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Thursday's Something Else (Dvořák)

This week is a return to Central Europe with Dvořák’s Rusalka, which I have thus far neglected. I really enjoyed Herheim’s La Monnaie’s production… 130 more words

Thursday's Something Else

Full Philippine Premiere of Dvorak's Rusalka at Cultural Center of the Philippines and UP College of Music

The University of the Philippines College of Music will bring to life Antonin Dvorak’s heart-rending lyric fairy tale opera Rusalka on 11 and 12 September, 7:30pm at the Cultural Center of the Philippines Little Theater, Pasay City, and on 23 and 24 September, 6:30pm at the Abelardo Hall Auditorium, Quezon City. 333 more words

Wednesday Handwriting Analysis

So I got a used recording of Dvořák’s Rusalka that turns out to have some writing in it. A deep discussion with a friend and much googling for pictures of Renée Fleming’s autograph followed. 100 more words


Rusalka (Shadorma - Elfje)

black and white    
until you arrived –    
black and white    
when you left –    
off the rails – over the rails –    
in the rank water      407 more words

to grant one's wishes

“During these years I’ve learned one trick: to grant one’s wishes. It’s simple: you just need to want something very much, and it comes true.”


đi tới đi lui

“Ngắm nhìn thế giới từ bên trong chiếc điện thoại thiệt là thú vị quá xá!”



Rusalka is a reimagining of the traditional Russian myth of the water nymph – or mermaid – of the same name. Depending which version of the legend you consult, Rusalka herself is variously an undead spirit, a lost soul, or a seductress bent on revenge. 2,253 more words