Podcast Episode 02: "It's about friggin' time!" -- Met Opera performs work composed by a woman

Happy New Year!  Without a doubt, one of 2016’s most exciting music events was the performance of Kaija Saariaho’s “L’Amour de Loin” at New York’s Metropolitan Opera.  Our very first podcast offered some insiders’ ideas about the production. Now, in our second podcast, composer Milica Paranosic goes “on the scene” at Lincoln Center (at the Dec. 24 matinee) to report on audience members’ ideas about and responses to the opera.  One theme that emerges is that opera-goers emphatically want to hear more than just the same old “standards” — there’s a real craving for new works!  Another frequent response is…