Lisa Hirsch's Classical Music Blog.
The iron tongue of midnight hath told twelve. Lovers, to bed; 'tis almost fairy time.
Opinions expressed on this blog are mine and not my employer's.
*Sigh* Death in Venice *sigh*For all its flaws, I love that opera so. damn. much. The ENO production I saw two years was one of the great nights I've had in an opera house and among the many reasons to be bummed about the Gerard Mortier mess at NYCO was that production was going to be in his first season.Does beauty lead to wisdom, Phaedrus?Yes, but through the senses.Can poets take this way thenFor senses lead to passion, Phaedrus.Passion leads to knowledgeKnowledge to forgivenessTo compassion with the abyss.
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