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View Diary: SNLC, Vol. CCCLXIV / SN@TO 16: Parsifal Edition (81 comments)

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  •  No but we are seeing Spamalot tomorrow. (2+ / 0-)

    At the Assembly Hall in Champaign, a horrible venue for music but less than a mile from home, what the hell.  I find "Grail lore" fascinating and love Wagner's music but would really have a hard time sitting through a 4.5 hour production of damn near anything. Parsival is in my i tunes file and I did actually listen to it this week while at work.

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    by irate on Sun Mar 03, 2013 at 05:25:56 AM PST

    •  I've seen one concert at the..... (1+ / 0-)
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      .....Krannert Center at UIUC, but that's it, Foellinger Great Hall.  Nice space for a mid-size orchestra, but I imagine a full symphony might be a bit much.  I know that they do get touring orchestras, and the Chicago Symphony stops by once in a while.

      With Parsifal, at least there are 2 intermissions to give you a chance to decompress.  After Act I, it was just over 30 minutes, which is OK given the length of Act I.

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      by chingchongchinaman on Sun Mar 03, 2013 at 10:33:24 PM PST

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