Posts tagged "sweeney todd"

An Opera Singer's Guide to The Chicago Cubs in The World Series

An Opera Singer's Guide to The Chicago Cubs in The World Series
“See in spate [sudden events] the high cataract [powerful waterfall] storming: All in terror must fly from its path. So in terror flies the foe before me, When I brandish this sword in my wrath” – Handel’s Julius Caesar (translated by Brian Trowell, courtesy of Chandos Records) Baseball, and indeed any sport, is imbued with... Read more »

Steven's Concert Reviews: My love letter to Judy Collins (at Ravinia, 8/18/16)

Steven's Concert Reviews: My love letter to Judy Collins (at Ravinia, 8/18/16)
“Stop worrying where you’re going—move on
. If you can know where you’re going, you’ve gone
. Just keep moving on.” Letters, years ago, used to be stream-of-consciousness celebrations of human life. Friends could speak of neighbors, lovers could sing their praises with stunning prose, and complete strangers could somehow connect in the most surreal, precious way... Read more »