Thursday Aug 21
National Public Radio
A Perfectly Cromulent Classical Guide To 'The Simpsons' Marathon
From its start nearly 25 years ago, The Simpsons was different. Not only was it animated, it had a Murderer's Row of voice actors and writing talent .
Now Smell This
Histoires de Parfums Opera Collection ~ new fragrances
French niche line Histoires de Parfums will launch the Opera Collection, a new series of five fragrances, each in a different bottle: 1831 Norma , 1875 Carmen , 1890 La Dame de Pique , 1905 Madame Butterfly and 1926 Turandot .
Gerald Carpenter: Music Academy Honors Marilyn Horne with 'Carmen'
This new production is directed by David Paul, the Festival Orchestra conducted by James Gaffigan, with a cast of stars-in-the-making, otherwise known as Academy Voice Fellows, and also dancers from the State Street Ballet and a chorus that includes local children.
The Washington Post
Wolf Trapa s a Carmena could use a little more of the original
With its brawling, cigarette-smoking women and the on-stage murder of its hot-tempered heroine, Bizet's "Carmen" pushed the envelope for Parisian audiences when it premiered in 1875.
PATRONS attending Thursday evening's Orchestra of the Americas concert at the Church on the Rock in St Andrew, were in for a special music treat.