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Der Rosenkavalier 

New year, new-ish season. I had originally decided against booking Der Rosenkavalier – it was too close to Christmas holiday etc. But as the ROH public booking opened, I ended up grabbing a £20 standing ticket to what turned out to be Renee Fleming’s farewell performance at the Royal Opera (she will retire from the Met with this same production in the spring). 1,676 more words

Not Shakespeare

Here's why you'll probably want to turn off browser autofill

It’s annoying to type your personal details — name, address, phone numbers, all the rest of it — every time you need to fill out on online form. 433 more words


Mozart, l'opéra rock

Aujourd’hui, je retourne dans les spectacles, avec la version vidéo de Mozart, l’opéra rock, le spectacle d’Olivier Dahan.

Un peu d’histoire

Créé en 2009 au Palais des Sports de Paris, le spectacle raconte la vie de  1,055 more words

Comedie Musicale

'How is the sky like a grater, Jimmy?'

For James Schuyler

How is the sky like a grater, Jimmy?
What is sent up for shredding?

Touches blue-bore and spark-moon,
Cloud or torch in a rush against— 169 more words


Fighting The Student Stereotype

For a generation defined by ‘Netflix and Chill’ (both the literal and innuendo meanings), a group that strives to spend the majority of its youth horizontal, a visit to the theatre is unfortunately not always on the cards. 542 more words


Vivaldi is building “Opera as it should’ve been”

(Source: arstechnica.co.uk)

Working in tight niches occupied by the behemoths of the Internet world is hard; doing it as a startup without external funding is even harder. 898 more words