Posts Tagged “Madama Butterfly”

Opera Reads
08 18 2020

Opera Reads

How's your summer reading list? Here in Rochester, summer usually continues being balmy through September, so I thought it might not be too late to offer some summer reading selections: opera style!Most of these are easily found for free on Ibooks (T…

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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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Beyond opera- learning more!
04 14 2020

Beyond opera- learning more!

As they say “may you live in interesting times..”For many this time of isolation is stressful. This unavoidable change in their lives gives them a lot more free time than they are used to. Many turn to reading, music and entertainment to keep their…

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Someday I'll have a Bead Factory!
10 13 2017

Someday I'll have a Bead Factory!

A couple of weeks ago someone asked: Why do you use Chinese Beads? Let’s start with the wider question: Why don’t I use beads that are “Made in USA”. Around 90% of the beads I use are Czech and Austrian; these countries have been leaders in the gla…

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World Book Day
03 03 2016

World Book Day

You may have heard that World Book Day is this week! (March 3) So, I was wondering … what books have you read that relate to being an opera lover? Here’s some of mine:Malory’s Morte d’Arthur (Wagner’s Parsifal) I think I was maybe 11 when I…

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