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Delving into Don Carlos
03 23 2022

Delving into Don Carlos

The first time I saw Verdi's Don Carlos, I was totally fascinated by the characters- most of whom really existed.  We didn't cover European history with much depth in high school, so I spent about six hours reading about each one of the his…

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Sunflowers for Ukraine
03 18 2022

Sunflowers for Ukraine

As many of you know, I have a second jewelry line called Posh Paws Jewelry which is jewelry for pet owners, especially, those who love cats, dogs and horses.  And, of course, we all know of the tragic war in Ukraine.When I saw the terrible…

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Looking at the rain...
02 21 2022

Looking at the rain...

I got tired of looking at beautiful sunny days out the office windows. When the weekend came, it would inevitably rain. That's how it started, deconstructing life to build it again and eventually building something for you opera lovers in the pr…

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Make Opera Your Valentine Week 2022
01 25 2022

Make Opera Your Valentine Week 2022

Every year, I promote “Make Opera Your Valentine” as a way to celebrate and learn more about opera.This year, we are joined by Cara and Emma of Unpacking Opera, a fun and educational podcast! Join me every morning (February 7-14) on Face…

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Your Opera New Year's Resolution
01 07 2022

Your Opera New Year's Resolution

New Year’s Resolutions don’t have to be a drudge that you know you are going to fail at.Instead, they can be fun! Let's make Opera New Year’s Resolutions – operas, genres or composers we want to experience or learn more about in the upcoming year.Exa…

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Join me for New Year's Eve
12 30 2021

Join me for New Year's Eve

Click to join me at my virtual New Year's Eve on YouTubeHighlights:Toasts from favorite opera charactersMoments of Love’s AwakeningElegant dancingSaying goodbye to 2020 with Con te PartiroA beautiful Auld Lang SyneFireworks with HandelBest wishes to…

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