In this 2007 pop song, Rihanna finds herself in a nightclub dancing with some man she’s simply met. The music is mesmerizing, they’re appearing naughty, and anyone might be about to get lucky. Are they so overcome with love for song and singing that those are the topics they flip to first? Over the previous 4 decades, Music of the Baroque has introduced premiere performances of many early masterpieces, together with Monteverdi’s operas and 1610 Vespers, Georg Philipp Telemann’s Day of Judgment, Mozart’s Idomeneo, and quite a few Handel operas and oratorios.
I sang with a live performance chorale in school, church choirs all via my adult life, and was a soloist at my church until 2 years in the past. It used to make me unhappy, very unhappy, but I actually have come to simply accept this as my new normal. I’m like, “What are you talking about, Gloria?!?” … Read More