In Conversation with Stacey Kent, Part II

by Wanda Waterman Ish and I both came to England from other countries and had developed the sense of being displaced persons. By losing your groundedness and taking on a floating identity, you suddenly see your world and the new world very differently and you become a person of the whole world. (Read the whole article.) Continue reading In Conversation with Stacey Kent, Part II

In Conversation With Stacey Kent

Stacey began her musical career after completing a Masters degree in comparative literature. Now, after six bestselling albums last year (with many songs co-written by friend and acclaimed novelist Kazuo Ishiguro) she just released Raconte-moi and will soon release an album based on Brazilian music. Recently she took the time to talk with Wanda Waterman St. Louis about her early—and ongoing—search for musical treasures. Continue reading In Conversation With Stacey Kent

5 February 2011

Dear friends and all who may be concerned about the sad state of current events in Egypt, Due to the fact that until recently the government disconnected the internet and many of the phone lines, I am only now able to respond to your messages. I’ll try to explain as much as I can as briefly as possible. You’ve probably heard about the revolution in the news, but western media can’t report precisely and in detail what’s really going on. I’ve never been into politics, but we Egyptians are now living in a serious state of emergency all over the country. There are many factions involved, … Continue reading 5 February 2011