I haven't posted for a while and now the opera is OVER! I was just tired for this whole thing, although I think this is the best the orchestra has sounded for an opera with this company. Even though there were some interesting things going on with counting a couple times...It is such a drag to only do two performances, but the market just won't bear any more than that. We did have good crowds though, and I had a fan yesterday! My friend K drove 100 miles to come see it - what a gal. Now I have my excellent check to take care of, and turning my focus to Beethoven and Elgar. I've decided it is really easy to underestimate Beethoven.