperasingers:

scribal-error:

liederderp:

An opera where a 15 year old girl is sex trafficked, sold to a White American, and then abandoned wouldn’t be one of the most commonly performed operas and wouldn’t be classified as romantic.

Female singers…

Rigoletto would never be described as a good father”

^^^^^^^^^^^^^

congratsuniverse

obliteratedheart:

YOU MIGHT GET MARRIED ONE DAY AND GET TO LIVE WITH YOUR BEST FRIEND AND DECORATE YOUR HOME WITH THEM AND DO EVERYTHING TOGETHER LIKE WATCH LATE NIGHT INFORMERCIALS JUST BECAUSE AND SEE THEIR SLEEPY FACE WHEN THEY WAKE UP IN THE MORNING AND HAVE A SECRET HANDSHAKE AND BE REALLY WEIRD WITH THEM AND THEY’LL STILL LOVE YOU NO MATTER WHAT AND IF THE POSSIBILITY OF ALL OF THAT DOESN’T MAKE YOU SMILE IDK WHAT WILL

lilnervous

bustysaintclair:

Kids please don’t think that it’s unusual or special to be dating someone with whom you can watch netflix and eat pizza and hold hands and also have hot sex with

It concerns me when I see millions of notes on a post that’s like “fuck me hard but also be sweet with me”

Like what kinds of relationships are you in that you think this is a revolutionary thing to ask