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The Perils of Casting an Opera Five Years in Advance
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Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2012/02/28/Extraordinary_Lives_Peter_Gelb Metropolitan Opera General Manager Peter Gelb explains why production plans casting up to five years prior to an actual performance. Despite the foresight, Gelb recounts a recent troublesome casting as an instance of when that approach fell short. ---- Peter Gelb, Ge... Read more

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- -: The Perils of Casting an Opera Five Years in Advance

March 22, 2012 (over 2 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2012/02/28/Extraordinary_Lives_Peter_Gelb Metropolitan Opera General Manager Peter Gelb explains why production plans casting up to five years prior to an actual performance. Despite the foresight, Gelb recounts a recent troublesome casting as an instance of whe...

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Source: Fora.tv

- -: Clip from the Future: Lady Gaga on Acting

December 8, 2011 (over 2 years ago)

Ellen sat down with the biggest pop star in the world, Lady Gaga! She asked the singer if she would ever venture into acting. Watch here to see how Gaga answered. And don't miss Ellen on Friday, December 9th to see the entire interview and Lady Gaga's incredible performance of "Marry the Night"!

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- -: The Hilarious 7-Year-Old Brandt Bickford Tests the Hottest Toys on Ellen

October 7, 2010 (almost 4 years ago)

Ellen loves the adorable 7-year-old Brandt Bickford, and thought he would be the perfect person to try out some of this holiday season's hottest toys. He demonstrated the toys and gave his reviews.

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- -: Emily Deschanel's Dorky Dancing

October 12, 2010 (almost 4 years ago)

While on the show, Emily Deschanel said she's not a great dancer. After her interview, Emily made this video of her dorky dance moves to prove she wasn't lying!

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- -: Chris Colfer's Lady Gaga Gaffe

October 14, 2010 (almost 4 years ago)

Actor Chris Colfer became an overnight star, thanks to his hit show, "Glee." Today he told Ellen how it's changed his life and then shared how he embarrassed himself in front of Lady Gaga.

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- -: 12-Year-Old Web Sensation Greyson Chance

October 15, 2010 (almost 4 years ago)

This week, 12-year-old Greyson Chance became a huge weblebrity when a video of him performing "Paparazzi" got over a million views! Ellen was so impressed, she flew him here to meet him. His interview

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- -: TEDxVorobyovy-Gory - Anatoly Zasov - Birth of new stars

April 6, 2011 (over 3 years ago)

Anatoly Zasov, astrophysicist, professor of Sternberg Astronomical Institute presents his vision about birth of stars and star systems. TEDxVorobyovy-Gory - "Cosmos" - took place on Saturday, March 19th, 2011 at Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics in Moscow. The year of 2011 named in Russia as The ...

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- -: Sir Martin Rees: Earth in its final century?

April 15, 2008 (over 6 years ago)

http://www.ted.com In a taut soliloquy that takes us from the origins of the universe to the last days of a dying sun 6 billion years later, renowned cosmologist Sir Martin Rees explains why the 21st century is a pivotal moment in the history of humanity: the first time in history when we can ma...

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- -: Marc Koska: 1.3m reasons to re-invent the syringe

October 22, 2009 (almost 5 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Reuse of syringes, all too common in under-funded clinics, kills 1.3 million each year. Marc Koska clues us in to this devastating global problem with facts, photos and hidden-camera footage. He shares his solution: a low-cost syringe that can't be used twice. TEDTalks is a da...

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- -: Nathan Myhrvold: Could this laser zap malaria?

May 11, 2010 (about 4 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Nathan Myhrvold and team's latest inventions -- as brilliant as they are bold -- remind us that the world needs wild creativity to tackle big problems like malaria. And just as that idea sinks in, he rolls out a live demo of a new, mosquito-zapping gizmo you have to see to beli...

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