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The Ghosts of Versailles

Figaro Count Almaviva Rosina Susanna Giaochino Rossini Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais   The Barber of Seville and The Marriage of Figaro are two of the most performed and popular operas in the repertoire.  Persons of my generation … Continue reading

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The Music of Language

The biggest hole in my education is the knowledge of other languages, besides my native English.  Seriously, it is a wide gaping expanse that you could drive a truck through.  I know just enough Italian, German, French or Spanish to … Continue reading

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The Marriage of Figaro

By far, the most popular of Mozart’s operas are the three opera buffa that he wrote to libretti by Lorenzo Da Ponte.  The Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni, and Cosi fan Tutti are beloved works that are regularly performed to … Continue reading

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