John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
John Heaton
jheaton

  • Music:

Talking like a pirate is so passe

Why talk like a pirate when you could sing like a pirate? This is from the 2006 University of Iowa Summer Opera presentation of The Pirates of Penzance by Gilbert and Sullivan:



Back in 2002, when I was a member of the Cathedral Choral Society, I performed this piece with the National Symphony Orchestra at their Gilbert and Sullivan Galore! concert at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. It was a fun concert, a nice change of pace from the sacred music we usually performed. I remember it got a pretty good review in the Washington Post, in which the chorus was described as "stylishly apt." Eight years later, I still have no idea what that means.
Subscribe

  • My tweets

    Tue, 12:53: Bananarama's version of "Venus" is more than twice as old as the original was when the cover was recorded, have a nice day.…

  • My tweets

    Mon, 16:37: I have found @ spooloflies's spiritual sister or niece or something. https://t.co/g74RpBlkQR Mon, 16:41: Yes, that's exactly…

  • My tweets

    Sun, 13:11: RT @ tompeyer: Krypto wins an Oscar. Adventure Comics #272, 1960. https://t.co/VTSKBIGTWL Sun, 18:47: @ WisconsinUnion Are…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 1 comment