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Do you love Cole Porter, Rodgers & Hart, et al.?

Last night I went to a wonderful show — classical music from Broadway, by which I mean Rodgers & Hammerstein, Jerome Kern, Lerner & Loewe, Irving Berlin … There are many more, but what’s the use of naming them? 283 fler ord


REVIEW: Rigoletto @ The Opera House, Manchester

I have to confess I’m not the sort of bloke who does a lot of opera. What I know about it I can fit on the back of a stamp. 194 fler ord


Mining Reflections on Opera and Books Read

A typical Vancouver Saturday:  cool, overcast, some sunny periods, and much reading.   Then after six pm a bottle of wine and an opera. Here are some of the books I dipped into today–I have been reading some for a while; some are old and should have been finished a long time ago; and some are new.  441 fler ord


Some Days are Really Fun

Last night my husband and I attended the Atlanta Opera’s presentation of Rigoletto. It is not normally a topic I would write about on a blog mainly dedicated to helpful information for parents of Citadel cadets. 166 fler ord

The Citadel

Rigoletto, Another Amazing Night at The Opera

Rigoletto is the story of the lascivious Duke of Mantua (Scott Quinn) and his life that knows no bounds. The hunchbacked jester Rigoletto (Todd Thomas) in a similar manner, spares no expense to entertain. 404 fler ord


Verdi’s Rigoletto Returns To The Atlanta Opera

The Atlanta Opera celebrates its 35th year of live productions with Giuseppe Verdi’s tragic masterpiece, Rigoletto. This new, visually stimulating production is a co-production of… 321 fler ord

Arts & Culture

Rigoletto: Mining, Opera, and Sex

Every Sunday we would go from the mine, East Geduld, where my father was a mine captain,  to my grandmother and step-grandfather for lunch.  My step-grandfather was a winder on the mines–a job that probably no longer exists.  416 fler ord