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April 24, 2014

Richard II

Filed under: Theatre — Administrator @ 8:36 am

Shakespeare: Richard II [David Tennant] [RSC] [DVD] [NTSC], amazon.co.uk, release date 6 May 2014

Shakespeare: Richard II, DVD, amazon.com, release date 13 May 2014

April 23, 2014

April 23, 2014

Filed under: Iestyn Davies — Administrator @ 5:58 pm

The Queen is “totally down to earth and not like the rest of the Royal Family who are a bit bonkers,” says Iestyn Davies in an interview for Limelight.

April 21, 2014

New releases 28 April 2014 at amazon.co.uk

Filed under: Uncategorized — Administrator @ 8:09 pm

Among the new releases on next Monday 28 April 2014 at amazon.co.uk are the following:

Richard Strauss Songs, Hilde Gueden, CD, amazon.co.uk

Stephen Hough: In The Night [Stephen Hough ] [Hyperion: CDA67996], CD, amazon.co.uk

Rutherford Sings Wagner [James Rutherford, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Andrew Litton] [BIS: BIS2080], CD, amazon.co.uk

Charpentier: La Descente d’Orphée aux Enfers; La Couronne de Fleurs[Aaron Sheehan, Amanda Forsythe, Douglas Williams] [CPO: 777876-2], Boston Early Music Festival, CD, amazon.co.uk

Schubert: Die Schöne Müllerin, Anton Dermota, CD, amazon.co.uk

April 18, 2014

Stand Up Straight and Sing!

Filed under: Books — Administrator @ 12:10 pm

Stand Up Straight and Sing!, hardcover, amazon.com

Stand Up Straight and Sing!, Kindle edition, amazon.com

Stand Up Straight And Sing, hardcover, amazon.co.uk

Jessye Norman’s book Stand Up Straight and Sing!   is scheduled for release on May 6, 2014, in the United States, and on May 13, 2014, in the United Kingdom.

April 17, 2014

Lucrezia Borgia

Filed under: Uncategorized — Administrator @ 7:40 pm

Lucrezia Borgia was born on April 18, 1480, and died on June 24, 1519.

April 16, 2014

April 16, 2014

Filed under: Jonas Kaufmann — Administrator @ 11:02 am

The separation of Jonas Kaufmann and his wife that was announced a week ago on Mr. Kaufmann’s website is now receiving some coverage from German news media:

“Scheidung in der Opernwelt: Jonas Kaufmann hat sich von seiner Frau Margarete Joswig getrennt” — abendzeitung-muenchen.de

“Trennung von Ehefrau! Sein Gesang wirkt nicht nur auf Frauen betörend. Doch jetzt schreibt Startenor Jonas Kaufmann auch fernab der großen Opernbühne Schlagzeilen. Auf seiner Homepage gibt der gebürtige Münchner bekannt, dass er und seine Frau Margarete Joswig in Zukunft getrennte Wege gehen.” — bunte.de

April 15, 2014

April 15, 2014

Filed under: Gerald Finley — Administrator @ 10:39 am

Emmanuel Church, Newbury Street, Boston:

Margaret Fuller: A New American Life

Filed under: Books — Administrator @ 10:27 am

Margaret Fuller: A New American Life, paperback, amazon.com

Margaret Fuller: A New American Life, paperback, amazon.co.uk

April 14, 2014

April 14, 2014

Filed under: Gerald Finley — Administrator @ 6:09 pm

April 13, 2014

Cameron Carpenter

Filed under: Uncategorized — Administrator @ 11:48 pm

If You Could Read My Mind, amazon.co.uk

If You Could Read My Mind (CD+DVD), amazon.com

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