Tag Archives: opera

ENO’s Pirates of Penzance

I did it – I submitted the manuscript at the end of February. Who knew that the writing was actually the easy bit. All I will says is that editing is a whole different ball game and not one I … Continue reading

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Tosca at the ENO

Last Tuesday I took another step in my education into the world of Opera when I went for my seasonal outing to the theatre to see the English National Opera’s current production of Tosca. It seems that I have so … Continue reading

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My Nine Hour Jaunt to Gay Paris 

Apologies about my lack of posts. Life just got a bit real again, a few chapters closed, new beginnings have started, routines have changed. I drafted this on a crowded commuter train at 19:25 on Tuesday only to finish it … Continue reading

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Carmen at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, London

After my first  disastrous experience at the Royal Opera house (read it here) I was eager to experience the real thing in main theatre and at the end of last month I was fortunate enough to do just that when … Continue reading

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The opulent splendor of the Palais Garnier Opera house, Paris

One day I will go to the opera. Its on my bucket list. This weekend in Paris I discovered that the places and rituals of opera goers of the past are just as fascinating as the actual opera’s themselves. You … Continue reading

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