Madame Butterfly

I just got back from Houston, and (as always) I had a wonderful time. I had never seen an opera live before, so when I was asked what I wanted to do, it immediately came into mind. Houston supports a wide variety of high quality arts, and since we’d already seen a musical, a play, and a symphony, I thought “Madame Butterfly” would be a nice way to spend the evening. Oh, it was glorious! All I could say after was,...

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Houston Symphony and Cirque de la Symphonie

OMG! If you live in or visit Houston, TX any time the Symphony is performing with Cirque de la Symphonie, you must, Must, MUST, M-U-S-T go see a concert. This performance is part of the “Pops” series, and thus all the music is “popular,” in the sense that even if you know “nothing” about classical music you would probably recognize some of the melodies. Well, as a dancer, I am more than a little...

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