Chocolat: Clown Negre

by HRM on March 16, 2012

Chocolat: Clown Nègre tells the true story of Rafael Padilla, a former slave born in Cuba who became the first black artist in France. Rafael captivated Parisian audiences in the Belle Epoque through his talents as a singer, dancer and clown, working under the stage name of ‘Chocolat’…


Music is the holy art

by HRM on January 2, 2012

A conversation with the artistic director of Cologne’s Opera House about the life of an actor, his newest Richard Strauss production and about carrying an epée – en garde!


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