Opera Playlist

I’m passionate about opera because it’s so inspirational.  I started compiling a playlist in 2016, which I add to every now and again.

If you just want to access the playlist without reading all the waffle, you can find it here

People's reactions to opera the first time they see it is very dramatic; they either love it or they hate it. If they love it, they will always love it. If they don't, they may learn to appreciate it, but it will never become part of their soul.

J. F. LAWTON, Pretty Woman

Opera is when a tenor and soprano want to make love, but are prevented from doing so by a baritone.


Beethoven’s Birthday

Born on this day (16th December 1770), Ludwig van Beethoven. One of my favourite composers, but he only wrote one opera.   Those of you that have been following the exploits of the Phantom Pen during NaNoWriMo will know that…
December 16, 2017

Post Nano

Already missing NaNo, but the anniversary of Mozart's death provides an excuse to update the playlist. In memory of Wolfgang Amadeus (27th January 1756 to 5th December 1791)
December 5, 2017