Opera, Flowers..Plenty of Choices This Weekend

Two young people very much in love are about to tie the knot, but instead everything gets tied up in a confusing tangle, as the plot twists and turns in Amadeus Wolfgang Mozart’s “Marriage of Figarro.” Count Almaviva and Countess Rosina, residents of Seville Spain do not have an entirely satisfactory marriage. The Count hasContinue reading “Opera, Flowers..Plenty of Choices This Weekend”

Annapolis Opera Star Concert Launches Promising Season

I would be hard pressed to say, which was my favorite song performed last night by Metropoliltan Opera baritone Jason Stearns, soprano Colleen Daley, tenor Jonathan Burton, and mezzo soprano Carla Dirlikov at St. John’s College Key Auditorium last night. Was it Parle-ma Mere! from Carmen or the Act III Trio and Addio fiorito asilContinue reading “Annapolis Opera Star Concert Launches Promising Season”

Annapolis Opera Starts Their New Season

Opera is alive and well, here in the Chesapeake Bay Region. Annapolis Opera kicked off their 2010-2011 season with an impressively well attended gathering, entitled “Celebrate Opera”. Held at Wine Cellars of Annapolis on Forest Drive in Clocktower Place, I could describe the scene as “standing room only” but then again, this was a standingContinue reading “Annapolis Opera Starts Their New Season”

Opera, Homes & Gardens, Kent Island Days

While you are on the Eastern side of the Bay Bridge head up towards Talbot County for the Maryland House & Garden Pilgrimage Tour that takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. I attended the Pilgrimage Tour that was held last year in Centreville