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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White Shirt Monday: Double Bill Trill Thrill

•April 6, 2015 • 14 Comments

[What’s better than a mezzo a pants (or kilts, as it were)? – A mezzo in pants getting the mezzo in skirts at the end! – And what’s even better than that? The mezzo in pants trumping not one, but two tenor romantic rivals in the process. Behold Joyce DiDonato (Elena) and Daniela Barcellona (Malcolm) in Rossini’s Sir Walter Scott stravaganza, “La donna del lago”, New York/MET 2015. – Photo Credit: screencaps from the HD telecast; click to enlarge]

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From The Writing Desk: The Key – Chapter 7 (story completed)

•April 3, 2015 • 3 Comments

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Early Modern Spanish Bering & Wells (cont’d & hereby completed)

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From The Writing Desk: The Key – Chapter 6

•April 3, 2015 • Leave a Comment

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Early Modern Spanish Bering & Wells (cont’d)

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