CBC Radio’s “Saturday Afternoon At The Opera” broadcast of Хованщина (Khovanshchina) ended in yet another conflagration. Constance loved the sound of all those Russian bass-baritones, and especially the fabulous chorus. The story was a little hard to keep straight. A consultation with the nesting dolls did not help with the understanding of the plot within the plot within the plot within the plot…
Constance dispenses restorative cups of Russian Caravan tea.
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