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Wagner's music and dramas are not for everyone and even seasoned opera goers might feel intimidated by the master. But "Tristan und Isolde" is an opera that needs to be experienced by anyone and everyone, even those who have never gone to the opera. Despite its 4-plus hour running time, this is an opera that immerses emotionally, spiritually and even physically and the Met's production, featuring intelligent direction, a terrific cast and genius conductor is simply too perfect an opportunity to pass up.

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Have you ever been to the opera. Here are five works to see for a first timer opera goer.

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A Look at the six must see operas of the 2016-17 season.

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This weekend Meryl Streep will come closer to her 20th Oscar nomination as her latest film "Florence Foster Jenkins" debuts in theaters to stunning reviews.

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Cyndie Berthezene and Metropolitan Opera singer Ailyn Perez team up to teach opera to underpriviledged kids.

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An Exclusive interview with Ailyn Perez, Metropolitan Opera singer and Beverly Sills award winner.

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With the season coming to a close, Puccini's "La Boheme" is surely an opera to be enjoyed particularly with the revelatory performance by Maria Agresta and its beautiful production.

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The program tells you that this "Elektra" is two-hours long with no intermission, a daunting task for many new opera goers. But those hours fly by without you even feeling them. That is how fulfilling and immersive this new "Elektra" is with its fascinating production and virtuosic cast members.

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If great singing is of great interest to you, then this "Elisir d'Amore" will provide that in spade. But if dramatic cohesion and comedy is what you crave, this "Elisir," as directed by Sher, is simply not structured for such a job.

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There are still a number of performances remaining for this year's "Nozze di Figaro." Mozart's masterpiece has transcended centuries at this point and this performance, delivered by a top-notch cast in an detailed production, is one that will make viewers fall in love with opera.

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In the modern age Instagram has become a popular tool to show off pictures and create unique accounts that highlight everyday activities and professional accomplishments. Latinos are 38 percent of the users, the second highest among demographics. But with so many instagram pages online it is hard to know exactly who to follow or what to look at. The following are accounts that Latinos should follow as they showcase several different crafts and different types of celebrities.

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There is undoubtedly more great tragedy in the opera world than comedy, but Donizetti's "Don Pasquale" is one of the best of the latter genre. This Met production and musical team is fascinating in every respect, allowing for an enjoyable evening that races by.

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The Los Angeles Opera has announced the 2016-17 season with many of opera's greatest stars appearing at the famed company. The following are the top five productions to go see at the opera.

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Latin Post spoke to composer Jimmy Lopez and librettist Nilo Cruz about their new Opera 'Bel Canto'

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On Monday, a new opera, "Bel Canto" made its world premiere at the Chicago Lyric Opera.

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The 58th annual Grammy Nominations were announced with many of today's popular artists making it into the top categories. However, Latinos were relegated to the niche categories.

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