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A Night at the Opera

Not the Marx Brothers version..

Instead a selection of the finest opera choruses at our next concert on 18th April in St Peter’s, at 7.30pm. Highlights from Verdi, Tchaikovsky, Borodin and of course Bizet:


Music for Victorine

This is where I lived in Brooklyn in 1987. I took the photo from the roof of 338 9th Street, looking downhill toward 5th Avenue. I used to lie on the roof of 338 on an old, flowered bedspread and stare up at the pink Brooklyn night sky. 278 more words

Victorine Meurent

The Greatest Operas, Part II

Today, I’m continuing my exploration of my favourite operas of the last 400 years. In my first post, I looked at the early greats, now we move into the bracing 19th century. 4,254 more words


A musical romantic journey with Ruxandra Donose

It is said that one’s musical perceptions and taste change with age. As soon as we get older we tend to favour the perception of the nostalgic music. 422 more words


Bizet - Carmen: Toreador Song -

The flashmob of Prodigies

To celebrate the WONDERS show, which will air Dec. 27, 2014 in 
Prime Time , France 2 creates the event and organized 
a flashmob at shopping center Beaugrenelle in Paris.

PIANO TIME CLASSICS Page 14 Toreador Song, by Bizet

Page 14

Toreador Song, by Bizet

PIANO TIME CLASSICS: arranged by Pauline Hall
The Oxford Piano Method
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Demonstrated by Connie Luk



Head births.

Music is pounding

in my head,

as I try to recreate

all the melodies

and rhythms from

Bizet’s Carmen,

all those stirring

Spanish melodies

and rhythms strained through… 85 more words

Charles Elffers