• Opera

    RIP Luciano Pavarotti: 1935-2007

    A Master has passed… RIP Luciano Pavarotti…. I really encourage everyone who sees this to watch this video. Regardless of what your perceptions of Pavarotti (or opera) are, the goosebumps will come, trust me. Puccini’s “Nessun Dorma”… [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RdTBml4oOZ8] Love for…

  • Opera

    La Boheme, Acts III and IV

    Cristina Gallardo-Dom√Ęs, soprano who plays Mimi in this performance (I’m not sure which character / opera the photo is from). And so here we have Acts III and IV of La Boheme. I’m glad to see some enthusiasm about the…

  • Opera

    La Boheme, Act I and II

    Did anyone else develop an interest in opera – and La Boheme in particular – after seeing the movie Moonstruck? I sure did. The 1987 movie, featuring Cher and Nicholas Cage, is still one of my all time favorites. It’s…

  • Luciano Pavarotti,  Opera

    Nessun Dorma

    If a human being can watch and listen to Luciano Pavarotti sing Puccini’s “Nessun Dorma” and not be affected and moved, I’d like to know. I don’t think it’s possible. If one – count one – person expresses interest, I’ll…