I had a wonderful experience on Saturday when I witnessed a performance of Hamlet with the weird ensemble The Tiger Lillies. The text was cut down to a minimum and replaced by physical action and music. It was very good. … Continue reading
Something for a lazy Sunday afternoon: Erwin Schrott sang Leporello’s aria at Placido Domingo’s 70th birthday concert. (via Opera Chic) /anna
A month ago I had a wonderful stroll in the gardens by Versailles where the fountains were flowing. Fascinating to see all the frogs of the Latona fountain spewing water. The fountain is by the brothers Gaspard and Balthazar Marsy … Continue reading
I know I need to be reminded of the fabulous Tom Lehrer every once in a while, don’t you? Of course you do! So here’s something to brighten your day. Springtime is here.
Still in the blizzard here. 10 cm this night and it just goes on and on. Had to dig out my car this morning. It took me 15 minutes to liberate it. And then good old At the Lighthouse led … Continue reading
Earlier this week my gym played a track from the movie 1492 and I recognised it immediately even though I haven’t listed to it for ages. But I did as a teenager, and the melody reminded me of a certain … Continue reading