Author Archives: Tim Michaels

About Tim Michaels

I am a lifelong entrepreneur and lover of words and literature. My interests include writing, reading, poetry, Shakespeare, American history, the presidency, introversion, opera, classical music, Broadway shows and metaphysics.


Opera: Werther Composer: Jules Massenet Other popular works by this composer: Manon, Le Cid, Thais First performed: 1892 Language: French Accessibility level: Beginner Adventurer Explorer Expert Setting: Late 18th-century Germany Plot: A melancholy and suicidal young poet pines over another … Continue reading

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Opera of the Week

Each week (approximately!) I listen to an opera in its entirety and post a review below. Actually, I listen to it twice during my daily commutes to and from work, often an English version first (to help me follow the … Continue reading

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