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An Opera Affair

I took in yet another wonderful program from the Rochester Symphony Orchestra and Chorale  (RSOC) last night. I don’t consider myself much of an opera buff, but I’ve attended an opera once (in Europe in the early 1980s), and I do like operatic singing. 292 more words


Cultural Event: The Marriage of Figaro

As part of the Festival of the Arts, The Marriage of Figaro will be performed on Saturday, February 4th at 7:00pm at the Big Rapids High School Auditorium. 278 more words


Photobook: Tomb of Beaumarchais, Père Lachaise, Paris, France

Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, Jan. 24, 1732 -May 18, 1799, Paris, was a fascinating and brilliant man. He’s best remembered today as the author of the irreverent comedies  138 more words

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The End of the Affair

Well, I think I’ve reached that point that sometimes pops up with prolific authors: the point where you realize you’ve essentially read this information, style, phrasing, etc., before, under a different title and using, if you’re lucky, different examples to illuminate the author’s case-making. 705 more words

Mozart's Marriage of Figaro

Courtesy of a DVD from the library, I watched a whole production of this opera for the first time last week. I was blown away by everything about this work: the music, acting, singing, comedy, lighting…just a stellar ensemble all around. 77 more words

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