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My My My Verona - Day Two

We were very happy to see the sun as we started our second day in Verona. We headed back to the Piazza Bra – the heart of the Old City – and quickly realized that we would be competing with a number of other tourists at the main attractions. 823 more words

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Rosetown & District Choir

The arrival of Easter often reminds me of the Rosetown & District Choir – a group formed in 1992 for the purpose of bringing joy and hope to communities who were a little down during difficult agricultural times. 831 more words


The Pearl Fishers Opera by Georges Bizet in Kuwait: 15-17 April 2015

Ahmadi Music Group presents ‘The Pearl Fishers’: an exotic and highly romantic opera to cherish in Kuwait! A beautiful tale of friendship, love and sheer emotions of two friends fallen in love with one girl. 195 more words



I’m really struggling with staying in the house.

I’m not entirely certain of the route cause, but I think it could just be that I can’t bear to be sat still currently. 656 more words


Met Opera: Don Carlos review [2015]

Five superb lead singers distinguish Met Opera’s revival of the 2010 co-production of Verdi’s epic drama Don Carlo. 697 more words


Revision Overview #18

Slight adjustments to Act I, for example, how much more interesting the Mayor’s Fugato is when occurring outside his office.


Lesser Known Operas: Hansel and Gristle

A dark and gritty work by the heavily-bandaged German composer Horst Schrillefrau that’s a prime example of the subgenre opera medium rara.  As the curtain rises, Hansel, a bald and overweight butcher with large teeth and wearing only a blood-stained white apron, is badgering a frightened elderly lady in the aria Bratwurst is Not a Plaything ( 229 more words