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Lady White Snake

Lady White Snake

Retold by Aaron Shepard

Illustrated by Song Nan Zhang

Pan Asian Publications

Lady White is a thousand-year-old snake who, through centuries of meditation and self-discipline, has managed to attain human form. On a visit to China’s famous West Lake, she falls in love with a young man and soon becomes his wife. But when a Buddhist abbot discovers her true origin, she must fight for both her marriage and her freedom.


August 18, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Butterfly Ball

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by Roger Glover

The Butterfly Ball and the Grasshopper’s Feast is a concept album and subsequent live rock opera appearing in 1974 and 1975 respectively, based on the children’s poem of a similar title. The album cover design is from Alan Aldridge’s design for a 1973 book based on the poem.


December 2, 2016 at 3:25 pm Leave a comment

I hate music!

November 9, 2016 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

OPERA: The Little Prince

Rachel Portman The Little Prince The Little Prince Opera by Rachel Portman


August 24, 2014 at 8:25 pm 1 comment

Purim Celebration


February 24, 2013 at 12:00 am Leave a comment

Magic Flute

C I T I N E R A R I E S : Magic Flute for Families

February 18, 2011 at 3:52 pm Leave a comment

Opéra imaginaire

OPERA IMAGINAIRE: The 12 animated Arias:

1. I PAGLIACCI (Vesti la giubba)

2. RIGOLETTO (La Donna è mobile)

3. CARMEN (Carmen)

4. MARRIAGE OF FIGARO (Voi che sapete che cosa è amor)

5. MADAME BUTTERFLY (Un bel di vedremo)

6. PEARL FISHERS (C’est toi, au fond du Temple Saint)

7. MAGIC FLUTE (Du also bist mein brautigam?)

8. CINDERELLA, (Questo è un nodo avviluppato)

9. FAUST (La chanson du veau d’or)

10. LA TRAVIATA (Noi siamo Zingarelle)

11. LAKME (Lakmi) (Dôme épais le jasmin)

12. TOSCA (E lucevan le Stelle)

January 14, 2011 at 7:58 pm Leave a comment


The bewitched child tells the tale of a boy who is angry because he does not want to learn his lessons. He destroys his books and vandalizes the room he is in. But the room comes to life chairs, grandfather clock, teapot and teacup and seeks revenge

January 12, 2011 at 2:50 am Leave a comment

Noi siamo zingarelle

Music by Giuseppe Verdi (La traviata, atto secondo, scena X, coro “Noi siamo zingarelle”).
Animation film by Guionne Leroy, in the series “Opéra imaginaire” by Pascal Roulin (1993).
Coro dell’Accademia di Santa Cecilia.
Libretto may be found at

January 12, 2011 at 2:41 am Leave a comment

Le veau d’or

‘Le veau d’or’ from “Faust”
Music by Charles Gounod (1818-1893)
Nicolai Ghiaurov, bass
Film by Hilary Audus
“Opera Imaginaire”

January 12, 2011 at 1:54 am Leave a comment

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