Fare Well Ballerina

The Eternal Dancing Young Girl She lived flying, but she defined herself: “… with roots well planted in the earth.”  And so, graceful and solid, sweet and tenacious, she left a “national monument,” a myth of ballet, one of the greatest artists of international ballet dance.  Carla Fracci died in Milan at the age of […]

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Divina Maria Callas

Maria Callas died on September 16, 42 years ago, yet she is as present as ever.  Her singing was one of the most renowned and influential opera singers of the 20th century. I delight in her interpretation of Lucia di Lammermoor; the duet with the flute is still unmatched (in my humble opinion). In “Quando […]

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