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Pagliacci; The age old story.

The inspiration for the name of this blog is linked back to the age old story of Pagliacci. You have probably heard this story, or some introduce it as a joke, in some form or other. 96 more words


Opera Night: Pagliacci

When I was a child, I remember seeing this commercial on PBS on a Saturday afternoon about opera. Specifically, about how ridiculous it is that the opera has a reputation for being “boring,” especially since the most famous operas are chock full of sex, violence, and murder. 456 more words



Non so chi ha potuto vedere questo film, The Big Short, ossia la storia vera di come un genio percepì il collasso dei mutui subprime che conseguentemente porto’ al collasso delle banche e dal 2008 sappiamo cosa questo e’ significato su scala globale. 146 more words

Storia Umana

Nedda's Canio: A dominant outcry

via Daily Prompt: Dominant

Only when you’ve witnessed a grown-man cry that you are able to fully embrace how powerful love could be. Some are taken aback and deny themselves a sensitive, brilliant man-afraid of shattering such a precious soul into pieces. 166 more words


The lost art of joy - Just what is joy?

Robin Williams is my favourite all time comedian. At his best, his jokes would come flying out faster than what my brain could process them, but I still found myself laughing pre—cognitively and only understanding why I was laughing once my brain had a chance to catch up. 724 more words


The Little Greats - Pagliacci & Cavalleria

A double helping of duplicitous drama made for a dazzling debut at Opera North’s festival of ‘The Little Greats’ at The Lowry last night.

Back-to-back performances of Leoncavallo’s… 574 more words

The Lowry

Vesti la giubba

This is for the dverse prompt—masks. We’ve just had another fox incident and I intended to write about Mr Fox. It didn’t work out quite like that. 107 more words