The musings of a classical music autograph dealer with an emphasis on historical composers, musicians, opera singers and ballet dancers; with a good bit of opinion of the World of classical music and opera today and everything else including the kitchen sink.
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Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Become a Back-Yard Opera Impresario on E-Bay! $1.00 Opening Bid!
Ever wanted to be the back yard impresario of your neighborhood? Are you a former well known opera company who has left your home to roam the streets of New York City and need productions on the cheap? Did you ever want to stage a flash-mob opera and not have to design sets, costumes, etc.? Ever dream of Las Vegas on the Hudson? Well here is your opportunity. The Companions Opera of Amsterdam is offering 9 lots on E-Bay, all complete productions from their stadium productions; that's right, wigs, columns, cod pieces, spears, swords, fire buckets, Swarovski crystal bedazzled jackets and jeans, even a tomb and a holy island, you got it, everything but the kitchen sink, all starting at a $1.00 introductory bid!
Peter Kroone, the Dutch opera producer is retiring and putting his productions up for sale. Operas include: Carmen, Rigoletto, Turandot, Nabucco, Trovatore, Traviata, Cav/Pag and Aida. There are some limitations, there is a reserve and it's cash-n carry, but could be great for a serious musically inclined University as well!