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Fred Plotkin

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Pleasure activist and egalitarian. Italy, opera, author, speaker, food, wine

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BREAKING NEWS Metropolitan Opera announces 2018-2019 season. Yannick Nézet-Seguin becomes music director in September. Here is my first-out-of-the-gate coverage and analysis  #metropolitanopera
Opera is a living, breathing, growing art form. Here are some contemporary works to look forward to in the next year 
As we are about to celebrate the #YearOfTheDog and the return of the #WestminsterDogShow, here is my loving tribute to Dogs and Opera. 
I appear on the Fox Business Network, Feb. 5, 9:30 pm ET on "Strange Inheritance," about gongs Puccini commissioned for the Milan premiere of Turandot. How did they end up in a warehouse in Queens, NY.? You can watch online. Here's a preview: 
Got my tickets to the only US appearance this year by the marvelous soprano Anna Caterina Antonacci, at Zankel Hall (in Carnegie Hall) on Feb. 20. Demand was so high that another performance was added on Feb. 21. Pounce while there still are tickets. 
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