Shakespeare / Bellini: Romeo & Giulietta (Romeo and Juliet)

On Friday, March 23, 2018, the Saint Joseph Hill Retreat Center on Staten Island will host Romeo & Giulietta, a combination of scenes from William Shakespeare’s dramatic masterpiece Romeo and Juliet and highlights from Vincenzo Bellini’s magnificent bel canto opera I Capuleti e i Montecchi. Read on for interviews with … Continue reading

Top Recommendations from 2017

From February 2017 until the end of the year, I sent 157 items to my Sunday Recommendations list. (Email DuranteDianne@gmail.com to join – it’s free.) For Patreon subscribers, I recommended 31 more. The items in this post are my own … Continue reading