A new book titled Met Opera: From a Modern-Day Opera House to a Contemporary Opera House has given me the opportunity to delve deeper into how the modern opera house evolved over the past 40 years.
It was originally published in 2016, and I have yet to re-read it in years.
However, I recently started to read more books from the time period that I’ve not read yet, and it’s great to see this book has a similar focus.
I recently stumbled across Met Opera after searching for information about the work of renowned opera critic Daniel Proulx, whose book, The Opera of the Century, was the first book to explore the evolution of the modern classical opera house.
In the Met Opera book, I found a number of interesting articles about the evolution and development of the opera house, including this one about the construction of a new opera house at the Opera House of the Americas in Philadelphia.
In addition to the historical material, the book includes several photographs from the era, including one of the first full operas ever performed by the United States Naval Academy.
In some ways, the opera houses were not only the most important and enduring building of the period, but also the most influential, particularly in terms of its influence on modern opera.
For example, the architect and general contractor for the first opera house was Frank Lloyd Wright, who was a major figure in the early 1900s and a close friend of both Henry Ford and Henry Wallace.
This book gives an interesting look at the history of Wright’s designs, as well as his relationship to the development of modern architecture and architecture, particularly when it comes to modern opera and modern architecture in general.
Wright was a prominent architect who was known for his work on buildings of various sizes, ranging from the modest, to the grand, to a whole range of heights.
In his design of the new Philadelphia Opera House, Wright envisioned a structure that would be comparable to the original, but which would also accommodate opera and other special events.
As he envisioned it, the new opera hall would be an example of the “Modern Opera” architecture that was used throughout the world by that time.
The building would be clad in a mix of concrete and steel.
Wwright’s design was the subject of a number popular and well-known novels by Edward G. Robinson, such as The Modern Opera and the movie The Opera.
However I find this book to be a much more accessible read.
It has a much wider focus, and covers the construction process of the building as well.
I highly recommend this book for any interested in the construction and construction history of the Philadelphia Opera house.