It took me quite a bit of time to write this post. I was really close to him, and honestly I’m still coping with his passing.
Podium Time Podcast (interview)
“If You Miss a Cue”: it was a pleasure to be a guest on Podium Time, a podcast for conductors from conductors, discussing the importance of imagination, the most important aspect of score study, and how we expect people to listen to concerts.
Music and artists in the new witch hunt era
The Weinstein case generated a snowball effect: no, I’m not talking about the lawsuits or the #metoo stories. I’m talking about the side effect on the art world: from a petition to remove a painting by Balthus from a museum to the altered finale of Carmen.
Henri Dutilleux - Between worlds Diving into contemporary music, Henri Dutilleux is one of those figures that attract...
ARTax – music rEvolution
2016 - ARTax is born It took some time. Depending on the point of view, it took a lot of time. Everything goes back to...
From Pickwick to picnic
The art of losing ground Once upon a time, not that long ago, you could catch quite a few cultural programs on Italian...
Djamileh – origins and synopsis
Djamileh or Bizet's lost slave ere I am, yet again, deeming with the intricacies of a...
A conceptual opera with a ravaged finale Wandering around the internet, one can make some quite unexpected encounters....
The art of training and developing the voice
James McCray was one of the greatest dramatic tenors of all times. After a career which saw him singing everywhere in...
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