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Celebrating Wine and Opera
05 20 2019

Celebrating Wine and Opera

Wine and opera tend to be much intertwined. I don’t have any big academic reason for this (probably somebody does) but I know because I am forever ordering wine bottle and goblet charms!Here are some of the top appearances of wine in operas (in no…

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Top picks for Opera Magazines
05 14 2019

Top picks for Opera Magazines

Remember when you were a kid...In back of the TV Guide or newspaper they’d feature celebrities, movie/tv stars, the gossip and their birthdays. I don’t know about you, but I never knew who any of those people were. I figured when I got older I wou…

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Opera Princess
04 23 2019

Opera Princess

It’s National Princess Week!I think most girls these days grow up with the concept of “Princess”. Initially it’s about dressing up, wearing play gowns and jewels; fluff and sparkle; tiaras, crowns, high heels. Then it has a level of fairy tale roma…

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Taking time for tea
04 19 2019

Taking time for tea

As you visit the website or read my content you may notice a lot of tea related imagery.You’re probably thinking “what’s with the tea cups?”Well, there are a number of reasons for this:1.  I spent some time in London for college and developed…

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Musing on Siegfried
04 12 2019

Musing on Siegfried

Are you like me? Probably not…I think I’m a little strange about this, but if I see people on the street with clipboards or papers, I pull the shades, shut the doors and pretend I have a hearing affliction. I will jump thru hoops rather than answer…

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Join me at the Lotte Lenya Competition
04 09 2019

Join me at the Lotte Lenya Competition

The Lotte Lenya Vocal Competition is Saturday and it’s all being live streamed so I hope you will “Join me”!The Lotte Lenya competition is named for the wife of composer Kurt Weil a gifted singer, actor and interpreter of Weil’s music. It is unique…

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