La traviata, much on our minds as we prepare for July 19, is enjoying a birthday! 160 years ago today – on March 6, 1853 – Verdi gave voice to Violetta, and we are all the richer for it.
It’s a “snow day” here in Virginia. The actual snow was a bit of a bust, but I’m not complaining. It forced a break from routine which was spent away from the computer, with La dame aux camélias and Henry IV as my companions. Not bad company, that.