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Book review: The girl who loved camellias

While camellias are starting to bloom here, I came across this biography. It’s about someone you know. Her picture is on the cover of Julie Kavenagh’s “The Girl who loved Camellias”. 857 more words


Week Eight

Happy March, everyone! This week overall was…very relaxing. After two weekends of traveling, it was good to finally slow down (and save some money). We went to the opera this week! 376 more words


A Night At the Opera: La Traviata at the ENO

This week I was invited to attend the opera. This is not something that happens to me a lot. In fact, I think I have been to an opera only once before in my life – a powerful rendition of Carmen in a beautifully frescoed church in Florence. 1,175 more words


Sex, Drugs & Rock & Roll: Boston Ballet is at it again

Dapper men in droves, mean girls, fantasy suites, making out, hooking up, and Champagne flowing more freely than opinions on a certain striped dress, and no I’m not talking about The Bachelorette. 391 more words


La Traviata in Bulgaria

27/02/2015 (19:00)

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi

La traviata is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi set to an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave. It is based on La dame aux Camélias, a play adapted from the novel by Alexandre Dumas, fils. 65 more words


Sparely staged & emotionally powerful: La Traviata at ENO

Interviewed in the programme notes for Verdi’s La Traviata at ENO, director Peter Konwitschny explains that the subject matter of the plot remains daring and “socially explosive”, even in our more permissive times. 585 more words

Performance Review

Met takes on a Verdi masterpiece

I’d go as far as to say that Verdi’s La Traviata is the world’s most popular opera today. At least, the most performed. A standard for all the major opera companies, Verdi’s take on Alexandre Dumas’ tale of love, death and despair has stunned audiences for centuries, and long will it continue to, I’m sure. 376 more words

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