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Sempre Libera

I’ll be posting about freedom this week. Because freedom to actually be happy and love life is a long-time wish I was granted recently. I wish that for you this week (and always), too :)


Susan Stroman to direct Renée Fleming and Kelli O'Hara in "The Merry Widow" at the Met

There’s a must-see performance in the works at the Metropolitan Opera, and it will be available for seeing via a Live in HD transmission this season. 1,492 more words


There will be blood! Christine Goerke's Elektra stuns at the BBC Proms

A masterfully penetrating performance of Strauss’ Elektra at this year’s BBC Proms, conducted by the renowned Semyon Bychkov and starring Christine Goerke, whose command of this fiercest of roles has drawn high praise from all quarters, and who reasserted her claims this evening with thrilling power. 9 more words



Seville, Spain, Monday September 1st, 8:50PM, 95ºF/35ºC, 90% Humidity.
After a long day at work I dragged my tanned self to the path along the river. 357 more words


Wretched Richard's Almanac: I Loves You, Porgy

September 2, 1935

“I think the music is so marvelous, I don’t believe I wrote it,” said George Gershwin as he signed his name to the 700-page completed orchestral score of the opera, … 356 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

Time Does Not Bring Relief

Operatic delivery of Time Does Not Bring Relief, a featured performance from the Lincoln Center.

Poetry In Motion

Sadaharu Aoki Pâtisserie

Each year, I wait with giddy anticipation for the summer months to arrive, during which time we can finally forgo the obscene number of layers of clothes and parkas for dainty sundresses and sandals. 584 more words