Is an artist really an artist if they remain secluded from the world, practicing their craft in isolation or performing only for a select audience? That’s the question that Farinelli and the King, a captivating play nearing the end of its Broadway run, poses. I recently saw a candlelight performance of this drama with my opera […]
I’ve been a casual fan of figure skating since childhood, admiring the soaring artistry and powerful athleticism of figure skaters like Michelle Kwan and Alexei Yagudin whenever I’ve had a chance to catch a competition on television. I’ve always found their drive inspiring. It offers us all a lesson in what pursuing your dreams actually […]
Having grown up on a steady diet of German opera and lieder as well as Spanish guitar, I count myself lucky to have been exposed to classical music from an early age in a way that few Americans of my generation were. That being said, in recent years I’ve found myself reflecting on where the […]
Just before the holiday break, a friend and I went on the Queens Historical Society‘s annual Holiday Historic House Tour. As a native New Englander perpetually amazed by how New York seems to continually reinvent and modernize itself, I was intrigued by the idea of visiting homes from America’s colonial period right here in my […]
Sometimes nerd dreams really do come true: I recently got an assignment on how sci-fi predicted the tech inventions we enjoy and even take for granted today. All those hours spent watching Star Trek, Caprica, and films like The Fifth Element directly informed this piece. I hope you enjoy reading it. On a related note, […]
Rose de Fremery
Living at the intersection of digital culture and creativity.