Each year there are productions across Mexico and the well-informed audiences tend to respond with great enthusiasm. So, it is no surprise that you would find a world-class opera production like Lucia di Lammermoor being performed at a theatre in Central Mexico.
The talented and engaging Giacomo Sagripanti was in Seattle, Washington to conduct the Seattle Opera production of Count Ory. He made his first appearance as conductor for Seattle Opera conducting their production of Cenerentola (Cinderella) in 2013.
At night jasmine makes the air sweet in Pesaro. It's a timeless resort on the Adriatic where you can see down the waterfront by way of a neon lit carousel. There's no boardwalk with ski ball or bumper cars like on the Jersey shore or Long Beach.
What is it about Rossini operas that make them still hot tickets? Could it be those galloping orchestrals or heart-stopping vocal vaults? Or perhaps those preposterous story lines are needed distractions in a time of stress.
Call me Norma. I am a Druidic priestess and I have a tool shed. My toolshed is in the Druidic barn (did we have barns back in ancient Gaul? never mind) and that's where I keep the kids I bore Pollione, our Roman enemy.
It has been more than difficult to track down culinary traditions from Le Mans day, as you see it around the Super Bowl, World Cup Finals and other major sporting events. Something has to be done, right?