Category Archives: Notre Dame

A Grand Return to Grand Opera, today!

(Editor’s note: We begin the 2018-2019 season this very day, Saturday, October 6, 2018, so it is entirely appropriate to publish the following:) The University of Notre Dame is not about to award us honorary degrees in music, but said … Continue reading

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An Operatic Send-off

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The Fighting Norweigan

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Wedding March

(University of Notre Dame, Indiana) We had no sooner witnessed an amazing Met Opera HD Live broadcast of Verdi’s ten-hankie tragedy, Luisa Miller, at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, than we headed out for a stroll around campus and heard … Continue reading

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Doubting Thomas

This is a good day to remember another St. Thomas, the bishop and martyr Thomas Becket, who was born in London in 1118 and brutally murdered by agents of King Henry II during Vespers on December 29, 1170.  If you … Continue reading

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Holy Moses!

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Opera Day at Notre Dame

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