Mr. Juan Diego Flórez My first live experience of this amazing voice happened in Milan, July 18, 2005 at Teatro alla Scala. It was a magical moment that forever connected my aspiration as a singer and admiration as a patron. It would be twelve years later that a dare would land me backstage
Speechless is what I was on this rare evening when I met Mr. Wynton Marsalis several weeks ago. During a private event where I was one of the fifty luckiest people in DC to attend, I had the sheer pleasure of hearing Mr. Marsalis up-close and personal as he played several pieces within arm’s reach.
The saying “To much of a good thing isn’t good for you,” does not apply to The Peninsula and it definitely does not apply to L’Oiseau Blanc. The return was much anticipated and the final indulgence was light, as we needed to save room for dinner. Greeted by Rodolphe and Sylvain, we sat down to another amazing afternoon
Today we are meeting up with a dear friend for lunch. It has been awhile since we’ve been in Paris at the same time so we took advantage of this rare occasion to catch up and to enjoy a little wine and food. The friend is Barry Douglas and the restaurant is La Marlotte. Here
What are the odds of spending time with two of your favorite singers in the span of 3 weeks and having the sheer pleasure of experiencing the real person enjoying their passion??? It’s extremely rare as are these two amazing Opera Goddesses!!!! My first encounter with both happened in 2011: Ms. Denyce Graves and Ms.
My past life in the music business on both sides – – radio, retail promotion and marketing as well as wining a “Grammy” as a singer with Arrested Development – – has afforded me the joy and heartaches of experiencing both sides of the musical coin. Leaving the music industry to focus on the artistry
Tuesday night, 11/01/11, I had the pleasure of hearing Ran Dank at the Embassy of Israel and found his performance to be an extension of his deep passion for life and all things intellectual. His interpretation of the Beethoven Hammerklavier was very penetrating. I first heard Ran during the YCA finals in 2009 and am
One of those rare and priceless moments. A quick photo with Katie and George Li at home after his debut performance and The Kennedy Center on October 25th. Return to: “Current Posting”
When we’re not performing and holding down the day jobs – – we’re enjoying travel & wine!!! Return to: “Current Posting”