Hi fan club!  So the website has been up for a year and my blogging has been hilariously minimal…were you in on the joke? Jk. I keep thinking I should take time to think and write in an effort to say something meaningful and original about the work in classical music that I am about. […]


Voce at Pace

Hey you Applenuts! Been meaning to write about this recital that I will be singing in tomorrow, but in the few days since I was asked to join it as a last-minute substitute, I had to wrap my first Ottavio with the master Mozartean, Maestro Edo de Waart; this generation’s Eleanor Steber, Tammy Wilson; the great […]


Rosencrantz and Guildenstern live!

As I prepare for my first Don Ottavio with the Milwaukee Symphony in a few weeks, I have been going through the part of the preparation process where the tenor imagines that the piece is named for his character, e.g. Lensky, Il Traviato, Lyonel, etc… So in the opera Don Ottavio, I not only imagine the […]


Early Schubert

In a couple of weeks I will be spending a couple of weekends performing in four concerts of Schubert’s music as a part of the Bard Music Festival’s 2014 season focusing on his entire body of work. Details of the multitude of interesting concerts and lectures are listed here Of the many obscure new pieces […]