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…

Magic everywhere … All that you imagine …

“This world of wonders, a place like no other on earth… There is a place where joy lights up each face there… Where the young at heart share their dreams …” A world of wonders. It surrounds us all the time, everywhere we look, listen, grope or feel, we can perceive it. We’ll be aware…

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…

I’m a poet. My business? Writing …

Who am I? I am a poet. My business? Writing. How do I live? I live. Come with me to a journey in your mind and meet Rudolfo and Mimi. In the opera “La Boheme” and the song “Che gelida manina” Rudolfo introduces himself: I love this wonderful opera song, but most of all I love…