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Mozart Was a Drunk

Did you know that Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a procrastinator and a drunk?  Me neither.  I read that somewhere recently.  Not exactly those words, but what I read indicated that Mozart wrote “Don Giovanni,” a two act opera, the same day it was performed for the first time, while suffering from a massive hangover.  916 more words

My cheapskate Don Giovanni

If you want to go to Glyndebourne on the cheap, I strongly suggest that you avoid Box 20, seat 3.  I remember the logic of my choosing it for the performance of… 642 more words

Performances I've Seen

Don Giovanni takes Savannah Voice Festival stage

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The 2014 Savannah Voice Festival is August 1- 17. It’s more than two weeks of musical theater, opera and song.

This year we get a look at Don Juan up close and personal. 541 more words


Coco's Operatic Picnic at Glyndebourne

Most seasons in England forbid Coco from leaving the comfort and convenience of London. However, the British summer is the best time to explore what the rest of the country has to offer. 807 more words

Recommended By Coco

July teaser - work in progress & Don Giovanni

It’s a busy opera month for us! Above are Mélanie and me at Merola’s outdoor Schwabacher Summer Concert this weekend. This month’s teaser combines my WIP with my work for the… 1,691 more words

Tracy Grant

A Season of Desire

Last Monday I was back at Book Passage, but this time to talk about the two operas the Merola Opera Program is presenting this summer. I had a lot of fun working on my talk, so I thought it would be fun to post it here. 1,809 more words

Tracy Grant

Mumsnet Ealing reviews Don Giovanni

On 28th June, Mumsnet Ealing were delighted to be invited to the production of Mozart’s tragicomic opera Don Giovanni.  It was our first time at the medieval Great Barn in Ruislip, and it was also the first professional production to be held there. 510 more words