19. September 2007 · Comments Off on Why? · Categories: Ramble, Reviews

Oboist Janet Popesco Archibald, positioned backstage, played the Act II English horn solo with particular flair. (RTWT

Why doesn’t the writer just call her the English hornist? I’m confused! Not that Janet isn’t a fine oboist, but she was playing English horn.

Odd. At least to me.

I’m really looking forward to Tannhauser. It’s an opera I’m really not terribly familiar with, so I think I should do a bit of reading and listening first.

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