The kind of Operatic Evenings you should be having!

The Metropolitan Opera house does not disappoint. It’s the perfect opportunity to get dressed up and hope to be featured on the @lastnightatthemet Instagram feed. #goals Going to the opera is always a great opportunity for introducing newbies to the art form.  For an especially good time, bring a friend you can talk opera with, get rush … Continue reading The kind of Operatic Evenings you should be having!

Dorothy…we’re not in Kansas anymore: A 10 Step Guide to making a new city feel like home

Lindsey and I both come from small town America. We went to undergrad away from home, got full rides to graduate programs even further from home and eventually landed in NYC (as most performers do.) I actually live in Jersey, but it feels easier to just say I live in the city. (More on our … Continue reading Dorothy…we’re not in Kansas anymore: A 10 Step Guide to making a new city feel like home

Getting comfy with discomfort

The New York City Subway system is a very special place. When you spend two hours in this world on a daily basis, you learn to deal with certain discomforts. For example, the N/Q/R platform at Times Square will always be perfumed with the essence of urine. Also, if  you’re tight on time, it can … Continue reading Getting comfy with discomfort

Adventure #4: LES and Clubbin’

KATHLEEN: This adventure was one of our hangouts from a few weeks back. Lindsey was running a meager HOUR late, so I was thrilled to find this coffee shop/wine & beer cafe open late on the lower east side. Seriously, it makes me so frustrated that all the coffee shops close early. Coffee is cheaper … Continue reading Adventure #4: LES and Clubbin’

Where Do I Start?! A Beginner’s Guide to Planning a German Audition Tour

I know what you are thinking! Deutschland Darlings, cute name for a blog, but what do these girls have to do with Deutschland? Well, we have absolutely nothing to do with it….YET! You have got to #dreamtoachieve and we are in the midst of dreaming up an audition tour to Deutschland and the surrounding countries. … Continue reading Where Do I Start?! A Beginner’s Guide to Planning a German Audition Tour

NYC: The city that never sleeps…in a cardboard box.

New York City. I first moved here in the summer of 2011 with my sister and a U-haul full of too much stuff. Just as in the movies, I remember that first glimpse of the iconic skyline, driving through the Lincoln Tunnel with a fireball of hope in the pit of my stomach, and the … Continue reading NYC: The city that never sleeps…in a cardboard box.

Opera and Dessert: Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine's Day Eve, Darlings! It doesn’t matter what your week started out like. If you take the following suggestions to heart this February the 14th, your Valentine’s Day is sure to beat your expectations. Divine music + Beautiful Poetry + Sugar = LOVE Below you will find our recommended dessert pairing with our favorite … Continue reading Opera and Dessert: Happy Valentine’s Day!