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As angry as he is erudite, the gentleman known only as The Incensed Professor steps onto the PluggedInto stage with a few bones to pick and minds to expand.

Incensed Professor: Giselle

As a High School student, I can remember being shocked at male ballet dancers in leotards.  I had not much experience of watching dance, and it seemed to me that the men had little else on but spray paint.  This did not bode well for my life as a [Read More]

August 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

Mozart in Prague

I suppose there are people who don’t like Mozart, perhaps for the same reason Oscar Wilde found Haydn “heartless”:  his music was too cheerful.  At any rate, given the contemporary use of playing classical music over loudspeakers to [Read More]

August 5, 2019 // 0 Comments

Schönbrunn and Habsburgs

  Vienna is a magical city; it is considered to be one of the most livable cities on earth.  I was pleased to get back to visit; for one thing, I missed the Bruegels in the Kunsthistorices Museum, and I wanted to see them, particularly “The [Read More]

July 24, 2019 // 0 Comments

Incensed Professor: Delta Dilemmas

I decided to take a musical tour of Vienna, Prague, and Leipzig (for the Bach Festival), followed by a couple of weeks at my club in London.  As I wanted to blog the trip, I thought it would be fun to write about going first class to compare it [Read More]

June 7, 2019 // 0 Comments

Hard to beat Japanese metal work

In considering the magnificent oeuvre of Peter Carl Fabergé, I may have given the impression that his creations are my favorite goldsmith’s work.  In Western Art, that is probably true.  Though Fabergé did Slavic pieces, he is really in [Read More]

September 3, 2018 // 0 Comments