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Batik Painting with Marabu Graphix Aqua Inks

Batik Painting with Marabu Graphix Aqua Inks From bold to abstract to geometric patterns — explore all the results you can get when batik painting with Marabu Graphix Aqua Inks. The post Batik Painting with Marabu Graphix Aqua Inks appeared first on Artists Network. Source: #Art Materials Batik Painting with Marabu Graphix Aqua Inks Read More »

Can’t get you out of my head

Can’t get you out of my head

Can’t get you out of my head “Trove Thursday” has presented Richard Strauss’s Salome and Jules Massenet’s Hérodiade, so today the good guy finally gets his chance with San Giovanni Battista by Alessandro Stradella featuring Christophe Dumaux as John the Baptist along with one of the composer’s beautiful cantatas featuring the superb English bass Peter Harvey.  Opera Lafayette and Heartbeat Opera recently teamed up for Stradella’s second-best-known work La Susanna  which is, like San Giovanni Battista, a ... Read More »

10 Supplies You Need for Amazing Abstract Floral Paintings

10 Supplies You Need for Amazing Abstract Floral Paintings For artist Arpi Krikorian, vibrant, colorful abstract flower painting comes down to one thing — supplies. She walks us through her top 10 #art tools, tricks, and techniques for creating lush and layered works of florals, botanicals, and landscapes. When you are ready to create abstract flowers on your own, it will only be a […] The post 10 Supplies You Need for Amazing Abstract Floral ... Read More »

The queen’s throat

The queen’s throat

The queen’s throat “Trove Thursday ” presents one of the most successful German romantic operas between Weber and Wagner: Heinrich Marschner’s Hans Heiling in a 2001 performance from Berlin conducted by Christian Thielemann and featuring Alessandra Marc as the title character’s mom, the Queen of the Elves.  If anyone remembers Marschner today it’s probably for Der Vampyr which is occasionally still revived no doubt due to its sanguine subject matter. Leon Botstein conducted an enjoyable ... Read More »

Season of the Witch

Season of the Witch

Season of the Witch After Handel’s Teseo  and Lully’s Thésée,  that murdering mom Medea finally gets top billing. Cherubini’s most famous work Médée hasn’t often been done in its original opera-comique incarnation so today’s “Trove Thursday” offers a pair of live broadcasts of the drastic 19th century revision by Franz Lachner featuring two compelling mid-20th century divas—Inge Borkh in German and Eileen Farrell in Italian.  Given this frequently used edition, few probably recall that this great opera ... Read More »

The girl next door

The girl next door

The girl next door Verdi’s marvelous yet neglected Luisa Miller finally returns to the Met later this month after an absence of a dozen years so “Trove Thursday” provides a preview with a fiery broadcast featuring another “pirate queen” in the title role, the prodigiously versatile Romanian soprano Nelly Miricioiu, abetted by Vladimir Galouzine and Alexandru Agache.  One thinks of Miricioiu as one of those sopranos who sang “everything” but of course that’s an exaggeration. ... Read More »

These three

These three

These three In the midst of Tosca month “Trove Thursday” assembles from the 60s to the 80s an Il Trittico—which turns 100 this year—in which each opera features an important Italian star: Tito Gobbi seethes in Il Tabarro; Katia Ricciarelli (whose 72nd birthday may or may not be today—reports differ) suffers as Suor Angelica; and Rolando Panerai schemes as Lucia Popp’s daddy in Gianni Schicchi.  After premiering at the Met to mixed notices in 1918, Trittico ... Read More »

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