Opera Spice

This one is surely a cross post with my other blog, but here you go: an opera themed Old-Spice spoof (via Valda)

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Total Church: some initial thoughts

I was recently recommended the book Total Church by Tim Chester and Steve Timms (apparently it’s got quite a buzz about it at Moore College). I don’t intend to write a review, but having just read the first chapter ‘Why Gospel’? I had to say  something: “Yes, yes,  yes!” Wwas the response I found myself having over and over again – generally followed by a […]

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Diva demands

Rupert Christiansen, just the other day, spilled the beans on some of Katherine Jenkins’ backstage demands: Also ordered for the nest is quite a banquet of little treats, including two bars of Green and Black’s chocolate, two bottles of wine, 14 small bottles of water and 12 of Coke, manuka honey, two scented candles, a toaster and loaf of brown bread, an electric juicer, a […]

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New Camera Advice

Being somewhat of a photography enthusiast people sometimes ask me for advice on buying a new compact, or  point and shoot (p&s) camera. I don’t generally stay in the loop on new gear, especially so for p&s models, but there is some general advice to keep in mind if you’re looking for a new compact camera. Mega-Pixels aren’t everything. They are a marketing tool. My […]

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I know how they feel..

see more EpicFail I generally say the same thing (only, in German) at the canteen.

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Time Warp – Lighter in Blender (via DiscoveryNetworks)

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Audition Season Posts – Wolf Trap Opera

Audition Season Posts – Wolf Trap Opera Some good pieces of advice for audition season!

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2010/11 Spielzeit

Yesterday was the first day of the new season here in Nürnberg. I’m starting my second year in the Opernstudio, and thought I’d just fill you in on what I’m up to this season. First up we’re continuing performances of Ariadne auf Naxos, which we started at the end of last season – again, I’m singing Der Perückenmacher (The Wigmaker). Then comes a wideraufnahme (revival […]

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