• Our costume shop isn't the only place that makes something tailor-made. Opera Novice in December will be subscribers’ choice! Have an operatic topic you’ve always wanted to know more about? The life of a famous singer? Great opera disasters? A particular composer’s works or the history of a particular opera company? Make your suggestion below, and Kathryn Smith will pick one topic to research, write, and present. Get all the outrageous scandal and obscure facts you can handle with a healthy side of pet photos.