I've been bingeing on musicals lately. I went home to Bacolod and ripped a lot of my CDs of Broadway musicals and my Dad's collection as well. I got Ragtime, Secret Garden, Follies, A Chorus Line, Once on This Island, and Pacific Overtures. Someone stole my Dad's copy of Assassins, but I found it online…Read more musicals


Losing My Mind

Coming home, I was excited to show my brother the Candide concert with Paul Groves and Kristin Chenoweth and he was equally excited to show me the 80th Birthday Concert for Stephen Sondheim. Back-to-back, it was an amazing night of gorgeous music and terrific performances. But more importantly, it was that evening that I was…Read more Losing My Mind

watching Candide (the 2005 concert)

I was lucky enough to happen on a copy of Candide's 2005 Broadway revival concert and with my Dad, we holed up in our living room, blankets around us (as it was so cold), and watched with absolute glee to this amazing production. I fell in love with Candide as far back as the 80s.…Read more watching Candide (the 2005 concert)

The Flower Duet and Song to the Moon

My Dad is a huge fan of opera. He listens to it while he plays Civilization V on the PC or he's painting, when he gets to paint. My Dad has influenced my musical tastes for the longest time. I got into folk music because of him; growing up with Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Judy…Read more The Flower Duet and Song to the Moon