I know this is a little late in coming, but I wanted to take some space here to honor Adam Yauch (MCA) of the Beastie Boys who passed away earlier this month from cancer. The Beastie Boys came onto the scene big time with their album Licensed to Ill when I was in High School…..
I have something to tell. I don’t think it’s right to keep it to myself anymore. It’s time to come clean.
I am having a love affair. A love affair with Opera.
Yes, the music. Sorry if that’s not as juicy as you were hoping for but I assure you it is juicy!
Some of the poetry that has moved me the most in my life has been in song lyrics. When the way it’s sung and the turn of phrase hits you just right, right in the center of your chest, you feel that connection. We are not alone. Our emotions of joy, heartache, aspiration, hope…..