Category Archives: Benjamin Britten

LA Opera Gets “Screwed"…

By Victoria Looseleaf …so to speak. Not wishing to show her age (The Leaf arrived in the City of Angels as a mere babe, trust her), but to prove she’s been a cultural maven for some time now, she was … Continue reading

Posted in ANN MURRAY, Benjamin Britten, HENRY JAMES, JONATHAN KENT, L.A. OPERA, MAD MEN, MICHAEL FLATLEY, MICHAEL KEPLER MEO, PATRICIA RACETTE, TAMARA WILSON, THE TURN OF THE SCREW, WILLIAM BURDEN | Comments Off

Debt in Venice

Gondolas at the Rialto Bridge. Photos © Victoria Looseleaf, 2008 By Victoria Looseleaf It’s been a while since your devoted scribe has posted, but she has been on a series of—as always—remarkable journeys. My most recent excursion was to Venice, … Continue reading

Posted in Benjamin Britten, Casanova, Igor Stravinsky, Katharine Hepburn, Marino Fortuny, Mozart, Sergei Diahilev, Venice Biennale | 2 Comments