As the Countess, Rachelle Durkin mixed statuesque hauteur with girlish puppy love…refined phrasing and beautifully poised tonal control' (The Sydney Morning Herald) This perky, impressive Figaro from the Australian Opera has much to recommend it. It has an interesting, skewed period look: Designer Dale Ferguson's heavy draperies, formal leggings for the gents, and cleavage-sprouting dresses for the women are suitably 18th century, while there's a 1950s vacuum cleaner, an iron with an electrical wire attached to it, and a faux-leather armchair to throw off expectations. –Robert Levine, ClassicsToday.com
Amazing book - the first detailed study of knitting traditions of Peru and Bolivia. Here you will find some unusual methods of knitting, the scheme for more than 100 ethnic jacquard and detailed instructions for 10 projects (purses, leggings, hats).