Auctioneer Tobias Meyer, formerly of Sotheby’s, sat with artists Lisa Yuskavage, John Currin and Rachel Feinstein last night at a dinner for the Art Production Fund.
Could attending the Metropolitan Opera be made a bit more pleasant?
Me! It’s all about me! Opera is full of narcissistic creatures with histrionic disorders, but is there anyone quite like young Werther?
Just like in Sochi, lines were long during the intermissions for “Prince Igor” at the Metropolitan Opera on Thursday, where the opera has not been seen since 1917. Bring sustenance and a flask.
In a picture-filled house in leafy Rye, a half-hour outside Manhattan, an attractive, very lively blonde in pumps, red jacket, black skirt and gold earrings begins to sing.
New York City’s Metropolitan Opera Association, the largest U.S. performing arts organization, plans to sell $100 million of taxable debt to end a swap agreement and repay loans from Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
“‘The Illusionist.’ First good movie I’ve seen in quite a while,” Bob e-mailed me on Dec. 22.
The Metropolitan Opera has a huge costume department. Can a brave soul bring a pair of scissors to the office of Peter Gelb, general manager?
“Let’s just say, I think this is my time,” Anna Netrebko suggested after her performance in “Anna Bolena” at the Metropolitan Opera’s opening gala last night.
New York City’s Metropolitan Opera Association, which faces growing operating losses, sold $100 million of debt this week in its first such offer since it was founded more than a century ago.