I always found that sometimes Philippe Jaroussky’s facial expression when singing certain phrases resembles a lot the face of Bernini’s St. Therese.
For the ones not familiar with the host of Catholic Saints, she was a woman who was blessed with … er… visions… of an angel coming to her, piercing her with a… *cough… quoting: “long spear of gold.”
I finally remembered why this certain picture of Bostridge disturbed me. Deeply buried in my mommy brain I hit on the hidden link again.
(David Bowie, from “The Man Who Fell To Earth” /Ian Bostridge, promo picture)
Now I am toying with the idea of letting sing Vere “We can be heroes”… maybe as a duet with Billy? 😀
I am fully aware I am maybe not an ideal mum — even my attempts to do stuff “normal” people do tend to end up futile — my kinkiness just shows.
When I am uninspired for anything, I like to crochet. My last project was — the main characters from Billy Budd.