Oh, dear. A bit of a bloggin’ disaster. Moving house got me out of the habit, out of the frame of mind, and out of the path of a computer for rather too long. I do apologise, and especially to the two people who were kind enough to troublethemselves with comments on previous blogposts, which then sat in unloved cyberspace for two months. Tsk tsk, not good enough. (more…)
Well, here we are again. Nearly a month since the last post and much operatic activity that has passed without comment. What can I say? My mind was elsewhere.
In short: a fabulous Simon Boccanegra with Domingo; an excellent Salome with Angela Denoke; a so-so Traviata with a hyperactive Gheorghiu; and Hänsel und Gretel at Glyndebourne, not quite as good as the last outing. (more…)