The day of the anniversary happened to be the day when one of the workers at the justice department had drunk the poisoned wine.
That morning, Alexandrov said good-bye to Natasha. He had come at midnight again, but left a little later than usual. Natasha gave him no reminder of what day it was, and didn't need to, it was obvious that he had forgotten. When he went out the door, she cried on the sofa.
"It is true! Sergei was right! Ivan doesn't love me anymore. I'm his tool, a
Updated May-28-2011 at 04:20 by Huilunsoittaja
A few days before, Natasha was alone with her thoughts at a cafe, when a stranger walked up to her.
"Hello, what is your name?" he asked warmly. She couldn't help smiling.
His eye brows raised. "Are you the wife of the great Alexandrov?" he said that name with a little bit of a sneer.
He sat down across from her. He was very tall, with blond hair and blue eyes. He had on a dashingly fine suite,
Simon Keenlyside discusses Macbeth.
Similar Q&A to when he was interviewed at the Insight.
Originally Posted by sospiro
Part 2 - rehearsal
Never been to a rehearsal before so didn't know what to expect. I thought it would be 'stop start' but not a bit of it. This was so like a performance, if the orchestra hadn't been in Tshirts & tracky bottoms you'd think it was the real thing. Sometimes the singers 'marked' to conserve their voices but that didn't spoil it.
My seat was in the Amphitheatre which was a first for me & although the view was a bit restricted, the sound was excellent.
So, last night I saw Der Rosenkavalier performed here by the DNO for the first time.
Simon Rattle - conductor
Director - Brigitte Fasbaender
Concept - Willy Decker
Marschallin - Johanni van Oostrum
Baron Ochs - Kurt Rydl
Octavian - Karin Strobos
Faninal - Michael Kraus
Sophie - Sally Matthews
The staging by Willy Decker was brilliant. Consisting of castle walls surrounding a room, which were set