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 (ŏp′ər-ə-gō′ər, ŏp′rə-)
One who attends operas.
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Noun1.operagoer - a patron of the opera
frequenter, patron - a regular customer
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The same holds for the operagoer who wishes to figure out the machinery, whose "Wheels and Springs" are "out of sight" (9).
He actually had a walk-on role as an operagoer in 'Revenge of the Sith,' which he remembered as 'a fun day.
Baker states his purpose as providing a "concise, lucid exposition of operatic production" to satisfy the "fascination with 'backstage at the opera'" of the common operagoer or performer (p.
Catan's later operas incorporate similar personal transformations, in different settings and through different triggers, but they provide an uplifting and transcendent experience for the operagoer.
As a result, the average contemporary operagoer is likely to have actually seen only three of the many operas discussed here: L'incoronazione di Poppea, Handel's Giulio Cesare, and Mozart's setting of an adapted version of Metastasio's highly popular La clemenza di Tito, as the opera seria to celebrate the coronation of Leopold II as king of Bohemia in 1791.
McEwan describes himself as a music-lover, a flautist but not a frequent operagoer.
The average operagoer is about 60, so by 'younger' I mean fortysomethings
The interested operagoer can read opera guides of many different types, from real nuts-and-bolts guides to subtly subversive histories that have been the subject of some controversy.
His book is designed to aid the operagoer of the twenty-first century, whom, it is expected, will be sitting in an opera house with projected super- or subtitles.
Operagoer Sunny Golombek of Redondo Beach said the gowns reminded her of the '30s and old Hollywood, while Janie Snyder of Los Angeles found the tuxedos very comfortable-looking and timeless.
Mention the name Eskandani to the average North American operagoer and you're likely--for the moment--to provoke a quizzical furrowing of the brow.