White Shirt Monday: Falling In Love Again

•April 27, 2015 • 4 Comments

[Marlene or Cherubino? Both! – Anna Bonitatibus singing “Voi che sapete” at “Juan Diego Flórez and friends”, singing for Sinfonía por el Perú. Vienna/Staatsoper 2015. PS. Hello, smitten flutist in the back right corner. I hear you!]

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From The Writing Desk: Stages, Chapter 3

•April 24, 2015 • Leave a Comment

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White Shirt Monday: “Enjoy my shirt, because that’s all you’re getting.”

•April 20, 2015 • 3 Comments

[“What is the baritone doing wearing my shirt?! And what am *I* doing here?” – Vesselina Kasarova as Judit and Gerd Grochoskwi as Bluebeard in “Bluebeards’s Castle”, Wiesbaden 2015. – Photo Credit: Monika & Karl Forster]

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From The Writing Desk: Stages, Chapter 2

•April 18, 2015 • Leave a Comment

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White Shirt Monday: “Boots and zippers at an opera house with three hours to kill.”

•April 13, 2015 • 11 Comments

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[ Here, have some Saturday Night thoughts on Monday morning (and that’s as much tagline as I will allow myself at this hour). – Joyce DiDonato (Romeo) in the originally Munich-premiered Vincent Boussard production of Bellini’s “I Capuleti e i Montecchi”, San Francisco 2012. – click to enlarge]

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From The Writing Desk: Stages

•April 11, 2015 • 6 Comments

“If you’re going to me by ex-lover, you’ll have to be more convincing than that.”

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•April 10, 2015 • 11 Comments

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