Don’t be disheartened… Wait – wait years if need be

“To Paint a Bird’s Portrait” – A poem by Jacques Prévert, a wonderful poem about slowness, waiting, patience and devotion. It served as an inspiration to a Czech composer for his melancholic-mystical film music to background a documentary about a very special place. The Czech composer and conductor Zdenek Liska set Jacques Prévert ‘s poem…

Mio nome: Puccini – Mia cittá: Lucca

Allow? My name is Giacomo Puccini. My hometown: Lucca Buon giorno, signore e signori! May I introduce myself? You might know my name. Or do you even know one of my works? Famous I was with my great operas – compositions: first with “La Boheme”, followed “Tosca”. After I was one of the first victims…