White Shirt Monday: “Vesti il gilè…”
[Joyce DiDonato as Romeo in Bellini's"I Capuleti e i Montecchi", RICHT NOW (Munich 2013). - as Photo Credit: Joyce DiDonato/Facebook, alert by HM]
The curtain is about to rise on DiDonato’s Romeo in Munich.
Oh shirtsleeves, white shirt sleeves, wherefore art thou rolled up like that? And combined with a vest to boot?
Good thing Lacroix didn’t add a tie to this (although what is that on her left shoulder?!), or I’d be dead on the floor already instead of just withering away with envy at all ticket holders (Anik. Green. Ugly).
O tumblr, there is this phenomenon called “fake film meme” making rounds, where people design posters, cast, taglines and summaries for movies they wish existed. So many things I never knew I needed! Now it has expanded to “fake opera memes”. And I need THIS opera to happen.
“My name is Iñigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die.”
And Westley always struck me as rather white-shirtish…