Two things are pretty much ever present in the operatic repertoire, mothers, and misery in one form or another, often together!
“We are all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad.” Those are the words of the Cheshire Cat, and probably one of the most famous quotes in the book Alice in Wonderland. It has been made as ubiquitous, from memes to tea towels, as the “mad
Gian Carlo Menotti was born on July 7, 1911 in Cadegliano-Viconago, Italy, and died February 1, 2007 in Monte Carlo, Monaco. He was an Italian-American composer, librettist, director and playwright who is primarily known for his extraordinary output of 25 operas. He referred to himself
My dearest friends, today I have to say M is for Moonlight and Mischief… M is for Misery & Mother: Mrs. Nolan & Mrs. Gobineau Read More M is for Madness: What is it about the “Mad Scenes”? Read More M is for Menotti: A
My dearest friends, today I have to say M is for Misery and Mother… I have mentioned before my wonderful dressmaker Miss Amelia Ball, and her talented assistant Miss Kitty Sorel, M is for Misery & Mother: Mrs. Nolan & Mrs. Gobineau Read More M
Your most humble servant Lady M is all aflutter today! During these long weeks where one must prepare adequately for the event of the season at the estate of Baroness de Marigold, there are more rumors and salacious whispers to keep abreast of than can