Posts Tagged “Bluebeard's Castle”

Opera's Flower Songs
04 28 2020

Opera's Flower Songs

As spring finally begins to blossom I wanted to take a moment to enjoy some flower songs- Which have I missed? Click the names to see YouTube selections of these Flower SongsMimi describes the first flowers of spring and the beautiful embroid…

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Summer reading list – Opera Style
05 26 2016

Summer reading list – Opera Style

I hated the school provided summer reading list. I mean HATED.Mainly this was because it got in the way of my own list that I had compiled all year. Now that I had the time, because school was out, I had these dumb requirements in my way of readi…

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01 28 2015

Discovering Bluebeard's Castle

DESIGN NOTES: Once upon a time, when I was first intently "learning opera" by reading Opera for Dummies, I became fascinated by Bartok’s opera Duke Bluebeard's Castle. What the heck is this story? A dark fairytale? A supernatural kind of “twilight…

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