I am learning (and in two cases relearning) arias for my new voice teacher right now. One of the techniques I picked up at Saltnote Stageworks is YouTubing songs I am learning to hear other’s interpretations and stagings for character ideas. However there is another kind of video on YouTube I have run across at [...]
We are at crunch time for Magic Flute and that is eating a lot of my creative energy–but here is a tantalizing preview of what is to come of all of this work: the Saltnote Stageworks choreography of the famous Papegeno/Papegena duet is based on hip hop. Papageno is dressed in high hip hop fashion, [...]
See the slideshow of images from Saltnote Stagework’s Carmina Burana, Suor Angelica and Pagliacci.
All of the images for these shows can be found here at Lionel’s Public Gallery.
PS: here is Soprano Tiffany Robert’s (Suor Angelica’s) professional website.
Marriage is a fine institution, but I’m not ready for an institution. -Mae West
My own mug, knife, fork, spoon, plate, grocery bag
I really dislike the consumptive lifestyle of traveling–eating take-out that comes in Styrofoam boxes, eating each breakfast using 2 Styrofoam cups (one for hot water, one for juice), 1 Styrofoam bowl or plate (depending on whether breakfast is oatmeal or a waffle), and 1 or [...]
Saltnote Stageworks got a bad review from the Washington Post. Now, as a singer I am finding that professionalism dictates that I don’t have anything good to say I shouldn’t say anything at all. (Not that this advice is well followed). But I have seen that some of the best artists here at Saltnote Stageworks [...]