Monthly Archives: May 2017

Cupid and Pysche by Jacques Louis David

The Cleveland Museum of Art has this painting, and I’ve learned that no one knows who the model for Psyche was. The model for Cupid was a teenage boy, and since the two of them modeled separately, he never saw … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Emma’s Random (Reylo) Thoughts Part 6: Balancing Off Balance

  I really didn’t think I was going to write about this topic again, but a few things happened. 1 The teaser trailer came out about a month ago.   2 The Last Jedi poster was also released to the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Michelle DeYoung: Liebestod

I got to hear Michelle De Young perform The Song of the Earth at the Cleveland Orchestra. Here she is performing a piece from Tristan und Isolde.  The Cleveland Orchestra will perform that next year as a part of their … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sasha Cooke: The Song of the Earth

This video is a kind of “two-for.” I heard the Cleveland Orchestra perform this piece as a celebration of my fifth year of being cancer free.  Now, I did not hear Sasha Cooke perform the piece, but I did hear … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Power of Nostalgia, and the Music of the Night

Saturday morning I woke up after a very strange dream.  I dreamed that I was in Toronto, and I had tickets to see the Phantom of the Opera at the Pantages Theater, but I was late.  I was wandering through … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment