Amahl and the Night Visitors

"This is an opera for children because it tries to recapture my own childhood. You see, when I was a child I lived in Italy, and in Italy we have no Santa Claus. I suppose that Santa Claus is much too busy with American children to be able to handle Italian children as well. Our … Continue reading Amahl and the Night Visitors

Doodle #3. What I Want to Be When I Grow Up

  Doodle #3. When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? Doodle it in the simple way a child would. When I was four, I wanted to be Davy Crockett. I had the official outfit, complete with coonskin cap, and a charred mop handle named Old Betsy, and I … Continue reading Doodle #3. What I Want to Be When I Grow Up