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As France’s vaccination program against COVID-19 makes further progress, the French government on Friday provided further details of its multi-step plan to gradually relax restrictions relating to the virus, provided that the recent decline in the national rate of infection continues. Altogether, French statistics for the pandemic continue to improve. The current seven day moving […]

Paris Bastille Opera – “La Boheme”

During the 25 years since it was inaugurated, I avoided the Bastille Opera. Somehow, it seemed irrelevant, given the alternative of the sumptuous and acoustically exquisite Garnier Opera, the favorite of no less than Maria Callas. I never found the former’s icy metal and glass exterior particularly inviting, and that it launched with serious acoustic […]