John Falstaff

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Rolling Good Times
Deal Me In: A shorter timeline is no predictor of winningWisdom of the Week: “This is the third time; I hope good luck lies in odd numbe
Deal Me In: A shorter timeline is no predictor of winning
Rolling Good Times / Posted 5 days ago
Wisdom of the Week: “This is the third time; I hope good luck lies in odd numbers . . . There is a divinity in odd numbers, either in nativity, chance or death.” – Sir John Falstaff, in William Shakespeare's Merry Wives... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
A fresh, spirited Verdi 'Falstaff' from Muti, CSO and castto the myriad ways in which they drive a touching comic drama built around the
A fresh, spirited Verdi 'Falstaff' from Muti, CSO and cast
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
to the myriad ways in which they drive a touching comic drama built around the exploits (and girth) of the richly drawn Sir John Falstaff. The orchestral palette of gossamer textures, pointed rhythms and soft dynamic gradations made a wonderful... Read more
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examiner.com
Lyrita releases 1956 BBC studio recording of Vaughan Williams’ Falstaff operalabel. Vaughan Williams had established his reputation as a composer when he be
Lyrita releases 1956 BBC studio recording of Vaughan Williams’ Falstaff opera
examiner.com / Posted 6 days ago
label. Vaughan Williams had established his reputation as a composer when he began work on a four-act opera about Sir John Falstaff in 1924. He prepared his own libretto, drawing heavily on William Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor but... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Political Resonance of Shakespearein China, and for the audience to realize there was this anarchic, subversive,
The Political Resonance of Shakespeare
The New Yorker / Posted 8 days ago
in China, and for the audience to realize there was this anarchic, subversive, blissfully funny, gargantuan creature called John Falstaff, and the laughs started to roll, I became quite emotional.” Sher, who was known for considerable athleticism in... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Six things linking Shakespeare to Norfolk you may not know aboutfrom certain death, he was considered to be a coward. Fastolf’s name was immort
Six things linking Shakespeare to Norfolk you may not know about
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
from certain death, he was considered to be a coward. Fastolf’s name was immortalised through Shakespeare’s character Sir John Falstaff, who in reality bears very little resemblances to the clownish, cowardly Falstaff who appears in the Merry... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Six things linking Shakespeare to Norfolk you may not know aboutfrom certain death, he was considered to be a coward. Fastolf’s name was immort
Six things linking Shakespeare to Norfolk you may not know about
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 11 days ago
from certain death, he was considered to be a coward. Fastolf’s name was immortalised through Shakespeare’s character Sir John Falstaff, who in reality bears very little resemblances to the clownish, cowardly Falstaff who appears in the Merry... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Just how much did William Shakespeare's work influence our language today?of the Shrew, Prologue Still a favourite description for stubbornness. We’ve
Just how much did William Shakespeare's work influence our language today?
Daily Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
of the Shrew, Prologue Still a favourite description for stubbornness. We’ve all had a guest like the play’s greedy Sir John Falstaff. ‘Knock, Knock! Who’s there…?’ Macbeth, Act 2 Scene 3 Shakespeare’s clownish porter gave rise to a million... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Crime, social climbing, shotgun weddings: meet the Shakespearesboth as a man and as a future king, and seeks out an alternative father in the
Crime, social climbing, shotgun weddings: meet the Shakespeares
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 15 days ago
both as a man and as a future king, and seeks out an alternative father in the brothels of London. This other father, Sir John Falstaff, disreputable to the core but with the airs of a fallen monarch, pairs up with the lad, nicknaming him Hal, and... Read more
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express
Shakespeare revealed: How a tradesman’s son created the very idea of EnglishnessShakespeare wrote play after play about monarchs but perhaps the real star of h
Shakespeare revealed: How a tradesman’s son created the very idea of Englishness
express / Posted 18 days ago
Shakespeare wrote play after play about monarchs but perhaps the real star of his works was the recurring character Sir John Falstaff, the personification of the common man, with all his foibles, appetite for food and “sack”, love of a bantering... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Joy and the art of singing operamany of my 40-plus operatic roles have in common. I enjoy the variety of work.
Joy and the art of singing opera
Otago Daily Times / Posted 24 days ago
many of my 40-plus operatic roles have in common. I enjoy the variety of work. This week, I recorded and performed Sir John Falstaff, in Warsaw, and Jesus Christ, in Strasbourg. But I always look forward to getting home to family and... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Ken Cinema Hosts Another Week Of Classicsthat Welles pursued over many years. Welles cleverly stitched together elements
Ken Cinema Hosts Another Week Of Classics
KPBS San Diego / Posted 1 months ago
that Welles pursued over many years. Welles cleverly stitched together elements from all the plays featuring the bawdy Sir John Falstaff (played by Welles) to create one breathtaking portrait of the character that played a supporting role in the... Read more

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