White Shirt Monday: Camp-a-nile

[“Hello, tenors, I have come to take away your swashbuckle rep and your swagger. Also I have brought three likewise female pageboys in frills with questionable haircuts just because I can.” – Daniela Barcellona (Falliero) in Rossini’s “Bianca e Falliero”, Prague 2005]

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White Shirty Monday: Admiralbly

[Stop the clocks, Admiral Barcellona has entered the building. Or the ship. Or the collective consciousness of White Shirtery at large. – Daniela Barcellona (Tancredi) in Rossini’s “Tancred”, Valencia 2017 –  Photo Credit: Tato Baeza]

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The Twelve White Shirts of Christmas, 2017 (5)

[God, that grin, I swear. Also the uniform. All the uniforms on Barcellona. And all the coloratura and all the low notes and all the swaggerdoccio. Send help. Only please don’t send help. – Daniela Barcellona (Arsace) in Rossini’s “Semiramide”, Munich/Staatsoper 2017.]

On the fifth Day of Christmas, the White Shirts sent to me:

One Butch Babylonian



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