Monthly Archives: January 2017

Happy Birthday, Franz Peter Schubert!

On this day, January 31 but in 1797, one of the greatest composers ever, and another of my musical heroes was born, Franz Peter Schubert! Franz Peter Schubert is one of my favorites of the German romantic period. I absolutely … Continue reading

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January 27, Mozart and Verdi

Today, January 27, is a day of mixed emotions of music… because it is a day that relates to two of my all time favorite composers….. Mozart and Verdi. On January 27, Mozart, one of my personal musical heroes and … Continue reading

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In loving memory of Roberta Peters (1930-2017)

This January 18, the opera world lost one of the greatest Sopranos ever, the great Robert Peters who passed away at age 86. Roberta Peters was one of the greatest Opera singers of the mid XX century Opera and her … Continue reading

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The beautiful HD broadcast of Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette!

OH MY!!!!!! OH MY!!!!!!! I was in pure tears at the end of the HD!!! I am still in paradise and heaven after last Saturday’s beautiful, wonderful HD broadcast of Roméo et Juliette!!!!!! The updated 18 century set stage was … Continue reading

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Happy 76 Birthday, Placido Domingo!

January 21,  is the 76 Birthday of one of the greatest tenor of the lat XX century…. a true treasure of history Opera, his name is along with the names of Enrico Caruso and Maria Callas as a true icon … Continue reading

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Romeo et Juliette, live from the MET in HD

“Shakespeare is the true multicultural author. He exists in all languages. He is put on the stage everywhere. Everyone feels that they are represented by him on the stage”…. “Shakespeare is Universal”  – Harold Bloom This Saturday, January 21, we … Continue reading

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Javier Camarena’s farewell performance as Almaviva in Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia

Tonight, January 18, the wonderful Mexican Tenor, Javier Camarena gave his farewell performance as Count Almaviva in Rossini’s masterpiece “Il Barbiere di Siviglia”. After 10 years of performing this role, Javier Camarena gave his farewell and final performance in this … Continue reading

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