Exposing Kids to the Opera

[caption id="attachment_7776" align="alignright" width="480"] Barber of Seville by Gioachino Rossini[/caption] So I wanted to impart a little taste of musical culture to my grandkids. The best defense is a strong offense. I would head the bad guys off at the pass. An aria from Giacomo Puccini’s opera Turandot, namely “Nessun Dorma” (sung by Pavarotti), would be an excellent choice. If you think not, listen to the video below and see if it does not play a chord on your heartstrings. Opera for Kids 3 & 6? This decision would prove illuminating. Kids can teach their grandparents things, too. What do you think was the result?  Think back to when you were a little child (mine were aged 3 and 6 years). The next day, my three-year old grandson said, “I…
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