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parterre saturday afternoon: Beverly Sills in concert
This afternoon's program (beginning at 2:00 PM sharp) offers the ebullient diva at her peak in 1969-1972, in music by Mozart, R. Strauss and Meyerbeer.
“You look so elegant, I hardly recognized you”
Wikipedia entry on Don Giovanni or "Previously, on Dynasty ?" You be the judge.
The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth”
Born on this day in 1889 writer, filmmaker and designer Jean Cocteau .
“Where liberty dwells, there is my country”
Happy Independence All U.S. Parterrians!
“Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age”
Born on this day in 1714 composer Christoph Willibald von Gluck.
The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Lebrecht
Put down the potion, Norman.
Music “can invest a scene with terror, grandeur, gaiety or misery”
Born on this day in 1911 composer Bernard Hermann .
“If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads”
Born on this day in 1932 soprano Anna Moffo.
Because one slave has run away, Teachout beating every slave
A privileged white male critic for the Wall Street Journal accomplished quite a hat trick earlier this week.
The waters are already rolling in a spring mood
Born on this day in 1900 mezzo-soprano and teacher Jennie Tourel.
“O, learn to love, the lesson is but plain”
When Adonis Calls is "the story of an accomplished author struggling with writer’s block who is contacted by an eager young fan interested in both an artistic and personal correspondence."
Orientalism alive and well on the Upper West Side
"Based on two Noh plays, the hypnotic work creates a shimmering world of supernatural encounters…"
‘La traviata’ on a parterre saturday afternoon
Today at 2:00 PM, Our Own JJ presents the "other" great Maria Callas Traviata from 1958, the glorious performance of June 20, 1958 at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
Things Almost as Good as My Visa Élite Topaz Rewards Card
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