Monthly Archives: January 2016

Remembering Pierre Boulez (1925-2016)

In this month of January we lost many talents, another one, and one of the greatest in Music was French Composer and Conductor Pierre Boulez who recenly passed away at age 90 . The musical legacy of Pierre Boulez is … Continue reading

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115 Death Anniversary of Giuseppe Verdi

Remembering the extraordinary Giuseppe Verdi on his death anniversary. January 27th is a “bittersweet” day for music, in one side, we celebrate Mozart’s Birthday, in the other hand, we commemorate Verdi’s death anniversary. What would be Opera be without Verdi’s … Continue reading

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Happy 260th Birthday, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart!

“Mozart was the Shakspeare of music; and as long as the immortal bard is read, Mozart will live in the admiration of mankind. He has reached the passions through the ear as Shakspeare did through the mind, and no works … Continue reading

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Happy 75th Birthday, Placido Domingo!

On January 21th, one of the greatest Tenors of the History of Opera, Placido Domingo celebrated his 75th Birthday.     Placido Domingo is one of the most important Tenors of the last 55 years and he is probably the … Continue reading

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In Loving Memory of Alan Rickman (1946-2016)

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Today, the world of acting lost a giant, an extraordinary actor, a favorite villain for many Die Hard fans, the favorite Wizard for many Harry Potter fans, the perfect gentleman for many Jane Austen admirers…… the…

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Sherrill Milnes and James Morris

I want to make a quick Happy Birthday tribute to two of my all time favorite gentlemen of the Opera… Baritone Sherrill Milnes and Bass James Morris!!! I have seen many wonderful classic Operas from the MET and many of … Continue reading

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In Loving Memory of Alan Rickman (1946-2016)

Today, the world of acting lost a giant, an extraordinary actor, a favorite villain for many Die Hard fans, the favorite Wizard for many Harry Potter fans, the perfect gentleman for many Jane Austen admirers…… the incredibly talented Alan Rickman, … Continue reading

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David Bowie (1947-2016)

Yesterday on January 1oth, David Bowie, one of the greatest icons of music passed away, just two days after his 69th Birthday. The world is mourning the loss of a music legend who was a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, … Continue reading

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Alejandro G. Iñarritu and Gael Garcia Bernal

Congratulations to Mexican Film Director Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu for winning the Golden Globe of Best Film Director for The Revenant (And also Best Picture!) and to also Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal for winning The Golden Globe Award for Best … Continue reading

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New Year’s Concert in Vienna, 2016

Today, I had the privilege of watching  the broadcast of the marvelous New Year’s Concert in Vienna 2016 under the baton of Maestro Mariss Jansons! For me a New Year Celebration is not complete without the marvelous and traditional concerts … Continue reading

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