Tag: opera

Day 6: All I Want For Christmas Is You

Mariah Carey – All I Want For Christmas Is You TOE TAPPER ALERT: The catchiest recit/aria combo since Puccini was ruling the stage is 20 years old this year. Opera is fun, you guys! I’ve listened to this approximately 87…

Opera in La-La Land

“My reaction and Marc’s reaction was, Jesus, you know, we have four or five people here that are just stirring the pot unnecessarily and we need to calm this down. They need to understand the broader context.” — Stephen Rountree,…

Bacchanale

Saint-Saëns – Bacchanale from Samson et Dalila 1877 | Gustavo Dudamel et les Berliners #partyonwayne

Not Available In Your Area

Miss Mussel can live without Hulu, Pandora, NBC.com, Comedy Central and Spotify (nearly). What she cannot abide is being denied access to the BBC iPlayer. While Miss Mussel resented the shakedown letters that arrived at her televisionless house in Manchester…

2009 Salute To Idleness Vol.1

It’s the last day of 2009, folks! To be honest, it doesn’t feel all that exciting since for Miss Mussel (and, she suspects, most of you) the year begins in September when concert season starts up again. Nevertheless, it seems…

Supernumaries Gone Wild

Turns out being a super is Super. Serious. Business. Big props to French and Saunders for bringing this information to light.