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Lovers Separated by a Sea of Light in Met's Production of 'L'amour de Loin'

Early in the first act of Kaija Saariaho’s L’amour de Loin, which enjoyed a successful Metropolitan Opera premiere last night, a dreamy troubadour describes his ideal lover as “belle sans l’arrogance de la beauté,” that is, beautiful but without having the arrogance of beauty. 480 more words

Metropolitan Opera

Discovered: Pianist Jean-Michel Blais

It started with a conversation at work in September. My colleague Deena asked if I’d heard of pianist Jean-Michel Blais.

She’d heard him on the CBC radio show q. 457 more words

Arts And Crafts

La Bibliothèque, la nuit

La première tablette de ma bibliothèque contient les œuvres d’auteurs français. Sur la deuxième tablette, la littérature québécoise, qui déborde sur la troisième, à côté de la littérature étrangère-autre-que-française. 996 more words

Culture

NEEDLES AND OPIUM at the Barbican

EX Machina and Robert Lepage’s NEEDLES AND OPIUM at the Barbican Theatre was exceptional. After years of pantomime, musical theatre and plays I saw my first Robert LePage production in 2002 and I began to understand the real possibilities that existed within theatre. 108 more words

Theatre

Johnny Remember Me

Coming soon …

I am singing the backing vocals on a song originally recorded by John Leyton.  It’s a fantastic song and was originally banned by the BBC as were all ‘death’ ballads at the time…It’s so exciting for me to be involved in this project with two legends… 500 more words

Needles and Opium

This was one of the first Robert Lepage shows I ever saw, 24 years ago at the Cottesloe Theatre, but the combination of my poor memory and a significant re-working means this is like approaching a new show. 317 more words

Theatre

Possible Worlds (Lepage, 2000)

I watched Possible Worlds because of Tilda Swinton and this logline on IMDb: “A man lives in parallel worlds, falling in love with the same woman, while the police hunt down a serial killer who steals brains.” That sounds pretty amazing. 496 more words