Category Archives: Music

The Tiger Lillies in Copenhagen

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

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Purrrrche porti la gonella. Schrott and the list

Something for a lazy Sunday afternoon: Erwin Schrott sang Leporello’s aria at Placido Domingo’s 70th birthday concert. (via Opera Chic) /anna

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Latona at Versailles. Photo of the Week #131

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

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We’ll poison the pigeons in the park!

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.

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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

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Soundtracks and Harry Potter

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

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Omsen & Momsen. Childhood Memories

Tom and Jess are names printed in the mind of every person about my age and probably in the minds of all my generation’s parents and siblings as well – in Denmark that is. The actors Tom and Jess, a.k.a. … Continue reading

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