Not the North or South Poles – these have been done too may times before and I feel any sense of achievement remaining must be very modest. 1,136 more words
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By Madison Schindele
“You are too thin to be an opera singer,” older ladies from my church squawked at me when I was young. Looking at my petite, 5’2” stature, it was no surprise that I wasn’t automatically compared to the stereotypical Rubenesque soprano, complete with breastplate, spear, and horns. 644 more words
While this country is full of brilliant artists, it seems to me the only one who actually qualifies as a genius is Robert Lepage.
He is an actor and a director and a writer and a performer, but most important, he is a creator in the purest sense of the word. 696 more words
With over 1,000 performances a year across our 3 theatre spaces, visitors to The Lowry are certainly spoilt for choice. Here, chief executive, Julia Fawcett OBE… 378 more words
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