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For the briefest of moments, every last man felt free.

“Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt 

I have no idea to this day what those two Italian ladies were singing about.

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I go to the GRAND to see FIGARO

Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro premiered in 1786, a tad late for a Baroque chick like me. But everyone said ‘Oh, Figaro, such a treat!’, and it was just up the road, and… 699 more words


Confessions about Opera

Reader, I have a confession to make. I have tried and tried but Opera and I just won’t work together. Yes, it’s a painful confession but I have to make it. 437 more words


Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro

I Sunday Genevieve and I went to see the latest presentation of the Metropolitan Opera houses Le Nozze di Figaro (the marriage of Figaro) in their live in HD series. 179 more words

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La Nozze di Figaro

Mozart’s phenomenal comic opera, The Marriage of Figaro, in four acts was absolutely fantastic. The Marriage of Figaro was originally composed in 1786, and was shown across the world since then. 197 more words

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Roasted Carnival Squash with Risotto bianco

No Halloween post for me this year because actually.. well, I completely forgot it was Halloween! I have no idea how I managed to do this, as it was everywhere. 446 more words


A fabulous Figaro from Fiona Shaw for English National Opera

Have you ever thought that the first few notes of Mozart’s overture to The Marriage of Figaro sound a little like a trapped bluebottle? Fiona Shaw has: and just as her production opens with one exuberant, fresh-eyed musical joke, her whole vision of Mozart’s masterpiece at English National Opera resounds with wit and energy. 51 more words