Music


   

‘LA TRAVIATA’: MORALITY, FREUD AND FEMALE MASOCHISM 
By Sara Collins; Training and Supervising Psychoanalyst of the British Psychoanalytic Association.

Verdi peopled his operas with the morally frail, the marginal and the outcast.  Is La Traviata, the fallen woman, a case of the tart who has found a heart?  Sara Collins thinks not.
Read: The real La Traviata First published in New Associations, Issue 21 Summer 2016

 

     
     

RUSALKA – HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE?
By Sara Collins, Training and Supervising Psychoanalyst of the British Psychoanalytic Association. 

Rusalka is the title of an opera by Dvorak, based on a fairy tale story combining themes from The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen, Undine by Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué, and other works. Recently, the opera was performed at the Metropolitan Opera in New York with Kristine Opolais in the title role of Rusalka, in full command of her art, as she sang the famous ‘song to the moon’.
Read here This article was originally printed by New Associations, published by the British Psychoanalytic Council.