Category: #operaplot

Free Download: Joyce DiDonato Diva/Divo

Sad that you didn’t win #Operaplot? Dry those tears. Virgin Classics has decided to award anyone who participated in #Operaplot 2011 (and indeed anyone who has stumbled on this page by accident months after the fact) a little present of…

#Operaplot 2011 Winners

Ladies and Gentlemen, behold your #Operaplot 2011 Winners as chosen by Eric Owens. [Due to a computer fail, Eric isn’t able to announce these in person, but he will be stopping in later in the week to tell you what…

#Operaplot 2011: Days 1-5

Ok – here’s all the #Operaplots we have on file. Please check to make sure all of yours are there. If we’ve identified the wrong opera, please do let us know but only if it is yours. The list is…

Operaplot 2011 Orphans Vol. 2

Here’s the second batch of #Operaplot 2011 orphans. Just write the first three words or so and the name of the opera in the comments and please only guess on ones you are reasonably sure of. If this is your…

Eric Owens Reads A Few Favourite #Operaplots

Eric Owens Reads A Few Favourite #Operaplots

It’s official. Eric Owens is hilarious. If you’re new to the competition, everything you need to know is here. There’s still time to dazzle the world with your opera-related wit!

#Operaplot 2011 Fan Art Gallery

#Operaplot 2011 Fan Art Gallery

A new part of #Operaplot 2011 is the Fan Art category. Inspired by this silliness from last year, the idea is to give people who find it easier to be more creative disciplines other than the mini written word. You…

#Operaplot 2011 Orphans

Ladies and gentlemen: the orphans spreadsheet. Instead of copying the #operaplot you are trying to identify as you may have done in previous years, just use write the first three words or so and the name of the opera in…

#Operaplot 2011 Entries Days 1 and 2

Hello #Operaplotters! So, nearly 48 hours have passed and you’ve already tweeted 85% as many #operaplots as there were in all of 2010. Yikes! More important that quantity though, is quality. You guys have definitely brought it this year. Really…

#Operaplot 2011: How To Win

Ok. Twitter has been abuzz this past week about *what* you could win if Eric Owens finds your #operaplot to be just the ticket. Some people have been asking *how* they could win. Not being one to get in the…

Eric Owens: “OMG I Luuurve You [#Operaplot]“

Eric Owens: “OMG I Luuurve You [#Operaplot]”

So what’s our super all-star celebrity opera singer judge Eric Owens looking for when he’s choosing this year’s operalot winners? See for yourself and, of course, tell all your friends. Not doing so would be unsportsmanlike….and we don’t want that,…

#Operaplot 2011 Press Clippings

Here’s what you’re saying about #Operaplot 2011. If Miss Mussel missed you out of the list, please leave a link in the comments and she’ll get it sorted. Outlets sorted alphabetically. BLOG | NEWSPAPERS/MAGS | RADIO 101 Things In 1001…

#Operaplot 2011 Prize Pool

#Operaplot 2011 Prize Pool

The #Operaplot prize pool is now closed to new entries. In order to win one of these fabulous prizes, you need to play the #operaplot game on Twitter, which finishes at 11:59 EDT of Friday, April 15th. MUSICAL MEMPHIS PACKAGE…

#Operaplot 2011 Rules And FAQ

Ok folks – here’s what you need to do: 1) Summarize an opera in 140 characters or less. It can be any opera and exploring rep outside the top 25 is positively encouraged. At the same time, if winning a…

Introducing Your #Operaplot 2011 Judge: Eric Owens

Miss Mussel is delighted to announce that in between appearances at the Met and Carnegie Hall, American bass-baritone Eric Owens will be judging the #Operaplot 2011 contest. Woot. (do people still say that these days?) Owens was part of the…

#Operaplot 2011: Save The Date

#Operaplot 2011 will take place between 11th and 15th April. More details to follow shortly. Either watch this space or follow the news on Twitter. For some samples of last year’s contest – start here or check out the winners…

Mr Llewellyn Goes To Washington

One of last year’s #Operaplot winners, Stephen Llewellyn aka Operaman headed to Washington this past week for the WNO’s annual Opera Ball. It’s a bit of a to do from all accounts. Here is Stephen’s in delicious detail: Are You…

Free Jonas Kaufmann Download

Click this link to download Mein! for free [On PC, right click on the link and choose ‘Save Target As’. On Mac, just click and file will open in Downloads folder] or buy the whole album CAN Arkiv | Amazon…

Why Should Sadness Longer Last?

Weep no more, nor sigh, nor groan, Sorrow calls no time that ‘s gone: Violets pluck’d, the sweetest rain Makes not fresh nor grow again. Trim thy locks, look cheerfully; Fate’s hid ends eyes cannot see. Joys as wingèd dreams…

Meet Your Operaplot 2010 Winners

#Operaplot 2010 Winners as selected by Jonas Kaufmann [the winners came unordered in a list from Jonas. Understandably, it’s too difficult to choose a “best” one out of nearly 1,000 entries. The numbers 1-5 were randomly ordered by a Twitter…

Operaplot Side Pot Winners

In 2009, #operaplot and Twitter were novel, so just jumping on the bandwagon was enough to generate excitement. OPERA HOUSES ON TWITTER OMG YOU GUYS!!!! [*ahem*] In 2010, a few opera houses really embraced the contest and used it as…