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 […]
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 […]
I recently attended a noh music workshop that deeply moved me, causing me to reflect on how intimately classical music—right down to the musical instrument I grew up alongside—has shaped my life and continues to do so. For those who have not encountered noh before, it’s a traditional Japanese performing art dating back to the […]
Since becoming self-employed, I’ve made it a point to expand my world to include much more in the way of artistic and cultural experiences than was possible in my previous career. One new tradition for which I’m particularly grateful is the annual New York Philharmonic concert that I attend with my mother in Central Park. […]
Rose de Fremery
Living at the intersection of digital culture and creativity.