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Discovering Opera

Language learning in it of itself, is a tedious, difficult task. In isolation, studying vocabulary and grammar is an isolating and dull task. The joy of learning language, comes not in bland study, but in dissecting the culture that is expressed through the language. 185 more words

Italian

Powerful Voice

My favorite scene from Don Giovanni – The Commendatore Scene

Music

It’s All About That Baritone in the Met’s 'Don Giovanni'

A minor subset of the vast swath of music called opera is the “monodrama,” essentially a musical drama for only one singer. Poulenc’s La Voix Humaine is one example, Schoenberg’s Erwartung another.  1,026 more words

My weekend in pictures: The Ruling Class

This weekend, I spent a very tiring but awesome day in London to see James McAvoy in The Ruling Class at Trafalgar Studios with my friend Jess. 254 more words

Out And About

Week in Review! Getting my Groove on 2/2 -8-2

Now that I’ve gotten into the rhythm of the semester this past week seemed to really come together. 312 more words

Week In Review

A Night at the Opera

Figaro, Figaro, Figaro! This is the image most people have when they hear the word opera. Or, a heavy-set woman wearing a viking hat belting the highest pitched sound you’ve ever heard come from a human being before glass starts breaking all around. 266 more words

New York

Don Giovanni in Festivalul Mozart (Brasov, editia I)

Mozart! Acest nume are o vibraţie aparte în inima şi conştiinţa mea şi cred a multora dintre noi, muzicieni sau nu, melomani sofisticaţi sau auditori puţin iniţiaţi dar deschişi către lumea sunetelor. 370 more words

Cristina Radu