Tag Archives: Puccini

A Return to Painting


The above image marks a surprise return to painting after a good number of years during which I painted only sporadically and without much success. Life and all that. An email arrived earlier this year, out-of-the-blue, inviting me onto a … Continue reading

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What I’ve Been Singing This Week: O Mio Babbino Caro & Pastourelle


Montserrat Cabballé singing Puccini‘s O Mio Babbino Caro.  It’s an aria from his only comedy, Gianni Schicchi.  Here’a a literal translation of the lyrics into English: Oh my dear papa, I love him, he is handsome, handsome. I want to go … Continue reading

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