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What’s a thirteen-year-old kid from Springfield, Missouri to do when he discovers the enticing and potentially expensive world of opera recordings and record collecting? Why is he the only kid – heck, the only person who shows any interest in all those boxed sets of opera LPs on the back wall of the local record store? What does he have to do to satisfy his curiosity about those big boxes of musical pleasure? Will he finally discover who this Maria Callas person is and what she’s all about? Who will help him discover the treasures of recorded opera before he resorts to thievery? Find out in “Bucky Saves the Day” at Guided by Voices: The Blog!

Bel Canto Sunday Matinées at 3pm ET for all members – this is where BCBC singers and BCBC lovers of singing come together!


  • December 19: A Bel Canto Christmas
  • December 26: Singers of the Teatro Colon
  • January 2: BCBC takes a well-earned break! Happy New Year!
  • January 9: Vive la France!
  • January 16: The Strauss Soprano
  • January 23: Singers of La Scala
  • January 30: All things Mozart

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