The Journey of The Fisherman and His Wife – 11/14/15

By November 14, 2015The Music Detective

Another favorite note buried in some correspondence to John Updike regarding the species of Fish “I’m sorry – it’s not a flounder, it’s a halibut”.   Indeed, while the Magic Fish is referred to as a flounder, the costume is clearly NOT a flounder.  A halibut, albeit a red halibut.  Art.

 

Video courtesy of of the Sarah Caldwell Collection, Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center at Boston University.  Group Westinghouse Broadcasting – Thomas J. Knott, Producer/Director

Post by Linda Osborn, Artistic Administrator for Odyssey Opera of Boston.

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