Cher Public

But who will I take care of?

On this day in 1970 Stephen Sondheim‘s musical Company opened on Broadway.  Read more »

Here the maestro put down his pen

On this day in 1926 Puccini’s opera Turandot premiered in Milan.  Read more »

Simple, complex, generous, selfish, unattractive, beautiful, lazy and driven

Happy 75th birthday Barbra Joan Streisand. Read more »

You know what Venus did to Adonis

Born on this day (assumed) in 1564 playwright and poet William Shakespeare.

Read more »

Only the good die young

Happy 82nd birthday mezzo-soprano Fiorenza Cossotto.

Read more »

Just a little touch of war quality

Happy 68th birthday Broadway diva Patti LuPone.

Read more »

Asking the musical question ‘Harbor Lights’

On this day in 1935 Your Hit Parade began broadcasting.

Read more »

The last time i saw Aluis

On this day in 1774 Christoph Wilibald von Gluck‘s Iphigénie en Aulide premiered in Paris.

Read more »

An American soprano

Happy 69th birthday soprano Catherine Malfitano.

Read more »

Quick bright things

Born on this day in 1927 soprano Marie Collier.

Read more »