LA Opera sent email with a link to a behind-the-scenes page regarding Il Postino, Daniel Catan's new opera, which is being premiered in LA shortly. There's a page with some video, too.
Of note: I like the music a lot and am sorry I'll be missing this. Perhaps it will come to SF some day. On the other hand, missing from the video, which is labeled "first musical rehearsal," a certain aging tenor. And I was dismayed when Cristina Gallardo-Domas opened her mouth; wobble, wobble, wobble. She is in her mid-40s, I'd say; too bad.